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Run The Jewels and Arca and Belle & Sebastian and a generous handful of other artists made really good videos this week, and I couldn’t find room for any of them. There were too many good videos this week. This is one of those weeks where everything in the top 5 is straight fire, though… More »

Technological currents have carried us ever closer to cyborg status, our smartphones becoming more and more like permanent extensions of our hands. That includes at concerts, where shooting photo and videos on phones has become so commonplace and so constant that bands felt the need to fight back this year. One of 2013’s most prominent… More »

I’m not entirely sure this week’s pick for best video even qualifies as a music video; it certainly stretches the definition. But in its impeccable planning and its flawless execution, it captured imaginations over the weekend and dominated the conversation come Monday. It felt like an actual honest-to-god event, and how many of those do… More »

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She & Him “Don’t Look Back” On Ferguson

She & Him played "Don't Look Back" on Craig Furguson's show, and it looks like Zooey Deschanel has gotten better at the live TV performance.
jessica | July 27, 2010 - 9:43 am

She & Him – “Thieves” Video

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…
jessica | July 9, 2010 - 10:58 am

Tired Pony (Gary Lightbody, Peter Buck) – “Point Me At Islands” (Feat. Zooey Deschanel)

Quite an assemblage of fancy names for this new project from Snow Patrol’s Gary Lightbody, called Tired Pony, with members including R.E.M.’s Peter Buck and…
Amrit Singh | June 25, 2010 - 11:09 am

Bonnaroo 2010: Friday In Photos & Videos

We're live tweeting and shooting everything 'Roo at Here's the best of Friday...
Erika | June 12, 2010 - 7:09 pm

ATP 2010: Curated By Matt Groening @ Butlin’s Holiday Centre, Minehead, UK

This past weekend was the Matt Groening-curated ATP, which went down in Butlins, Minehead, UK. Iggy Pop and Toumani Diabate were the highlights of the…
jessica | May 10, 2010 - 6:07 pm

Coachella 2010: Jay-Z, LCD, Disco Balls & Chandeliers

Four years into my Coachella career and I've never experienced an Indio spring so mild. It's a gift from the gods meaning Brooklynites like Scott…
Amrit Singh | April 17, 2010 - 9:39 pm

She & Him Bring “Thieves” To Kimmel

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…
Amrit Singh | April 6, 2010 - 2:04 pm

She & Him Bring “In The Sun” To Letterman

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…
Amrit Singh | April 5, 2010 - 1:05 pm

She & Him/The Living Sisters @ El Rey Theater, Los Angeles 3/25/10

She & Him shows are pretty much layovers between festival appearances (up soon: Coachella, Sasquatch, and Bonnaroo) but right now they’ve got smaller, sold-out appearances…
jessica | March 26, 2010 - 3:31 pm

SXSW 2010: The Wrap Up

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…
stereogum | March 23, 2010 - 11:42 am

Stream She & Him Volume Two

Matt & Zooey’s second set is out on Merge 3/23, but if all the winking and hula hooping has you hot and bothered, hear the…
Amrit Singh | March 15, 2010 - 12:56 pm

She & Him – “In The Sun” Video

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…
Amrit Singh | March 9, 2010 - 11:26 am

She & Him – “Thieves” (Stereogum Premiere)

During a recent BBC session promoting their forthcoming Volume Two, Zooey & Matt delivered an acoustic-and-vocal rendition of "Thieves," a lovesick, AM-radio throwback tapping the…
Amrit Singh | February 23, 2010 - 9:42 am

She & Him – “Thieves” (Live On BBC)

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…
Amrit Singh | February 10, 2010 - 6:26 pm

She & Him Volume Two, Tour, HBO Groupie Information

We passed along details about M. Ward and Zooey Deschanel's sophomore album Volume 2 many moons ago, but now we can offer the album art,…
brandon | February 3, 2010 - 2:56 pm

She & Him Vol. 2 Details

The sequel to Zooey & Matt’s Volume 1 promises 13 songs — 11 originals and covers of Skeeter Davis and NRBQ — and a 3/23…
Amrit Singh | December 8, 2009 - 4:22 pm

She & Him Prep Vol. 2

Mrs. Gibbard told MTV the new She & Him’s done and will be out in 2010: “It’s official. It’s done and being released in the…
brandon | November 30, 2009 - 9:44 am

The 25 69 Most Anticipated Albums Of 2010

This year in music was great and we'rea gonna let it finish (sorry), but in terms of notable album releases the ship has sailed. No…
Amrit Singh | November 24, 2009 - 5:41 pm

Ben Gibbard & Zooey Deschanel Married Yesterday

“The actress and Death Cab for Cutie singer … tied the knot in Washington state, a source tells People. The couple got engaged last year…
Scott Lapatine | September 20, 2009 - 11:42 pm

Zooey Deschanel Can Dance Well Too

(500) Days Of Summer gets a music video directed by Marc Webb. It stars the future Mrs. Gibbard and film costar Joseph Gordon-Levitt doing some…
Scott Lapatine | August 5, 2009 - 12:36 pm