Tuesday, January 31, 2012

tuesday wake up call

Watch this freaking awesome video by Tim Biskup for Mastodon's "Dry Bone Valley"!

"Dry Bone Valley" is off of The Hunter, Mastodon's 5th/latest record.

Monday, January 30, 2012

monday wake up call

Stream two new No Trigger songs, "Checkmate" and "Dried Piss" below!

No Trigger is set to release their highly-anticipated sophomore record, Tycoon via No Sleep Records on February 21!

Sunday, January 29, 2012

sunday wake up call

Máni M. Sigfússon just keeps making incredible music vidoes—here's his latest for the song "Black Shore" by Úlfur!

Saturday, January 28, 2012

saturday wake up call

Wonderful shadow puppetry video for Kate Bush's "Eider Falls at Lake Tahoe"!

"Eider Falls" is taken Kate Bush's tenth studio album, 50 Words For Snow.

Friday, January 27, 2012

friday wake up call

Watch IFC exclusive premiere of “Longitudinal Centre” by John K. Samson below:

This road music video was directed by Aaron Himes.

“Longitudinal Centre” is off of Provincial, check out the best track from the album "www.ipetitions.com/petition/rivertonrifle/", and sign the petition here to get Reggie "The Riverton Rifle" Leach inducted to the Hockey Hall of Fame!

Thursday, January 26, 2012

thursday wake up call

Wicked urban exploring video for one of my favourite songs of the year so far, "Feel to Follow" by The Maccabees.

"Feel to Follow" is from The Maccabees' latest record, Given To The Wild.

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

wednesday wake up call

...Workout with some invisible equipments in "Boom Blast" by Wiley.

"Boom Blast" is off of Evolve Or Be Extinct, out now through Big Dada Recordings.

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

tuesday wake up call

New video from Enter Shikari for the track "Arguing With Thermometers", off of the band's latest record, A Flash Flood of Colour.

Monday, January 23, 2012

monday wake up call

Love the song and especially the video for "Cecelia & Her Selfhood" by Villagers. The extraordinary animation below was created by the very talented Adrien Merigeau!

Head over to Villagers' site to download "Cecelia & Her Selfhood".

Sunday, January 22, 2012

sunday wake up call

Here's a live performance of "Portrait in Black and Blue" by King Krule via Yours Truly.

The album version of "Portrait in Black and Blue" is from the mesmerizingly chilled King Krule EP, out now through True Panther Sounds—a perfect Sunday record!

Saturday, January 21, 2012

Friday, January 20, 2012

friday wake up call

I just felt liking posting something by A Wilhelm Scream this morning... and because they are awesome live, here's a video of the band performing "Killing It" in Paris.

"Killing It" is off of my favourite Wilhelm Scream record, Ruiner.

Thursday, January 19, 2012

thursday wake up call

Watch this weird futuristic video for the track "Pépito Bleu", from Sébastien Telli's upcoming album My God Is Blue.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

wednesday wake up call

Here's an earlier than usual post before this blog blacks-out for the day to protest PIPA & SOPA and to defend online freedom.

Please ejoy this flashy fan-made video for Anamanaguchi's "Blackout City"

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

tuesday wake up call

Watch Howler perform "Back Of Your Neck" in the basement of Rough Trade Records.

The album version of "Back Of Your Neck" is from the band's new/debut album, America Give Up.

Monday, January 16, 2012

monday wake up call, pt 2

"V.E.N.O.M"—Pulled Apart By Horses' first single from Tough Love (out on January 23rd through Transgressive Records) is out today! Get the vinyl with two exclusive b-sides here!

monday wake up call

Watch this insanely well-coordinated/edited video for the song "Evil Twin" by Modeselektor featuring Otto von Schirach.

Sunday, January 15, 2012

sunday wake up call

This new A Place to Bury Strangers video for "So Far Away" is made entirely from Instagram photos (?)

"So Far Away" is from the Onwards To the Wall EP, out via Dead Oceans on February 7.

Saturday, January 14, 2012

saturday wake up call

A gang of honey-grubbing bears plan one last heist in "I Don't Wanna Go Home" by Kingsley Flood.

Friday, January 13, 2012

friday wake up call

Crazy animated video for "Slander" by Trash Talk.

"Slander" was directed by Jim Dirschberger and illustrated by Jay Howell. There is also this wicked limited edition skateboard to accompany the track/video!

Thursday, January 12, 2012

thursday wake up call

Walter Robot (Bill Barminski and Christopher Louie) have created this cool animated noir-looking video for Death Cab's "Underneath The Sycamore"

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

wednesday wake up call

Here's an interesting series of music videos documenting the lives of young people in contemporary Scandinavia. The videos were directed by Emil Trier and featured music by Torgny, which can be found in the upcoming Trilogy EP, out on January 23.

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Sunday, January 08, 2012

sunday wake up call

Scenic video shot in Northern Michigan for "The Stranger" by Lord Huron.

"The Stranger" is taken from the Mighty EP, stream it here.

Saturday, January 07, 2012

saturday wake up call

Matador has released a brand new Ceremony track, "Hysteria"—off of the upcoming 7-inch as well as the band’s fourth album entitled Zoo, out on March 6.

Head over to Matador to hear/download "Hysteria".

Not sure how I feel about this new song... it doesn’t sound like Ceremony—too soft and certainly not punk/hardcore enough for my liking. Oh well, for now, please enjoy "Kersed" and "You're All the Same", two of the greatest songs ever! They are both off of Violence Violence.

...and "Kersed" live!

Thursday, January 05, 2012

thursday wake up call

Really really awesome (and slightly freaky) video for "Pelican", the first single off The Maccabees' third album Given to the Wild, out on January 9th!

Wednesday, January 04, 2012

wednesday wake up call

Brand new song by Dead Swans, "Keep Them Shut". From the fourth coming EP Anxiety and Everything Else, out on February 28 through Bridge Nine Records.

Tuesday, January 03, 2012

tuesday wake up call

Cursive new album I Am Gemini is coming out on February 21, 2012 via Saddle Creek. You can download a brand new song from the album, "The Sun and Moon" for free below!

Monday, January 02, 2012

monday wake up call

Fantastic video for "River" by Snorri Helgason.

"River" is directed by Máni M. Sigfússon, the same dude who directed Sin Fang's "Slowlights", one of my favourite videos/songs of 2011.

Sunday, January 01, 2012

sunday wake up call


Is this cliché?—"The New Year" by Death Cab For Cutie

...And here’s a song entitled "Happy New Year" by We Are The City, but it has nothing to do with the New Year, but it’s a pretty cool video!