Video: Miniature Tigers – Cannibal Queen Saw this video on Subterranean this weekend and thought for sure that was Will Forte or at least his younger brother. Wikipedia tells me it isn’t. Still a great video and a super catchy song. Video was directed by the Yacht Rock guy and features a cameo from Derek … Continue reading Miniature Tigers – Cannibal Queen
Video: Gnarls Barkley – “Mystery Man” MP3: Gnarls Barkley – “Mystery Man” Originally included on the 2008 Who’s Gonna Save My Soul EP, the MP3 was recently featured on Spinner to promote the release of Causes 2, a charity to help the people of Darfur. The video was directed by Walter Robot based on artwork … Continue reading Gnarls Barkley – Mystery Man
Video: Modest Mouse – “Satellite Skin” Directed by Kevin Willis. The first single off the No One’s First and You’re Next EP, due sometime this year, apparently. A little weird to release a single in advance of an EP, but I guess Modest Mouse might just be a little weird. Who knows anything about the … Continue reading Modest Mouse video – Satellite Skin
Video: Weezer – “Kids/Poker Face” (live MGMT/Lady Gaga medley) Looks like Rivers Cuomo might’ve found a way to become relevent once again: lose the pedo-stache, don some ironic shades, and play covers of current hits…all while cute young girls play on their phones. Good times. Weezer: iTunes, Amazon, Insound, wiki. Via Pitchfork.
Video: The Libertines – “Up the Bracket” (live May 15, 2009) The NME reports on the Libertines Reunion that took place this weekend in London’s Rhythm Factory: Then after the closing notes of ‘Albion’ soaked into the walls, Adam and Mick headed off… Gary leaped behind the drum kit and Carl strode on, the crowd … Continue reading Libertines Reunite for 6 Song Set
Video: Animal Collective – “Summertime Clothes” (live on Letterman) I watched this on TV and I kept wondering whether or not that crunching sound that comes in after the first chrous was intentional. It sounded a lot more “broken” on my TV than it does on the computer. But it doesn’t sound like that on … Continue reading Animal Collective – Summertime Clothes Live
Video: Del the Funky Homosapien – "Get It Right Now" Del’s got a new album out, Funk Man (The Stimulus Package), and he’s giving it away for free in a number of formats including 320kbps MP3, two levels each of VBR MP3 and AAC, Ogg, FLAC, and Apple Lossless. You’ve got to give him your … Continue reading Del the Funky Homosapien – Get It Right Now
Trailer: "RIFFRAFF" You don’t hear it in this trailer, but our own Riviera has some songs on the soundtrack of RIFFRAFF, a new coming-of-age comedy about lifeguards on Chicago’s North Avenue Beach, starring Robert Belushi. RIFFRAFF has its Chicago premiere on May 29 at the Gene Siskel Film Center and will be running through June … Continue reading GLONO Band on Movie Soundtrack
Video: Rivers Cuomo – “Don’t Worry Baby” Hadn’t seen this before. The Weezer frontman performs the classic Beach Boys song for Stereogum’s video series of stripped down, acoustic sessions. You can also find his solo cover of this song on Alone II: The Home Recordings of Rivers Cuomo. Rivers Cuomo: iTunes, Amazon, Insound, wiki.
Video: Johnny Marr Pierces The Cribs’ Ryan Jarman’s Ear “The Cribs Johnny Marr Pierces Ryan Jarmans Ear, whilst in the studio recording their new album set for release later this year.” Ew. The Cribs: iTunes, Amazon, Insound, wiki Via NME.