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The Frights, 2016. No Credit

PREMIERE: You Definitely Won’t Hate Going Behind the Scenes of The Frights’ “You Are Going to Hate This”

The mini-doc includes: Zac Carper of FIDLAR discussing how he drinks his coffee with slabs of butter, how he developed The Frights’ sound, and how working with the trio helped him reconnect with reality.

November 02, 2016
Soft Hair, “Soft Hair”

Soft Hair is every bit as curious as the personae the musicians have created within the moniker.

October 31, 2016
PREMIERE: Animal Lover Rattle Your Bones in “Nathan’s Nitrates”

The Twin Cities trio Animal Lover released their debut Stay Alive in September, but they’ve hardly slowed down since. The band recently wrapped…

October 05, 2016

Andy Hull and Robert McDowell of Manchester Orchestra, photo by Andrew Thomas Lee

Film + TVPlaylist
The Score: Andy Hull and Robert McDowell of Manchester Orchestra

The indie rockers from Manchester Orchestra, who made the “acoustic” soundtrack for “Swiss Army Man”—out now on DVD and Blu-ray—share their favorite moments in which film and music blend seamlessly to create the perfect scene.

October 05, 2016
PREMIERE: OY Travels to a New Planet on “Space Diaspora”

The avant-garde Berlin duo drops the 3D video for their latest single.

September 29, 2016
PREMIERE: The Mowgli’s Reach for the Skies on “Spacin’ Out” for Original Tracks

Keep your head in the clouds with the LA sextet.

September 27, 2016

Buff Monster attends Buff Monster x Minions x Rusty Lost in Paradise Capsule Collection launch event / Photo by Joshua…

Art & Culture
Minions Take Over the Surf-Fashion World with Buff Monster/Rusty Collab “Minions Lost in Paradise”

Plus four other out-of-the-box fashion collaborations.

August 23, 2016

2016. FLOODfest SXSW, Deap Vally portrait. photo by Rozette Rago.

PREMIERE: Deap Vally Give You a Taste of “Royal Jelly” on “Nic Harcourt’s TRANSMISSIONS”

The band’s full set airs next Tuesday on WorldArts.

July 27, 2016

Active Bird Community / no credit

PREMIERE: Active Bird Community Invite You to “Pick Me Apart” in New Video

Brooklynites gone wild!

July 19, 2016

Hot Hot Heat / photo by Kheaven Lewandowski

PREMIERE: Hot Hot Heat Say Goodbye with “Magnitude” Video

From the group’s self-titled farewell record.

July 13, 2016

Leon Bridges at Pickathon / photo by Rob Kerr

PREMIERE: Leon Bridges Delivers “Flowers” to Pickathon

It’s the latest episode of the Galaxy Barn Series, part of the Oregon festival’s Spring Season.

June 14, 2016

Rogue Wave on Nic Harcourt’s “Transmissions”

WATCH: Rogue Wave Deliver Intimate Performance on “Nic Harcourt’s TRANSMISSIONS”

Zach Rogue and Pat Spurgeon pare down tracks from April’s “Delusions of Grand Fur.”

June 09, 2016
LIVE: Patrick Watson Burned Bright at The Casbah (6/6/2015)

Earnest crooning and intriguing set decorations brought the singer-songwriter’s music to life

June 08, 2015

Patrick Watson. Love Songs for Robots cover.

Patrick Watson, “Love Songs for Robots”

Regrettably, the resulting ten tracks are a confusing and muddied mélange.

May 14, 2015

2015. Geographer, “Ghost Modern” art

Geographer, “Ghost Modern”

“Ghost Modern,” Geographer’s third full-length, is an intricate, yet sometimes overwhelmingly crowded listening experience.

March 24, 2015

2015. Tropics, “Rapture”

Tropics, “Rapture”

Multi-instrumentalist Chris Ward returns under the soulful, psych-pop moniker Tropics with a sophomore offering that whittles down his influences and settles on a new focus, in both aesthetic and overall message.

February 16, 2015

2015. Pond, “Man It Feels Like Space Again”

Pond, “Man It Feels Like Space Again”

Now, four albums in—each featuring a revolving door of talented buddies to jam with—the spacey psych-rock group has successfully shed the “spin-off” stigma with the aptly titled “Man It Feels Like Space Again.”

January 30, 2015

2015. Milo Greene, “Control”

Milo Greene, “Control”

Milo Greene definitely still know how to make a catchy record with “Control,” but with the band drifting away from their dreamy indie-folk twinges, it’s hard not to wonder at what cost.

January 29, 2015

Jack White. Credit Mary Ellen Matthews.

Hidden Vinyl From Jack White’s The Upholsterers Has Been Found

Here’s a fun fact: Jack White worked as an upholsterer in Detroit before the White Stripes came to fruition. Here’s…

December 18, 2014

The Walking Dead logo, AMC 2014

Film + TV
“The Walking Dead” Spin-Off May Send Biters to Los Angeles

We’ve remained faithful viewers of The Walking Dead since its premiere in 2010, gluing our eyes to the television screen every week…

December 17, 2014
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