Damon McMahon’s murky psych group Amen Dunes are getting ready to put out their most worked-over album Love, but that (and the wealth of guest stars) doesn’t mean we’re dealing with something polished to a sheen. Rather the songs we’ve heard have used the band’s fogginess as a strength. Case in point: the hazy and [...]The Source Article test
Zoë Kravitz, Lenny Kravitz and Lisa Bonet’s daughter, is a model, and she did a pretty OK job playing Tempest in the movie X-Men: First Class. She also leads the synthpop trio Lolawolf. And in her group’s new video for their song “Jimmy Franco,” she and A$AP Rocky (who doesn’t rap on the song) snuggle [...]The Source Article test
It has been a little over a year since Born Ruffians dropped Birthmarks, and today they have a new video. Directed by Alphabrette, the “Oceans Deep” video captures a dark night filled with bright glowing puppets used by the band. Simulating big bioluminescent flies, they bounce around until they eventually come across an even bigger, [...]The Source Article test
The garage-rock animals King Khan & The Shrines’ new video for their pounding rave-up “Born To Die” pays tribute to Alejandro Jodorowsky, the Chilean psychedelic surrealist filmmaker whose movies are holy texts for stoners worldwide. The clip, directed by Hylas Films, piles on the weirdly eroticized imagery — powdered wigs, machine guns, electric chairs — [...]The Source Article test
Today BEGINNERS premier the video for “Who Knows”, single from their self-titled EP which is available now on iTunes. Watch the clip below which was directed + edited By Timothy John Rode. Click HERE to download the mp3.
BEGINNERS was born in Los Angeles’ Wiltern Theater, where after years apart, Samantha Barbera & Nick Ruth reunited to support their former Malbec drummer in Foster the People. It was that night that Barbera, songwriter + singer/bassist in hardcore punk band Holy Fever, & Ruth who had been producing artists, including Mikky Ekko + Active Child, became inspired to work together again.
What started as a bedroom writing experiment, developed into BEGINNERS by the end of the first night. “Within an hour of writing, we knew we were onto something,” Barbera explains. “In just a few months, we ended up writing, recording and mixing an entire record. All in Nick’s house.”
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