LIve three song set from Canadian band Great Lake Swimmers

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By Alicia Thompson in New Music on Friday 19 April 2013

I came across this Ontario band thanks to NPR’s awesome Tiny Desk concerts. Built around singer and songwriter Tony Dekker, this is music that really touches the soul. This video is a three-song set which includes Everything is Moving So Fast, Pulling on a Line and Various Stages. His voice and music makes me wonder […]

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The Sudden Stop: new music video from Esben Svane

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By Esben Svane in New Music on Wednesday 20 March 2013

My new EP, The Sudden Stop, was released worldwide on February 14. I use songs to tell myself things I need to hear. As a kind of therapy, I guess. I see two versions of myself with different characteristics. These two guys are at it most of the time, constantly arguing. I kind of write […]

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Wax’s latest video for his tune Rosana

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By Cormack O'Connor in New Music on Tuesday 12 March 2013

If you’re looking for a good laugh, you should definitely check out Wax’s latest video for his tune, Rosana. It’s Spanish flavored and infused with more then a hint of Mexican. In fact, you could liken the clip to a perfect burrito. It’s outer tortilla is the catchy beat which holds the song together, with […]

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Data Moshing used in creation of new Caffeine Machine music video

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By Contributions in Video on Tuesday 5 March 2013

Caffeine Machine’s Quinn Arlington Waters has put out his third music video, Untitled #8, from the album Race Music. It employs the use of the glitch technique known as Data Moshing to get an edgy yet psychadelic effect insted of straight cuts. It’s like being squeezed out of a playdough machine at the end of […]

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New music video for We Do Parties by Deerhoof

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By Annie Churdar in New Music on Tuesday 19 February 2013

Flashing lights, video games, glow sticks, and a giant fake ear. The San Francisco noise band Deerhoof grabbed a bunch of random video clips and mixed them all together to make you want to dance. Their new music video for We Do Parties will make you feel like an ADD kid at an arcade, so […]

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Sia’s stunning video for Soon We’ll Be Found

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By Cormack O'Connor in New Music on Thursday 14 February 2013

Sia is one of my favourite Australian musicians, known for her quirky pop songs and voice that makes easy work of big ballads. Way back in 2008, she released a vivid and colourful music video to accompany her song, Soon We’ll Be Found. Incorporating a great deal of sign language, the video never fails to […]

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New music video from Alterna-Punk band Future Of The Left

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By Brad Lamers in New Music on Tuesday 12 February 2013

I was lucky enough to catch the Alterna-Punk band Future Of The Left on tour in St. Louis this winter while I was home for the holidays. I have been a fan of Andy ‘Falco’ Falkous for years, going back to his previous band Mclusky. He is a force of nature. This show featured a […]

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Music video: Sad Eyes by Crystal Castles

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By Annie Churdar in New Music on Monday 11 February 2013

Flashing lights, neon colors, flying sparks, and unnerving blank masks. Crystal Castles never ceases to deliver subtly twisted imagery that makes me want to cry and dance at the same time. Something about the dark, moody grunge of it is very appealing as the scenes flip back and forth. I feel like I’m watching someone’s […]

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The confronting video and photography work of Roger Ballen

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By Gonzalo Benard in Video on Wednesday 23 January 2013

Roger Ballen is an American geologist, living in South Africa, who is very much on top of the photography world. He directed the stunning video for Die Antwood’s I Fink U Freaky, amongst other notable achievements. Yes, he’s a true master.

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Jeff Leopard: cool music video from Gallops

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By Steven Quinn in New Music on Tuesday 22 January 2013

Jeff Leopard is my new song for the week, but I’m loving the whole album. I’ve been waiting on it since I heard them a few months back. The video by Jonny Sanders is also great. If you like Holy Fuck, Battles, and LITE, you should like Gallops.

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PREMIERE: Kissing The Night — Lola’s Bad’s new video

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By Cormack O'Connor in New Music on Tuesday 22 January 2013

Lola’s Bad is an amazing doom pop duo consisting of Greek singer Evangelia C and English multi-instrumentalist Bat Halliday. They work as a totally DIY project, with the help of a small group of creatives between Greece and England – producing an abrasive yet beautifully ethereal sound. It’s with great pleasure that we premiere their […]

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Double-exposure music video by Danny Brown

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By Glerren Bangalan in Video on Wednesday 10 October 2012

Set to the Canopy Climbers’ single, Far, Los Angeles filmmaker Danny Brown shot an awesome music video composed of silhouettes of classically-trained dancers double exposed against the backdrop of the LA cityscape. Shot using a Krasnogrosk 16mm camera and consuming around a total of 400 feet of film, the result is simply gorgeous and inimitable.

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Five Seconds: a new music video by George Lewis Jr.

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By Bridget Barnett in Video on Friday 24 August 2012

Twin Shadow’s video for Five Seconds, a track from George Lewis Jr. and band’s new record, Confess is pretty epic. Not only is the song worthy of putting on repeat, but the video (directed by Keith Musil, with the story told my Lewis himself) features badass gangs, motorcycle stunts, amazing outfits, and heroic fight scenes.

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Stop-motion sea creatures and robot puppets

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By Ryan Mauskopf in Video on Tuesday 7 August 2012

Professor Soap has his doctorate in cool and runs his own private practice. This trippy three-part music video has got chill tunes, stop-motion sea creatures, and robot puppets. Think Lemon Jelly meets Yo Gabba Gabba. Free album download available here.

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