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Here’s something I wasn’t quite expecting: Every last one of the videos on this week’s list has some kind of narrative to it, even if that story is just “intense guy wanders around motel and weird things happen.” Most of them are pretty cartoony. Some of them involve actual professional actors. All of them are… More »

Let’s be honest: This was a pretty stacked week. It’s always a joy to find new music that surprises and impresses you, and while this week’s list is indeed impressive, it may not be especially surprising. These are just five (well, six) artists at the tops of their respective games, and they’re fucking killing it. More »

Earlier today, I posted a bigass list of my favorite music videos of the year. That should honestly be enough to keep your optic nerves crammed full for the day. But if you’re done with it, or you’re somehow low on viewing options this weekend, please note that plenty of other good music videos came… More »

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Deerhoof – “Sexy, But Sparkly”

The latest 7'' in the Less Artists More Condos singles series features a split-side release from Deerhoof and Haif Waif. Today, Famous Class dropped the…
Corban Goble | October 22, 2012 - 1:19 pm

Mystical Weapons (Sean Lennon & Greg Saunier) – “Mechanical Mammoth”

New band alert! Veteran musical traveler Sean Lennon has formed a new duo called Mystical Weapons with Greg Saunier, Deerhoof's mindbending tourettic drummer. The partnershi…
Tom Breihan | October 2, 2012 - 10:20 am

Deerhoof – “Fête D’Adieu” Video

"Fête D'Adieu" is the surprisingly melodically generous single from Deerhoof's new album Breakup Song. And in its new video, the band members and friends stage…
Tom Breihan | September 4, 2012 - 4:40 pm

Stream Deerhoof Breakup Song

Mercurial Bay Area art-pop veterans Deerhoof are about to release their new album Breakup Song, and both of the early tracks we’ve heard from it,…
Tom Breihan | August 27, 2012 - 2:03 pm
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Deerhoof – “Fête D’Adieu”

Last month, we heard the unexpectedly lilting psych-funk jam "The Trouble With Candyhands," our first taste of the forthcoming Deerhoof album Breakup Song. And now…
Tom Breihan | August 16, 2012 - 3:33 pm
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Progress Report: Deerhoof

Name: Deerhoof Progress Report: World’s most unpredictable noise pop band chat about the making of Breakup Song. I had no idea what…
T. Cole Rachel | August 9, 2012 - 3:08 pm

Deerhoof – “The Trouble With Candyhands”

The nervy and unpredictable San Franciscan art-poppers Deerhoof have a new LP called Breakup Song coming out soon, and the early track "The Trouble With…
Tom Breihan | July 31, 2012 - 4:03 pm
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of Montreal – “Feminine Effects”

For Record Store Day, of Montreal will put out a split 7'' with Deerhoof called "A Filthy Fifth," and today the Athens indie vets posted…
Corban Goble | March 9, 2012 - 1:56 pm
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GIVERS – “Meantime (Deerhoof Greg Saunier Remix)”

Today knotty popsters GIVERS got the remix treatment from Deerhoof drummer Greg Saunier. Download the rework of "Meantime" below.
Corban Goble | October 7, 2011 - 5:14 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

After last week's bounty of videos, things slowed way down this week, and that's too bad. The best video of the week was the one…
Tom Breihan | October 1, 2011 - 12:45 pm
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Deerhoof – “Secret Mobilization” Video

Deerhoof's cinematic new video for the Deerhoof Vs. Evil track "Secret Mobilization" revolves around the eternal struggle between cute girls and disgusting-looking alien beasts. It…
Tom Breihan | September 29, 2011 - 2:29 pm
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Download Deerhoof’s 99% Upset Feeling Live LP

The rock deconstructionists of Deerhoof have released a freely downloadable lie album titled 99% Upset Feeling over at their site. It’s 11 tracks and re…
Amrit Singh | September 12, 2011 - 5:20 pm
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Watch IIII (Members Of Deerhoof, Man Man, Soft Circle, Lichens) & Light Asylum @ Union Pool, Williamsburg 9/3/11

This past weekend, NYC presented a number of only-in-NYC type concerts to help locals feel like they did some unique shit before the summer wa…
Amrit Singh | September 7, 2011 - 1:02 pm

The 8 Best Videos Of The Week

This week's best videos include new ones from The Death Set, Deerhoof, Snoop Dogg, Starkey, and Alcoholic Faith Mission. It's another week of totally safe…
jessica | January 14, 2011 - 5:25 pm

Animal Collective, Deerhoof Play Congolese Street Music

The 2-Disc Tradi-Mods Vs. Rockers: Alternative Takes On Congotronics finds "indie rock" (and etc.) folks like Animal Collective, Micachu & The Shapes, Andrew Bird, Optimo,…
brandon | November 8, 2010 - 1:55 pm

Deerhoof – “The Merry Barracks”

I like the calmer, relatively languid feel of "The Merry Barracks," the lead track from the older, wiser Deerhoof's forthcoming 10th studio album Deerhoof Vs.
brandon | October 15, 2010 - 12:11 pm
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The Flaming Lips, Dinosaur Jr., Deerhoof To Perform LPs For ATP Don’t Look Back 2011

As we prepare ourselves for this weekend’s pleasingly loud ATP NY (see: Holy Mountain, Superfuzz Bigmuff, Raw Power, Sunn O))) + Boris, SY, ATP regular…
brandon | September 1, 2010 - 5:17 pm

Zach Hill – “Memo To The Man”

It'd make sense for a solo release from from a man as ubiquitous in virtuosic metal/noise/prog/punk/shred circles as big spending Zach Hill to come packing…
Amrit Singh | July 23, 2010 - 11:05 am
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Xiu Xiu, Deerhoof, WHY?, Pictureplane, Fang Island @ JellyNYC Pool Party, Brooklyn 7/12/10

Between the World Cup's conclusion hijacking the standard operating procedure of most any establishment serving alcohol and space enough for a TV screen, and Jelly…
Amrit Singh | July 12, 2010 - 6:07 pm

Xiu Xiu & Deerhoof Cover Joy Division At Donaufestival

Last night at the Donaufestival in Lower Austria, Jamie Stewart collaborated with labelmates Deerhoof on a complete run-through of Joy Division's 1979 debut Unknown Pleasures.
brandon | April 30, 2010 - 1:40 pm
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