Man, it just seems like a couple of posts ago I was doing last weeks video round-up (sorry, I promise to post more in the future)… Let’s get it rolling:
Starting off this week’s list are two videos that were posted on Gorilla vs. Bear. The first is a premier of a Big Star cover by recent Sincerely Yours signee Kendal Johansson (which you can order his 7” here) while the second is the official video from the latest Forest Family Records (a label co-run by Chris from GvB) additions Gauntlet Hair:
Although I was a bit disappointed with Yeasayer’s latest LP and I am certainly NOT a fan of the Brooklyn duo Sleigh Bells, I have to admit that this video, (drunkenly) recorded by ‘Sup Magazine, might ever-so-slightly help relieve the unsavory aftertaste both groups have left me recently.
It seems like Beach House has become a staple on these video recaps. Here are two live recordings (the first from Webster Hall in NYC and the second from Coachella) that are sure to please both the rabid fan and the casual listener:
Nothing else to say about this Weezer “Sweater Song” cover by Titus Andronicus other than EPIC:
I caught the US/Swedish band Dag för Dag a year ago open for the Handsome Furs in Munich and since then have forgot about them until I noticed they got a new video up for their track “Hands and Knees”. If they make it stateside soon, I suggest checking them out: