In today's world of instant gratification and live streaming, Death Cab for Cutie now leads the pack in the production and release of a music video. Yesterday evening at 7pm EST director Tim Nackashi called "action!" and lead singer, lead vocalist and guitarist Ben Gibbard, got his cue to begin the music video for "You Are A Tourist," Death Cab's new single from Code and Keys, due out on May 31 on Atlantic Records.
We are Enfant Terrible embraces the D.I.Y. style in the band’s new video, “Flesh 'N' Blood Kids,” venturing from the venue to the graffiti splashed underbelly of the city of Lille, where the trio forms campy poses ala Devo.
Liverpool trio The Wombats are back in black with This Modern Glitch, which drops April 26 on Bright Antenna. The “Jump Into The Fog” single from the new album was released earlier this year, featuring a slightly darker tone to The Wombats boisterous shenanigans the likes of “Kill The Director” and “Backfire At The Disco.”
Frank Turner’s “The Road” video takes you on his 24-hour party people adventure, as he travels from houses to other venues throughout various cities, singing his song. He opens with a personal introduction and a peek into what’s ahead, “Alright, this is Frank Turner. It’s 8 o’clock in the evening. We’re about to film 24 shows in 24 hours. Let’s go!”
Taking a queue from art-meets-nightmares ala Nine Inch Nails, Rusko has released a new music video for “Lick the Lizard,” the b-side to the “Everyday” single out that is due out on April 5th on Mad Decent.
Metronomy kicks off our new feature, KBuzz Video of the Day, which will feature spanking new and unique music videos we feel deserve a look and listen, along with old favorites, the weird, the funny, the ingenious, or the just plain stupid. As we all know from reality TV, stupid can be entertaining too in a “laughing at you not with you” sort of way.
Foster the People is on a roll. After some smashing gigs at SXSW the Los Angeles group, expanding from a three-piece to 5-piece for this tour, are selling out venues all along the way to Coachella in April.
I was wondering when the hell this was going to happen. Hindershot is FINALLY releasing its debut EP, It’s Only Blood. This is a poke but one with the warmest of wishes and admiration, and I’m highly pleased that the tracks that hooked me last year have now found a home in my iTunes favorites playlist.
Goldenboy’s Shon Sullivan has been a busy man as the go-to-guy for filling out a group's touring band, including the likes of Bright Eyes, Neil Finn, Stephen Malkmus and Grandaddy. But he’s found time to follow up his 2006 album, Underneath the Radio, with the new Sleepwalker (Eenie Meenie Records).
Recently added to the SXSW 2011 Accepted Films, “The Rime of the Modern Mariner” promises to take us not only on a journey of sailor tales, folklore, along with the legends and history of the London Docks, but a visual journey as seen through the eyes of an artistic cinematographer; the kind of depth of field shots that are taken by one with an eye to see what others pass right by.