Glorious Noise http://gloriousnoise.com Rock and roll can change your life. Wed, 01 Apr 2020 17:20:46 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.3.2 New Christian Lee Hutson video: Talk http://gloriousnoise.com/2020/new-christian-lee-hutson-video-talk http://gloriousnoise.com/2020/new-christian-lee-hutson-video-talk#respond Fri, 03 Apr 2020 15:36:00 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=21274 New Christian Lee Hutson video: Talk

Video: Christian Lee Hutson -- “Talk” Directed by Han-Su Kim. From Beginners, due May 29 on Anti-. As a global pandemic threatens to kill off an entire generation of old people, what better timing for Christian Lee Hutson to release some literal dad rock? I’m pretty busy So please forgive me If I forget to … Continue reading New Christian Lee Hutson video: Talk

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New Rentals video: Invasion Night http://gloriousnoise.com/2020/new-rentals-video-invasion-night http://gloriousnoise.com/2020/new-rentals-video-invasion-night#respond Wed, 01 Apr 2020 15:43:07 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=21278 New Rentals video: Invasion Night

Video: The Rentals -- “Invasion Night” Directed by American Primitive. From Q36. What are you going to do after an alien invasion wipes out the entire population, leaving only you and a new pal? Wander around, drive some cars, take a boat ride. The video is beautifully shot by American Primitive’s Jacob Mendel and Travis … Continue reading New Rentals video: Invasion Night

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Slow Song http://gloriousnoise.com/2020/slow-song http://gloriousnoise.com/2020/slow-song#respond Tue, 31 Mar 2020 15:06:58 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=21280 Slow Song

When you’re sheltering in place, you begin to roll through the past. . . . In 1982 I moved from Detroit to Rockford, Illinois, to take a job at what now might be considered a start-up, although in its case, it was an organization that was about developing ideas, not software. The move itself seemed … Continue reading Slow Song

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New Norah Jones and Jeff Tweedy video: I’m Alive http://gloriousnoise.com/2020/new-norah-jones-and-jeff-tweedy-video-im-alive http://gloriousnoise.com/2020/new-norah-jones-and-jeff-tweedy-video-im-alive#comments Mon, 30 Mar 2020 18:29:28 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=21255 New Norah Jones and Jeff Tweedy video: I’m Alive

Video: Norah Jones -- “I’m Alive” (ft. Jeff Tweedy) From Pick Me Up Off the Floor, due May 8 on Blue Note. Well I suppose the title of this song is a rather important affirmation in these times of social distancing, self-quarantine and isolation. I hope you, too, are alive and will remain so for … Continue reading New Norah Jones and Jeff Tweedy video: I’m Alive

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What Will You Do When It Is Over? http://gloriousnoise.com/2020/what-will-you-do-when-it-is-over http://gloriousnoise.com/2020/what-will-you-do-when-it-is-over#respond Wed, 25 Mar 2020 14:16:55 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=21267 What Will You Do When It Is Over?

After a friend read my piece on seeing the Rolling Stones on the band’s now-no-longer-forthcoming No Filter tour, she admitted to me that she had tickets for the show in Detroit. The explanation was simple. She’d never seen the band. She knew that if she didn’t act now she’d not be likely to ever see … Continue reading What Will You Do When It Is Over?

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New Phoebe Bridgers video: Garden Song http://gloriousnoise.com/2020/new-phoebe-bridgers-video-garden-song http://gloriousnoise.com/2020/new-phoebe-bridgers-video-garden-song#respond Thu, 05 Mar 2020 18:38:25 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=21229 New Phoebe Bridgers video: Garden Song

Video: Phoebe Bridgers -- “Garden Song” Directed by Jackson Bridgers. Single out now on Dead Oceans. Phoebe Bridgers is the best. I’m a sucker for sad sack dad rock, and Bridgers isn’t exactly that, but she ticks all the boxes that make me love Elliott Smith, Wilco, and Phosphorescent so much. Her 2017 album, Stranger … Continue reading New Phoebe Bridgers video: Garden Song

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New of Montreal video: Get God’s Attention By Being An Atheist http://gloriousnoise.com/2020/new-of-montreal-video-get-gods-attention-by-being-an-atheist http://gloriousnoise.com/2020/new-of-montreal-video-get-gods-attention-by-being-an-atheist#respond Fri, 28 Feb 2020 16:37:58 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=21219 New of Montreal video: Get God’s Attention By Being An Atheist

