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EMA – “Satellites” Video

The majestic, gothic, epically tense “Satellites” is the first single from The Future’s Void, former Gowns leader Erika M. Anderson’s second album as EMA. The LP follows the heart-shattering 2011 solo debut Past Life Martyred Saints, and Anderson co-produced it herself with Leif Shackelford, her violinist, who’s also a DIY dance producer in Portland. The… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 21, 2014 - 11:00 am

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

We actually got a ridiculous number of strong, visually striking music videos this week: everything on this week’s list is pretty much must-see. And it does my heart good to see that two of them come from my two favorite albums of 2011 thus far, Past Life Martyred Saints and Father, Son, Holy Ghost. (There’… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 23, 2011 - 4:32 pm

EMA – “Marked” Video

“Marked” is almost certainly the most intense song on EMA’s very intense — and fucking incredible — debut album Past Life Martyred Saints. The track now has a video, and unlike EMA’s previous videos, it’s not a lo-fi affair. It’s shot in exquisite black-and-white, with Erika M. Anderson herself co-directing alongside Leif Shackelford, and it… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 20, 2011 - 11:59 am