Spoon Releases Video For “Inside Out”

Featuring sweeping shots of surreal vignettes

May 15th, 2015
Winnie Fan
Category: Video
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You’ve probably heard Spoon’s “Inside Out” or one of its many remixed iterations by now, but the newly released visuals for the single are the perfect match for the sparkling track and will make you feel like you’re hearing it for the first time again.
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Play This Playlist: Songs to Sweat To

Perfect pop pieces to pump you up!

May 12th, 2015
Mary Bonney
Category: Staff Pick, Video
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Summer is rapidly approaching, and as the temperatures start climbing, I am planning the fastest route to our picturesque California beaches. But before I don my bikini and soak up those summer rays, I’ve been hitting the gym for an extra boost of confidence.
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Jenny Hval Releases New Music Video

Announces Sept. 20th performance at The Roxy

May 11th, 2015
Jay Chirinos
Category: Video
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After a string of excellent releases prompted me to highlight Sacred Bones Records last year, I’m happy to report that their run of fascinating, off-kilter releases has continued.
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Top Five Songs About Being Young and Confused

Questioning things and feeling dumb? Yep, us too.

May 8th, 2015
Anthony Marks
Category: Staff Pick, Video
Bruce Springsteen born to run

Life gets hard. Some days are worse than others. I had a particularly funky day this week, and it reminded me that I’m still young and confused.
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The Chemical Brothers Share Video For “Go”

Michel Gondry-directed clip fascinates

May 7th, 2015
Winnie Fan
Category: Video
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So we’re all excited for The Chemical Brothers’ new album, right? They recently shared their first single from Born in the Echoes, and now they’re giving us another taste of what’s to come with “Go,” which not only features guest verses from Q-Tip but comes paired with a Michel Gondry-directed video clip.
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Play This Playlist: Nirvana Rarities

Demos, b-sides, compilation tracks, and more!

May 4th, 2015
Sean Kramer
Category: Staff Pick, Video
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After hitting the film festivals and screening in select theaters nationwide, the ridiculously comprehensive and excellent Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck documentary will air on HBO today, May 4. Directed by Brett Morgen (The Kid Stays in the Picture, Chicago 10), the film takes a detailed and often-surreal peek into the life of the iconic Nirvana frontman, utilizing a previously-unearthed collection of video tapes, audio recordings, and journal entries from the Cobain estate to give an honest depiction of the man’s life story in a way that has never been done before.
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Blueprint Releases “Great Eyedeas Never Die” Video

New video pays tribute to deceased rapper Eyedea

April 30th, 2015
Sean Kramer
Category: Video
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If you’ve even slightly been paying attention to hip hop’s independent scene and culture for the last decade or so, there’s no way Blueprint hasn’t been on your radar at least briefly. The Columbus, Ohio rapper/producer has been a part of the almighty Rhymesayers crew, touring the world with a who’s who of the underground scene, including Atmosphere, Brother Ali, Murs, and producer RJD2 in their group Soul Position.
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Play This Playlist: Coachella 2015 Standouts

Ease the post-festival hangover with more music

April 27th, 2015
Lesley Park
Category: Staff Pick, Video
Coachella 2015

I probably should be looking to the future now that Coachella 2015┬áhas passed, but quite frankly, I just don’t think I’m over it yet. Despite having gone to the Indio festival since 2009, I keep forgetting how brutal the post-Coachella reality adjustment is. What do you mean I don’t get to wake up surrounded by music and art every day?
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Play This Playlist: Songs For Outdoor Fun

Spring has sprung, so let’s get bouncy

April 20th, 2015
Anthony Marks
Category: Staff Pick, Video
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It’s the time of the season for loving. The time of year that ignites plans for summer and starts the movement of Midwestern hermits from their heated apartments to the outdoors. Time to wake up and smell the roses. Really, it’s time for the roses!
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Ariel Pink Releases Trippy Video For “Jell-o”

A weird song gets an equally weird video

April 17th, 2015
Melissa Karlin
Category: Video
ariel pink

When I heard the song “Jell-o” off the newest Ariel Pink album, pom pom, I thought, “This is hilarious.” And then I was like, “What?” And then I played it for my mom to help me solidify my own thoughts, and she was like, “What is this noise you call music?”
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