Posts Tagged: Video

Mr. Lif Gets Political on I Heard it Today


In September indie rapper Mr. Lif announced that he would be recording and releasing his newest solo album track-by-track, using current events such as the presidential election and economic crises as his inspiration, and releasing a new track every three weeks starting September 23rd and winding up just as the nation swears in our next… Read more »

It Pays To Be A Nada Surf Fan


Music videos are rife with clichés and often bore the tears out of anyone with even a remotely discerning taste. Nada Surf solved this problem by opening up a YouTube contest to their fans to make the music video for their song “Weightless” from Lucky . The band and Barsuk made two very talented fans… Read more »

Cynic Return For First Album In 15 Years


Reunited progressive metallurgists Cynic — the Floridian forefathers of tech-minded prog metal, and the proud parents of 1993’s landmark Focus — will unveil their first album in 15 years October 28th. Due via French powerhouse Season of Mist, Traced In Air is an eight song tour de force of twisted time-signatures, mind-bending riffs and all-out… Read more »

Bending Heavenward: The Return Of Sam Champion


Sam Champion Heavenly Bender / North Street Records / BUY Brooklyn garage pop darlings offer their second slab of delightfuly scuffed-up and slopped-on indie rock on Heavenly Bender . From the to-die-for riff that opens “Be Mine Everyone,” to the slow going wonder of “You Can’t Stop,” the band’s sophomore full-length far exceeds the promise… Read more »

Ra Ra Really Long Post About Ra Ra Riot!


The accolades keep flooding in for the full-length debut from Syracuse, New York’s Ra Ra Riot . Earlier this month, Rolling Stone dropped them on their list of Six Artists to Watch in 2008 , while awarding the record an impressive 4 out of 5 stars . Likewise, Entertainment Weekly , Pitchfork , The New… Read more »