of Montreal's Kevin Barnes recently played a solo show at Respectable Street Cafe in West Palm Beach, FL and some great videos and photos have surfaced online. Check out the version of "The Past Is A Grotesque Animal" above, then follow the link below to check out photos on Prefix along with a review on New Times.
Did you happen to catch Late Night With Jimmy Fallon on Monday? Our own Joe Haege from 31Knots was playing guitar with Menomena! Check out the performace of "Killemall" off the new Menomena album, Mines, above.
Also, rumor has it that 31Knots are hard at work on a new album! Stay tuned for more updates.
Here's some great footage of Japandroids performing "The Boys Are Leaving Town" at this year's Hillside Festival in Guelph, ON. The droids are still out on the road, so be sure to check the TOUR PAGE to see if they'll be in your city. Chances are they will!
Did you catch of Montreal on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon last night? They played "Sex Karma" with Solange! Check out the performance above. The band also played "Coquet Coquette" that night as a web exclusive, which you can see below. Enjoy!
In case you missed it in the of Montreal emailer, Kevin, David, and Nina Barnes put together a short trailer featuring a few snippets from the upcoming album, False Priest. It even got posted on Under The Radar! Check it out above then follow the link below to pre-order your copy of False Priest.
Here's the last installment of the Headlights Vibloggeo series. It's a beautiful video that compiles footage from the band on the road during the Wildlife tour. This video is dedicated to Jerry Fuchs, who sadly passed away last year. Jerry was a very very talented drummer of several bands including Maserati, !!!, The Juan MacLean, and Turing Machine. The song used in the video is called "By Your Side" by Beachwood Sparks.
Good news! Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin just released their brand new, AMAZING documentary video, "The Making of Let It Sway." As stated in the title, the video highlights a few standout moments while the band was in Madison, WI and Portland, OR with Chris Walla recording their new album, Let It Sway. Don't miss Loretta as she masters driving a stick shift!
On top of the sweet video, SSLYBY just announced a few new tour dates with Seattle's Telekinesis as direct support. Check out the complete list of dates below, then head to Consequence of Sound for more SSLYBY goodies.
Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin - 2010 Tour Dates
08/31 – St. Louis, MO @ Firebird * 09/01 – Urbana, IL @ Canopy Club * 09/02 – Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall * 09/03 – Detroit, MI @ Magic Stick * 09/04 – Toronto, ON @ El Mocambo * 09/06 – Montreal, QC @ Casa Del Popolo * 09/07 – Cambridge, MA @ TT The Bears * 09/08 – New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom * 09/10 – Washington, DC @ Black Cat * 09/11 – Philadelphia, PA @ The Barbary * 09/12 – Cleveland, OH @ The Grog Shop * 09/13 – Columbus, OH @ The Basement *
Since Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin's newest single, "Sink/Let It Sway," has been posted everywhere online already, the band decided to give you all another short teaser of something from the new album, Let It Sway. Check out the video above that contains a demo version of a new song called "Phantomwise."
Wanna get a preview of a new of Montreal song off the upcoming album False Priest? NME just posted a live video of the band rockin' a new one at their 9th Street Summerfest appearance. The song is being labeled on YouTube as "Famine Affair" and it appears in NME's "Top 10 MP3 Downloads" section. Check it out by clicking the link below.
If you've been wondering what xbxrx have been up to these past couple years, wonder no more. Equipped with a new drummer, new material, and new beach ball costumes, xbxrx are currently playing around the Los Angeles area. Check out the video above by Carnage Video to become enlightened.
Alright guys...it's time to get super excited up in here. Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin are about to come out with a new full-length REALLY soon! The band just made a sweet preview video with some rad biking action along with some footage of the band recording with Chris Walla of Death Cab For Cutie. Check it out above, then click the link below to sign up for the official SSLYBY email list to get updates about the new album.
Casiokids' brand new video for "Finn Bikkjen!" made its debut on Pitchfork today! The video was directed by Greg Taylor and features a few crazy creatures dancing in the wilderness while a young man searches for his dog. Brilliant! Check it out above, then head to Pitchfork by clicking the link below. In addition to Pitchfork, the video has surfaced on other online outlets such as Drowned in Sound, TSM, TV Guide, and more (see below for links).
Don't forget to pick up your copy of Topp stemning på lokal bar on purple vinyl through the PV online store!
Aloha have been touring the east coast with Pomegranates and the shows have been nothing short of amazing. YouTube user deathcabformel recorded some great footage of the band performing "Waterwheel" at the Knitting Factory in Brooklyn, NY. Check it out above, then click the link to see more videos from the show, like "All The Wars," "Microviolence," and "Summer Away." You KNOW you wanna check that out!
Joan of Arc were all over the place at this year's SXSW. Lucky for you, XYZ was able to chat with Tim Kinsella about playing as a "power trio," the latest compilation - Joan of Arc Presents: Don't Mind Control, and a few other interesting tid bits. There's also some great video footage taken at the Polyvinyl showcase. Check it out by clicking the link below.
It's Tuesday...let's get excited shall we? Rolling Stone just posted a great piece on the Rock And Roll Daily "Breaking" section featuring Love Is All! On top of being able to download "Bigger, Bolder," the first track off Two Thousand And Ten Injuries, you can watch their video for "Kungen" along with checking out tons of fun facts about the band - like how they inspired Karen O's song "All is Love" on the Where The Wild Things Are soundtrack. Betcha didn't know that one did ya? Check it out by clicking the link below.
AHHH! Headlights have a creepy new video for the song "Secrets" featureing a bunch of crazy skeletons! Check out the madness by above, then head over the PV store to pick up your copy of Wildlife. Video directed by Matt Harsh.