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It's been almost exactly five years since we named Hospitality a Band To Watch, and today, as they release their second full-length Trouble, we have a new way for you to watch them. Actually, it's…   Read Story »
The Fiery Furnaces' Eleanor Friedberger gave us the supremely likable solo album Personal Record earlier this year, and she's now made four videos with the reliably funny director Scott Jacobson. The…   Read Story »
I didn't post one of these lists last week, because Thanksgiving, which meant that we had a ton of worthy videos to choose from this week, and that plenty of them didn't make it. And this would also…   Read Story »
As punk lifers with decades in the game, Superchunk are good and familiar with every possible old-guy-in-the-club scenario, and their new video for "Void," a song from their truly great 2013 album I…   Read Story »
The Woods/Vivian Girls side project the Babies released their sophomore album Our House On The Hill last year, and it's one of those albums that seems slight at first but sticks with you. The fast,…   Read Story »
Dinosaur Jr. don't show up in their video for "Pierce The Morning Rain," a bleary jam from their 2012 album I Bet On Sky. Instead, director Scott Jacobson gives us actor James Urbaniak playing a…   Read Story »
Acerbic British great Nick Lowe hasn't made a music video in 18 years, but now here's a star-studded, slightly ridiculous one for his song "Sensitive Man." Director Scott Jacobson's clip stars…   Read Story »
Eleanor Friedberger's Last Summer is one of 2011's most underrated releases -- here's "My Mistakes" from that affair -- and now the female half of Fiery Furnaces serves up the vivid clip for album…   Read Story »
Lots of good music videos this week! Serial killers! Shadow-puppet dogs! Primary colors! Air rifles! Inexplicably clownish rap-star art direction! Members of the extended Stereogum family! There's…   Read Story »
Class of '09 BTW Hospitality didn't rush out an album upon first internet mention, and that uncommon patience has paid off: the NYC trio landed an enviable slot on Merge Records' roster last year,…   Read Story »