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ATG darlings Passion Pit teamed up with artist and director David Wilson for the music video for “Take a Walk,” the band’s first single off of their sophomore effort, Gossamer. The video takes divine inspiration from artist Osamu Tezuka’s animated short, “Jumping.” Everyone’s inner-child fantasy of seeing life through the lens of a bouncy ball […]

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Fiona Apple makes good on her return with a new nightmare of a video for “Every Single Night.” The Joseph Cahill-directed piece draws straight from the surrealist playbook, featuring Fiona donning an Octopus hat, playing with snails, appearing as a hula girl, ignoring a scene of monumental mollusks challenging the Eiffel tower, and plenty of […]

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Los Campesinos!, the seven-piece band conceived at Cardiff University in 2006, is now a well known name in twee indie pop. The Welshmen list fellow UK’ers The Beautiful South as a heavy influence, so it’s no surprise to see them pay tribute to them with a cover of their 1989 debut single, “I Love You […]

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Dirty Projectors’ video for “Gun Has No Trigger,” the first single off their upcoming album Swing Lo Magellan, evokes a darker version of the iconic iPod dancing silhouette adverts. Shadowy figures sing along to the track’s haunting tune as the background subtly shifts from one jewel tone to another. Two thirds into the video, the singing […]

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A sparkling new video from Miniature Tigers has surfaced for their song, “Sex on the Regular.” The track comes from the group’s third studio album, Mia Pharoah, which dropped March 6th of this year. With all the colors of the rainbow, retro sketches akin to the DrawSomething app, and innuendos that prove NSFW, the video’s […]

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Regina Spektor’s latest, “Don’t Leave Me (Ne Me Quitte Pas),” is a cover of a song first written by Belgian singer-songwriter Jacques Brel back in 1959. The original ballad has inspired many artists over the past 50 years, including Sting, Nina Simone, Ray Charles and Edith Piaf, to create their own renditions of the song. […]

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“Danse Caribe” reminds me of everything I know and love about Andrew Bird, perhaps the most adored household name in indie folk. The artist’s famous whistling, soft-spoken words, charismatic melody, acoustic guitar and violin come together perfectly for a five and a half minute track that stays true to Bird’s signature sound. Naturally, after listening […]

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While members of The Spinto Band do not appear in this video for “Take It”, the first single off their Shy Pursuit LP, four adorable kids do. The familiar childhood games and playground rivalries here are enough to make anyone nostalgic for the good ol’ days of recess and homeroom. The video displays some dramatic combat of […]

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While it has been nearly fourteen years since front man Ben Gibbard created Death Cab for Cutie in 1998, I, for one, am glad the group hasn’t strayed from their delightful indie pop sound. It isn’t hard to love “Underneath the Sycamore” on the first listen; a song coming from from DCFC’s seventh studio album, Codes […]

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