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Sigur Ros completes its Valtari Mystery Film Experiment video project with “Leaning Towards Solace,” an enthralling short film starring newcomer Elle Fanning and acclaimed actor John Hawkes. The film, directed by The Runaways‘ Floria Sigismondi, marks the sixteenth and final installment in the series, throughout which different artists and directors were given a modest budget to create […]

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California thrashers Wavves are back with “Sail To The Sun,” a track and video from the band’s upcoming, yet-to-be-titled album. The video (directed by BLACK // DOCTOR) focuses on a hypocritical evangelist who preaches to the masses during the day while going on drug and hooker binges by night. In typical Wavves fashion the track […]

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Mac Demarco takes us back to the 90s with his new video for “Ode to Viceroy,” a semi-serious tribute to his favorite cigarettes. The VHS-style video is just as weird (read: awesome) as its accompanying song, following Demarco as he gambols around town, flashing his gap-toothed smile and, you guessed it, smoking a ton of […]

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WHY? frontman Yoni Wolf is a man of many hats, and in the band’s new video for “Paper Hearts,” he shows them all to us. The video centers on Wolf singing the lyrics in front of dizzying green screen scenes in a variety of colorful getups. Some notable Wolf personalities include a trucker hat-sporting redneck, […]

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California-loving duo Best Coast just released a sickeningly adorable video for “Do You Love Me Like You Used To?,” the latest single from this summer’s LP, The Only Place. The video centers around the band’s September performance at the Santa Monica Pier. Interspersed between the live footage are vignettes of actual couples sharing their love […]

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Neo-soul guitar shredder and summer festival staple Gary Clark Jr. rocks another crowd in the video for the absurdly funky “Ain’t Messin’ ‘Round,” another track off his major label debut, Blak and Blu. The video features a quite dapper Clark Jr. in a hazy, crowded club doing what he does best: making the masses move […]

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The Weeknd’s Abel Tesfaye does his menacing, sexy thing on “Enemy,” the new track that’s mysteriously absent from the upcoming Trilogy. The much-hyped Trilogy is a compilation of Tesfaye’s three previously released mixtapes (House of Balloons, Thursday, and Echoes of Silence) plus a few new tracks. The absence of “Enemy” is a bit unorthodox, but […]

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Fresh off the heels of July’s acclaimed Swing Lo, Magellan, Dirty Projectors have leaked the track “While You’re Here” from its upcoming About To Die EP. Spanning just over two minutes, the short but sweet track is a string-laden, orchestral tribute to a fallen friend. Dirty Projectors’ frontman Dave Longstreth revealed on Twitter that he wrote […]

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Autumn is finally settling in, sending with it a chill in the air and the promise of impending frigidity. Fear not, though, because NYC duo Ghost Beach just cut another steamy, tropical track that will melt the frost off your windows. “Tear Us Apart” sounds like an 80s version of Passion Pit on an island […]

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