fun. go big with the video for the title track off their sophomore album, Some Nights, enlisting the help of heavy-hitting director Anthony Mandler. Having worked behind the camera for Rihanna, Jay-Z and Nicki Minaj, Mandler throws the militaresque track straight into the trenches of the Civil War. Or so it seems. Vocalist Nate Reuss’ […]

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fun. know how to do things right. What else would you expect from a roster featuring members of the Format, Steel Train and Anathallo. The latest from the trio is “We Are Young,” the first single off their yet-to-be-titled sophomore album. The track features a sweet but brief cameo from R&B songtress and Grammy nominee […]

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[youtube huVuWnLi8Yc 557 313] Steel Train‘s video for “Bullet,” the latest single off of their recent self-titled effort, is exactly what I would have expected it to be: a celebration of youth and not giving a damn. I wish this had come out when I was in high school. Those of who you who are […]

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Shuffling through their arsenal of retro tunes, Sargent House favorites The Postelles kicked off the night with a high energy set that captivated an early crowd. The quartet’s ability to infuse Motown with garage-rock in a live setting is a testament to the young outfit’s overall ability and enormous potential. Looking forward to catching a headlining […]

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[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qwTk9HpfsLY &w=450&h=253] Back when music television provided what its name implied, this was the kind of video I waited hours on end to see.  Steel Train’s treatment for their latest single and ATG favorite, “Turnpike Ghost” is, to put it simply, fun.  Watch as some five-year-old’s dish out an adorable rendition of the song to […]

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Fun., one of my favorite bands of the past couple years, have released a trippy little video for their unbelievably infectious single, “Walking the Dog.”  We’ve featured the song here on ATG before, but if there’s any band that deserves mention of their every move it’s these guys.  Besides, the video does the song a […]

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There are few albums I’m looking forward to more this summer than Steel Train’s third, self-titled release.  Not much has been revealed about it so far, but the guys over at MonkeyWhale filmed a stripped-down, intimate performance of one of the record’s songs, “Bullet.”  As I’ve said before, Steel Train’s headed in a whole new […]

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Steel Train’s come a long way.  Starting out as a somewhat misplaced blend of americana-indie and 70’s-era jam music on Drive Thru Records, Jack Antonoff and co. have evolved into a stronger outfit more in tune with its indie-pop sensibilities.  The band released the breakout Trampoline over two years ago and since then I’ve been […]

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