Tag Archives: Videos

Cursive – Let Me Up

Cursive has a new Daytrotter session featuring “What Have I Done?” off of Mama, I’m Swollen and “The Casualty” from the band’s previous album Domestica, in addition to covers of The Cure‘s “Love Cats” and David Bowie‘s “Modern Love”, both of which had recently become staples in the band’s live shows on their July/August tour. … Continue reading Cursive – Let Me Up

Sondre Lerche – Heartbeat Radio

Video: Sondre Lerche – “Heartbeat Radio” MP3: Sondre Lerche – “Heartbeat Radio” from Heartbreak Radio, out now on Rounder. It’s nice to see he’s getting away from the genre hopping of his last couple of releases and getting back to what made us love him in the first place: lush, orchestral pop music with clever … Continue reading Sondre Lerche – Heartbeat Radio

New Flaming Lips video: I Can Be A Frog

Video: The Flaming Lips – “I Can Be A Frog” A new song from Embryonic, due October 13 on Warner Bros. It’s a two-minute ballad with a woman making goofy animal sounds. Previously: New Flaming Lips MP3: Silver Trembling Hands. Flaming Lips: iTunes, Amazon, Insound, wiki, web

New Music Tapes song, video: For the Planet Pluto

Video: The Music Tapes – “For the Planet Pluto” MP3: The Music Tapes – “For the Planet Pluto” Pluto. The planet named by a little girl. Grumpy old astronomers told Pluto it couldn’t be a planet anymore. They called it Dwarf Planet. It’s about time somebody stuck up for little Pluto, demoted from planethood in … Continue reading New Music Tapes song, video: For the Planet Pluto

POLJUNK: Autotune the News #8: Dragons, Geese and Michael Vick

Cross-post with our National Affairs Desk: POLJUNK. This is so funny we posted it twice! Video: Auto-Tune the News #8: dragons. geese. Michael Vick. (ft. T-Pain)

Amy Winehouse Joins The Specials at V Fest

Still no Jerry Dammers but Amy Winehouse joined the recently reunited ska kings The Specials for a rendition of “You’re Wondering Now” at V Fest. She looks and sounds great and I would absolutely LOVE to see this tour should it hit the USA. What better act for a summer festival? VIDEO: The Specials & … Continue reading Amy Winehouse Joins The Specials at V Fest

Video: The Zookeepers – Darling

Our man Todd said it best just this morning, “DIY don’t mean shit if you ain’t got the chops to back it up.” That means you need to back it up creatively if you’re going to go all lo-fi and DIY. Enter: The Zookeepers and their dopey video for “Darling.” I love it. I mean … Continue reading Video: The Zookeepers – Darling

New Scarlett Johansson video: Relator (with Pete Yorn)

Video: Pete Yorn – “Relator” ft. Scarlett Johansson This song is a lot better than anything on her dreary album of Tom Waits covers. Perhaps she’s been listening to She & Him (compare), but this kind of material actually suits Johansson’s voice. And she looks fantastic as a brunette. An album, Break Up, is due … Continue reading New Scarlett Johansson video: Relator (with Pete Yorn)

Shonen Knife – Super Group

Video: “Shonen Knife – Super Group” MP3: Shonen Knife – “Super Group” from Super Group, out August 25 on Good Charamel. Shonen Knife makes it impossible not to love them. Cynics might suggest that their broken English is a cutesy gimmick, and who knows, maybe it is. But with awesome lyrics like this, how can … Continue reading Shonen Knife – Super Group

New Modest Mouse video: King Rat

Video: Modest Mouse – “King Rat” Directed by Heath Ledger, co-directed and illustrated by Daniel Auber with lead animation by Norris Houk, animation by Jade Taglioli and produced by Sara Cline of THE MASSES. According to a post on Modest Mouse‘s MySpace blog, “Heath’s intention was to raise awareness on modern whaling practices through a … Continue reading New Modest Mouse video: King Rat