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PVT – “Homosapien” Video

The picture above just can’t convey the simple coolness of PVT’s new video for the title track of last year’s album, Homosapien. Imagine the brilliant re-edit of The Antlers they did recently, now picture them doing something similar to their own music video. Director Clemens Habicht’s video would be nice enough, with its stark black… More »

By: Miles Bowe / May 7, 2013 - 3:35 pm

Local Natives – “Heavy Feet (PVT Remix)”

Local Natives are gearing up to visit Australia, and to mark the occasion, they’ve recruited the Aussie production trio PVT, a Band To Watch in 2010, to remix their single “Heavy Feet.” In PVT’s hands, it’s an awkwardly percolating weirdo-dance tune, even though the Aussies leave the dreamy harmonic swirls of the original track untouched. More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 3, 2013 - 11:11 am

PVT – “Nightfall (The Antlers Remix)”

BTW emeriti PVT recently released their fourth studio album Homosapien, which included the droning track “Nightfall.” Here, Brooklyn band the Antlers give the Aussie trio’s track a kind of narcotic-addled sheen, taking their current underwater-inspired output and rubbing it all over the original. Check it out below. More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / April 4, 2013 - 12:41 pm

Menomena – “Plumage (PVT Remix)” (Stereogum Premiere)

In remixing Menomena’s jittery tune “Plumage,” the Australian dance trio and onetime BTW PVT have more or less completely overhauled the song, turning it into a bleepy electro banger. Download PVT’s version of the song below. More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 25, 2012 - 11:29 am

PVT – “Nightfall” (Stereogum Premiere)

Here’s a new one from BTW alum PVT, a percussive piece of electronic rock called “Nightfall.” It’s from the band’s forthcoming fourth studio album Homosapien. Hear it below. More »

By: Corban Goble / October 16, 2012 - 11:04 am

The Antlers – “Parentheses (PVT Remix)” (Stereogum Premiere)

Brooklyn epic-indie falsetto-monsters the Antlers are gearing up to release their new odds-and-ends EP (together); we’ve already posted their cover of the xx’s “VCR.” And below, we’ve got a download of the opening track: A remix of the Burst Apart single “Parentheses,” from the Australian BTW PVT. More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 15, 2011 - 10:50 am

The 20 Most Overlooked LPs Of 2010

There were more albums released in 2010 than could fit on all the lists released in 2010. (And there were many lists.) With that in mind, and certain ’10 records still ringing in our ears, we put our heads together and thought about some of last year’s favorites that, for some reason or other, didn’t… More »

By: Stereogum / January 13, 2011 - 1:11 pm

CMJ 2010: 9 Bands That Played Nice Sets, Others That Came Out Ahead Too

Every year the death knell drum beats a little louder around CMJ. By 2007 the NY Times was well practiced writing that sort of piece — when the author of that year’s article Melena Ryzik asked for comment I said that the festival had become less about discovery and more about “due diligence”: kicking the… More »

By: Amrit Singh / October 26, 2010 - 11:01 am

Here We Go Magic – “Collector (PVT Remix)”

Collector” was the spiraling, circular first single from Luke Temple and his Here We Go Magic project’s Pigeons LP. This remix comes at a great time because it’s filed by a band called PVT, the very same PVT that’s one of Stereogum’s favorite discoveries of the past few months. (Their Church With No Magic LP… More »

By: Amrit Singh / July 22, 2010 - 5:18 pm

Band To Watch: PVT

Australian trio PVT started as a quintet called Pivot — after being sued by an American band of the same name, they removed the vowels. The band’s released a couple of albums under the old moniker, but brothers Richard and Laurence Pike and Dave Miller (and his laptop) are about to release Church With NoMore »

By: Stereogum / July 8, 2010 - 11:51 am