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Slander – “Fuzzy Mouth” & “Psyche”

Last year we featured the Mystic, Connecticut rock band Slander as a Band To Watch. Other than a new video they’ve kept a fairly low profile, but now the quintet has dropped two new tracks that run the wide spectrum of its sound. The ’70s rock vibes are stronger than ever on “Psyche” while “Fuzzy… More »

By: Miles Bowe / February 20, 2014 - 5:38 pm

Slander – “Device” Video (Stereogum Premiere) (NSFW)

Recent Band To Watch-ers Slander have perfected the seedy motel room video. Their clip for “Magnets/Ghosts” was a display of ascendant eeriness. This time around, they ditch black-and-white and opt to use a similar dingy locale for something a little saucier, splicing select scenes of salaciousness with ones of the band playing a sunny outdoor… More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / June 25, 2013 - 4:02 pm

Slander – “Magnets” b/w “Ghosts” Video

Mystic, CT’s Slander — and our most recent Band To Watch — have released a lengthy dual-video for their singles “Magnets” and “Ghosts.” The black and white clip is as ominous as it should be for one in which a seemingly dingy motel room hosts the band’s spectral punk sound. It gets increasingly creepier a… More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / February 25, 2013 - 12:59 pm

Band To Watch: Slander

From the historic maritime village of Mystic, CT comes Slander, a five-piece rock band born from the hub that is Mystic Disc, local record store and art-kid nexus point. Singer Julia Farrar linked with Disc employee and rock-band lifer/drummer Rich Freitas there, with Echo & The Bunnymen as an initial reference for a new band. More »

By: Amrit Singh / February 11, 2013 - 9:48 am