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The Golden Echo will be Kimbra Lee Johnson's second album, but if you knew about the New Zealand singer before this year, it's probably from her contribution to Gotye's "Somebody That I Used To…   Read Story »
Here's a gorgeous track from Nat Baldwin, bassist for Dirty Projectors, that is only seeing the light of day after being recorded over half a decade ago. It comes off the upcoming Dome Branches which…   Read Story »
Vampire Weekend already got plenty of attention for "Diane Young," the frantic first single from their truly great new album Modern Vampires Of The City, when they burned a couple of Saabs in the…   Read Story »
If you caught any of Major Lazer's frantic, fun-as-hell festival-rocking live shows over the last few years, you likely saw girls twerking on speaker-risers, Skerritt Bwoy performing death-defying…   Read Story »
A few months ago, Dirty Projectors frontman Dave Longstreth released his Hi Custodian short film, which used a bunch of songs from the band's Swing Lo Magellan album. And now, like the "About To Die"…   Read Story »
Let's say, just for the sake of argument, that you have not yet carved out the 20 minutes necessary to watch Hi Custodian, the massive and ambitious mini-movie that Dave Longstreth directed, which…   Read Story »
We didn't get to see too many mind-boggling short-form videos this week, but we did get one long one in which one of our greatest, most ambitious indie bands takes its packed-to-bursting,…   Read Story »
Earlier this summer, Dirty Projectors announced the existence of their Hi Custodian short film project, a 20-minute, Dave Longstreth-directed clip that's basically the Dirty Projectors' "Runaway."…   Read Story »
Here's the Dave Longstreth-directed clip for Dirty Projectors' "Gun Has No Trigger," a simple clip filled with Dave Longstreth, Amber Coffman, and Haley Dekle-shaped silhouettes, a strobe light, and…   Read Story »
Dirty Projectors capo Dave Longstreth has been on the lam since his band's triumphant Bitte Orca (and its Bj√∂rk-bolstered sibling Mount Wittenberg Orca), holing up in more rustic locales quite…   Read Story »