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New Mae Shi Video – “Lamb And The Lion”

There’s much bloodshed, decapitating, stabbing, death-by-arrows, and lost limbs in the animated video for Los Angeles spaz-pop band the Mae Shi’s longstanding HLLLYH staple “The Lamb And The Lion,” but the most dramatic passage to death occurs with the slow drift of one dude’s face down a spear. (Sounds dirty, but it’s not.) The cli… More »

By: brandon / May 8, 2009 - 11:48 am

SXSW 2009: Friday In Photos

By Amrit Singh & Brandon Stosuy
On Friday we shook off the early-morning cobwebs and made a beeline to the Pitchfork/Windish Bash in time to catch the last couple tracks by psychedelic post-Vanishing Voice Brooklynites Woods on the outside stage (as far as labels go, this was undeniably the year of the Woodsist) and SchoolMore »

By: brandon / March 22, 2009 - 12:09 pm

Neko Case, Britt Daniel On New Crooked Fingers EP

The Your Control EP, fronted by the Forfeit/Fortune duet between Eric Bachmann and Neko Case, is out digitally today with no physical release planned. In addition to the title track it includes Crooked Fingers covers by Britt Daniel and Lambchop’s Kurt Wagner plus a “Your Control” remix by the Mae Shi. Listen to Bachmann and… More »

By: brandon / March 4, 2009 - 10:35 am

Iceland Airwaves ’08 Report

Before we kick off the bulk of this week’s CMJ coverage, we’re gonna look all the way back to last week’s Iceland Airwaves Festival. Stereogum sent photog Abbey Braden overseas to take it all in. When not commiserating with locals about our countries’ financial crises, Abbey caught dozens of sets from familiar standbys (Fuck Buttons,… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / October 22, 2008 - 9:22 pm

SXSW: Breakfast Tacos With El Guincho And The Mae Shi

Bands can’t survive on nachos and Fuze alone, so we sent our friend Shea Hess to procure delicious local cuisine for some of our fave new artists playing SXSW. Stereogum Artist To Watch El Guincho was excited but scared to consume his first ever breakfast taco. Without a work visa he can’t get paid for… More »

By: Stereogum / March 15, 2008 - 3:37 pm

New Mae Shi Video – “Run To Your Grave”

In the self-directed, color-coordinated video for the Mae Shi’s “Run to Your Grave,” the Los Angeles spazz-popsters get some help from BTW HEALTH, 14 Year Old Girls (band, not real 14-year-old girls), Holi Buffaglo, and DJ Kyle H. Mabson to combine Feist’s rainbow of fun with the jerky shutter camera work of today’s Born Ruffia… More »

By: Stereogum / October 30, 2007 - 4:07 pm

New Mae Shi – “Lamb & Lion”

LA-based noise rock outfit The Mae Shi are set to release the fifth record in their mere four year existence, and with a change in lead singers (Jonathan Grey replaces Ezra Buchla this time out) comes a sound that’s still large on two-minute sound detonations, now with new-and-improved pop sensibility. “Lamb & Lion,” oddly enough,… More »

By: Stereogum / March 7, 2007 - 3:49 pm