May 2nd, 2010

Video: The Black Keys “New Girl”

The Black Keys - Brothers

Thanks to the similarity in their names, musical influences, hometowns, and number of group members, The Black Keys have endlessly been compared to fellow blues rock revivalists The White Stripes.  But when it comes to career trajectory, the similarities stop.  Unlike the overnight success of their Detroit counterparts, The Black Keys (Akron, Ohio natives Dan Auerbach and [...]

April 30th, 2010

Video: Bear In Heaven “Dust Cloud”

Icelandic Volcano

Brooklyn krautrockers Bear In Heaven, who released 2009’s excellent Beast Rest Forth Mouth, were one of the many artists stranded overseas due to the Icelandic volcano eruption (pictured above). You may have heard about it. Anyway, while stuck in the Madrid airport one of the band members got bored enough to put a [...]

April 4th, 2010

Band of Horses “Compliments”

Band Of Horses - Infinite Arms

“Compliments,” whose nature-themed video you can check it out below, is the first single from Infinite Arms, the new album by Band of Horses due out May 18 on Brown Records/Fat Possum/Columbia.  Already well known among indie fans for 2006’s Everything All the Time and 2007’s Cease to Begin, the latter of which debuted at [...]

March 18th, 2010

Video: Hot Chip “I Feel Better”

Hot Chip - One Life Stand

UPDATE: Apparently this video now has embedding blocked, you can watch it in HD on YouTube here.
This is easily the best music video I have seen in a long, long time.
“I Feel Better” is off the excellent new Hot Chip album One Life Stand. Some other great tracks from the album are “Take It [...]

February 24th, 2010

M.I.A. Tweets New Video

According to a recent tweet by the artist known as @_M_I_A_, her new album may be out as soon as June. She recently posted a video for one of her new tracks “Space Odyssey,” which she also used her Twitter account to announce. Who needs public relations anymore? Check out the video [...]

August 9th, 2009

Raekwon “House of Flying Daggers”

raekwon-onlybuilt4cubanlinxiicover1

This is the first single from the long awaited sequel to Raekwon’s 1995 debut album, the hip hop classic Only Built 4 Cuban Linx. After the success of 36 Chambers and the solo LP’s by Method Man and GZA, Cuban Linx put Raekwon and Ghostface on the map as elite emcees and made it [...]

July 14th, 2009

The Dead Weather “Treat Me Like Your Mother”

The music video for this track, which is the second single of The Dead Weather’s debut album Horehound, is absolutely ridiculous.
The Dead Weather – Treat Me Like Your Mother