The Night Knight
This Week In PR is a column curated by Victor Valle and Jody Amable, celebrating the press releases that caught our eye but we couldn't use. Here are some highlights from our inboxes this week.

Night Knight's "God Is A Motherfucker"

I get a number of press releases from international bands, labels, and PR agencies. That’s fine, despite the fact that I can’t really do much with them most of the time. But getting a press release with a huge photo of some dude with a knight mask and regular street clothes with the words “God Is A Motherfucker” plastered in H1 font? These are the days I really have love for what I do.

What I expected this to sound like was some intense Greek death metal, or something. What I got instead? Some pleasant indie-pop that’s melodically pleasing, has some haunting and reverbed-out vocals, and is actually pretty good.

I wasn’t expecting that. I do hope he keeps the knight mask though. It’s a good way to throw everyone off. — VV

TRAAMS' "Neckbrace" video
I'm sure it won't surprise you to know that I skim most PR emails (which, hey, is better than instantly deleting them!). But when I scrolled past the words "canine-laden video" in the release for TRAAMS' "Neckbrace" video, I stopped IMMEDIATELY. I love dogs. Dogs are the best.

As promised, the video is a parade of shots of different dogs against a pink background. That's it. That's all it is. It's my favorite video of the week. Possibly of all time. Give that band a Moon Man. — JA

Telegram's "Taffy Come Home"
Am I crazy, or are British rock bands getting really, really good again? Like Victor said, we get a TON of submissions from our neighbors across the Atlantic, and the British rock acts that have landed in my inbox in the last year and a half have been really solid. At this moment in time I'm a sucker for a British band. Especially one that sounds as British as these guys. —JA

Hudson Bell's Yerba Buena
He is from here, and his new album SO FUCKING GOOD, but for boring editorial reasons nothing about it made it onto the blog this week. Most of my colleagues here know I tend to move in clear shifts from one artist to another, picking a favorite and listening to that and not much else in spans of like several months to a year. This one might be my next big obsession. —JA

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