Video: Kid Astray’s “Joanne”

Song: “Joanne” Artist: Kid Astray Why You Want to Watch: This one’s got just what you need when checking out a band: the band, the song and cool lights! Kid Astray is a Norway-based quintet incorporating synth, bass and pop, and I’m digging them. The video, directed by Ask Sunde, a talented photographer in Oslo, […]

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Show Preview: Shame @ Chop Suey, Tues. 2/20

Show Preview: Shame @ Chop Suey, Tues. 2/20 ~Dagmar Shame A few weeks ago, I got a press release on this London band called Shame, and looked them up immediately to find out more. Their extremely well-reviewed (deservedly so) debut album, Songs of Praise, features the band holding piglets on the cover. That continued to […]

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Music & Video: Bad Gyal’s “Blink”

Song: “Blink” Artist: Bad Gyal Why You Want to Listen & Watch: Barcelona’s Bad Gyal, a singer who performs her music in English, Spanish and Catalan, gives us a taste of her new mixtape with the track “Blink.” The video shows Bad Gyal singing and dancing while surrounded by flowers in Mexico City- and she […]

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Video: the Vaccines’ “I Can’t Quit”

Artist: The Vaccines Video: “I Can’t Quit” Why You Want To Watch: The truly great Vaccines have a new album coming out! It’s called Combat Sports, and I really need this band right now. The British band really does stand as a strong example of how awesome pop music can be. The Vaccines also discussed […]

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Video: Snavs’ Give Me The Light

Artist: Snavs Video: “Give Me The Light” Why You Want To Watch: Directed by Scottish filmmaker Graham Hughes (A Practical Guide to A Spectacular Suicide), Snavs’ very well-done video for “Give Me The Light” turns hunting around. In red and white hunting suits, two fox hunters go after a human to the Danish DJ/Producer’s great […]

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