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Internal Wrangler Turns 20

The future was up for grabs when the new millennium turned over, and it was also prone to glitches. Although the looming Y2K bug that…
Ian King | May 1, 2020 - 9:35 am

Gotcha Covered

“Moon River” Is Having Another Moment: 8 Unlikely Covers That Got Us Here

It seems like "Moon River" is having another one of those moments -- and a kind of baffling one at that. The Henry Mancini-composed tune…
Nate Patrin | May 21, 2018 - 1:24 pm

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Clinic – “Laughing Cavalier” Video

The bizarre and truly unique British indie band Clinic became a minor critical sensation with their 2000 debut Internal Wrangler, so according to the 20-year…
Chris DeVille | April 8, 2019 - 9:37 am

Clinic – “Rubber Bullets”

Back in 2012, the psychedelic Liverpool pranksters Clinic came out with Free Reign, their last album of fizzy, krautrock-addled garage-pop. It's been quiet on the…
Tom Breihan | March 5, 2019 - 8:53 am

Watch John Cale Play The Velvet Underground & Nico With The Kills, Gruff Rhys, Clinic, Wild Beasts, & More In Liverpool

The Velvet Underground's seminal debut album The Velvet Underground & Nico turned 50 years old in March. To celebrate that anniversary, John Cale enlisted the…
Peter Helman | May 27, 2017 - 4:09 pm

Programm – “Walking With Thee” (Clinic Cover)

Toronto outfit Programm released their debut EP, Like The Sun, last month. Despite the summery name, that record was full of dark, electro-tinged music that…
Peter Helman | March 11, 2015 - 4:23 pm

Shearwater – “Fucked Up Life” (Baptist Generals Cover)

Jonathan Meiburg is about to emerge from his chamber with a new Shearwater opus entitled Fellow Travelers. The latest set comprises renditions of songs by…
Chris DeVille | October 9, 2013 - 11:45 am

Hear Clinic’s Free Reign Sampler

Masked British genre-mutants Clinic will release their new album Free Reign in a couple of months, partly mixed by Oneohtrix Point Never, and they've teased…
Tom Breihan | August 22, 2012 - 11:06 am

Clinic – “I’m Aware” Video

Clinic promised a move away from their well-established sound on upcoming album Bubblegum. "I'm Aware" is still pretty surprising though: Soft-edged vocals from singer Ade…
jessica | August 6, 2010 - 9:46 am

New Clinic Video – “Tomorrow”

Clinic switch it up in the W.I.Z.-directed video for "Tomorrow." It's shadowy like the other Do It! clips, but this time they leave the Hawaiian
Brandon Stosuy | July 17, 2008 - 9:18 am

New Clinic Video – “Corpus Christi” (Live On BBC Merseyside)

Maybe it's those masks, but whether Clinic are hanging out in a VU lava lamp or rocking amid Stan Brakhage splices, the internal wranglers manage…
Brandon Stosuy | April 9, 2008 - 12:44 pm

New Clinic Video – “The Witch”

This new video for "The Witch" has a very similar lava lamp look and set of Hawaiian shirts as the video for "Free Not Free,"
Brandon Stosuy | March 7, 2008 - 12:00 pm

New Clinic Video – “Free Not Free”

Playing in a room with some VU aquarium ambiance, surgical masks in place, Clinic ooze through "Free Not Free," the first single from their fifth…
Brandon Stosuy | February 1, 2008 - 9:56 am

Clinic Ready To Do It On Tour, Unveil Do It! Album Art

The last time we posted on Clinic it was because Arcade Fire covered Internal Wrangler's "Distortions." But now Clinic are back with their very own…
Brandon Stosuy | January 25, 2008 - 10:53 am

Arcade Fire Cover Clinic

The night after a universally hailed set at Sasquatch! (duh), Arcade Fire continued their sold-out tour with a stop at Portland's Schnitzer Concert Hall, ebbing…
Stereogum | May 30, 2007 - 9:52 am