Creative incubator and artistic community Black Iris Music Collective is joining forces with sister company White Iris Records-hailed as "tastemakers" by Vice/Noisey and one of the Top Ten Independent Record Labels in Los Angeles by LA Weekly-to release the self-titled debut EP from Realities today.
Realities is Matthew "Cornbread" Compton, member of acclaimed rock duo Electric Guest
and active composer and performer for the Black Iris Music Collective. Compton collaborates with a number members of the Black Iris community for the Realities
EP, including Luke Top of world music-infused psychedelic pop group Fool's Gold, Rachel Fannan of rising LA band Only You, Alex Lilly of Touché and Matt Popieluch of Big Search. Buzzbands.LA is premiering the record's first single, "Living for Love," at http://bit.ly/1dMoJhb
. The EP is available for purchase via iTunes at http://smarturl.it/z1ms1u
Based out of Los Angeles' Echo Park neighborhood (with satellite studios in Richmond, VA and Brooklyn), the Black Iris Music Collective composes and records music for film, television and advertising by way of a community of composers hailing from a cross-section of the city's critically acclaimed music scene. Black Iris recently handled the music supervision for IFC's hit series "Maron" and composed the music for Canon's Emmy Award-winning "Inspired" campaign (which also featured Only You's Fannan).
White Iris Records is the label arm of Black Iris Music. Together, White Iris and Black Iris form an award-winning creative music production company, a critically acclaimed record label and a trusted consultancy platform for brands. An integral part of Los Angeles' east side music scene since 2009, White Iris has been the launching pad for numerous highly acclaimed indie artists including Best Coast, FIDLAR, Oberhofer, Fool's Gold, Electric Guest