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Line & Circle – “Mesolithic” Video

College-rock janglers Line & Circle put out a three-song self-titled EP last fall, and today they dropped the video for “Mesolithic.” The visuals strike me as sort of found art, flipping through old fuzzy footage from different wars and contrasting those clips with shots from the natural world. It creates a disconcerting sort of friction,… More »

By: Caitlin White / February 10, 2015 - 4:45 pm

Stream Line & Circle Line & Circle EP

For their new self-titled EP, Line & Circle teamed up with Lewis Pesacov — who also recorded Best Coast’s Crazy For You — for their cleanest and most clear-headed work yet. It’s only three tracks long, but the group combines the sunniness of their new L.A. locale with the unfussiness of their Midwestern upbringing and… More »

By: James Rettig / October 22, 2014 - 6:40 pm

Line & Circle – “Wounded Desire” (Stereogum Premiere)

Line & Circle have always attracted comparisons to early R.E.M. “Wounded Desire,” from the LA band’s new self-titled EP, affirms those comparisons not just in terms of style but quality. On the other hand, There’s a certain point where a band becomes so good at what they do that merely comparing them to older band… More »

By: Chris DeVille / October 8, 2014 - 11:08 am

Line & Circle – “Mine Is Mine” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Line & Circle’s “Mine Is Mine” already sounded plenty melancholy when we first heard it this winter, and their new video for the song provides just the right visual accompaniment now that it’s spring. Director Jordan Satmary follows the silent female protagonist as she walks around an alienating city. There’s a longing and loneliness throughout… More »

By: Miles Bowe / May 19, 2014 - 1:40 pm

Line & Circle – “Mine Is Mine”

When we last checked in with jangly, R.E.M.-and-Smiths-lovin’ Los Angeles rockers Line & Circle, they had just released the video for their great single “Roman Ruins.” Now comes another great single in the same vein but with extra melancholy. It’s called “Mine Is Mine,” and you can hear it at SoundCloud. More »

By: Chris DeVille / February 18, 2014 - 5:14 pm

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Another week, like last week, when people had other things going on and weren’t cranking out music videos with the consistently that they might otherwise. It makes sense. After watching the grand drama of the election, the states falling blue one-by-one, the schadenfreud-rich concession speeches, the immediate right-wing identity crisis playing out on TV i… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 9, 2012 - 12:03 pm

Line & Circle – “Roman Ruins” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Dreamy Cali indie rockers Line & Circle will put out their debut 7” on White Iris, and today we’ve got their video for A-Side “Roman Ruins,” a visual that depicts an idyllic California coast road trip. Jordan Satmary directs. Watch it below. More »

By: Corban Goble / November 6, 2012 - 1:41 pm