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BTW Friends will issue their debut record, Manifest!, next week on Fat Possum, which they teased a while back with the lead single "Mind Control" as well as its accompanying video. Now, the second…   Read Story »
Here is the video for "Mind Control," the first single from BTW Friends' first full-length album. Director Hir Muria conjures a dystopian vision which is part retro (espionage via reel-to-reel tapes…   Read Story »
BTW Friends generated a lot of attention last year thanks to singles like "Friend Crush" and "I'm His Girl" -- as well as the requisite Ghost Town DJ's cover -- which ensured that their debut LP…   Read Story »
HBO's medieval drama Game Of Thrones premieres April 1, and this season's plot involves five different claims to the throne and these respective factions' ongoing clobbering of one another…   Read Story »
Hey, everybody, it's that time again! South By Southwest 2012. Are you ready? How's your hashtag game? Can you feel the early-onset FOMO? As the Austin institution grows larger and larger, with more…   Read Story »
This last year has been very good to Friends: The Bushwick band earned their BTW in April; they went big in October compliments of the "I'm His Girl" video and a hailed CMJ; and have 2012 all teed up…   Read Story »
We're on the other side of CMJ now, which you could probably tell by the uptick in the music news cycle, or by some bloggers' (could be any bloggers, no way to know who I am talking about) bleary…   Read Story »
The two highest-profile videos of the week were almost certainly Rihanna's "We Found Love" and Coldplay's "Paradise." I didn't put either video on this list. I didn't leave them out because they're…   Read Story »
The Brooklyn Band To Watch Friends now has a video for the catchy-as-hell bubblefunk single "I'm His Girl," and I'm not dissing at all when I call it Kreayshawn-esque. The whole thing, with its…   Read Story »
It's a nice moment for "My Boo" redos. Last month Balam Acab pitched "My Boo" through his distended down-tempo filter, giving the upbeat bass music classic a strange spectral wobble. Today, Ghost…   Read Story »