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If you heard Wise Blood's shimmering electronic bedroom-pop song "Alarm" in isolation, you might not expect that song's video to be a dark, unresolved crime story. But then, Wise Blood has a bit of a…   Read Story »
Wise Blood's odd-pop manifesto id is now available to stream before its release next week. It includes his poisonous "Universe Is Blessed," as well as fever dream pulser "Alarm." Check out the whole…   Read Story »
"Alarm" is another tune from Christopher Laufman, bka Wise Blood’s upcoming debut full-length id. It's the kind of off-kilter, multi-layered pop jam we've come to expect from Laufman, with an alarm…   Read Story »
Some of the cocktails on deck in Christopher Laufman, bka Wise Blood's "Universe Is Blessed" are as follows: a martini with olives on the side, rat poison, turpentine. And while it's probably best to…   Read Story »
This was a great, great week for music videos. And for some reason, a pattern emerged. To some extent, every one of the videos below is a sumptuous, richly produced vision of things that don't make…   Read Story »
In Wise Blood's video for "Loud Mouths," the Pittsburgh weird-pop auteur survives a slow-motion car wreck, swaggers through a fancy-dress party, and encounters a naked corpse covered in CGI blooming…   Read Story »
Theo Anthony directs this clip for Wise Blood's dark pop track "Nosferatu," and the result is a druggy, hypnotic video that features the protagonist lurking in a dreamlike state. Also, there's a…   Read Story »
Pittsburgh sample-pop maven Wise Blood's been around lately -- there was that cover for our Stroked comp, and that MP3 for his own "Nosferatu." Now you can hear the full EP housing that last track --…   Read Story »
Last seen putting a skewed spin on "Someday" for our tribute to the Strokes Is This It, here is Wise Blood with a new track from his forthcoming These Wings EP: Wise Blood - "Nosferatu" (via…   Read Story »
The Strokes' debut album Is This It was first released on 7/30/01. To help us celebrate this 10th Anniversary, we asked some of our favorite indie bands to cover each track. The resulting collection,…   Read Story »