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Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

Filter Premieres New Yann Tiersen Video

Filter Magazine is premiering a brand new video from Yann Tiersen. The immensely imaginative clip was directed by Sam Wilkins and is a contemplative sepia tone inward journey set to an epic piece of symphonic pop called "The Trial" from Tiersen's upcoming album Skyline. The record will be released ...

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Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

Tim Fite Premieres New Song "Joyriding" and Announces Tour Dates

The inimitable artist Tim Fite is currently premiering a brand new song from his upcoming album Ain't Ain't Ain't out March 6th via ANTI- Records. The track is entitled "Joyriding" and vividly evokes the budding freedom and romantic adventure of youth. While Fite's previous works addressed ...

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Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

Lost In The Trees Premiere New Song Via KCRW

Today, Tuesday February 21st, influential Los Angeles public radio station KCRW is premiering a song called "Golden Eyelids" from the upcoming new album by acclaimed ensemble Lost In The Trees. The lush and poignant track is from the group's new record called A Church That Fits Our Needs set ...

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Monday, February 27th, 2012

Paste Magazine Streaming New Tim Fite Album

Paste Magazine is presenting a full stream of the brand new Tim Fite album Ain't Ain't Ain't which comes out this March 6th via ANTI- Records. In addition the site will be premiering a fascinating new video called Tim Fite "Work Ethic" detailing Fite's heartfelt dedication ...

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Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

Islands Release Darkly Humorous Video For "Hallways"

Acclaimed modernist pop band Islands have released a darkly humorous and highly atmospheric video for the upbeat and melodic song "Hallways" from their acclaimed new Anti-Records release A Sleep & A Forgetting. The clip features the band's singer-songwriter Nick Thorburn performing with, and then joining, an exuberant band of skeleton musicians. The video was co directed by Lex Halaby and puppeteer Toben Seymour. As Halaby explains, "From the beginning we talked with Nick about making a video that's equal parts funny and creepy. Nick he brought up the Max Fleischer cartoons of the 1930s as a source of inspiration. 'The Skeleton Dance' (1929) caught our eye and sparked the concept. We loved the idea of bringing an entire skeleton band to life. We also wanted an animated world that looked more like stop motion animation. The skeleton puppets were brought to life by four puppeteers; each one controlling the arms, legs, torso, and head. It was a team effort in every single shot." To watch ...

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Tuesday, February 14th, 2012

Islands New Album 'A Sleep & A Forgetting' Out Now

The new album by the acclaimed modernist pop band Islands, entitled A Sleep & A Forgetting, arrives in stores this Valentines Day. It's only perfect since the soulful record provides an ideal musical accompaniment to both the glowing romance and crushing loneliness of the holiday. The record continues the band ...

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