Music video for Bloc Party’s Ratchet: More crazy work from Cyriak

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By Low Lai Chow in Video on Tuesday 2 July 2013

We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again: Cyriak is crazy. Now he’s unleashed his loop-to-infinity visuals on the music video for Bloc Party’s ‘Ratchet’. It’s a perfect merge. As one guy commented on YouTube, ‘I don’t know who to be more jealous of, Cyriak for meeting Bloc Party, or Bloc Party for meeting […]

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Blurred Lines: Robin Thicke feat. Pharrell Williams (the biggest hit of the year)

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By Milan Topalovic in New Music on Tuesday 25 June 2013

Coming off the back of Get Lucky – the collaborative massive comeback single from the legendary Daft Punk – Pharrell Williams adds another feather to his feather-filled cap with this ice cool summer tune. Written and performed with Robin Thicke, Blurred Lines is sitting at the top of the charts as the highest selling song […]

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Dumbass: the new song and video by Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei

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By Annie Churdar in Video on Thursday 6 June 2013

Chinese visual artist Ai Weiwei is channeling his pent up rage with music. Much like American gangster rap artists, the 55-year-old decided to write his angsty first album after being unfairly imprisoned for 81 days back in 2011. The music video for Dumbass recreates the very cell he was trapped in for so many days. Wievei describes the […]

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Through The Door: new music by We Aeronauts

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By Anna Dowsland in New Music on Friday 24 May 2013

They went to France for a week and came back a band. The description for their sound is a shoegaze/post-rock origins with lush harmonies. Emerging from the Oxford music scene with a hauntingly beautiful video. This song has been stuck in my head for weeks.

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À tout à l’heure: the awesome new music video by Bibio

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By Darwin Cosico in New Music on Thursday 16 May 2013

On May 13, Wolverhampton native Bibio will release Silver Wilkinson, the follow-up to his excellent 2011 record Mind Bokeh. He has shared the video for the album’s first single, À tout à l’heure. Directed by Bibio in collaboration with Russell Weekes, the clip chronicles what summer would look like back in the 60s coated with […]

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Puppet stop-motion video by Hiné Mizushima

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By Michael Amter in Video on Tuesday 14 May 2013

Insect Hospital+ is the official video for the new They Might Be Giants album, Nanobots. The puppet stop-motion video was created by the talented craft artist Hiné Mizushima. She sells her amazing needle and felt work via Etsy.

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We Found Love: new music by Palma Violets

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By Darwin Cosico in New Music on Friday 10 May 2013

If you’ve been living under a rock for the past few months, then you need to check out Palma Violets, an indie rock/garage rock band from London and currently signed to the famous Rough Trade Records (The Strokes, The Libertines and Arcade Fire). The British quartet released their first studio album in February called 180, and […]

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Two Door Cinema Club Tries bowling with human heads

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By Annie Churdar in New Music on Friday 10 May 2013

Well, I’ve never considered the benefits of using human heads as bowling balls. But thanks to Two Door Cinema Club’s new video for Handshake, I have now thought about it. And it still grosses me out. I tried watching it a second time, and it actually disturbed me more the second time around. I just […]

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Outside: animated music video for new David Bronson single

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By Rebekah Rhoden in Video on Wednesday 8 May 2013

‘I knew I wanted to work with Johnerick as soon as I met him’, says New York-based singer-songwriter David Bronson about animator Johnerick Lawson and his contribution to the new music video for Bronson’s song Outside. Johnerick’s work is a creative mixture of animation techniques that compliments the song’s themes of inner reflection. ‘Who can […]

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Daft Punk’s new single Get Lucky: it’s a groovy space jam

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By Annie Churdar in New Music on Tuesday 7 May 2013

Get ready for a lot of shiny chrome and sequins. This is Daft Punk’s new single from their soon-to-be-released album, Random Access Memories. Get Lucky (Featuring Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers) is a blast from the space-crazed past. I feel like these guys should be jamming in the background at a space club somewhere in […]

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Simple As Hell: new music by Eaten By Bears

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By Steven Quinn in New Music on Thursday 2 May 2013

The Eaten by Bears track ‘Simple As Hell’ is ridiculously catchy and what song isn’t made better by bongos? They also have a great name. Fortunately, they haven’t yet been eaten. By bears. Catchy tunes with a math rock edge. You can stream their first album free on their bandcamp. For fans of Foals.

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Stand in the Sand: the first single from Twin Peaks

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By Pierce Adler in New Music on Tuesday 30 April 2013

Twin Peaks is living the dream. After a semester of going to college, they decided the rock n’ roll life was more their style. After a hype-garnering run at South by Southwest and a recent signing to Autumn Tone Records, the band will be reissuing their dreamy record, Sunken, on July 9. Twin Peaks sounds […]

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New music video for Ben Mason’s Avoiding a Fight

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By Nini Baseema in Video on Tuesday 30 April 2013

Some songs bump into your life at a very peculiar moment, expressing something that you might not be ready to admit to yourself at the time but resonating with you on a deeper level all the same. Avoiding a Fight is one of those tunes. It was written and self-recorded a few years back by […]

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Garbage and Screaming Females channel Patti Smith’s Because the Night

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By Annie Churdar in New Music on Saturday 27 April 2013

When Garbage and Screaming Females team up, they can rip guitar solos and belt out choruses right on par with Patti Smith. This black and white music video is primo. What begins as a shaky, DIY, handheld camera home video picks up as these girls begin to sing and play Because the Night. Like what […]

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Music video blends watercolor with digital effects

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By Lost At E Minor in Video on Friday 26 April 2013

In this music video, the artist combines traditional watercolor techniques with digital effects. Every texture, illustration or letter was painted and scanned several times to achieve this beautiful effect. This is the first project of Sublime Silence, a collaborative studio that specializes in fine art and experimental videos. The artist spent weeks drawing, scanning and […]

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