Americana Highways presents this video premiere of Sara Neimietz’ song “Locks” from her forthcoming album Superman, scheduled for release on October 28. The album was produced by Sara Niemietz and Linda Taylor; mixed by Linda Taylor at Rubicon Music; engineered by Scott Campbell; recorded at Horse Latitudes Studio in Los Angeles, CA; and mastered by Dave Cooley at Elysian Mastering.
“Locks” is Sara Niemietz on vocals; Linda Taylor on guitar; Daniel Pearson on bass; Ed Roth on piano; and Léo Costa on drums.
The director of photography for the video was Eddy (on Instagram as @chicano_slice); set design and props were courtesy of Alex Nester; with editing by Sara Niemietz. Niemietz arranges a hip, upbeat rhythm to support her courageous, “stepping out” music. Left and right speaker tradeoffs in the production emphasize the song’s snappy energy. For the video, the trippy energy is born out by colorful movements on a white backdrop which create an ultra-modern visual framework for the jazzy pop song.
The first chapter in this book. “Locks” is a fresh beginning. Shaking off the past, being fearless in the present, and owning myself, unapologetic. Soaring guitars and vocals tell the story of embracing the now and refusing to play it “small.”
When I got in front of a microphone in the studio and opened up, it was so freeing! “Locks” sets the tone for “Superman” and starts off the sonic adventure and story. — Sara Niemietz
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