Video: Soccer Mommy – “Scorpio Rising” Directed by Jonny Look. From Clean, out now on Fat Possum. Sophie Allison told Consequence of Sound that “Scorpio Rising” is “the climax of the record. It’s this huge moment where I realize that while I’ve been trying to be cool and detached, I’ve become attached — and now … Continue reading New Soccer Mommy video: Scorpio Rising
Video: Courtney Marie Andrews – “Took You Up” From May Your Kindness Remain, out now on Fat Possum. Is it the journey or the destination? Is this love or is this addiction? Circumstances are meant to be What does that say about you and me? Courtney Marie Andrews has a way of setting up a … Continue reading New Courtney Marie Andrews video: Took You Up
Video: Soccer Mommy – “Cool” Directed by Ambar Navarro. From Clean, out now on Fat Possum. It comes as no surprise to learn that Liz Phair has tapped Soccer Mommy as the opener on her “Girly Sound to Guyville” tour. They both started out as bedroom recording artists embodying the persona of a badass young … Continue reading New Soccer Mommy video: Cool
Video: Courtney Marie Andrews – “Kindness of Strangers” From May Your Kindness Remain, out now on Fat Possum. I can’t remember the last time I got an album based entirely on the record sleeve. But last Friday when Courtney Marie Andrews’ May Your Kindness Remain was released I happened to see the cover image. I … Continue reading New Courtney Marie Andrews video: Kindness of Strangers
Video: Soccer Mommy – “Your Dog” From Clean, out March 2 on Fat Possum. So what are you supposed to do with your boyfriend’s corpse after you slit his throat? If you’re Soccer Mommy’s Sophie Allison, you drag him upstairs and Sharpie up his face and feel a little sad about the whole thing. I … Continue reading New Soccer Mommy video: Your Dog
Spiritualized – Sweet Heart Sweet Light (Fat Possum) Within the first measures of Spiritualized’s eighth album, head Spaceman Jason Pierce continues his journey away from the minimalist leanings that he’s examined for the last pair of records, and back to the orchestrated grandeur of his revered back catalog. While all of that may sound like … Continue reading Spiritualized – Sweet Heart Sweet Light
Tennis – Young & Old (Fat Possum) Teaming up with the Black Keys’ Patrick Riley in a real Nashville studio, Tennis returns with a sophomore release that retains Cape Dory’s time machine rust while opening up the fidelity a bit to give the band — now a three piece with the inclusion of drummer James … Continue reading Tennis – Young And Old
Redemption for prior bad behavior and musical mediocrity.
Our UK photographer catches up with the former Moldy Peach.
Great pics from the UK, plus an MP3 from his upcoming album.