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Because Christmas is coming: 'Twinkling Lights' by Office Romance

Because Christmas is coming: ‘Twinkling Lights’ by Office Romance

Taken from festive three-song EP, https://itunes.apple.com/album/i-love-holidays-feat.-syd/id575623598I Love the Holidays, post-punks Office Romance bust out of their mold to debut the holiday-inspired, iTunes Single of the Week, Twinkling Lights.  
Big Deal go big and heavy with 'Teradactol'

Big Deal go big and heavy with ‘Teradactol’

Kacey Underwood and Alice Costelloe, a.k.a. Big Deal, are back with something monstrous and soaring: Teradactol. The new single — recorded with Rory Attwell (PAWS, Veronica Falls) — is the first offering from the band’s second album due Spring 2013 on Mute Records.
Yellow Ostrich reveals powerful, haunting 'Ghost'

Yellow Ostrich reveals powerful, haunting ‘Ghost’

Barsuk Record’s Yellow Ostrich reveals a moving video for Ghost — the title track from their new 6-song release. Directed by the band with Frank Larson, Ghost depicts singer Alex Schaaf immersed in fuzzy, VHS footage, lamenting better days. 
Cold Showers debut 'BC'

Cold Showers debut ‘BC’

Said to pay homage to films The Hunger, Society, and Night Of The Comet, Cold Showers‘ new, Brian Davila-directed clip is made complete with a cameo by Crystal Antlers’ Andrew King. BC is taken from the LA-based band’s current LP, Love and Regret. ___ Cold Showers on tour w/ Black Marble, Veronica Falls 02/24/2013 –...
Because Christmas is coming: 'Do They Know It's Christmas' by Band-Aid

Because Christmas is coming: ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas’ by Band-Aid

If you’re anywhere near the neighborhood of 40, this Christmas video needs no introduction, but to the younger set, here’s some valuable back story on a rather historic release: Do They Know It’s Christmas is a song written by Bob Geldof (Boomtown Rats) and Midge Ure (Ultravox) in 1984 and performed by star-studded ensemble, Band...
A Christmas (horror) Story: The Killers' debut 'I Feel It In My Bones'

A Christmas (horror) Story: The Killers’ debut ‘I Feel It In My Bones’

Though The Killers have showed a real stick-to-itiveness when it comes to releasing an original Christmas single each year, the songs themselves have never really jingled our bells. That said, however, we heartily applaud the Vegas band for getting creative in the spirit of the holidays — and of course, for donating not some, but all...
Diamonds, smoke, fire, monsters: Stealing Sheep debut 'Rearrange'

Diamonds, smoke, fire, monsters: Stealing Sheep debut ‘Rearrange’

While readying for a headline tour commencing next week (dates below), Liverpudlian act Stealing Sheep debut a new video for Rearrange, taken from their acclaimed debut LP, Into The Diamond Sun. Filmed in various locations (mostly of the industrial persuasion) over the course of approximately 30 days, the trio had this to say of the ambitious...
The Drums' frontman goes solo with 'I Didn't Realise'

The Drums’ frontman goes solo with ‘I Didn’t Realise’

Jonny Pierce, otherwise known as the front man for Brooklyn indie rockers, The Drums, has debuted solo single, I Didn’t Realise — an electro-dreampop-flavored tale of love and deception you’ll find yourself inextricably seduced by. Written, recorded and produced by Pierce, the song will be released sometime in early 2013. On his decision to record...
Because it's Thanksgiving: 'Thankful' by Caveman

Because it’s Thanksgiving: ‘Thankful’ by Caveman

Proof that everyone has something to be thankful for, this video is directed by Austin Powers and taken from Caveman‘s LP, CoCo Beware.