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Why Don’t We Watch Some NSFW Music Videos?

The inspiration for this list comes from the latest video from Beacon for the “See Through You” track, it’s the latest master stroke from the No Body album. It’s a great starter video for the NSFW genre (Not Safe For Work for those who just plugged in their internet) but no one has a job anymore, so this is list is for the congress men and women while they decide on which freedoms should be cut first.

30 Nov 2011 | 2 comments | More

French Synth Acts Housse de Racket and Yelle to Tour the U.S. in December

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France’s synth-rock duo Housse de Racket, which means “tennis racket cover” to we English speakers, are taking on a debut tour of the United States with their countrymen, pop trio Yelle. It all starts December 2nd at the Fillmore in Miami, FL…

24 Nov 2011 | More

The Duke Spirit – ‘Bruiser’

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With front woman Liela Moss’s velvety voice, the band’s penchant for mixing dark blues, soul, psych, British rock and 60′s swagger, The Duke Spirit is like a Victorian silver tea set, beautiful to behold, especially as the tarnish makes its sheen more complex.

23 Nov 2011 | More

Courtney Taylor-Taylor to Release Book and Album as One Model Nation

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Our favorite dashing Dandy with the double last name is back. Courtney Taylor-Taylor, of the Dandy Warhols has hooked up with Germany’s One Model Nation and will release not just an album, Totalwerks Vol. 1 (1969 – 1977), but also a work of historical fiction, One Model Nation, a graphic novel set in Berlin in 1977, one of the city’s most turbulent periods of politics and culture.

22 Nov 2011 | 1 comment | More

Tulipomania – ‘Rumble Thud’ Video from The Whispering Campaign album

There’s something meditative about the dancehall beats and the fiery hammer, toy cars on fire and open cauldron look of …Read the Rest

21 Nov 2011 | More

What Would WIM Do? Aussie Rockers Dare to Dream

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WIM took New York City by storm at CMJ 2011, tearing into local venues like a blizzard of glam-folk glitter and virtuoso pop force and defying any notion of simple genre categorization. The Sydney-based band, whose debut release is out on esteemed Aussie label Modular Recordings just this week…

17 Nov 2011 | 1 comment | More

Parenthetical Girls’ New Video and Tour Dates

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Parenthetical Girls are in no rush to release Privilege, their latest full length, since they’ve chosen to dole it out …Read the Rest

14 Nov 2011 | More

Two Throbbing Nights of Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival 2011 This Weekend

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According to ancient lore, a race of cephalopod humanoids have been enslaved by their two-armed humanoid brethren when Atlantis dried …Read the Rest

8 Nov 2011 | More

Laurel Halo Remixes Planningtorock’s “Living It Out” to a Perfectly, Germanic Trippy T, Whatever That Means

We are eccentric, upper class Germanic peoples who choose to place our comforting follies in the woods. We are poetic, trippy, yet also down-to-earth, and appreciate a long, drawn out poetry. I must admit, I’d like to belong to this class…

4 Nov 2011 | More

What’s That Fly Video? Fostercare – “Low”


Our pal Marc Jason of Fostercare released a new video for his song “Low” and I’m very much in favor of watching this on the biggest available screen you have, if available power up a projector. The graphics are a great visualization of his fractured, multitudinous vision of the world. The music at first listen makes me execute a dance move akin to a spiraling ice-skater, except for I do it on top of a tub of actual ice cream (which I never eat because, come on psssh, then I’d tumble). Let’s watch it now.

3 Nov 2011 | More