And if that's not enough for ya, Stereogum just debuted the brand new video for "Orchards," which you can check out above, or RIGHT HERE. The video was directed by Daniel Portrait and features Rocky and Eric cruising around the country side with an unexpected (but truly amazing) friend.
We are EXTREMELY excited to announce that The Dodos have officially joined the Polyvinyl family! The band (Meric Long & Logan Kroeber) just finished recording the new album in their hometown of San Francisco, and we couldn't be happier to have them on the roster. Be sure to keep up with them on their Facebook / Twitter pages for more updates on the new album.
In the meantime, check out this teaser video below which features a brand new song. Also, the guys are kicking off their Asian tour this month! Check out all the dates below the video, or on their website HERE.
The Dodos Tour Dates:
5/18 - Bangkok, Thailand @ The Siam Society 5/19 - Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam @ Saigon Outcast 5/21 - Taipei, Taiwan @ Revolver 5/22 - Hong Kong, Hong Kong China @ Hidden Agenda 5/23 - Busan, Republic of Korea @ Vinyl Underground 5/24 - Seoul, Republic of Korea @ Mullae Mun 5/25 - Shanghai, China @ Yuyintang / Live Bar 5/26 - Beijing, China @ Yogong Yishan
The Fader just debuted the brand new video from Psychic Twin for "Dream State," which appears on the band's latest Strangers 7". The video was Co-directed by Jason Lester & Casey Stein. Check it out above!
Generationals' 3rd full-length album (and Polyvinyl debut), Heza, is officially out today on CD, LP, cassette, and digital! Visit your favorite local record store to pick up a copy on clear vinyl, or head to our online store and grab the mailorder exclusive neon-red LP (that's it above / limited to 500, only available through us).
"A dancier Echo & The Bunnyman or a version of The Magnetic Fields 69 Love Songs recorded at higher fidelity." [84/100] - FILTER
"With Heza, Generationals have perfected its a-little-bit-of-everything pop." - Under The Radar
If you're wondering what Heza is all about, take a second to check out the first video for "Put a Light On" below, which made its debut on Paste.
Follow the links below to find out more about Heza and to check out a few of our package deals, which includes a new T-shirt design.
In 2012, Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin were named cultural ambassadors to Russia for a day, so they travelled to Russia for a special show. Their buddy, Brooke Linder, went to document the trip and has since put together a trailer for an upcoming documentary - Discussions With Russians. Watch the trailer above!
Generationals have a brand new video for "Put a Light On" that just made its debut on Paste Magazine today! The video was directed by Vice Cooler and features Grant and Ted walking through the streets of their New Orleans hometown. Check it out above, then head to Paste for more.
"Put a Light On" appears on Generationals upcoming album, Heza, which is available RIGHT HERE.
Oh yes my friends...it's coming. The new Sonny & The Sunsets album, Antenna to the Afterworld, will be released June 11th! Check out a preview of the opening track, "Dark Corners," above. Stay tuned for more details!
Last night, Japandroids swung by the Conan O'Brien show to perform their song "The Nights of Wine and Roses," the first track from their critically acclaimed album, Celebration Rock. Watch the video above!
STRFKR have a brand new (semi hilarious) video for their new single "Atlantis" which you can watch over on Entertainment Weekly right here. The video was directed by Vice Cooler (of XBXRX) and features two joggers who witness a few strange things on their morning run.
Consequence of Sound shot some great footage of Deerhoof at their recent performance at Le Guess Who? Festival in Holland. Deerhoof play a few songs from their latest album, Breakup Song, and drummer Greg Saunier gives an awesome interview. Watch it above!
MTV 81 just posted part 1 of their video interview with Shugo TokumaruRIGHT HERE. The interview touches on Tokumaru's writing process and how he got started making music. Be on the lookout for part 2 coming soon!
Check out the new Deerhoof video for "We Do Parties," which just debuted on Pitchfork.tv. It features the band walking around the streets of Tokyo playing with glow sticks, skateboarding, and singing karaoke. Video directed by Michinori "Mitch" Saigo.
"We Do Parties" appears on Deerhoof's latest album, Breakup Song, which you can get on white vinyl RIGHT HERE.
The new Shugo Tokumaru video for "Katachi" made its debut on Pitchfork today (watch it above). The video was directed by Kijek / Adamski and features some SERIOUS stop motion animation skills. This thing will blow you away for sure.
"Katachi" is featured on Shugo Tokumaru's new album, In Focus?, which comes out tomorrow!
American Hipster Presents, a YouTube documentary series that travels to major US cities showcasing the various passions of today's creative force through video portraits, recently teamed up with STRFKR while they were in Portland, OR. Watch as the guys perform at MusicFest NW, shoot some hoops with friends, then hit the road during last year's tour w/ Onuinu.
A lot of crazy things went down during the making of Japandroids' video for "The House That Heaven Built." Gun shooting, beer drinking, stage diving...it's all there. Pitchfork recently caught up with Brian and Dave to discuss the behind-the-scenes details of what exactly happened. Watch it above!
of Montreal's new video for the Daughter of Cloud track "Feminine Effects (featuring Rebecca Cash)" made its debut on Stereogum! The video was directed by of Montreal mastermind Kevin Barnes' wife, Nina Barnes, and features the very talented Rebecca Cash on vocals. Watch it above, then head to Stereogum for more.
Our favorite Japanese pop wizard, Shugo Tokumaru, is back with a new album, In Focus?, and it's available for pre-order now!
The album will be released throughout North America, UK, and Europe early next year (1/22/13) on CD, LP (clear vinyl), and digital formats. All pre-orders receive an instant MP3 download for the entire album at checkout, so you can listen right now while you wait for your package to ship!
Check out the video for the first single "Decorate" above, or stream it on Soundcloud below.