Most of us arefamiliar with the The Bedroom Philosopher and his Songs From the 86 Tram record, where songs like Northcote (So Hungover) celebrate the complexities of the ‘hip’ among us. However, as this YouTube comment version suggests, it’s best not to think too much about it – the basic idea is that there is no all-encompassing idea. Justin Heazlewood is merely pointing to an abusrd and quirky aspect of our behaviour and telling us we need to have a laugh.
I can’t say that I like it – or understand it for that matter – but the film clip for Arctic Monkeys’ latest video for Black Treacle is another installment in their stylish Americanised film clips.
West Australian indie kids San Ciso – you know, the ones who brought you that song that goes, “Why, should I try, when you’re not even remotely, remotely NICE!” ?
Jebediah, led by Kevin Mitchell take on Custard’s 1995 hit Apartment for Triple J’s Like A Version.
With their debut LP, Batmania, already being applauded with rave reviews, Melbourne’s The Fearless Vampire Killers can finally kick back an reap the rewards of over two years hard work. To mark the release of this electric album, TFVK will be officially launching Batmania on November 26th at The East Brunswick Club.
As fans eagerly await the release of Coldplay’s new album, confusingly titled Mylo Xyloto (pronounced “Mylo Zyloto”) we have been treated by the brand spanking new music video for the albums 2nd second, ‘Paradise’.
Work For Me is a new recording of the song from The Drones 2006 classic LP, Gala Mill. It was recorded during the A Thousand Mistakes [available 16 September] warehouse sessions, and features the sultry vocals of bassist Fiona Kitschin.
Skipping Girl Vinegar have abrand new single out at the moment in the modest You Can from their upcomming album, Keep Calm, Carry The Monkey. The song is nothing less than the quality we’ve come to expect from SKV, but the clip is something to behold; not for the thrill of gradniosity and big budgets [...]
‘Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds’, the album, is released on October 17th and is now available to pre-order! Here is the film clip
The Panics are back with their first single Majesty from upcomming album Rain On The Humming Wire[due late July].
This week marks the first time that Gotye has experienced the dark and sinister side of the music industry when his sinlge Somebody That I Use To Know was leaked nearly a week early. It’s one of those bittersweet moments, I suppose. Because as bad as we feel for Mr De Backer, we’re not going to lie and deny our joy at being able to share this amazing song and accompanying film clip with you all.
The second of our Film Clip of the Week section for this week is the wonderfully talented Anna Calvi, who’s self-titled debut album has won multiple wheelbarrows full of critical acclaim. She’s even won the attention of Nick Cave – what else do I have to say?