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New Superchunk video: Erasure

Video: Superchunk — “Erasure” Superchunk – Erasure (Official Music Video)Watch this video on YouTube Directed by Whitey McConnaughy. From What a Time to Be Alive, out now on Merge Records. “Erasure” features backing vocals from Waxahatchee’s Katie Crutchfield and The Magnetic Fields’ Stephin Merritt, and it’s another punch in the gut from Superchunk. Hate so … Continue reading New Superchunk video: Erasure

New Tracyanne and Danny video: Alabama

Video: Tracyanne & Danny — “Alabama” Tracyanne & Danny – Alabama (Official Music Video)Watch this video on YouTube From Tracyanne & Danny, out May 25 on Merge. You’ll remember Tracyanne Campbell from Camera Obscura. Twelve years ago she sang, “Let’s Get Out Of This Country.” Assuming she was referring to her native Scotland, it looks … Continue reading New Tracyanne and Danny video: Alabama

New Superchunk video: Cloud of Hate

Video: Superchunk — “Cloud of Hate” Superchunk – Cloud of Hate (Official Music Video)Watch this video on YouTube Directed by Taiyo Kimura. From What a Time to Be Alive, out now on Merge Records. For someone in their forties there isn’t any music more life affirming than Superchunk. They make you feel alive. They open … Continue reading New Superchunk video: Cloud of Hate

New Titus Andronicus video: Above the Bodega (Local Business)

Video: Titus Andronicus — “Above the Bodega (Local Business)” [email protected] TITUS ANDRONICUS – "ABOVE THE BODEGA (LOCAL BUSINESS)" [OFFICIAL VIDEO]Watch this video on YouTube From A Productive Cough, out March 2 on Merge. I can keep a secret from my mama, I can keep a secret from my pa I keep myself out of trouble, … Continue reading New Titus Andronicus video: Above the Bodega (Local Business)

New H.C. McEntire video: Quartz in the Valley

Video: H.C. McEntire — “Quartz in the Valley” H.C. McEntire – Quartz in the Valley (Official Music Video)Watch this video on YouTube From Lionheart, out now on Merge. This is a cool country song from the frontwoman of Mount Moriah on her first solo album. McEntire talked to The Grey Estates about the origin of … Continue reading New H.C. McEntire video: Quartz in the Valley

New Titus Andronicus video: Number One (In New York)

Video: Titus Andronicus — “Number One (In New York)” [email protected] TITUS ANDRONICUS – "NUMBER ONE (IN NEW YORK)" [OFFICIAL VIDEO]Watch this video on YouTube From A Productive Cough, out March 2 on Merge. There’s a thin line between pretense and ambition and anybody shooting for the latter risks ending up with the former instead. I … Continue reading New Titus Andronicus video: Number One (In New York)

New Escape-ism video: Walking in the Dark

Video: Escape-ism — “Walking in the Dark” Escape-ism – Walking in the Dark (Official Music Video)Watch this video on YouTube From Introduction to Escape-ism, out now on Merge. Escape-ism is Ian Svenonius. I first heard him way back in 1999 when downloading songs from the Internet was brand new and Svenonius had a band called … Continue reading New Escape-ism video: Walking in the Dark

New Shout Out Louds video: Jumbo Jet

Video: Shout Out Louds — “Jumbo Jet” Shout Out Louds – Jumbo JetWatch this video on YouTube From Ease My Mind, due September 22 on Merge. More dreamy acoustic pop from the Shout Out Louds. The video follows the loveable Swedes on their adventures across various tours, including home movies from Germany in 2004, Nashville … Continue reading New Shout Out Louds video: Jumbo Jet

New Coco Hames video: I Don’t Wanna Go

Video: Coco Hames — “I Don’t Wanna Go” Coco Hames – I Don't Wanna Go (Official Music Video)Watch this video on YouTube From Coco Hames, out now on Merge Records. A charming slice of Memphis garage pop from the former frontwoman of the Ettes. “Doesn’t matter what they say / ’cause I’m gonna get my … Continue reading New Coco Hames video: I Don’t Wanna Go

New Waxahatchee video: Silver

Video: Waxahatchee — “Silver” Waxahatchee – Silver (Official Music Video)Watch this video on YouTube From Out In The Storm, due July 14 on Merge. Waxahatchee’s Katie Crutchfield’s says “Silver” is “about self-examination and the different shapes that takes, good and bad. I wanted it to be abstract and poetic, but I also wanted to align … Continue reading New Waxahatchee video: Silver