– Gothenburg Sessions: Best New Indie 2019
– New Nordic Indie: New Nordic Friday
The second single and title track from my upcoming album “For Us Lonely Souls” is today available on all streaming platforms.
This is the song that opened my mind for the future. It helped me find the reason I share my music at all. I am a troubled soul in a world where I really have to struggle to find my place. But I want to believe I can, and that we all can. This is the reason I create at all, to understand this world and to be able to connect with you, and music is the most absolute way for me to do it.
I will be performing two special shows this August. First is a powerful and intense one at Brückenfestival Nürnberg together with SHE OWL as the trio-collective Owl-Eye-Ring and the other a melancholic and minimalistic solo show in Reichenbach at Street-HAPPENING.
For details – head over to my TOUR page.
“Gus Ring writes songs with a chip on his shoulders. A look at the world is different from a pair of GR sunglasses. It’s rose tinted, but never long enough to bring the kind of coma to your reality.”
“Will I Be Alone For The Rest Of My Life?” has this gothic shroud cloaked over it… with a chorus that sits, like a black raven, on your shoulder. And never leaves.”
“I’m captivated straight from the start. It’s a fragile, melancholy opening, which similarly to many tracks on that ‘Hypnoseas’ album, uses sparse instrumentation. Totally exposed, the attention shifts onto the lyrics which are poignant and powerful.”
“When the chorus hits, your emotions well up with upheaval. Much of the angst and past memories of disappointments and tragedies, frighteningly come up to the surface, and you get angry. Angry about how things have come to this point in time. Angry about how you have been used up like a throw away can. Angry – that the world seems to be against you. But then the supple and empathetic picking and vocals of Gus, calms your soul, in parallel to the person you really ARE. ‘You Deserve So Much More’ is powerful, and in this realm of empowerment, a switch must be turned on. You can’t change the past, so you have only one path to salvation.”
Drefvet gav mig ordet. Läs mer HÄR. (Swedish Only)
Vents Magazine made an in-depth interview with me about my new single, a darker sound, moving to Germany and new album plans, read it all HERE.
It’s been a long journey and today I am so proud to finally share my new song ”You Deserve So Much More” with you. A song about finding peace of mind within yourself. With the power of music we can heal.
– Click HERE to listen through Spotify –
Feels like a big weight leaving my shoulders as I can now present to you what I have been working very intensely on the last time. The 23rd of November my new song ”You Deserve So Much More” will finally be released and shared with the world through music collective/label Broken Toys.
You can already pre-save the song to Spotify so you will have it first on release day: http://smarturl.it/YouDeserveSoMuchSpot
I am very proud to announce I am from now on a part of artist collective and label Broken Toys. Together with them, I have a new song is coming you way very soon.
Happy to announce I will be playing Fete De La Musique Halle the 21st of June!
I am psyched to tell you I will be playing Re:flexions / sound-art festival 2018 in Augsburg in July! This will not be my usual show. At this festival I join up together with two other artists for a unique performance of a completely new sound art composition created by us together. An exciting once-in-a-lifetime experience made possible by the great Attenuation circuit!
Happy to announce I will be playing this years Polyestival in Oldenburg! I will also be playing more shows in Germany in May – check all dates HERE.
Flashback to Trieste in Italy – here’s a live version of “Hypnoseas”, plus an interview with me talking about creative periods, moving to Germany and new album thoughts ✨ Made by the great Marco & Damiano from BalconyTV!
Excited to kick off my first Italian tour next week together with Stereochemistry!
“To be strange is something I always have treasured. I have a big love for people that dare to be different, because they are brave enough to show who they really are. For me this song is about feeling lonely, but still standing there with a little smirk on your face, looking at everyone else thinking; it’s not me who is strange – it’s you.”
This is my cover of The Doors Classic ”People Are Strange”.
Listen on the links below;
In April I will play my first shows ever in 3 new countries! Italy, Poland, Slovakia and Czech Republic – see you very soon!
All info and details; http://www.gusring.com/tour
“She Owl is one side of the equation, Gus Ring is the other. An Owl-Eye-Ring performance is, as Gus describes, a live synergy between these two halves.” – Read the full interview about my musical collective Owl-Eye-Ring by the great Adam Carrington HERE.