M. Rivers most recent offering "urges people to think for themselves. I think there's sort of an awakening of our consciousness now; There's still too much information, but I think people are starting to see how we're being manipulated. So the song is just saying 'Think for yourself.' There's a good chance that collectively we can make a change, but there's still an awakening we need to have as humans." - Billboard
"It's a solo project," Kasprzyk tells Billboard. "I've just been creating a lot, and this stuff I was writing and recording didn't sound like (Redlight King), and that's what led to M. Rivers."
"M. Rivers is more than just a catchphrase. His song has raw power, and the backstory of his tattoos are just as powerful. I caught up with the musician and discussed his song, his work, and his ink. Read on, peops."
From an act of rebellion to a curated art collection, M. Rivers of Parts + Labor Records shares how #tattoos document his travels and the incredible experiences he's had on the road as part of Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County's Tattoo Exhibit Artist Series.
The good folks at Spotify (we're looking at you Allison Hagendorf!) gave M. River's "Champion" a boost this week with a beautiful spot on their alternative NEW NOISE playlist!
This week, we chatted with M. Rivers (who you probably know for his rockin' tunes with Redlight King). He's just released his FIRST solo record, Champion, which features some energetic tunes. Check out our lil' interview below, and listen to the album on Spotify!
M. Rivers is an LA-based artist and performer. M. Rivers' influences come from the late 60's psychedelia, 70's rock n' roll, and classic soul music. His newest album entitled Champion is currently rising in popularity on Canadian radio.
You've probably jammed out to Redlight King's alt-rock anthems once or twice. The king himself, Mark Kasprzyk, has since changed musical tracks. Setting aside the radio-friendly rap rock, he now releases an eclectic blend of psychedelic rock 'n roll under the moniker M. Rivers.
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