Sister Crayon – “Thief-Boxer, Asleep” Live Show Video

We’ve recently gone HD-video-shooting crazy! This live performance of “Thief-Boxer, Asleep” at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City is just one of many. See our YouTube channel for additional videos of Gardens & Villa, City Of The Sun, Prince Rama, Gang Gang Dance, Battles, and more.

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GROUPLOVE – “Colours” Music Video

GROUPLOVE’s video for “Colours” starts off on a high note, with excellent film quality, intro credits, and a loose storyline. Unfortunately, it soon descends into hipster ridiculousness, full of face paint, feathers, and images of frolicking through fields. I wish I could have liked it, but I don’t… it’s just everything I’ve seen in every video rehashed. Not that there isn’t any artistic merit, but… that would be in a more visual sense than a conceptual sense.

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Youth Lagoon – Montana Music Video

Tyler T. Williams directs this cinematic epic for Youth Lagoon’s “Montana,” perhaps capturing a snippet from the life and mind of Youth Lagoon’s Trevor Powers. Says Powers: “My whole life I’ve dealt with extreme anxiety. Not anxiety about passing a test or somewhat normal things, but weird.. bizarre things. Things that only I know. I sometimes feel like I’m literally being eaten up inside. So I started writing these songs. Not just songs about my anxiety, but about my past and my present. Songs about memories, and all those feelings that those bring. I know that if I can be honest about what is inside my mind, there will be others that will be able to relate to it.”  

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Body Language – Social Studies Album Review

“I’ve got time to kill… like we all do,” croon Body Language, with charisma, over a whirling synthesizer. “You Can” opens their new release, entitled Social Studies, introducing an album packed full of slow jam grooves suitable for a club setting — though perhaps a club from the 1970s, 1980s, or 1990s. The second track, “Falling Out,” calls to mind Steely Dan, with its initial disco framework and beat, but then it finishes somewhere all its own. Amidst these throwbacks, other songs have random, sampled noises woven into their melodic textures, establishing Body Language’s electropop musicianship as one built on layers and layers of sound. Listen to “You Can” – DOWNLOAD MP3 The third song and title track is easily

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Cloud Seeding – “Ink Jar” Music Video (Interview w/ Director Christopher Arcella)

“I was so out of my mind from exhaustion that I experienced a slight hallucination. Everything slowed down and I began to notice how the vibrations of the lawnmower disrupted the tiny Kentucky blue grass ecosystem. The plants and creatures were all moving in a chaotic motion, bouncing with the rytthm of the lawnmower engine. Ladybugs were flipped onto their backs as they attempted to get proper footing. Grasshoppers were catapulted backwards. Loose clippings of grass and dandelions were spewed into the air. And it all was the result of waves and vibrations.” - Christopher Arcella

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The Pine Hill Haints – Welcome To The Midnight Opry Album Review

Noting that this group comes from Alabama originally, expectations might stereotype that there would be a country or folk flavor to this record. Such tones are clearly there, be it in the use of the saw or the accordion as featured instruments or be it the title of the new album itself: Welcome To The Midnight Opry. But, fortunately, there is more to this album than one is led to believe. The Pine Hill Haints offer some other genres and throwbacks on their latest release. My two favorite tracks, “7 O’clock In The Evening” and “You Were Born To Suffer,” feel more like Buddy Holly tunes wrapped up in a more acoustic sound. Track five, “6 Angel Opera,” has a

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