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video: John Maus – Touchdown
Director Jennifer Juniper Stratford's work has been all over this blog lately, and today she shares one of her most absurdly awesome videos yet for John Maus' Screen Memories highlight / inspirational fight song "Touchdown", and it would have made a sick '70s Monday Night Football promo. Screen Memories is out this Friday on limited "TV snow" colored vinyl. Watch below: Read Mo
Pye Corner Audio x Faten Kanaan – The Darkest Wave
New single from Pye Corner Audio + Faten Kanaan, taken from PCA's new 7", limited to 500 copies, out today on Polytechnic Youth. Stream "The Darkest Wave", a nod to "some 70’s Carpenter-eque VHS chillwave soundtrack", below:
Animal Collective takeover: Pavement on 120 Minutes
Sometimes a band's reputation precedes them. Seems like such is the case with Animal Collective these days. When I was in high school it felt like pavement had a reputation as slacker jokesters who were only half serious as far as rock bands go and despite their indisputable talent were really making most of their career out of poking fun at the music industry and "slacking off"... Read
video premiere: Vesuvio Solo – Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell
Vesuvio Solo drop some hazy, nostalgic VHS visuals for their slinky/seductive single "Don't Ask, Don't Tell", a highlight from the Montreal group's debut full-length Favors, one of the great unsung records of 2014. Directed by Vesuvio Solo + Pat Gregoire, and inspired by classic episodes of the Old Grey Whistle Test and public access television performances...