Sothko is the artistic moniker of Glasgow’s Marc Johansen, a “Scottish human, who designs songs and pictures and objects.” Not only does he simply design songs, he’s also quite clearly an incredible musician. His latest offering, the otherworldly Sink Away, comes accompanied by an array of stylish visuals making something that’s pretty quirky and very… Read more »
Here’s the official video to Solar Laws, the undeniably infectious late 2013 release by Yellerkin (Adrian Galvin and Luca Buccellati). Imagine Animal Collective, Sufjan Stevens and The Shins all rolled into one song. Nice combination right? Pick up your copy of Solar Laws here.
YACHT dropped their excellent new single, Plastic Soul, today via DFA Records. Here’s what they had to say about the track: “It’s 2014, and you’ve awoken to find yourself alone for the first time in months. Your serotonin levels are at an all-time low. For as long as you can remember, you’ve been relentlessly battered… Read more »
Wild Beasts have revealed the official video for their new song, Wanderlust. This is presumably the first taste of the groups eagerly-anticipated follow-up to 2011’s Smother.
Grizzly Bear‘s tour in support of their most recent album, the wonderful Shields, came to an end last night at the Sydney Opera House. You can watch the show in its entirety above. The performance begins at the 0:09:20 mark.
Jordan Lee, aka Mutual Benefit, has released a truly wonderful video for his beautiful track, Advanced Falconry. The video, directed by Allie Avital Tsypin, takes a slow-motion look at a family posing for an outdoor, autumn photo shoot that goes slightly awry. Advanced Falconry is taken from Mutual Benefit’s lovely new album, Loves Crushing Diamond. Get your copy of… Read more »
Arcade Fire have shared the video for the Reflektor highlight, Afterlife. The video was directed by Emily Kai Bock, the director behind the videos for Grimes‘ Oblivion, Majical Cloudz‘ Childhoods End and Grizzly Bear’s Yet Again. Reflektor was released October 29 on Merge.
The greatest song ever recorded has finally been giving its official video, almost 50 years after its original release rocked the world. Ever the innovator, even at the age of 72, Bob Dylan has released an amazing interactive video for Like A Rolling Stone. The video, which premiered over on Dylan’s website, marks the release of… Read more »
Melbourne four-piece Snakadaktal have released a video for Fall Underneath, the second single to come from their debut LP Sleep In The Water. It’s an absolutely gorgeous track that sounds like a mix of Wild Beasts (minus the falsettos), The xx and Beach House. The guitar riffs are just lovely, and so are the vocals of Phoebe… Read more »
Little Duck, James Murphy’s short film for Canon’s Project Imagination, is now streaming online. The 16-minute short film is part of a campaign launched by director Ron Howard to create five short films based on ten photos chosen from a pool of 91 contest winners. Little Duck debuted last week at the Canon Project Imaginat10n Film Festival, and it… Read more »