Everything Everything ‘Schoolin’ Video


Imagine a band who fuse three part harmonies with scalding post-punk guitars; floor-filling bass lines with syncopated rhythms and lyrics about everything from high-school massacres to R&B lotharios musing on their lot in a post-apocalyptic wilderness. Not easy, is it? But then Everything Everything aren’t here to make life easy. They’re here to challenge every knee-jerk convention of indie rock ...

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Indie Music Videos: Freelance Whales in Starbucks Commercial

Indie Music Videos: Freelance Whales in Starbucks Commercial Indie rockers Freelance Whales are featured in a new commercial for Starbucks. Freelance Whales’ song “Generator First Floor”, from their debut LP Weathervanes (Frenchkiss), is featured in the new Starbucks espresso commercial that is now airing nationally. The commercial is part of Starbucks’ new ad campaign to celebrate their 40th Anniversary and ...

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Britney Spears and Mel Gibson: BFF??

“Hey sugartits, how bout using that debit card your daddy gave you and buying me a beer?” “Oh mah Gawd! Didn’t you do that Passion of the Jesus movie?!” “Sure, sure, I was also Mad Max.” “Um…okay…I had a dawgie named Max!” “I once called a Jew a dog!” “Are Jews like Kabbalah? I had a Kabbalah tattoo on mah ...

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Indie Music Videos: Decemberists: “This is Why We Fight”

Indie Music Videos: Decemberists–”This is Why We Fight” Decemberists have premiered their new music video for “This is Why We Fight”, from their latest album, The King is Dead. The video was directed by Aaron Stewart-Ahn and features a dystopian future populated by peasant children and a teenage king overlord. This has become a popular theme in indie music videos ...

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Vampire Weekend on SNL (Video)

Vampire Weekend Spin

I saw Vampire Weekend on SNL tonight and they are great! I had noticed them on my issue of this month’s Spin Mag (they’re on the cover) but hadn’t really paid much attention to them…when trying to keep up with pop culture, it’s hard to keep tabs on what’s really going on! I have probably lost a million points of ...

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Indie Music Videos: Explosions in the Sky: “Last Known Surroundings”


Indie Music Videos: Explosions in the Sky: “Last Known Surroundings” For the first time in 12 years, instrumental post-rock band Explosions in the Sky has unveiled their first official music video. The animated clip for “Last Known Surroundings” is from the band’s new album Take Care, Take Care, Take Care. Months in the making, “Last Known Surroundings” directed by Ptarmak, ...

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