New Noise Magazine is pleased to be bringing forth the exclusive music video premiere for “Koreatown” by Broken Field Runner. The song is drenched in silky textures, bringing out the emotions with wiry, warm guitars. The music video finds an individual struggling between faith and brokenness, perfectly capturing the tone of the tune. The song and video can be seen below, and will be found on Lay My Head Down, out on July 13th via Jetsam-Flotsam Records.

“Koreatown” was inspired by the art, poetry, photography, & music of the following LA-based artists:

Yoshawn Smith (Instagram: @yoshawnsmith)
Joseph Lee (
Johnathan “Dumbfoundead” Park (

On this album, Broken Field Runner was…

Tony Bucci – vocals, electric guitar, and acoustic guitar; bass and drum programming on “Put an Ocean Between My Self-Pity & Me;” and percussion on “God Laughs (When They Expose A Human Body)”

Laura Murphy – vocals and bass

Nxnes – guitar

Chris Villeneuve – percussion

Derek Ted Shultz performed additional vocals on “Test Everything, Hold Onto What’s Good” and keyboard on “God Laughs (When They Expose A Human Body).” Christopher Tenerowicz performed horns on “Man Plans (Now You Have Something Too).”

‘Lay My Head Down’ was recorded and mixed by Derek Ted Shultz at Sunroom Recordz & Salon $RZ&$ in Canoga Park, California and at Planet Heaven in Burbank, California. The album was mastered by T. William Walsh.

Photography by Andrew Franciosa.
Layout and design by Dane Erbach.




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