Tag: Music

MONDAY MUSIC VIDEO: This is (not) the last chance


NEW ON THE BLOG: Is this perhaps your first (of many) chances, to enjoy the fantastic Saya Gray performing her own music? Watch the video for “If There’s No Seat In The Sky (Will You Forgive Me???)” right now!

MONDAY MUSIC VIDEO: Indigo, as it were, answering green


NEW ON THE BLOG: Perfect in the way everything Elizabeth Fraser does is perfect. But not Cocteau Twins. Her partner Damon Reece (Massive Attack) has his own sound. Together, they have made this little something.

MONDAY MUSIC VIDEO: let’s get out of this life


NEW ON THE BLOG: The new video from Pet Shop Boys and Soft Cell captures how I’m felling this morning. The Oscars were last night and the broadcast just made me sad. Cinematic mediocrity, sprinkled with nuggets of cringe, finished off with a splooge of toxic masculinity. Ugh, let’s get out of this life indeed.

MONDAY MUSIC VIDEO: but I do radiate a certain glow


There are some songs that are difficult to describe. There are some artists who are difficult to describe. This makes me happy. There is delight in surprise. Uniqueness is worth pursuing. Dan Bejar, the brains behind Vancouver band Destroyer is something else. Formed in 1995, the two threads running through

MONDAY MUSIC VIDEO: Impossible Visualiser


Regular readers know I consider the music video the highest art form, my generation’s (Gen-X) greatest contribution to western cultural life. So while the surprise of a collaboration between a couple of my favourite artists (Royksopp and Goldfrapp) is driving my creativity this week, the fact that the video for the song is a random morphing of almost images, is reducing my enthusiasm.

MONDAY MUSIC VIDEO: Someone Was Up, Working in the Quiet


Widowspeak have created something magical with both the song and the video for “While You Wait.” Parts of the video remind me of San Diego, and La Jolla

MONDAY MUSIC VIDEO: Doors Are The Way You Leave


A cool 14 year-old from a tiny Canadian mountain town made an album of Nick Cave covers with the Flaming Lips. Faith in the universe, restored.

MONDAY MUSIC VIDEO: Come Sail Your Ships Around Me


A cool 14 year-old from a tiny Canadian mountain town made an album of Nick Cave covers with the Flaming Lips. Faith in the universe, restored.

MONDAY MUSIC VIDEO(s): Once a Big Thing…


This post about bands that were big in the 80s releasing new music now has been cooking for a few weeks and only came together after Midnight Oil released their new song, “Rising Seas,” earlier this week. While they might not top many lists of the best bands of the

A Still from St. Etienne's video for "Penlop" taken from stereogum.com

MONDAY MUSIC VIDEO: But I’d Like to Show You, PENLOP


Hello fellow Gen-X oldsters (or other indy music fans.) Do you remember St. Etienne? Their album “Foxbase Alpha” from 1991 was one of those albums that got under your skin and became part of your synapses. Have you listened to any of their subsequent material? Doesn’t matter, you’re going to

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