Watch: Bad Books’ Forest Whitaker Video, Stream It Never Stops

Bad Books

Kevin Devine and Manchester Orchestra frontman Andy Hull have joined forces once again for a second Bad Books album. Fans of both Devine and Manchester Orchestra jumped aboard for the duo’s 2010 self-titled debut, which won the praises of NPR’s All Things Considered and Alternative Press. Their new album II will be released on October [...]

Derek Miller Fractures Arm, Sleigh Bells Cancel, Reschedule Dates

Sleigh Bells

Sleigh Bells were forced to cancel dates at both Midpoint Music Festival (Sept. 27-29 in Cincinnati, OH) and Pygmalion Music Festival (Sept. 27-29 in Urbana, IL) after guitarist Derek Miller suffered a skateboarding injury. Miller took to Twitter to provide details of the injury and apologize for the cancellations: “Apologies for canceling Pygmalion & Midpoint. [...]

Watch: Frightened Rabbit – State Hospital

Frightened Rabbit

The excellent Scottish band Frightened Rabbit are back with a video to the title track for their upcoming State Hospital EP. The song is carried on the sturdy shoulders of Scott Hutchison’s poignant narrative and his trademarked heart-on-sleeve delivery. Soon enough, it beautifully rises from the opening moments of pure despair into one of the [...]

Watch: Japandroids – The House That Heaven Built


Japandroids have given their first ever music video to the world, and it’s for one of most energetic, unshakable, and flat-out best rock and roll songs of the year: “The House That Heaven Built.” The video is an unsurprisingly high voltage, black and white affair capturing the Vancouver duo on tour before their passionate fans [...]

Video: OFF! – “Borrow and Bomb”/”I Got News For You”


OFF! strike punk-comedy gold with 80′s public access videos (and Dave Foley) If you prefer your music expertly bashed out riding a furious punk edge and laced with vitriolic wit, you are probably already an OFF! fan, especially if you’ve been with Keith Morris through his early days with Black Flag and the past few [...]

Julian Barratt Makes Directorial Debut


  One half of comedy duo The Mighty Boosh, Julian Barratt, has made his music video directing debut – shooting the latest promo for New York indie pop twosome, Tanlines. The song – entitled ‘All of Me’ – precedes Tanlines’ debut album Mixed Emotions, which is set to be released Tuesday 20th March (U.S.). ‘All [...]

Watch: John Legend – “Woke Up This Morning”


John Legend made a contribution to the  recently released  “Soundtrack for a Revolution.” The soundtrack features well known artist and their rendition of freedom songs heard during the civil rights movement. The video shows John, behind the keyboards singing soulfully, while images from Martin Luther King Jr’s funeral  flash across the screen. Watch the video [...]

Video: Future – “Magic” (Featuring T.I.)


Future has released his new video for Magic, the first single from his upcoming album Pluto. It pains me to say that Future, might be the future of Atlanta rap. Last year he came on the scene with Racks on Racks, and since then it’s just been one hit after another. Landing T.I. for a [...]