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New Belle and Sebastian video: Poor Boy

Video: Belle and Sebastian – “Poor Boy” From How to Solve Our Human Problems, out on Matador. It’s been almost twenty years since I first heard Belle and Sebastian. A good friend of mine had picked up The Boy with the Arab Strap. We would have house parties every weekend back then. There would be … Continue reading New Belle and Sebastian video: Poor Boy

New Lucy Dacus video: Addictions

Video: Lucy Dacus – “Addictions” From Historian, out March 2 on Matador. “Can you imagine what it’s like to be here with you now?” Lucy Dacus’ voice makes you want to imagine. She sounds cool, but you can tell she cares. By the time “Addictions” gets to its first hook (“Now I’m awake at 2am … Continue reading New Lucy Dacus video: Addictions

New Car Seat Headrest video: Nervous Young Inhumans

Video: Car Seat Headrest – “Nervous Young Inhumans” From Twin Fantasy (2017 version), out February 16 on Matador. I didn’t discover Car Seat Headrest until Teens of Denial started showing up on everybody’s “best of 2016” year-end lists. Everybody was right: that’s a really great album. Its high points (“Drunk Drivers/Killer Whales,” “Fill in the … Continue reading New Car Seat Headrest video: Nervous Young Inhumans

New Belle and Sebastian video: I’ll Be Your Pilot

Video: Belle and Sebastian – “I’ll Be Your Pilot” From How To Solve Our Human Problems EP 2, out January 19 on Matador. If you’re a Belle and Sebastian fan who is concerned that the band has gotten a little too disco-y lately, this new song ought to reassure you. Acoustic guitars and an oboe … Continue reading New Belle and Sebastian video: I’ll Be Your Pilot

New Spoon video: Do I Have to Talk You Into It

Video: Spoon – “Do I Have to Talk You Into It” From Hot Thoughts, out now on Matador. A classic Spoon jam with a manic Photoshop tutorial? You can’t say the band doesn’t know their audience. I imagine boutique design studios all over the country cranking this jam during the interview sessions where they whiteboard … Continue reading New Spoon video: Do I Have to Talk You Into It

New Spoon video: I Ain’t The One

Video: Spoon – “I Ain’t The One” From Hot Thoughts, out now on Matador. Spoon ain’t the one, the one to get played like a poop butt. See, they’re from the street so they know what’s up. Wait wait, wrong song. As much as I’d love to hear Spoon cover N.W.A, this is an original … Continue reading New Spoon video: I Ain’t The One

Kurt and Courtney share Continental Breakfast

Video: Courtney Barnett + Kurt Vile – “Continental Breakfast” From Lotta Sea Lice, out October 13 on Matador Records. As if these two couldn’t get more lovable, now we get to see Courtney and Kurt goofing around their homes with their families, separated by thousands of miles of ocean, but bonded in joie de vivre. … Continue reading Kurt and Courtney share Continental Breakfast

New Belle and Sebastian video: We Were Beautiful

Video: Belle and Sebastian – “We Were Beautiful” Single available now on Matador. If you haven’t been paying attention to Belle and Sebastian for a while you might not know that they’ve been messing around with dance music lately. In 2014 they released the disco homage “The Party Line” as a preview single for Girls … Continue reading New Belle and Sebastian video: We Were Beautiful

Courtney Loves Kurt: Over Everything

Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile are the cute stoner couple who swear they’re just friends (and don’t even smoke down) and it’s totally true but I still want to believe the better story. To the joy of everyone who loves them both, they announced an upcoming collaboration calledĀ Lotta Sea Lice, due October 13 on Matador. … Continue reading Courtney Loves Kurt: Over Everything

New Spoon video: Hot Thoughts

Video: Spoon – “Hot Thoughts” They got around to making a video for the title track of their new album, Hot Thoughts, out now on Matador. Lots of footage from SXSW. “If you missed it you may now see it. If you were there you may now relive it.” Britt Daniel talked to Esquire about … Continue reading New Spoon video: Hot Thoughts