Sunday, December 4, 2011

Some Best Songs of 2011

Air - Seven Stars
Alex Turner - Piledriver waltz
The Antlers - No Widows
Austra - Lose It
Author and Punisher - Terrorbird
The Bandana Splits - Sometimes
Beirut - Santa Fe
Best Coast - Sunny Adventure
The Black Keys - Lonely Boy
Casually Sunshine - Consequences of the Kill
Chad VanGaalen - Sara
The Chap - We'll See To Your Breakdown
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah - Same Mistake
Crystal Stilts - Sycamore Tree
Cults - You Know What I Mean
Death Cab For Cutie - Home is a fire
Decemberists - Down by the Water
Destroyer - Suicide Demo for Kara Walker
Die Antwoord - $0$
The Drums - Money
The Feelies - Nobody Knows
Genki Sudo World Order - Machine Civilization
Girls - Lawrence
The Go! Team - Voice Yr Choice
Jay-Z and Kanye West - Murder to Excellence
Jogger - Nephicide
Kate Bush - Wild Man
Lana Del Rey - Video Games
Lykke Li - Sadness Is A Blessing
Major Lazer - Original Don
M83 - Midnight City
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis - Can't Hold Us (feat. Ray Dalton)
Miike Snow - The Rabbit (Stuart Price GVNR Remix)
Mogwai - San Pedro
Noah and The Whale - L.I.F.E.G.O.E.S.O.N.
O'Death - Bugs
Octapus - Murman
Peter Bjorn and John - Second Chance
PJ Harvey - The Last Living Rose
R.E.M. - Walk It Back
The Rapture - In the Grace of Your Love
Red Hot Chili Peppers - The Adventures Of Raindance Maggie
Röyksopp - Keyboard Milk
Slow Magic - Corvette Cassette
Starfucker - Bury Us Alive
Summer Camp - Better Off Without You
Summer Fiction - Chandeliers
Tennis - Origins
They Might Be Giants - Electronic Istanbul Not Constantinople
TV Girl - Benny and the Jetts
Wild Beasts - Albatross
Wye Oak - Civilian
Young Galaxy - We Have Everything

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

I need nothing

Lana Del Rey may be guilty of several things (faux mysteriousness, recycling videos, overly pouty lips...) but the music keeps on keeping on and is... terrific: Parenthetical Girls spend mucho $ on album covers...

Sunday, September 25, 2011

Thursday, September 1, 2011

A Life Abandoned Midstream

Coulda done much better with this - and I wouldn't have broken the law a half dozen times doing it (hey you damned kids, get off my lawn!). Nice excuse to hear this excellent song however. This is Vancouver...

Destroyer - Savage Night at the Opera from Merge Records on Vimeo.

Sunday, August 14, 2011


Quad Time by Origamibiro and The Joy of Box - an audio-visual collective...

Quad Time from The Joy of Box on Vimeo.


Love those shorts and the Gareth Keenan haircut...

Monday, August 1, 2011

Soda Jerk

Happy Happy video from The Bandana Splits...

The Bandana Splits - "Sometimes" from stereogum on Vimeo.

Sunday, July 17, 2011

Looks Black To Me

Arab Strap's Aiden Moffat with Bill Wells :: The Copper Top...

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Art Video

Lucky Me by Project Jenny, Project Jan (music) and Hikmet Barutcugil (!) (marbling). Features a bunny cameo!!!

"Lucky Me" by Project Jenny, Project Jan from sammy rubin on Vimeo.

Saturday, April 2, 2011

SingTel Runs Junos

Nice Postal Service vibe going on here, although the auto-tune is on high (and auto-tune is all that separates sanity from the Rebecca Black hacks of the world). But never mind all that... witness the amazing moves that seem to get more amazing as the video progresses:

Machine Civilization by World Order...

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Go Japan

Secretary Song by The Go! Team and Satomi Matsuzaki...

I know it ain't 'ealthy

New... (Turn me up some by Stanton Warriors & Messrs)

Old... (I say you say trousers and pull out):

Talk Talk - Dum Dum Girl (Trousers)

Spudbelly | Myspace Video

Friday, March 4, 2011

Pretty Wise

Making South Africans proud the world over - it's Die Antwoord:

remove the 3D glasses when the Dark Side of the Moon appears....

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

God Damn Europeans

Someone i've ignored for far too long (kinda like this place)... PJ Harvey:

Some nice Shinsy bass lines there, this from her great new album "Let England Shake".

Woot Woot. Gots me the mojo back!