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Watch: Best Coast’s “I Don’t Know How” music video


Beth Cosentino and Bobb Bruno hang with the pool skaters in this video for Best Coast’s “I Don’t Know How” from their Fade Away EP. Tweet

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Watch The Flaming Lips cover Tame Impala’s “Elephant”


Along with some tour dates together, The Flaming Lips and Tame Impala are releasing a joint EP that features covers of each other’s songs. The EP will be available at their upcoming shows in California. Along with a cover of Tame Impala’s “Runway, Houses, City, Clouds”, The Flaming Lips recorded this cover of “Elephant” where […]

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Atoms for Peace “Before Your Very Eyes” music video

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The new Atoms For Peace music video for “Before Your Very Eyes” is directed by Andrew Thomas Huang and filled with amazing CGI work. Watch Thom Yorke’s head emerge from the ground with a cracked skull and serenade you with this trippy tune. Tweet

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Free limited Old Monk posters available at CMJ Showcases


Old Monk will be giving away these sweet new posters at their CMJ shows later this week. Posters are double sided, featuring these vertical and horizontal designs in the 8-bit style of their recent music videos. They are playing Thursday 10/17 at Union Hall (info) and on Friday 10/18 at The Rock Shop (info) Tweet

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Beastie Boys’ Mike D designs Brooklyn Themed Wallpaper


Mike D of the Beastie Boys has a ventured into the wallpaper business. From a distance, the wallpaper might look like some traditional French Country Toile, but upon closer inspection, Mike D’s Brooklyn Toile wallpaper embodies a Brooklyn theme with images of the Cyclone Roller Coaster on Coney Island, pigeons, subways and even The Notorious […]

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David Bowie’s Verbasizer in “Inspirations” (1997)


David Bowie appeared in a 1997 documentary film called “Inspirations” directed by Michael Apted, which features many artists discussing their creative processes. Bowie’s approach to lyrics during this period was quite interesting. With a friend, he developed a computer program called the “Verbasizer” that would, after entering a series of sentences, reorder the words to […]

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David Byrne’s take on Spotify


“I Have pulled as much of my catalogue from Spotify as I can” David Byrne has voiced in on the Spotify debate via an op-ed piece published here in the Guardian. As an artist who’s been established for decades, both with Talking Heads and his solo work, Byrne does not have to rely on income […]

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of Montreal release “Fugitive Air” music video


of Montreal’s new video for “Fugitive Air” from their new album Lousy With Sylvianbriar, is a colorful and psychedelic mash of candid and deliberately filmed clips directed by Kevin Barnes’ wife Nina Barnes. Also slightly NSFW. Enjoy! via Stereogum Tweet

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Atoms For Peace cover Marvin Gaye’s “Got to Give it Up”


During their 2nd encore last night in Mexico City, Atoms For Peace (the Thom Yorke, Flea, Nigel Godrich project) did a cover of Marvin Gaye’s “Got to Give it Up”, the song that Robin Thicke allegedly lifted from for his track “Blurred Lines”. Tweet

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James Murphy remixes David Bowie’s “Love is Lost”


James Murphy (LCD Soundsystem) has released a ten-minute remix of David Bowie’s “Love is Lost”, officially dubbed the “Hello Steve Reich Mix”. Murphy talks about the track with Consequence of Sound, “I was obsessed with Steve Reich’s clapping music, so I opened [the remix] with a phasing clapping piece,” Murphy explained. “I had a couple […]

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