NEW MUSIC: ALY & AJ | DEAD ON THE BEACH
Back in May 2021, American pop-rock duo Aly & AJ released their fourth studio album, the first in 14 years, “A Touch of the Beat Gets You Up on Your Feet Gets You Out and Then Into the Sun,” ushering in an era of pristine, organic, and liberating indie alternative that showcases a duo in the prime of their creative journey. Today the duo releases one of the tracks from the deluxe edition, titled “Dead On The Beach,” featuring actor Josh Pence. AJ Michalka and Josh Pence wrote the new song. An accompanying music video was also released, directed by Stephen Ringer, who filmed it in Malibu, California. The duo plans to release the album's deluxe edition, which is scheduled to be released on February 11, 2022. The deluxe edition comprises 16-track, including the previous 12-track plus an additional four brand new tracks. Produced by Yves Rothman and recorded with live instrumentation at the legendary Sunset Sound, the album finds its title taken from a lyric on the record that captures the essence of the 12-track collection -- it swirls together sisterhood, solid songwriting, and the SoCal sun, creating an inspiring, stimulating experience that feels 70s-inspired yet undeniably cutting edge in the modern music landscape. An accompanying music video was also released, directed by Stephen Ringer, who filmed it in Malibu, California. The duo recently appeared on Good Morning America, and they will appear on BottleRock Festival along with Metalica, P!nk, Twenty One Pilots, Luke Combs, Kygo and more in May 2022.