Cheap (in a good way) electro gothic madness by Crystal Castles. This awesome, asphyxiating, bombastic video for Baptism, from the album Crystal Castles II, makes me want to dance and hide all at the same time.
Created by the design group Sembler using 3D brainscans from the Visible Human Project and using the latest human-computer interaction (HCI), Gold is the new video by electronic trio Darkstar, and it’s a beautiful trip inward. Their new album comes out October 19 on Hyperdub.
This beautiful and eerie new video for Suuns’ Up Past the Nursery was shot deep in the forest behind your house, just before sunset, right about the time of day when the thought of being lost in the woods starts to creep you out. Their new album comes out October 12 on Secretly Canadian.
I loved Oval when 1995’s 94 Diskont came out. I blissed out to it every night for almost a year. But then I kind of stopped thinking about Markus Popp’s beautifully minimalistic project for more than a decade. Now, almost ten years after his last release, Popp is coming out with two albums this year, […]
Australian electronic act, Pivot, have changed their name — to PVT — and have a new album on the way, to be released through the mercurial Warp Records. Their song, Window, is typical of the dense collisions of PVT’s sound. The video was directed by Clemens Habicht (Friendly Fires) and edited at the Abbey Road […]
A nice little mash-up between the lovely Lykke Li and the ever-talented Bon Iver. The original is deeply intimate, whereas this rendition takes the song to the great outdoors and injects vibrant percussion, accompanied by the funky moves of Sweden’s finest export since Bjorn Borg’s mullet.
Where would I be without the mighty Dan? This is a band that I listen to almost daily. Every time I do, I hear something new. Sure, they’re clever East Coast jazz-rockers, with a laid back West Coast sound. But read that again: they’re clever! What’s not to love about that? Maybe being English and […]
For her latest musical opus, the always fashionable Lady Gaga recruited photographer Steven Klein, best known for his work with Madonna, to make his music video directorial debut. She has described the video as having a ‘homoerotic, military theme’.
Sinking Friendships is the latest single from Jónsi’s debut solo album, Go. The lead singer of Sigur Rós brings his renowned penchant for creating anthemic tracks, layered with bells and xylophones and a made-up language many have coined Neverlandic.
Directed by mixed-media artist Japeth Mennes, the vibe of the new Judson Claiborne video, Moonraker, constantly shifts from an eerie and unsettling darkness to kaleidoscopic bursts, leaving you with a quick glimpse of your surroundings followed by the warm glow of a secret message.
Coming across like a mesh of Smashing Pumpkins and Sonic Youth, Athens, Georgia, indie-rock band Twin Tigers are a earful in their own right. Their new video for the single, Red Fox Run, was directed by Robert U. Thomason.