If you weren't able to stay awake to watch of Montreal perform "Dour Percentage" on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon on Wed, have no fear, because we've got the performance posted for you above. of Montreal killed it as always, and everyone had a blast!
Quick side note - the people who work at the Jimmy Fallon show gave of Montreal a disposable camera to play with backstage, so keep checking back on the Jimmy Fallon blog for the pictures. Some of them are going to be pretty awesome!
And don't forget! of Montreal's new album, Paralytic Stalks, is out now! Pick one up at your favorite local record store, or directly through us RIGHT HERE.
NME just posted a great video of Casiokids performing a stripped down version of the song "Golden Years," which appears on their latest album, Aabenbaringen over aaskammen. Check out the video above then head to NME at the link below.
To close out the Ghost Town live video series, Mike revisited the same location seen in the first video, his own home. Check out this performance of "Everyone's Asleep in the House but Me," the last track off Ghost Town.
Be sure and visit the Owen YouTube channel to see all the past videos. There's one for each song off Ghost Town.
Here's Mike doing a live performance of "Mother's Milk Breath" (track 8 off the new Owen album, Ghost Town) at Salvage One in Chicago. Be sure to check out the Owen YouTube channel for the rest of the videos in the ongoing Ghost Town live series. If you haven't had a chance to check out Ghost Town yet, you can stream it / order it RIGHT HERE.
What better place for an intimate live performance than in the middle of a high-end, bustling kitchen? For Mike's latest live video for "No Language," he hooked up with the people at Graham Elliot's restaurant in Chicago and filmed this piece. Check it out above, then head to the Owen YouTube channel to see the rest of the videos in the ongoing series.
Last week's wig shop video was probably the most interesting location for the ongoing series of live Owen videos, but I think this week's may have just topped it. Watch Mike perform "An Animal" at The Butcher & Larder in Chicago above.
"An Animal" is the 6th track off the new Owen album, Ghost Town, which is out now. Follow the links below to purchase the album through our online store and to watch more live videos.
Pick the oddest place to shoot a video, and you've got Owen's latest release. Mike Kinsella plays "The Armoire" in Heads and Threads Boutique in Chicago- surrounded by watching mannequins and wigs, not to mention fans. Shot by Craig Shimala, it features the 5th track off of Ghost Town.
While in Paris Loney Dear was filmed in an entire concert length video, featuring old and new songs. Intimate with sepia tones, blurred effects, and the backdrop of Paris' skyline, it's a must-see for all Loney Dear fans. Check it out above!
Here's the latest live Owen video for you all to enjoy. This time Mike took a trip to The Chicago Theatre to play "O, Evelyn...," which is the 3rd track off the upcoming album, Ghost Town. Check it out above, then follow the links below to watch the past 2 videos and to purchase Ghost Town.
Here's another live Owen video taken from the ongoing series Mike's doing where he plays each track off Ghost Town in a different location in Chicago. "No Place Like Home" is the 2nd track off Ghost Town, which comes out Nov. 8th. Follow the links below to pre-order the album and to check out the previous live video of "Too Many Moons."
Emil Svanängen (AKA Loney Dear) recently stopped by The L Mag's office for a nice little acoustic performance. Check out a stripped down version of "My heart" above, then follow the link below to watch Emil play the Dear John track, "Violent." Don't forget to check out Loney Dear's latest album, Hall Music, in the PV online store.
Since Owen's upcoming album, Ghost Town, is about to come out next month, Mike Kinsella's friend Craig Shimala is filming a series of live videos where Mike plays each song off the album in a different location in Chicago. The first video of "Too Many Moons" was just posted today. Check it out above and be sure to follow the Owen YouTube channel to see the others as they get posted leading up to Ghost Town's release on Nov. 8th.
Loney Dear's latest album, Hall Music, may just be one of the band's most beautiful albums to date, but if you haven't seen them live then you're really missing out on something special. The Line of Best Fit just posted a great live video of Emil playing the new single, "My heart," by himself with his acoustic guitar and some loop pedals. Check it out above.
For a more full band experience, be sure and check out Loney Dear's recent performance on Swedish TV where they deliver great performances of "My heart" and "D major" in front of a live studio audience. Follow the links below to check out all the clips.
Loney Dear recently performed a wonderful live set on Swedish radio, and the performace has since been archived on their website. Follow the link below to listen to the entire performance which includes new songs from the upcoming Loney Dear album, Hall Music.
THE DROIDS ARE BACK! Japandroids began their new North American tour over the weekend in their hometown of Vancouver, BC at The Waldorf Hotel and the excitement is only growing as they make their way through the US. Brian and Dave will be unveiling brand new songs set to appear on their long-awaited follow up to 2009's Post-Nothing, along with the classic Japandroids jams you all know and love.
For those of you that missed the Vancouver show, The Georgia Straight was there and wrote a great review of the night's festivities. Follow the links below to check out the review along with a complete list of upcoming Japandroids tour dates.
Japandroids Tour Dates
Aug 30, 2011 - Sunset Tavern, Seattle, WA Aug 31, 2011 - Bunk Bar, Portland, OR Sep 2, 2011 - The Hemlock, San Francisco, CA Sep 3, 2011 - FYF Fest, Los Angeles, CA Sep 5, 2011 - Trunk Space, Phoenix, AZ Sep 7, 2011 - Bryan Street Tavern, Dallas, TX Sep 8, 2011 - The Mohawk, Austin, TX Sep 9, 2011 - Hopscotch Fest, Raleigh, NC Sep 12, 2011 - Red Palace, Washington, DC Sep 13, 2011 - Kung Fu Necktie, Philadelphia, PA Sep 14, 2011 - Mercury Lounge, New York, NY Sep 15, 2011 - Middle East Upstairs, Cambridge, MA Sep 16, 2011 - The Capital Complex, Fredericton, NB Sep 17, 2011 - Seahorse Tavern, Halifax, Canada Sep 19, 2011 - Hunter's Ale House, Charlottetown, PEI, Canada Sep 20, 2011 - L'Agitee, Quebec City, Canada Sep 21, 2011 - Le Divan Orange (POP Montreal), Montreal, Canada Sep 22, 2011 - Sneaky Dee's, Toronto, Canada Sep 23, 2011 - Schubas, Chicago, IL Sep 24, 2011 - Polyvinyl's 15-Year Anniversary @ Highdive (Pygmalion Music Festival), Champaign, IL Sep 26, 2011 - 7th Street Entry, Minneapolis, MN Sep 27, 2011 - Royal Albert Arms, Winnipeg, Canada Sep 29, 2011 - Brixx, Edmonton, Canada
Back in July during Vivian Girls' UK tour, Manchester Scenewipe met up with them at The Ruby Lounge to shoot this live performance of "Dance (If You Wanna)" off their latest album, Share the Joy. Check out the performance above then head to Manchester Scenewipe by clicking the link below.