Nat Motte of 3OH!3 checked in with fans on the duo’s official web site on Tuesday (June 29), which happened to be the release date for the Boulder, Colorado pair’s third album ‘Streets of Gold’. Talking about the release and thanking fans “who allow us to do what we love for a living.” Nat writes:
I guess I just wanted to write a little thank you of sorts for the release of ‘Streets of Gold’. It has been a really wonderful and rewarding 6 months leading up to today, and we couldn’t be more thrilled to put out new music. I think ‘Streets of Gold’ started a long time ago, but concretely, Sean and I went up to a big house in Breckenridge, Colorado in the middle of January this year. We wrote about 18 songs up there in the freezing cold (some from scratch, and some over beats that I had programmed over the previous months, or even years). It was challenging, to be certain, but the most challenging part for me was the lead up to the writing process. We were concerned that, since our lives have changed rather dramatically, and we are now pretty constantly moving and traveling, it might be hard to draw from some so-called “real world experiences” and write songs that are true and have something to say. Additionally, we didn’t want to succumb to any sort of second album slump. It is important (as I think it must be to every artist, no matter what they say) to please our fans, and our friends, and make music that they like.
3OH!3 made an in-store appearance at the Hot Topic store at Freehold Raceway Mall in Freehold, New Jersey on June 12th. An excited fan who attended the event documented the experience with a video at YouTube. Watch below.
3OH!3 are out with the music video to their new single ‘My First Kiss’, featuring Kesha ‘Ke$ha’ Sebert, off the Boulder, Colorado duo’s third studio album ‘Streets of Gold’, out June 29th on Photo Finish/Atlantic. Sean Foreman described the video to MTV News as “a play on kissing in general, and lips, and getting close up to a bunch of lips, and people coming out of mouths and just, like, really cool transitions.” Watch it via MySpace below.
3OH!3 are out with the music video to their new single ‘House Party’, a teaser for the Boulder, Colorado electronic duo’s third studio album ‘Streets of Gold’, out soon on Photo Finish Records. Watch the Isaac Ravishankara directed video via YouTube below.
Nat Motte of 3OH!3 checked in with fans on the duo’s official web site on Wednesday (February 10), discussing their upcoming tour with Cobra Starship. Nat writes:
hey there people.. WE can’t tell you how excited we are for this tour coming up in the Spring with Cobra Starship – tickets don’t go on sale until Saturday but we held some tickets to get to our fans early! Starting tomorrow at 3:03PM wherever you are, you can buy them through this link and avoid ridiculous Ticketmaster charges by paying a reduced service fee. A lot of these shows have SUPER reduced service fees, and we are finding some cool and creative ways for you to NOT PAY ANY SERVICE FEES!!!!
Read more and watch a message from Nat and Sean Foreman at 3oh3music.com.
MySpace Music unveiled the first single from the upcoming ‘Almost Alice’ soundtrack. MySpace users can stream the song ‘Follow Me Down’ from 3OH!3 via myspace.com/3oh3. In the coming weeks, MySpace will continue to premiere songs from the soundtrack as well as hosting the full album stream leading up to the film’s release.
The upcoming MySpace Music premieres are as follows: Avril Lavigne – ‘Alice’ (Feb. 4) All Time Low – ‘Painting Flowers’ (Feb. 19) Almost Alice complete album stream (Feb. 28)
3OH!3 are out with the music video to their new single ‘Starstrukk’, featuring Katy Perry, off the Colorado electronica duo’s ‘Want’ Deluxe Edition, out now on Photo Finish Records. The video was shot at the Los Angeles County Natural History Museum’s Rose Garden in Exposition Park last month. Watch it via YouTube below.
Twist magazine caught up with 3OH!3 on the red carpet at Sunday’s 2009 MTV Video Music Awards in New York City, where Sean Foreman and Nat Motte discussed their best dates, kissing tips and favorite music video of all time. Watch it via YouTube below.
Nat Motte and Sean Foreman of 3OH!3 are out with a campaign style video encouraging viewers to vote for them at MTV.com for this Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards, where they’re nominated for best new artist.
“If we win a Moonman, I promise you a piece of that Moonman,” Foreman said in the clip. “I will chip a piece of that and we will all get Moonman gold teeth.”
Nathaniel and Sean explained to NME what 3OH!3 is all about while backstage at Leeds 2009, talking about how their OCD issues affect each other, their day so far at the festival, looking forward to Reading, and home in Colorado being their favorite place to be. Watch it via YouTube below.