All posts by Jake Brown

New Sincere Engineer video: Shattering

Video: Sincere Engineer – “Shattering” From Rhombithian, out now on Red Scare. The last time we saw Deanna Belos of Chicago’s Sincere Engineer, she was passed out on her bathroom floor. This time she’s sinking to the bottom of a lake like an empty bottle. I’m gonna jump in Lake Michigan And swim out as … Continue reading New Sincere Engineer video: Shattering

New Charly Bliss video: Scare U

Video: Charly Bliss – “Scare U” From Guppy, out now on Barsuk Records. Happy Halloween! Here’s a spooky video wherein the kids from Charly Bliss recreate their favorite Buffy the Vampire Slayer episode, “Doublemeat Palace.” Eva Hendricks told W magazine that she and her boyfriend, Toby Goodshank, made the props themselves. The song’s not actually … Continue reading New Charly Bliss video: Scare U

New Blitzen Trapper video: Wild and Reckless

Video: Blitzen Trapper – “Wild and Reckless” From Wild and Reckless, due November 3 on LidKerCow. Sounds like Blitzen Trapper is going for a Bruce Springsteen vibe with “Wild and Reckless,” the second single and title track from their upcoming self-released album. Like a lot of Blitzen Trapper jams, this one takes a bunch of … Continue reading New Blitzen Trapper video: Wild and Reckless

New Screaming Females video: Glass House

Video: Screaming Females – “Glass House” From All At Once, due February 23 on Don Giovanni Records. Screaming Females sound spooky in a Black Sabbath kind of way, don’t you think? Marissa Paternoster’s voice is intense and her guitar is as heavy as it gets. She described her inspiration for the song to Rolling Stone: … Continue reading New Screaming Females video: Glass House

New Sondre Lerche video: Siamese Twin

Video: Sondre Lerche – “Siamese Twin” From Pleasure, originally released in March on PLZ and being reissued November 10 on Analog Spark. This is the fourth video the Norwegian wunderkind has released from his ninth studio album. You can watch the three previous videos below. They all share a theme of Sondre exploring his softer, … Continue reading New Sondre Lerche video: Siamese Twin

New Estrons video: Glasgow Kisses

Video: Estrons – “Glasgow Kisses” From the Strobe Lights/Glasgow Kisses single, out now. I can’t remember where I first heard this song, but I’m glad I did because it kicks ass. I found their website and they say, “We wrote [“Glasgow Kisses”] to celebrate the sweet bitterness of our adolescence and adult lives. Be proud … Continue reading New Estrons video: Glasgow Kisses

New Morrissey video: Spent the Day in Bed

Video: Morrissey – “Spent the Day in Bed” From Low In High School, out November 17 on BMG. It’s super easy to hate Morrissey. I get it. He says and does a lot of stuff that’s impossible to defend. He applauds Brexit, he cancels tour after tour, he makes you sit through a half hour … Continue reading New Morrissey video: Spent the Day in Bed

New Marika Hackman: Time’s Been Reckless

Video: Marika Hackman – “Time’s Been Reckless” From I’m Not Your Man, out now on Sub Pop. Even though I liked Nirvana as much as anybody who was young in the 90s (including Ivanka Trump!), I used to say that I hated every single band they influenced. I would have been more than willing to … Continue reading New Marika Hackman: Time’s Been Reckless

New Anna Burch video: 2 Cool 2 Care

Video: Anna Burch – “2 Cool 2 Care” Single out now on Polyvinyl. It’s important to know how to hula hoop. It seems impossible at first, but keep trying. You’ll get it. Don’t try to go too fast or else you’ll just look like spaz. Another tip: learn on a good quality, heavier hoop. You … Continue reading New Anna Burch video: 2 Cool 2 Care

New Neil Young video: Hitchhiker

Video: Neil Young – “Hitchhiker” From Hitchhiker, out now on Reprise Records. This is the second animated video Neil has released to promote Hitchhiker. We already covered the first one, but this album is really holding up as one of the greatest gems from the Neil Young Archives. It’s such an immediate, intimate, intense collection. … Continue reading New Neil Young video: Hitchhiker