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In keeping with my newfound traditions of saying nice things about Gwar in the intros to these posts, the music-related video I enjoyed most this week was this, the YouTube commercial for Gwar’s Gwar-B-Q festival, which includes one of Dave Brockie’s final performances under all that latex. Gwar-B-Q goes down 8/16 in Richmond, and it… More »

It’s not a proper music video, so it’s not on this list, but Yours Truly’s series of videos from the Young Turks new years festival in Tulum, Mexico is the greatest marriage of music and moving images that I’ve seen this week. These clips — Caroline Polachek singing opera while standing knee-deep in a crystalline… More »

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Guy Garvey – “Angela’s Eyes” Video

Earlier this month, Elbow frontman Guy Garvey announced that he was releasing his first solo album, Courting The Squall, at the end of October. Today,…
James Rettig | September 29, 2015 - 9:22 am

Elbow’s Guy Garvey Announces Debut Solo Album

Elbow released a new four-song EP back in July, and today, the band's lead singer and guitarist Guy Garvey announced that he's putting out a…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 16, 2015 - 10:16 am

Elbow – “Lost Worker Bee” Video

Britain's Elbow release their new four-track EP, Lost Worker Bee, in the UK today, and in celebration they put out a video to accompany the…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 24, 2015 - 10:45 am

Elbow – “What Time Do You Call This?”

The perpetually sad British band Elbow came back last year with their The Take Off And Landing Of Everything album, and now they've got a…
Tom Breihan | April 27, 2015 - 9:00 am

Band Aid 30 – “Do They Know It’s Christmas? (2014)”

The 30th anniversary anti-Ebola edition of "Do They Know It's Christmas?" debuted on The X Factor tonight. This latest version of the Sir Bob Geldof…
Chris DeVille | November 16, 2014 - 5:01 pm

Anti-Ebola “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” Is Happening With Bono, Sam Smith, Ellie Goulding, One Direction

A fourth version of the charity single "Do They Know It's Christmas?" by the rotating all-star cast known as Band Aid is in the works,…
Chris DeVille | November 10, 2014 - 11:38 am

Elbow – “Charge” Video

Continuing in the documentary style of their "New York Morning" video, Manchester rock band Elbow have put together a short, oddly poetic paean to speedway…
Peter Helman | November 3, 2014 - 11:30 am

Watch Elbow Perform And Discuss “New York Morning” On Fallon

Elbow stopped by Fallon on Friday for an emotional performance of "New York Morning" from their new album The Take Off And Landing Of Everything.
James Rettig | May 18, 2014 - 5:15 pm

Elbow – “My Sad Captains” Video

Former "new Radiohead" candidates Elbow have carved a long career out of mournful and ornate rock balladry; it's amazing that it took them this long…
Chris DeVille | April 25, 2014 - 10:05 am

Elbow – “New York Morning” Video

English rockers Elbow have put together a short documentary/music video chronicling the story of Dennis and Lois, a couple who grew up in the New…
James Rettig | January 27, 2014 - 2:08 pm

Elbow – “Fly Boy Blue / Lunette” Video

The moodily ambitious Manchester band Elbow have announced plans to release their sixth album The Take Off And Landing Of Everything early this year; it…
Tom Breihan | January 15, 2014 - 9:22 am

Mercury Prize 2011 Nominees

This year's shortlist for the Barclaycard Mercury Prize Album of the Year was announced in London this morning. A group of industry experts will select…
Scott Lapatine | July 19, 2011 - 9:30 am

Glastonbury 2011 In Photos & Video

Beyoncé doesn't normally play festivals, but by all accounts she killed it at Worth Farm last night. After her Glasto headline performance the star told…
Scott Lapatine | June 27, 2011 - 11:31 am

Elbow – “Lippy Kids”

"Lippy Kids" was the working title for Elbow's fifth studio album. They changed it to Build A Rocket Boys!, but this song uses the original…
jessica | January 3, 2011 - 5:01 pm

Elbow – “Mercy Street” (Peter Gabriel Cover)

The reciprocal part of Peter Gabriel's Scratch My Back project moves forward with Elbow's cover of "Mercy Street" (from Gabriel's 1986 album So). Says Elbow'…
jessica | June 2, 2010 - 9:41 am

Preview Peter Gabriel’s Indie Rock Covers LP

We've spoken about Scratch My Back, Peter Gabriel's anticipated Bob Ezrin-produced orchestral covers collection featuring reinterpretations of Radiohead, Arcade Fire, the Magnetic Fields, Bon Iver,…
brandon | January 13, 2010 - 10:12 am

All Points West Wet 2009 In Photos

When APW presented its inaugural festival last year, we weren't alone in taking issue with the experience: lack of food options, a fair but generally…
Amrit Singh | August 3, 2009 - 9:47 am

Elbow @ The Wiltern, Los Angeles 7/22/09

Last night Elbow played a headlining show in LA to get prepped for a run of dates supporting Coldplay. Being one of very few date…
Amrit Singh | July 23, 2009 - 10:43 am