The new 31Knots video for "Candles on Open Water" made its debut on VISIONS Mag today.
"Candles on Open Water" appears on the band's upcoming album, Trump Harm, which comes out April 26th in Europe and June 7th in North America. For all you Europeans out there, 31Knots will be touring through Germany, Belgium, and France throughout the whole month of May so be sure and catch them!
Follow the links below to check out the dates, watch the video, and pre-order Trump Harm.
STRFKR's bringing back their tour videos! Check out Episode 18 here, then click the link below to see all of STRFKR's YouTube videos. Don't forget to purchase your copy of Reptilians from the e-store if you haven't done so already!
IndyRock uploaded a new live video of Vivian Girls from their first show in Spain on 3/25 at Planta Baja in Granada. Vivian Girls will be touring Spain until 4/2, and will return for a full US tour with Black Lips. Click the links below to check out videos and photos from the show, along with a complete list of upcoming tour dates.
Alright my friends, it's time to let David Barnes bring you a better future, a brighter today, and an unforgettable tomorrow with his new limited art book, What's Weird? The full color 128 page book features new drawings and sketches from David and is currently up for pre-order right now through our E-Store. You can even get it as a package deal with of Montreal's new EP, thecontrollersphere. Check out David's new commercial above then follow the links below to pre-order.
Casiokids took SXSW by storm this year and debuted new material at several of their shows. This video clip shows the debut of Olympiske Leker, another awesome upbeat electropop jammer from the Norwegian quintet. The video's taken from the dancing multitudes, so check it out and feel like you're there shakin' it with the band.
David Barnes, art-director for of Montreal, is releasing a brand new book of his works of art spanning his entire 20-something year career. The book, titled "What's Weird?", features over 100 painting and hundreds more sketches, doodles, and comments on the works. In preparation for the April 26th release, Barnes will create a teaser trailer per week--and this week's is hilarious. If you feel your rights have ever been infringed upon, check this out. Rights you didn't even know you had may have been violated, and the crack team of attorneys over at Barnes & Spenser are going to get you what you deserve: a huge cash settlement. Watch above.
In late February 2011, Vivian Girls had the honor of playing the first-ever Bruise Cruise--a music festival aboard a cruise ship. Between sailing around the Caribbean and playing shows, Vivian Girls had time to take a break from their swim and interview poolside. Check out what they have to say about life on the high seas, the new record Share the Joy, and finding time for all their side projects. Watch above.
Pitchfork debuted an awesome new video for Deerhoof's "The Merry Barracks" off of Deerhoof vs. Evil. The video features levitating apparitions, exploding heads, gravity-defying debris, and heart-shaped atomic clouds. What else would you expect? Head on over to Pitchfork TV and check it out.
Casiokids have been nominated for a Spellman, which is the Norwegian equivalent of a Grammy, for Best Music Video. The video is for the song "En Vill Hest" off of their recent compilation Topp stemning pa lokal bar. The video features glowing crystals, exploding cereal, radical dance moves, and lots of smoke. Like the Grammy's, Spellman nominations are determined by a jury. But unlike the Grammy's, Spellman winners are determined by popular vote. So click the link below to head to the voting site, and watch it above.
Here's a nice little clip: Loney Dear's Emil Svanängen performs a solo rendition of his new song "Young Hearts" in this intimate video. On-screen animations highlight the track as it goes. The track is an early glimpse at the music that will make up Loney Dear's new full-length album due out later this year. Watch it above.
STRFKR's friends in Chicago over at Liberum Pictures came up with this awesome video for STRFKR's "Quality Time," a track off their upcoming LP Reptilians, in stores March 8. While it's not an official STRFKR video, it does feature a time-stopping, party-starting, glammed-out...dude, who brings to life an otherwise lame party (with the help of STRFKR's "Quality Time"). Check it out above.
What better way to greet the weekend than with a double dose of new video debuts on Pitchfork.tv? The new Asobi Seksu video for the song "Trails" directed by Eric Lin along with the new Vivian Girls video for "I Heard You Say" directed by Timothy Fiore are both streaming right now on Pitchfork.
"Trails" can be found on Asobi Seksu's upcoming album Fluorescence, which comes out next week (2/15). Pick one up on 180-gram clear pink vinyl by CLICKING HERE.
The Vivian Girls track "I Heard You Say" appears on the band's upcoming full-length and Polyvinyl debut Share The Joy, which you can pre-order RIGHT HERE on 180-gram teal colored vinyl. It's also on the I Heard You Say 7" which you can grab HERE.
The new Go! Team track "Secretary Song" features Deerhoof's Satomi Matsuzaki on vocals. And the new video for the song, which recently debuted on MTVU, features Satomi living a day in the life of a secretary. And sometimes that means multiple Satomis wandering around the same office. Click the link below to check out the video on MTVU.
Check out this awesome live session with STRFKR. After coffee and donuts, the band heads downstairs into somebody's (not sure whose) basement, and performs an intimate rendition of "Mystery Cloud" off of their forthcoming album Reptilians. Into The Woods captures the whole thing so you can check it out (above)!
Shugo Tokumaru's new video for "Linne," a track pulled from his upcoming full-length Port Entropy, premiered on Stereogum earlier today. The video takes a subdued approach to the track, with fuzzy animations cloaked in autumn colors, and follows a boy's silhouette through an underwater wonderland. Port Entropy will hit streets February 15, but you can pre-order a copy below. This video's perfect for the season, so click the link below and check it out over at Stereogum.
Ever wonder when when the day will come when a video on YouTube is so funny, that your computer might start laughing at you? We think that day has come with this AMAZING fan video for Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin's song "Back in the Saddle" featuring Aerosmith. I'm just gonna go ahead and say it - this is the best video ever made. See for yourself above.
Back in October, Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin traveled overseas to visit 11 European countries and play 24 shows. They documented their travels and just posted this sweet tour video with their song "Everlyn" playing in the background. Check it out above, then follow the links below to check out the band's YouTube page and to order their latest album, Let It Sway.
Before their show at the Manchester Academy, of Montreal stopped in with the folks over at Manchester Scene Wipe to perform an acoustic version of "Enemy Gene." Click the link below to get up close and personal with of Montreal frontman Kevin Barnes and guitarist Bryan Poole with this awesome acoustic rendition.
Last week, the fine folks over at Last Call with Carson Daly aired a performance of Japandroids playing "Art Czars" at the Music Box in Hollywood. The performance is now archived on the Last Call with Carson Daly website. The Art Czars 7" is sold out, so grab Japandroids' newest installment in the 7" series, Heavenward Grand Prix, before it does the same. Check out the video above, and keep an eye out for the stunned faces in the crowd after they finish playing too.