Articles by Marty Sartini Garner
PREMIERE: Relive Our Last Moments of Innocence with EZTV in “Hammock” Video
The video for the “High in Place” single was shot hours before the November election.
PREMIERE: Parlor Walls Dance in the Dark in “Play Opposites” Video
From March’s “Opposites.”
PREMIERE: Daniel Romano Sings a Song of Himself in “When I Learned Your Name” Video
The “Modern Pressure” cut gets a clip of its own.
PREMIERE: LA Takedown Hang With Very Good Dogs in “Bad Night at Black Beach” Video
From May’s “II.”
A New Day Dawning: How “Check Your Head” Invented the Beastie Boys
Their audience didn’t understand them. Their label didn’t want to talk to them. Not to worry: For the Beastie Boys, it was a brand-new morning.
PREMIERE: Pioneer 11 Creep Through the Galaxy in “Grumpy Goomba” Video
The LA digi-psych duo’s POW debut will drop later this year.
PREMIERE: Boulevards Returns to the Dancefloor with “Wear and Tear”
And a very funky Friday to you.
PREMIERE: Tanzania Albinism Collective Share “Life is Hard,” from “White African Power”
Recorded on the remote island of Ukerewe, in Lake Victoria.
PREMIERE: Palehound Call Out “Molly” In Pickathon’s Slab Sessions
The Dry Food cut gets its day in the sun.
PLAYLIST: Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever Present Songs About Objects
None about buildings or food, though.
PREMIERE: Cory Hanson’s “Garden of Delight” Ain’t So Pretty After All
The cut from the Wand frontman’s solo record gets its own video.
PREMIERE: The Como Mamas Command You to “Move Upstairs” on New Daptone LP
Continuing the surprisingly rich tradition of musical excellence in Panola County, Mississippi.
PREMIERE: Tuareg Rockers Tamikrest Find Refuge in the Desert in “Wainan Adobat”
From “Kidal,” the band’s forthcoming LP.
PREMIERE: La Luz Buzz Through “You Disappear” for Pickathon’s Slab Sessions
The “Weirdo Shrines” cut shimmers in the daylight.
PREMIERE: Kane Strang Does New Zealand Twang in “Oh So You’re Off I See”
From his forthcoming Dead Oceans debut.
PREMIERE: “No New York?” Blank Square Say “No San Francisco” on Castle Face Debut “Animal I”
The SF punks channel no-wave aggression.
PREMIERE: Vorhees Manipulates Memories, Textures with “Souvenir”
The audio engineer known for her work with St. Vincent steps out from behind the boards.
PREMIERE: Conner Youngblood Takes us to School in a Reykjavik Classroom
The confessional Nashville experimentalist delivers a pair of standouts from last year’s The Generation of Lift EP on a gray Icelandic morning.