Owen Pallett premiered a video for the track, “Song for Five & Six.” Directed by Jeff Scheven, the video features an elaborate dance sequence performed by students from the National Ballet School of Canada. The track is featured on the upcoming album, In Conflict, due out May 27th via Domino/Secret City. Watch the video for “Song for Five & Six” and see Owen Pallett on tour.
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion premiered a video for their medley of the Beastie Boys’ “She’s On It” mixed with Link Wray’s “Jack the Ripper.” The track was released specially for Record Store Day 2014, and the video features various footage of the band performing the song live. Watch the video below.
Born Ruffians premiered a video for the track “Oh, Cecilia.” Directed by Mike McLaughlin, the video features local Torontonian crossing guard, Kathleen Byers, who was instructed to stop dancing on the job in December due to causing distraction to the drivers. The track is featured on the deluxe version of their album, Birthmarks, released March 25th, 2013 via Paper Bag Records. Watch the video for “Oh, Cecilia” and see Born Ruffians on tour.
Strand of Oaks premiered a video for the track, “Goshen ’97,” via The Fader. Directed by Rick Alverson, the video features the in between moments during the ups and downs in the lives of young adults. The track will appear on his forthcoming album, Heal, due out June 24th on Dead Oceans. Watch the video for “Goshen ’97″ and see Strand of Oaks on tour.
Pink Mountaintops debuted a video for the song “North Hollywood Microwaves,” via A.V. Club. The video is directed by Annie Hardy, the rap genius who is also featured in the video. The track will appear on the upcoming album, Get Back, out April 29th via JagJaguwar. Watch the video below and see Pink Mountaintops on tour. (more…)
Bare Mutants debuted a video for the song “Crying With Bob” via Noisey. Directed by John Sturdy the video features a man in a rabbit suit being refused service throughout Chicago. The track appears on the album, The Affliction, out now via In The Red. Watch the video below.
Califone debuted a video for the song “Magdalene.” Directed and animated by Amanda Bonaiuto and Jessie Stein, the stop-motion video features the relationship between a woman who lives on a lake and a merman. The track appears on the album, Stitches, out now on Dead Oceans. Watch the video below and see Califone on tour.
Wye Oak premiered a video for the song “The Tower,” via Stereogum. The track will be included on the band’s forthcoming album, Shriek, out April 29th via Merge. Watch the video for “The Tower” and see Wye Oak on tour.
COUSINS debuted a video for the song “Mess.” Directed by Neal Moignard, the video features many random and perplexing images. The track will be featured on the band’s forthcoming album, The Halls of Wickwire, due out May 13th via Ba Da Bing! Records. Watch the video below and see COUSINS on tour with Chad VanGaalen.
Liars released a video for the song “Mess on a Mission,” via Urban Outfitters. Directed by Luis Cerveró, the video shows the band walking backwards through a variety of surreal scenes. The track appears on the album Mess, out now on Mute Records. Watch the video below and see Liars on tour.