Video: of Montreal -- “Get God’s Attention By Being An Atheist” Directed by Christina Schneider. From UR FUN, out now on Polyvinyl. It’s fun when Kevin Barnes turns up the guitars. For the past couple of decades he has gone back and forth between making disco beats in his bedroom, and getting down with a … Continue reading New of Montreal video: Get God’s Attention By Being An Atheist

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New Lauran Hibberd video: Bang Bang Bang http://gloriousnoise.com/2020/new-lauran-hibberd-video-bang-bang-bang http://gloriousnoise.com/2020/new-lauran-hibberd-video-bang-bang-bang#respond Thu, 27 Feb 2020 15:36:04 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=21222 New Lauran Hibberd video: Bang Bang Bang

Video: Lauran Hibberd -- “Bang Bang Bang” Single out now. I’m a sucker for a catchy pop song with crunchy guitars and a sassy attitude. “’Bang Bang Bang’ is my favorite song of mine of date, and after writing songs about wanting a sugar daddy and being a hoochie, I feel like this has to … Continue reading New Lauran Hibberd video: Bang Bang Bang

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New Shovels and Rope video: Mississippi Nuthin’ http://gloriousnoise.com/2020/new-shovels-and-rope-video-mississippi-nuthin http://gloriousnoise.com/2020/new-shovels-and-rope-video-mississippi-nuthin#respond Wed, 26 Feb 2020 15:32:21 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=21201 New Shovels and Rope video: Mississippi Nuthin’

Video: Shovels & Rope -- “Mississippi Nuthin'” Directed by Marke Johnson. From By Blood, out now on Dualtone. The video is funny but the song is sad as its narrator deals with feelings of jealousy of a friend who has left them behind. Cary Ann Hearst and Michael Trent say, “This song is about a … Continue reading New Shovels and Rope video: Mississippi Nuthin’

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New Waxahatchee video: Lilacs http://gloriousnoise.com/2020/new-waxahatchee-video-lilacs http://gloriousnoise.com/2020/new-waxahatchee-video-lilacs#respond Tue, 25 Feb 2020 14:57:52 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=21213 New Waxahatchee video: Lilacs

Video: Waxahatchee -- “Lilacs” Directed by Ashley Connor. From Saint Cloud, out March 27 on Merge. There’s something about the interplay of the guitars on this that reminds me of “Some Kind of Love” by the Velvet Underground. Which is always a good thing. If I’m a broken record, write it in the dust babe … Continue reading New Waxahatchee video: Lilacs

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New Low Cut Connie video: Look What They Did http://gloriousnoise.com/2020/new-low-cut-connie-video-look-what-they-did http://gloriousnoise.com/2020/new-low-cut-connie-video-look-what-they-did#respond Mon, 24 Feb 2020 15:51:44 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=21187 New Low Cut Connie video: Look What They Did

Video: Low Cut Connie -- “Look What They Did” Directed by Adam Weiner and Alex Wroblewski. Single out now on Contender. Tough shit for the little guy Living like a chump with his back to the wall Damn! Adam Weiner pulls no punches in this tribute to Atlantic City. Not only the town, but also … Continue reading New Low Cut Connie video: Look What They Did

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New Anna Burch video: Party’s Over http://gloriousnoise.com/2020/new-anna-burch-video-partys-over http://gloriousnoise.com/2020/new-anna-burch-video-partys-over#respond Fri, 21 Feb 2020 16:00:48 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=21207 New Anna Burch video: Party’s Over

Video: Anna Burch -- “Party’s Over” Directed by Anna Burch. From If You’re Dreaming, out April 3 on Polyvinyl. And this is why you should never get married outside! Nature is scary and unpredictable. Stay inside where you don’t have to worry about monsters stealing your betrothed. The video’s silly, but the song is great … Continue reading New Anna Burch video: Party’s Over

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New Brendan Benson video: Good To Be Alive http://gloriousnoise.com/2020/new-brendan-benson-video-good-to-be-alive http://gloriousnoise.com/2020/new-brendan-benson-video-good-to-be-alive#respond Thu, 20 Feb 2020 16:00:40 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=21168 New Brendan Benson video: Good To Be Alive

Video: Brendan Benson -- “Good To Be Alive” Directed by Ben Chappell. From Dear Life, due April 24 on Third Man. Fresh off the heels of the third Raconteurs album, Brendan Benson is back with his seventh solo album. The first single sounds a little less rock than his previous stuff but that’s not so … Continue reading New Brendan Benson video: Good To Be Alive

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New Exbats video: You Don’t Get It (You Don’t Got It) http://gloriousnoise.com/2020/new-exbats-video-you-dont-get-it-you-dont-got-it http://gloriousnoise.com/2020/new-exbats-video-you-dont-get-it-you-dont-got-it#respond Wed, 19 Feb 2020 16:18:42 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=21107 New Exbats video: You Don’t Get It (You Don’t Got It)

