If you’ve felt like you needed a bit more Jens Lekman in your life, today is officially your day. Here’s a brand new video for “Become Someone Else’s” from his recently released album I Know What Love Isn’t. Directed by Marcus Soderland, the video follows a baseball-capped Jens through Denmark’s Raberg Mile dunes, the same location where the album art was shot. “Life’s too good to become someone else’s,” sings Jens. Enjoy the video above or at Pitchfork // Disco Naivete! Read the rest of this entry »
Taken By Trees’ new album, Other Worlds, isn’t out until next Tuesday, but you can listen to each and every track a week early! Calling the album “anything but expected and surprisingly original,”Fader just posted all 12 songs >>> check out the Youtube album playlist or click image above. Pre-order Other Worlds at SC Distribution – gorgeous, lavender tide vinyl still available.
Check out Victoria in Work Magazine. Find out what butter-lemony and R. Kelly’s Double Up really mean to the new Los Angeles resident >>> VICTORIA BERGSMAN: CORNERED.
For our last bit of fun, Taken By Trees venture out on tour this week, kicking things off with a record-release show at Bootleg Bar on Wednesday, September 26! Victoria will then join Jens Lekman for dates across the US! Full schedule HERE.
Yeasayer’s special homecoming show tonight at New York City’s Music Hall Of Williamsburg has sold out, but do not fear! The Bowery Presents and Youtube have teamed up to live stream the entire set! What does this mean? EVERYTHING. You can watch Yeasayer from the comfort of your own home, in your pajamas, eating cheesy poofs. Or take it to another level and host your own dance party. Regardless of your chosen activities, don’t miss the show!
You’ll find the live stream on The Bowery Presents Youtube channel. The show begins at 10:00 PM EDT and an interactive live chat will happen simultaneously! Ira, Anand and Chris talk to Bowery Presents about the new songs and their first NYC show at Bowery Poetry Club. Watch above!
At SXSW 2009, Secretly Canadian, Jagjaguwar and Dead Oceans partnered with YouTube to capture the many stunning performances at their Thursday showcase blowout at The Mohawk. To peep all the videos, go to http://www.youtube.com/sxsw and click on the “Musical Performances” option.
For a sweet taste of what you’re in store for go to HERE to see Richard Swift absolutely destroy with a performance of “Lady Luck.”