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Real Estate – “Crime” Video (Feat. Andy Daly & Nick Kroll)

Real Estate previously worked with New Jersey underground-comedy overlord Tom Scharpling on their “Easy” video, and now Scharpling is back to direct their new video for “Crime,” from the gorgeously zoned-out new album Atlas. The video features comedy types like Andy Daly and Nick Kroll. In one of those meta tricks that Scharpling pulls off… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 15, 2014 - 9:35 am

Major Lazer – “Scare Me” (Feat. Peaches & Timberlee) Video

For Major Lazer’s “Scare Me,” the group enlists a live action version of the fictional character they’re named after to stop a new missle that is going to be used by terrorist General Rubbish, who looks kind of like a dancehall version of Bane. It features maybe one of the most serious Nick Kroll role… More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / August 19, 2013 - 2:09 pm

Dirty Projectors, Nick Kroll @ Troubadour, Hollywood 2/5/13

It seems like just yesterday when I first caught the Dirty Projectors at the Troubadour in 2009. They have made the rounds in Los Angeles, playing the Jensen Rec Center, the Walt Disney Concert Hall, and the Wiltern. Having just returned from touring in Japan, Dirty Projectors spun together an outstanding set last night that… More »

By: Andrew Youssef / February 6, 2013 - 3:15 pm

Bonnaroo: Friday 6/15/07

This year’s ‘Roo is Saturday heavy — today we get Franz, Hold Steady, Regina, Dr. Dog, and a band called Police your parents loved — but the tame opening day brought some stuff worth writing home about, including local boys Sam Champion, ever-touring Reagan babies Cold War Kids, French hero Manu Chao, and love ‘em/hate… More »

By: Stereogum / June 16, 2007 - 2:12 pm

The National @ The Human Giant MTV Marathon 5/19/07

Everywhere we looked Friday night was a mind explosion. The surreality of the scene at MTV studios was best captured by Aziz and Fred Armisen squaring off in a Guitar Hero challenge — using the Times Square big screen as their personal Xbox monitor. (Aziz’s excuse for missing notes: “There’s a delay on the jumbotron!”)… More »

By: Stereogum / May 21, 2007 - 9:00 pm