HERO shares new tales of of late night creeps and early morning emotions on his raw and addictive new CRY BABY EP. From the title track’s distorted drum machine funk to the warped computer vocals of “ROT IN PIECES,” the multifaceted Montreal producer (who wrote, performed and recorded every note of CRY BABY) continues to expand on the genre-less approach he’s described as “putting familiar sounds through a VHS player.” Listen Now
“ROT IN PIECES” is an electro-warped cut from HERO’s upcoming CRY BABY EP (out 11/7 on Fool’s Gold). Synthesized computer vocals, dirty slap bass and distorted drum work are among the many reasons why we love this Montreal producer and his addictively dark love songs. Listen Now !
HERO returns with “CRY BABY,” the dark, funky title track from his upcoming EP (out 11/7). His first original music since 2018’s Dirty Work EP marks a new chapter for HERO’s signature sound: sonically and emotionally raw, with blown-out 808s perfect for blacklight dancefloors and after-hours drives alike. Listen now
HERO takes you deeper into his after-midnight world with a cinematic new video for “Stay The Night.” The single (a highlight of his Dirty Work EP on Fool’s Gold) takes gritty disco and R&B textures to new destinations, aided by reworks from house champ Demuir, heady beatmakers Beach Season, and an emotional new “reprise” from HERO himself. Listen now!
Incorporating elements of R&B, dance and pop with a punk spirit, Canada’s HERO has no genre. Describing his approach as “putting familiar sounds through a VHS player,” HERO’s debut Dirty Work EP on Fool’s Gold features six self-produced tracks exploring the underbelly of romance over a darkly catchy, electronic pulse. From the title track (with its striking music video, filmed in Oslo with director Johannes Greve Muskat) to slow jam “Stay the Night,” Dirty Work might be FG’s most cinematic release to date, and the sound of an auspicious new artist merging his influences into one singular vision.
“Stay the Night” is a moody, disco-tinged taste of HERO’s cinematic Dirty Work (out 1/10), following the EP’s lead single and title track, “Dirty Work” (and its brooding, Lynch-ian companion video). Get familiar with this Calgary-born, now Montreal-based indie-electronic tour de force. Play it loud!
HERO makes a splash with “Dirty Work” (and its striking music video, filmed in Oslo with director Johannes Greve Muskat). With it’s electronic pulse and darkly catchy vibes, the title track off HERO’s debut Fool’s Gold EP (out 1/10) is the sound of an auspicious new artist merging his influences into one singular vision.