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'Wake' Up' in Jada Pinket Smith's movie 'Hala' - March 26, 2018

'Wake Up' (Ghost Town CD) will be featured in the Jada Pinket Smith produced upcoming indie movie 'Hala'. The film is about a teenage Muslim girl’s coming-of-age in Chicago. 65% of the crew are women as well as the Director and all department heads :-)

Daydream - February 3, 2018

Have you seen this daydream from Muricidae? Produced by John Fryer, founder and permanent member of This Mortal Coil, producer of bands such as NiN, Cocteau Twins, Depeche Mode, etc. Vocals by moi. Float away with us.... you know it makes sense.......

Should I Stay (Muricidae) - June 1, 2017

Fan video featuring awesome vintage footage of downtown LA..... worth a gander

Pray before you play... - May 1, 2016

My project Muricidae's homage to El Diablo is now available on iTunes, CD Baby and Spotify. John Fryer's epic production with demonic vocals by moi.... Make sure you pray before you play...

Stocking Stuffer - December 25, 2015

Merry Christmas Y'all! Check out this dreampop dance track from Muricidae, American Dream, reviewed here by the lovely chaps at Cold War Nightlife...

TOP 15 bands of 2015 honour :-) - December 2, 2015

Thrilled that my band Muricidae (with John Fryer, legendary producer of NiN, Cocteau Twins, Depeche Mode, etc) was named in the top 15 new bands of 2015 by Cold War Nightlife :-)

Song placed in Jack Black's 'Goosebumps' - October 10, 2015

Excited to share that one of my songs (co-written and produced by my buddy Trent Williamson under the SHOCK DIAMONDS project) will be featured in Jack Black's new movie 'Goosebumps' (Sony Pictures, Release 10/16/15).

'Tears are Stronger Than Waves' dropped - July 7, 2015

Excited to share my band Muricidae Music's 2nd EP with y'all. Produced, as always, by the legendary John Fryer (NiN, Cocteau Twins, Depeche Mode, etc)


'Tales of a Silent Ocean' launch :-) - April 1, 2015

It's here! The debut EP from my new band Muricidae (with legendary producer John Fryer - NIN, Cocteau Twins, Depeche Mode, etc), 'Tales from a Silent Ocean', launched on iTunes today :-)

New Band 'Muricidae' with John Fryer (producer of Nine Inch Nails, Cocteau Twins, Depeche Mode, etc) - March 1, 2015

I am thrilled to be in a new band with John Fryer, 'Muricidae'. Our debut EP, 'Tales from a Silent Ocean' debuts 4/1/15 on iTunes, Amazon Music, Google Play, etc. We may expand distribution to streaming sites at a later date, but initially we want to be available for the true supporters of independent music out there xxx

7 songs placed on PBS's Roadtrip Nation - August 29, 2014

Happy to be a featured artist on the PBS show 'Roadtrip Nation' with 7 songs placed across 4 episodes 

'Look Down' placed in new feature film - November 4, 2013

I am very happy to report that 'Look Down' (co-written with Jeff Rona) has been placed in an upcoming feature film called 'Welkome Home'. It's about a diverse ethnic group of immigrants in New York and will be screened at the upcoming Venice, Tribeca, and Toronto film festivals :-)

Songs placed in MTV's "I Just Want My Pants Back" - December 19, 2012

Two of my songs were just placed in the MTV comedy drama "I Just Want My Pants Back" :-)

Songs placed in "Who Killed Johnny" movie - December 3, 2012

Two of my songs, "Cold" and "Thaw", were just placed in the dark comic Euro-trash movie "Who Killed Johnny" slated for release across Europe in 2013

WMUL Radio Interview - November 5, 2012

I just did a 30 minute interview/ CD giveaway with WMUL Radio (West Virginia). It airs in 2 weeks (details to follow). Thanks to James Phillip Payne for hosting the interview, for such great questions, and of course for having such terrific taste in music ;-)

Song placed on TV: 'Remodeled' (CW, 2/15/12) - February 13, 2012

My song 'Cold' will be featured on the CW show 'Remodeled' this Thursday, Feb 15th, at 9pm. It's a show about modeling, not home improvement, in case you were wondering why my female musings might be accompanying a bunch of blokes hammering drywall.

'Ghost' (with the Flir) single now available on iTunes - January 1, 2012

'Ghost', an electronic collaboration with the Flir that was featured in AMC cinemas across America, is now available on iTunes
Ghost (with the Flir) - Single - Louise Fraser

Thaw CD now available on iTunes - January 1, 2012

Thaw - Louise Fraser

Thaw CD now available at CDBaby - January 1, 2012

Louise Fraser: Thaw
Hope you enjoy it!

Song Placed in Movie: Salem Falls - November 19, 2011

'Cry me a Universe' has been placed in the Lifetime movie "Salem Falls" which will air on the Lifetime network on November 19. The song was co-written and produced by my great friend Rich Avrach (available on iTunes or on the Ghosttown CD,

Song Placed on TV: 'Secret Circle' (CW, 11/10/11) - November 8, 2011

"Cry Me A Universe" will be featured in the new CW hit show "Secret Circle" on Thursday Nov 10th. I am very excited about this because it is one of my favorite shows! I watch it every week, right after the Vampire Diaries, and I'm not ashamed to admit it! (You can hear 'Cry Me A Universe' on my music page, or even better, download it from iTunes :-)

Recording New Album - April 7, 2011

Louise is currently in the studio (Petting Zoo Music, Topanga) recording the last few songs for her second album, tentatively titled 'Thaw'. Keep an eye out for new material and preview tracks that will be posted soon!

House Party - July 17, 2010

Last night I was honoured to share the stage with some truly fine musicians at a House Party in Santa Monica. Jay Nash was headlining and his incredible talent can be witnessed here:

It's the first time I've performed in a while but it wet my appetite for more. I'm also headed back into the studio this month so watch this space......

New Songs Uploaded - November 4, 2009

I just uploaded 2 new songs produced by the very talented David Bowick ('Learn How To Love' and 'Fool'). If you listen to them, you will instantly become irresistible to the opposite sex (or the same sex, whatever your preference). DO IT NOW! Before the charm wears off.....

Billboard World Song Contest - Honorable Mention - July 17, 2009

It's been a while since I've posted a Newsbite, as I've had my head down this year writing and recording new songs for my next album, but I thought I'd appear briefly to let you know that one of my new songs, Thaw, just scored an Honorable Mention in the Billboard World Song Contest :-) You can hear Thaw on the music page of this site. More news to follow....
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