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Listen To Boris And Asobi Seksu Cover One Another

Record Store Day Black Friday is going to bring with it a ton of cool shit but the Boris/Asobi Seksu split 7″ has to be one of the standouts. On the A-side, NYC shoegazers Asobi Seksu do a softened, brightened cover of “Farewell,” from Boris’s breakthrough 2005 LP, Pink. On the flip, the Japanese metal… More »

By: Michael Nelson / November 12, 2012 - 5:30 pm

Remixtape: Vol. I

Most remixes are shit. This new feature exists in defense of The Remix. So, welcome to Remixtape: a monthly compilation of the best recent remix MP3s floating around the internet because despite the glut of garish promo bloghouse crap, there are actually still people doing this thing artfully. Because there’s an actual art to thi… More »

By: Amrit Singh / February 11, 2011 - 2:47 pm

New Asobi Seksu Video – “Transparence”

Yuki Chikudate and James Hanna are a few weeks away from their third release of 2009 with Rewolf, an acoustically inclined revisitation of highlights from their time together in the very electric project Asobi Seksu. But before we get there, they’re still bringing light to “Transparence,” a standout from their February-released Hush LP that recently… More »

By: Amrit Singh / September 30, 2009 - 10:35 am

Asobi Seksu Cover Hope Sandoval

Brooklyn dream-pop outfit Asobi Seksu just released a 10″ anchored by “Transparence,” a standout from this February’s Hush LP. Before the clock strikes ’10 they’ll have a third release on the year by way of Rewolf, an LP offering acoustic versions of Seksu songs spanning their three albums, including a few b-sides and this cover… More »

By: Amrit Singh / September 16, 2009 - 10:16 am

New Asobi Seksu – “Transparence”

Our last look at Asobi Seksu came via “Me & Mary,” the first single from their third album Hush. In that vein, the New York dream-poppers are releasing a limited-edition 10″ that includes a slightly different version of Hush’s “Transparence” along with two unreleased tracks from the Hush sessions and a remix of the title… More »

By: brandon / August 20, 2009 - 9:05 am

New Asobi Seksu Video – “Me & Mary”

“Me & Mary” is the first single from Asobi Seksu’s third album Hush, the New York band’s followup to 2006’s Citrus. The track’s accompanying video was put thought of/designed by Brooklyn illustrator Dan-ah Kim, assisted by director Aaron Stewart-Ahn. He provided her with the a/v technical know-how. He also directed Death Cab For Cutie’s “IMore »

By: brandon / January 27, 2009 - 3:56 pm

New Asobi Seksu Video – “Goodbye”

Directors Major Lightner and Ryan Bosworth set Yuki and the Asobi guys in a world of computer animated colors and shapes for the sheets of guitar and sugary Seksu melodies. Pixar it ain’t, but the visuals bathe the tune in a fitting rainbow of fruit flavor and makes Yuki look even more precious than usual,… More »

By: Stereogum / February 22, 2007 - 9:44 am

The Good, The Bad, And The Ice-T

We were really amused by Pitchfork’s list for the year’s Worst Album Covers; great picks, pithy quips! Apparently they Forkers are just as awed by Gangsta Rap as we were, but they were more observant than us. Here are a few that tickled us silly:

Ice T – Gangsta Rap
Haha, look… More »

By: Stereogum / December 15, 2006 - 6:02 pm