Articles by Sarabeth Oppliger

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.

Soft Hair, “Soft Hair”

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

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 an eleven-city tour through the…

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.

PREMIERE: OY Travels to a New Planet on “Space Diaspora”

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

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

Keep your head in the clouds with the LA sextet.

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.

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.

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

Brooklynites gone wild!

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

From the group’s self-titled farewell record.

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.

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.”

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

Patrick Watson, “Love Songs for Robots”

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

Geographer, “Ghost Modern”

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

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.

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.”

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.

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 another one: White and his…

“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 to find out who’s next…

WATCH: Stephen Colbert Bonds With Smaug the Dragon in a “Report”-Ravaging Interview

It’s no secret that Stephen Colbert is massive Lord of the Rings fan (he’s got Aragorn and Bilbo’s swords in his studio and you might remember his cameo appearance as…

LISTEN: Alex Winston Releases Dynamic New Single “Careless”

Alex Winston knows how to turn heads quickly. Case in point: the Detroit-born songstress has just released her soaring single “Careless.” Classically trained in opera, her powerful…

WATCH: Dan Deacon Announces Upcoming Album, Shares Video for “Feel The Lightning”

Clever craftsman Dan Deacon has premiered his music video for “Feel the Lightning” to accompany today’s announcement of his new album Gliss Riffer. The album marks the…

Delta Airlines Offers Craft Beer to Make Flying Slightly Less Miserable

It’s no secret that in-flight beverages have always tended to be on the bland side. Maybe it was cool to drink Stella Artois during your…

WATCH: The “Broad City” Gals Show Us How to Survive This Year’s Holiday Parties

With December finally here, the holiday season is in full-swing. That means that instead of spending your coveted, lazy weekends to yourself, you’ll likely be primping,…

WATCH: Hanni El Khatib Creates Mini Thriller for “Moonlight” Video

Released right on queue with this month’s full moon, Hanni El Khatib‘s video for “Moonlight” is eerie and disturbing, but it’s difficult to pinpoint the reason…

Breaking: Broods

Georgia Nott, one-half of the New Zealand duo Broods, discusses the creation of their debut, Evergreen, one of the breakthrough records of the year.

WATCH: Reggie Watts Gets Funky in Los Angeles for Flight Facilities’ “Sunshine” Video

Earlier this week, Australian electronic duo Flight Facilities released their debut LP Down to Earth. Now they’ve shared a music video for their single “Sunshine” starring—you guessed…


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