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All-American chums Yim and Matt have taken a fixation upon France's caramel and custard confection to the internet. They even bought a domain name: cremebrulog.com. They're still trying to figure out…   Read Story »
She & Him's last video, for "Thieves" was shot in Super 8 and was grainy and gritty -- or at least grainy and gritty for a She & Him project. The "Don't Look Back" video returns to the overwhelming…   Read Story »
M. Ward's cover of "Sadie" appears on Versions Of Joanna, a 22-track Dylan-punning compilation that also features Billy Bragg, Owen Pallett, and Ben Sollee remaking songs by Joanna Newsom. Ward's…   Read Story »
We listened to Dirty Projectors, Shins, and Passion Pit cover songs that inspired them for Levi's Pioneer Sessions. In this edition, M. Ward and Zooey Deschanel tackle the much tackled Johnny Mercer…   Read Story »
She & Him's "Thieves" has a vintage, Roy Orbison feel to it. Same goes for the video, directed by Norwood Cheek. Cheek specializes in doing Super 8 videos, and encourages spontaneity and…   Read Story »
Knowing that Zooey doesn't exactly thrive while singing live on television, you could go either of two ways as her manager: Keep her off camera (unless it's for a cutesy video), or line up the…   Read Story »
Here's the thing about actors in music projects: Whatever the sounds are like, on camera they're going to be alright. At least, on camera under controlled conditions, like in the video for "In The…   Read Story »
We saw a bunch of bands this past week. Not every set was memorable, but there were more than enough highlights to make the stiff necks and barking feet worth it. Here's Wednesday, Thursday,…   Read Story »
Here's your G-rated Zooey fantasy sequence for the day. Z dances cutely, takes one step closer to Feist: The aww-shucks charm factor is high in the Peyton Reed-directed video for "In The Sun," as is…   Read Story »
So far the squeakuel to She & Him's first Volume has offered only "In The Sun." The studio sounds are still safely tucked away in a Merge vault somewhere, but promotional consideration inspired…   Read Story »