Posts tagged "Joe Stakun"

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

We did it, everyone! We came up with the least glamorous music video ever made. I don't know what held the title before this week, but I do know that nothing else will ever hold it again. That piece of beautifully ugly anti-glamor is below, as are our other four picks for the week. More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 17, 2014 - 2:57 pm

Pissed Jeans – “Boring Girls” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Last week Sub Pop reissued Pissed Jeans' 2005 debut album Shallow, and today that album's brilliant "Boring Girls" gets a highly entertaining video by director Joe Stakun. This is the band's third collaboration with Stakun, who also did "Bathroom Laughter" and "Romanticize Me" from last year's Honeys. This time out Stakun has created a surreal… More »

By: Chris DeVille / October 16, 2014 - 11:12 am

Ultramantis Black – “Biomonster DNA” Video

Ultramantis Black is a pro wrestler and, for more than a decade, a standout in the great Pennsylania-based wrestling indie Chikara Pro. More recently, he's become a recording artist, one who just released an EP of frantic blitzkrieg hardcore (with members of Pissed Jeans backing him up) on the metal giant Relapse. We've posted hi… More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 17, 2014 - 1:51 pm

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Two massively important alt-rock greats returned to the music-video earlier today, and neither of them is on this list. The Pixies' "Bag Boy," their first new song in nine years, soundtracked a disturbing video about a little kid fucking up somebody's house and added in a visual punchline that was more nasty than funny. And… More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 28, 2013 - 3:50 pm

Pissed Jeans – “Romanticize Me” Video

"When I was done, it would either be because I had won the Olympics 19 times and broken all possible world records. I would have reached the pinnacle of sports fame, driving a different exotic car every day of the week and buying small countries with my 900 bazillion dollars. Or, I'd walk into the… More »

By: Miles Bowe / June 27, 2013 - 2:59 pm

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

The two videos I liked best this week are about reintroducing superstars: One who's been away for a while, one who's barely taken enough time off for anyone to notice it's been a year since he dropped an album. And both are heavy on old-school music-video values: Expert rhythmic editing, implied sex, the goofily in-charge… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 15, 2013 - 5:08 pm