This clip from way back in the day (before Justin Beiber was even a twinkle in his parents’ eyes) shows just how creative you can get with a killer pop hook, an awkwardly compelling frontman, and a healthy dose of imagination. More please.
The new single Jamie, My Intentions Are Bass will make you want to put on some short-shorts and go disco romping through your neighbor’s garden. !!! is the band you might actually want to be in: the groove is always fresh, and the party never ends. Their new album is out now on Warp Records.
A friend sent me a few videos of Emily Wells performing and I was instantly hooked. Her innovative sound, made from a violin, toy instruments, and digital loops, is a new frontier in music. Unlike experimental music for the sake of being different, Emily’s sound radiates soul and purpose. Watching her perform Symphony 1: In the Barrel of a Gun [above], is what first got me. And her cover of Biggie’s Juicy [below] is simply amazing.
We’ve heard plenty about the disruptions, chaos and inconvenience the Icelandic volcano no-one can pronounce has caused. Now it’s time for, quite literally, the silver lining. This stunning video from Sean Stiegemeier steps away from the ‘mediocre’ in a dramatic way. Coupled with music by Jonsi (of sigur rós), his partner Alex Somers and Peter […]