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Friday Swaggaton Videos

This video teaser for ‘Taking Over The Dancefloor’ from Nadia Oh doesn’t have the intellectual heft of this New Yorker article about the jaw dropping murder mysteries and the parallel governments in Guatemala but on the other hand the article on Guatemalan politics doesn’t whip me into a dancing frenzy…

1 Apr 2011 | More

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart Release ‘Belong’, Kick Off Tour

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The Pains of Being Pure At Heart’s second album, Belong, released March 29th, is also now streaming on the band’s website. Pains began their full North American tour with Twin Shadow last night in Philadelphia.

1 Apr 2011 | More

Beacon – ‘Last Friday Night’ – Video Premiere

This video from Beacon is of a Leprechaun you’d find at the end of the rainbow, that you’ve followed along a perfect beach in 33F (0C) weather. The Leprechaun is drunk on Odin’s mead and tells you to “come to daddy” while fingering the wrong button hole, then he will bend over in a way that will remind you of your last Friday night hookup, which also reminds me of that certain way people open candy offered to them in a public space. It’s alienating, alone, primal and real. Watch it.

1 Apr 2011 | 2 comments | More