Saam Farahmand

The Last Shadow Puppets, Alex Turner’s Arctic Monkeys side project, released the orchestral Brit-rock album Everything You’ve Come To Expect earlier this year. And today, they’ve followed up their evocative… More »


This is the week when the music business basically shuts down so all the label execs and publicists and bands and critics can go down to Austin and get drunk… More »

Last week, one of our writers got some Twitter heat when he posted the Last Shadow Puppets’ video for “Everything You’ve Come To Expect” while pointing out how fucked up… More »

James Righton is probably best known for his contributions to the psych-raving Klaxons, but his new project is nothing to gloss over. The first offering from Righton’s Shock Machine comes… More »


Credit: Tom Vek - Aroused

Tom Vek’s Saam Farahmand-directed “Aroused” video features folks staring moodily at the camera before treating cigarettes like a hot date. Vek: “It’s a nod to the way in which smoking… More »

Credit: Klaxons NSFW Videos

A couple of Best Videos Of The Week ago I mentioned how nearly every good clip that week was too long, too nude, or too violent to make it on… More »

Credit: Klaxons Video Lead

This week’s clips from Arcade Fire, Rokysopp, Simian Mobile Disco, No Joy, and White Lies show off what’s possible when your videos don’t have to fit particular television formats and… More »