Johnny Hunter are back with menacing new single and video for ‘The Floor’

Johnny Hunter returns today with the announcement of new music for 2021, leading the charge with the relentless rhythms and charged up energy of ‘The Floor’.

As the band’s first release since signing with Cooking Vinyl Australia, Johnny Hunter came out the gate swinging with ‘The Floor’: dark, dramatic and compelling.

When a band like Johnny Hunter delivers new music, there is a reason heads turn. An unapologetic love for fiery, gut-punching punk energy relentlessly drives each release – Johnny Hunter remaining ferocious at each turn. 

Having grown and developed into a force to be reckoned with across a collection of years spent writing and touring around the country, the band’s sonic identity has become fierce and unwavering in its impact.

The song itself, like many Johnny Hunter efforts, takes primal emotions and personal realisations and puts them under the microscope. 

Marked by strong guitars, penetrative percussion and the striking vocals of Nick Hutt, ‘The Floor’ is a captivating listen from the jump. For ‘The Floor’, Johnny Hunter worked with engineer Adam Greenspan (IDLES, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Yeah Yeah Yeahs) to bring this project to life.

This aesthetic continues through into the visuals for ‘The Floor’; Johnny Hunter working with director Dakota Fisher and a team of creatives to bring the drama threaded throughout the song to screen.

Incorporating gothic and horror elements in with a running theme of romanticism, the music video for ‘The Floor’ is pure Johnny Hunter-esque moodiness, delivered impeccably.

Now signed with CVA…

With their signing to Cooking Vinyl Australia, Johnny Hunter is anticipating another big year of connecting through their music.

“Johnny Hunter was the only band Stu and I signed through the thick of last year’s lockdown, having only met the guys via Zoom. I feel that really speaks to the strength of their songs and ultimately their character as people. It’s always a joy to work with a band with such clear artistic vision and to now be a part of their wider team makes us incredibly excited for what the future holds.”  
Cooking Vinyl Australia, Leigh Gruppetta

“We are absolutely thrilled to have signed with CVA. We spent a long time deciding our path and choosing our fate and we can safely say that we chose correctly. Having only met them on Zoom last year, they showed an abundance of belief in the band and have assisted us in staying true to our artistic visions. We look forward to long lunches at the MCG and many more releases with what we can only describe as a dream team.”
Johnny Hunter