Ooberfuse – March Of The Downtrodden

Ooberfuse are an electronica band from Woolwich, London – Hal and Cherrie, joined with producer Kinky Roland (Marc Almond and Boy George). Ooberfuse navigate secure paths over the wildest oceans and unvisited regions of the human soul. Their songs are audio footprints left behind by people impelled towards invisible things.

This new single uniquely straddles the underground dance scene and pop mainstream; March of the Downtrodden appeals to the broad constituency. Desperation and pain orchestrate the melodies and defiant beats punctuate the song.

In 2013, Ooberfuse participated in the Coffee House Tour with their previous album ‘Seventh Wave’ selling in excess of 2300 physical copies and 2660 digital copies in that year alone. Building on from their success, the band are back with a fantastic new single ahead of their new album to be released later in 2014.

Sister Bliss of Faithless and Axwell from Swedish House Mafia support the track; Tom Robinson from BBC Introducing has played the song twice on his weekly BBC broadcast and DJ Mag have given it the thumbs up saying “the singly shows quirky promise”. In short, March of the Downtrodden is causing something of a stir amongst taste-makers!

Cherrie says: “We are very excited about this single and we really hope you like it. It is a defiant survival cry, rallying those who have been oppressed, to push band and stand up.”

Hal says: “The music video attempts to depict a prisoner trying to break out of his prison cell and flee from all forms of abuse. It’s about a quest for freedom and breakthrough.”

The single will be out on 28th April on Peakflow Records. Distribution by Horus Music Limited.

www.ooberfuse.com

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Music Video

Articles

Store Promotion 

  • Google Music – promotion on release date
  • Spotify – €4000 worth of adverts

Podcasts

  • Tom Robinson’s BBC Introducing – 10 March 2014
  • Beat Philosphy 120 – skip to 50:02

Radio Plays – Spot Plays

  • BFBS (international station and DAB in South East)
  • Bradley Stoke Radio (local radio for Bristol)
  • Brick FM (local radio for St Boswell)
  • Croydon Radio: The Joyzine Show (local radio for Croydon)
  • Gaydio (local commercial radio in Manchester, DAB in London)
  • High Peak Radio (local commercial radio for Buxton)
  • Ministry of Sound: Sister Bliss in Session (online radio)
  • Radio Hud: Unpopular Pop (student radio for The University of Huddersfield)
  • Radio Six International (online radio)
  • Shock Radio (student radio for the University of Salford)
  • Sunny Govan Radio (local radio for Glasgow)
  • WFM (local radio for Wythenshawe)

Radio Plays – Playlists: New Music Playlist and B Music Playlist

  • Spark FM (student radio for Sunderland)
  • Croydon Radio (local radio for Croydon
  • Waves Radio (local commercial radio for North East Scotland)
  • Subtv (UK student radio)
  • Gaydio (local commercial radio in Manchester, DAB in London)

Gaydio Artist Profile

Ooberfuse in DJ mag
Ooberfuse in DJ mag
Ooberfuse in Sister Bliss's Ministry of Sound show
Ooberfuse in Sister Bliss’s Ministry of Sound show

Ooberfuse in magazine

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