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Slowdance – “Spell” Video

In making the video for their song “Spell,” the Brooklyn dreampop BTW Slowdance made the commendable decision to visit Manhattan’s Children’s Museum Of The Arts, where a mob of adorable kids worked to put the video together: Directing, building sets, doing animation, touching up the band’s makeup, impersonating the band. It’s all very, very cute,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 18, 2012 - 10:27 am

Stereogum Monthly Mix: June 2012

It’s our first mixtape of summer! Accordingly, you should probably just act first and think later and just download it with reckless abandon, as you should do absolutely everything now that it is the season of impulsive behavior. But if you are incapable of such youthful indiscretion without examining the fine print/weighing every possible life… More »

By: Amrit Singh / June 26, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Slowdance – “Boyfriend” (Stereogum Premiere)

The dancey, new-wavey, intermittently Francophonic Brooklyn BTW Slowdance will soon release a new 7″ single, and we’ve got the A-side for you to download. “Boyfriend” is an airy, synth-driven pop song with a bit of a New Order vibe. Grab it below. More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 1, 2012 - 9:22 am

Stereogum Monthly Mix: April 2011

April’s mix is female heavy and thematically clustered. It tips off with a track from each of our three most recent Bands To Watch. The remainder features a few songs that are numerically fixated (Brenmar’s “Be The One,” the return of pulseprogramming with “First They Fire,” and Italians Do It Better boss Mike Simonetti’s “Third… More »

By: Amrit Singh / April 8, 2011 - 5:18 pm

Band To Watch: Slowdance

The band Slowdance played their 11th (or possibly 12th) show a week ago, opening for PS I Love You and Diamond Rings at Glasslands. Unusually captivating for an unheralded opener, the quintet zipped through a quick set of tight and moody, occasionally Francophonic indie-pop. (This sat well with French-Canadian fans of the bill’s headliners.) Slowdance… More »

By: Amrit Singh / April 7, 2011 - 11:23 am