Friday, March 7, 2014


“…turn the speakers up and try to break these bad boys...”
NOISEY (VICE) (1/16/14)

Pizza, babes, and roller blades. Can it get any better? Experimental art punkers The Death Set present their new music video for “Soar Away” off their recent King Babies EP, out now on Dim Mak Records. Watch The Death Set get down with funky pizza shirts along with Steve Aoki (and his dog Coco!) in this epic clip.

Watch the official “Soar Away” music video, written and directed by Brandon Dermer, here:

To celebrate the release of the “Soar Away” video, The Death Set and Dim Mak Records are hosting a Pizza Shirt Contest. In partnership with, Dim Mak is giving away several pizza T-shirts, as seen in the “Soar Away” music video, to the most creative “pizza selfies” uploaded to Instagram with the hashtag #dimmakpizza. The contest is open to fan interpretation and encourages originality and creativity. The contest runs now through March 19 at 11:59 p.m. PST. Dim Mak will comment on winning photos with instructions on how to claim prizes.

The Death Set’s “Soar Away” is hot out the oven from the King Babies EP, Dim Mak’s 500th release. The 4-track EP features new music from the NYC-based via Australia thrashers that perfectly exemplifies their brash mix of cross-genre punk, noise, grunge, and beyond. King Babies marks a full circle for Dim Mak Records as it perfectly meshes the label’s punk rock roots and current status as a leading brand in contemporary electronic music.

The King Babies EP from The Death Set is available now on Dim Mak Records.


About The Death Set:

New York City-based The Death Set originally hails from The Gold Coast, Australia. It is there where Johnny Siera, Dan Walker, and Beau Velasco met, drawn together by the local experimental music scene. With stints in Baltimore and Philadelphia prior to relocating to NYC, the band has released numerous EPs and three full-length albums:Worldwide (Counter/Ninja Tune, 2008), Rad Warehouses to Bad Neighborhoods(Counter/Ninja Tune, 2009), and Michel Poiccard (Counter/Ninja Tune, 2011). The Death Set are notorious for their out-of-control live shows and were touted the "#1 Biggest Hope of the Future" by NME.  In 2011 and 2012, The Death Set propelled into the mainstream, earning them the success they had worked and toured so hard for. The Death Set songs have been featured in Google Chrome's commercial including plays during the 2012 Super Bowl; on HBO's 24/7 and How To Make It In America as well as Degrassi Junior High; in films V/H/S and V/HS II; video games NBA 2K12,Sunset Overdrive, and Gran Turismo 6; Red Bull's mountain biking video “Red Bull Rampage”; and a remix in a Ministry of Sound compilation. The music video for "They Come to Get Us" won Best Alternative Video at the 2012 U.K. Music Awards. All the while, The Death Set continued to tour hard, playing everything from tiny DIY Parisian art galleries to packed Berlin arenas.

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