Video: The Exbats -- “You Don’t Get It (You Don’t Got It)” Directed by Kenny McLain. From Kicks, Hits and Fits, due March 13 on Burger. Remember the Exbats, the father-daughter duo from a couple weeks ago? They’re back with a new song, and it’s just as charming and catchy as the previous single with … Continue reading New Exbats video: You Don’t Get It (You Don’t Got It)

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New Christian Lee Hutson video: Lose This Number http://gloriousnoise.com/2020/new-christian-lee-hutson-video-lose-this-number http://gloriousnoise.com/2020/new-christian-lee-hutson-video-lose-this-number#respond Tue, 18 Feb 2020 16:10:42 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=21116 New Christian Lee Hutson video: Lose This Number

Video: Christian Lee Hutson -- “Lose This Number” Directed by Zoe Donahoe and Adam Sputh. From Beginners, due May 29 on Anti. Wow. So Christian Lee Hutson’s “Northsiders” blew my mind when I first heard it last year. It’s one of those rare songs that feels as if it’s been written directly for you. Like, … Continue reading New Christian Lee Hutson video: Lose This Number

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New Amanda Shires video: Deciphering Dreams http://gloriousnoise.com/2020/new-amanda-shires-video-deciphering-dreams http://gloriousnoise.com/2020/new-amanda-shires-video-deciphering-dreams#respond Mon, 17 Feb 2020 15:36:16 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=21128 New Amanda Shires video: Deciphering Dreams

Video: Amanda Shires -- “Deciphering Dreams” Animated by Delaney Royer. Single out now on Silver Knife. Warning: This will get stuck in your head. “Deciphering Dreams” is a rifftastic new wave disco jam with melodic hooks galore and powered by Jason Isbell’s unrelenting guitar. The frantic drums, played by Chris Powell, remind me of Kevin … Continue reading New Amanda Shires video: Deciphering Dreams

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New Daystar video: Fade Away, Love http://gloriousnoise.com/2020/new-daystar-video-fade-away-love http://gloriousnoise.com/2020/new-daystar-video-fade-away-love#respond Fri, 14 Feb 2020 15:23:02 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=21143 New Daystar video: Fade Away, Love

Video: Daystar -- “Fade Away, Love” From The Complete Recordings, out now. Hey hey it’s another video from GLONO co-founder Derek Phillips’ band Daystar! I’d recognize that handwriting anywhere. I’ve got pages of it in yearbooks and letters and stories in the archives. When I was a teenager I was convinced that my group of … Continue reading New Daystar video: Fade Away, Love

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In Memoriam: The Iowa Caucus 1972-2020 http://gloriousnoise.com/2020/in-memoriam-the-iowa-caucus-1972-2020 http://gloriousnoise.com/2020/in-memoriam-the-iowa-caucus-1972-2020#comments Thu, 13 Feb 2020 15:47:15 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=21148 In Memoriam: The Iowa Caucus 1972-2020

An Iowa precinct chairman shares his thoughts on the 2020 caucus and his state's role in nominating presidential candidates.

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New Sharon Van Etten video: Beaten Down http://gloriousnoise.com/2020/new-sharon-van-etten-video-beaten-down http://gloriousnoise.com/2020/new-sharon-van-etten-video-beaten-down#respond Wed, 12 Feb 2020 18:03:48 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=21110 New Sharon Van Etten video: Beaten Down

Video: Sharon Van Etten -- “Beaten Down” Directed by Nicky and Juliana Giraffe. Single out now on Jagjaguwar. Gee, has it really been a year already since Remind Me Tomorrow was released? That album’s “Seventeen” still kills me, especially as I deal with parenting a teenager and all the shit that goes along with that. … Continue reading New Sharon Van Etten video: Beaten Down

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New Hallelujah The Hills video: It Still Floors Me http://gloriousnoise.com/2020/new-hallelujah-the-hills-video-it-still-floors-me http://gloriousnoise.com/2020/new-hallelujah-the-hills-video-it-still-floors-me#respond Tue, 11 Feb 2020 19:35:45 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=21113 New Hallelujah The Hills video: It Still Floors Me

Video: Hallelujah The Hills -- “It Still Floors Me” From I’m You, out now on Discrete Pageantry. With its prominent flute and plucked viola, “It Still Floors Me” is a highlight of Hallelujah The Hills’ I’m You. Of all the tracks on the album, this is the one that most explicitly references frontman Ryan Walsh’s … Continue reading New Hallelujah The Hills video: It Still Floors Me

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