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New Waxahatchee video: Lilacs

Video: Waxahatchee — “Lilacs” Waxahatchee – Lilacs (Official Video)Watch this video on YouTube 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 … Continue reading New Waxahatchee video: Lilacs

New Torres video: Dressing America

Video: TORRES — “Dressing America” TORRES – Dressing America (Official Video)Watch this video on YouTube Directed by Ashley Connor. From Silver Tongue, out January 31 on Merge. Wow! Remember a couple years ago when Mackenzie Scott was dropped by 4AD for “not being commercially successful enough”? Well now she’s been signed by Merge and this … Continue reading New Torres video: Dressing America

New Ex Hex video: Rainbow Shiner

Video: Ex Hex — “Rainbow Shiner” Ex Hex – Rainbow Shiner (Official Music Video)Watch this video on YouTube Directed by M. Wartella. From It’s Real, out now on Merge. It might be easy to hear this is as just a rifftastic throwaway jam but listen closely. I got to shine on Through all the black … Continue reading New Ex Hex video: Rainbow Shiner

New Ex Hex video: Tough Enough

Video: Ex Hex — “Tough Enough” Ex Hex – Tough Enough (Official Music Video)Watch this video on YouTube Directed by Brandon Herman. From It’s Real, out March 22 on Merge. Mary Timony, Betsy Wright, and Laura Harris prove they will still be rocking out long after the rest of have been obliterated by a nuclear … Continue reading New Ex Hex video: Tough Enough

New Tracyanne and Danny video: Cellophane Girl

Video: Tracyanne & Danny — “Cellophane Girl” Tracyanne & Danny – Cellophane Girl (Official Music Video)Watch this video on YouTube From Tracyanne & Danny, out now on Merge Records. Another globetrotting video from Tracyanne Campbell and Danny Coughlan, this one featuring lead vocals from Coughlan who says, “I worked in a plastics factory for a … Continue reading New Tracyanne and Danny video: Cellophane Girl

New Escape-ism video: Bodysnatcher

Video: Escape-ism — “Bodysnatcher” Escape-ism – Bodysnatcher (Official Music Video)Watch this video on YouTube Directed by Alexandra Cabral. From The Lost Record, out September 7 on Merge. Another minimalist disco jam from the twisted funkbone of Ian Svenonius. The video features the subtle but enticing dance moves of Svenonius and collaborator/director Alexandra Cabral as they … Continue reading New Escape-ism video: Bodysnatcher

New Waxahatchee video: Chapel of Pines

Video: Waxahatchee — “Chapel of Pines” Waxahatchee – Chapel of Pines (Official Music Video)Watch this video on YouTube From the Great Thunder EP, out September 7 on Merge. Waxahatchee’s “Silver” was one of the best songs of 2017. And now Katie Crutchfield is back with a stripped down acoustic collection recorded at Bon Iver’s studio … Continue reading New Waxahatchee video: Chapel of Pines

New Escape-ism video: Nothing Personal

Video: Escape-ism — “Nothing Personal” Escape-ism – Nothing Personal (Official Music Video)Watch this video on YouTube Directed by Alexandra Cabral. From The Lost Record, out September 7 on Merge. Ian Svenonius is prolific. It was only November when he introduced the world to his new project, Escape-ism. And now there’s a second album coming due … Continue reading New Escape-ism video: Nothing Personal

New Tracyanne and Danny video: It Can’t Be Love Unless It Hurts

Video: Tracyanne & Danny — “It Can’t Be Love Unless It Hurts” Tracyanne & Danny – It Can't Be Love Unless It Hurts (Official Music Video)Watch this video on YouTube Directed by Ed Dougherty. From Tracyanne & Danny, out now on Merge Records. Spooky! Director Ed Dougherty says, “One of my obsessions is The Amityville … Continue reading New Tracyanne and Danny video: It Can’t Be Love Unless It Hurts

New H.C. McEntire video: Baby’s Got the Blues

Video: H.C. McEntire — “Baby’s Got the Blues” H.C. McEntire – Baby's Got the Blues (Official Music Video)Watch this video on YouTube Directed by Jared Hogan. From Lionheart, out now on Merge. I would imagine that H.C. McEntire gets tired of comparisons to Lucinda Williams. But whatever. If you dig Williams’ literary sensuality and soulful … Continue reading New H.C. McEntire video: Baby’s Got the Blues