Video: The Highwomen – “Redesigning Women” Directed by Elizabeth Olmstead. From The Highwomen, due September 6 on Low Country Sound/Elektra. The Highwomen are Brandi Carlile, Natalie Hemby, Maren Morris, and Amanda Shires. And they’re telling it like it is. Full-time living on a half-time schedule Always trying to make everybody feel special Learning when to … Continue reading New Highwomen video: Redesigning Women
Video: SWMRS – “Lose Lose Lose” From Berkeley’s On Fire, out now on Fueled By Ramen. Well it’s hard to argue with a sentiment like this: 2019 is a fucking disaster Dear Vladimir Putin, stop fucking up my shit ‘Cause I know I can fuck it up faster So it goes. SWMRS: web, twitter, amazon, … Continue reading New SWMRS video: Lose Lose Lose
Video: ShitKid – “Grown-ups are KiDS!” Video by Erik Pousette. From [DETENTION], out now on PNKSLM. There are no guns or chickens in the latest video by our favorite Swedish troublemakers, but it’s still pretty good. All of the grownups Always think Yeah think they know what’s best for me Oh but they don’t According … Continue reading New ShitKid video: Grown-ups are Kids!
Video: Andrew Bird – “Olympians” Directed by Matthew Daniel Siskin. From My Finest Work Yet, out now on Loma Vista. Andrew Bird is having way more fun in his new video than the lyrics of the song might suggest. Why don’t you come to bed Instead of stumbling into the light Of medicine cabinets? Shaking … Continue reading New Andrew Bird video: Olympians
Video: Pip Blom – “Tired” Video by The Industry. From Boat, out now on Heavenly Recordings. Pip Blom’s previous single, “Daddy Issues,” is one of my favorite songs (and videos) of the year so far. This new one has a similar ramshackle charm. Pip Blom: web, twitter, amazon, apple, spotify, wiki.
Video: Prince – “Manic Monday” From Originals, out now on NPG Records. I don’t remember exactly when I discovered that Prince wrote the Bangles hit “Manic Monday,” but I’ve been hoping to hear his original demo ever since. It was certainly one of the first things I searched for after I downloaded Napster. But of … Continue reading New Prince video: Manic Monday
Video: Son Volt – “The 99” From Union, out now. I don’t spend a lot of time on negativity anymore, and that includes writing negative reviews. I mean, really…we’re surrounded by a shitstorm of Trumpist negativity and we are a music site of, by and for fans. So it pains me to write this: This … Continue reading New Son Volt video: The 99
Video: Sharon Van Etten – “No One’s Easy To Love” Directed by Katherine Dieckmann. From Remind Me Tomorrow, out now on Jagjaguwar. I don’t know where she is or where she’s going, but Sharon Van Etten is a boss. How do I know? She walks with great authority. And you can’t be a boss without … Continue reading New Sharon Van Etten video: No One’s Easy To Love
Video: Belle and Sebastian – “Sister Buddha” From Days of the Bagnold Summer, due September 13 on Matador. It’s always uplifting to hear a new Belle and Sebastian song. And “Sister Buddha” is no exception. And if God won’t show Her face Fall upon your loving soul’s embrace And I’ll send you all the love … Continue reading New Belle and Sebastian video: Sister Buddha
Video: Frankie Cosmos – “Windows” Directed by Eliza Doyle and Greta Kline. From Close it Quietly, due September 6 on Sub Pop. Watch Greta Kline and her pal Eliza Doyle frolic around the streets and beaches of New York. Like the music, the video mixes moments of silliness with poignancy. Slow leak, slow dream I … Continue reading New Frankie Cosmos video: Windows