Category: Listen

Sep 28

Video: Aisha Badru – “Mind On Fire”

Aisha Badru has a gorgeous new video for “Mind On Fire,” from Nettwerk Music. The artist describes what the song’s all about on her site: I’m happy to share my first single “Mind On Fire.” This song is a step back from my usual reflections on love. It’s about the revolutionary spirit that dwells inside …

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Sep 28

Video: Belle and Sebastian – “We Were Beautiful”

Belle and Sebastian has a new video for their song “We Were Beautiful,” which was created by Blair Young and filmed by Michael Sherrington, Nick Aiton, and Blair Young. The video was “Filmed throughout Glasgow, from Crookston in the south-west, through the City Centre to Easterhouse and Cranhill.”

Sep 16

Yasuaki Shimizu’s “Music For Commercials” Reissued 30 Years Later

Yasuaki Shimizu’s “Music For Commercials” was first released in 1987, and even though it’s been flying under the radar since, it has garnered some notable attention, including being cited as an influence for Oneohtrix Point Never. The opener, “Tachikawa,” immediately transports the listener to an enigmatic realm full of whish-es and bells, and from that …

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Jul 08

Watch the Atmospheric “Time” from Tom Adams

Director Leo Plunkett sets the delicate, haunting piano and vocals of Berlin’s Tom Adams to the isolated, incredible terrain of the mountains of Norway in his short film/video for “Time.” “Time” is from the album Silence, available here.

Jun 25

Kedr Livanskiy – “Ariadna”

Kedr Livanskiy has a lovely new track, “Ariadna” (ариадна), from the album of the same name which will be out September 8th. The song was named after the Greek goddess Ariadne, according to her label 2MR, which also had this statement about the artist and her work: Moscow’s Kedr Livanskiy (real name Yana Kedrina) confesses “Synthesizers …

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May 22

Chromatics: “Shadow”

Last week we shared a song that Chromatics did for David Lynch’s new Twin Peaks series and this week we have another great Chromatics nod to David Lynch, “Shadow,”  which serves as a “Tribute To David Lynch’s ‘Blue Velvet’ & The Legendary Julee Cruise.”

May 20

Hear Beach House’s “Chariot” from ‘B-Sides And Rarities’

The Baltimore-based dream-pop duo known as Beach House have a previously unreleased song now available for your listening pleasure from B-Sides And Rarities, which you can expect to be released on June 30th from Sub Pop records.  

May 11

Listen to Chromatics’ New “Blue Moon” Cover

Chromatics have a wonderful new “Blue Moon” cover made for Johnny Jewel’s Windswept, which features music from the new season of Twin Peaks.

May 07

Watch Sufjan Stevens Perform Carrie & Lowell Live

You can now watch a full performance of Sufjan Stevens’ Carrie & Lowell in all its glory live. According to his label, Asthmatic Kitty Records, Sufjan Stevens explores the feelings following the sudden death of his mother in the album Carrie & Lowell.  Much of the videos we see in the background of the performance are …

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