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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Before I get into this week's picks, allow me to point out that Jennifer Lopez and Iggy Azalea made a video for a song called…
Tom Breihan | September 19, 2014 - 5:27 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

There were too many good music videos this week. Moby escaped the usual Wayne Coyne acid-reflux and made something fun and pretty and way friendlier…
Tom Breihan | September 6, 2013 - 12:34 pm

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Team Spirit – “Takin My Time (Never Enough)” (Stereogum Premiere)

Ayad Al Adhamy, formerly a synth/sampler/percussion player for Passion Pit, started Black Bell Records in 2010. He returned to his dusty guitar in 2012, and…
Misha Sesar | July 29, 2015 - 10:20 am

Team Spirit – “Satisfaction” Video

Team Spirit, the Brooklyn garage-rockers led by the former Passion Pit keyboardist Ayad Al Adhamy, have built up an enviable catalog of goofy, fun music
Tom Breihan | October 30, 2014 - 1:14 pm

CMJ Photos: DJ Dodger Stadium, Blue Hawaii, Adult Jazz @ Brooklyn Bowl, Brooklyn 10/25/14

Brooklyn Bowl's Saturday CMJ showcase was a stacked lineup of exciting bands. The biggest name was DJ Dodger Stadium, who released the fantastic album Friend
Miles Bowe | October 27, 2014 - 3:57 pm

Q&A: Team Spirit’s Ayad Al Adhamy Talks About His Tattoos

Sponsored by Dead Bolt Wine. Break into Dead Bolt wines responsibly. Since retiring from his position as the keyboardist in Passion Pit, Ayad…
Stereogum | October 24, 2014 - 11:07 am

Team Spirit – “Surrender”

In their consistently fun videos, Team Spirit have gone to hell and back, and in this new one they once again meet the devil. Of…
Miles Bowe | September 16, 2014 - 5:54 pm

Team Spirit – “Teenage Heart” Video

The former Passion Pit member Ayad Al Adhamy now leads the explosive garage rock quartet Team Spirit, and their sophomore album Killing Time comes out…
Tom Breihan | July 22, 2014 - 12:50 pm

Team Spirit – “Teenage Heart” (Stereogum Premiere)

There is a certain sort of ultra-catchy, absurdly energetic garage rock that will level me whenever I'm exposed to it. The late, great Exploding Hearts…
Chris DeVille | June 16, 2014 - 9:55 am

Team Spirit – “Phenomenon” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Generally, continuity among music videos is a thing that simply cannot exists. But over their mostly-animated videos for "Jesus, He's Alright," "MRDR It's Ok," "Fuck
Tom Breihan | September 5, 2013 - 11:45 am

Team Spirit – “MRDR It’s Ok” Video

The last time Team Spirit, the new party-riff band led by former Passion Pit member Ayad Al Adhamy, released a video, it was for "Jesus,
Tom Breihan | May 3, 2013 - 12:03 pm

Team Spirit – “Jesus, He’s Alright” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Former-Passion Pit member Ayad Al Adhamy's band Team Spirit are prone to heavy riffs, as evidenced by "Phenomenon" from their 2012-released self-titled EP. With "Jesus,…
Claire Lobenfeld | March 27, 2013 - 1:15 pm

Team Spirit – “Phenomenon” (Stereogum Premiere)

Team Spirit, the new band led by former Passion Pit keyboardist Ayad Al Adhamy, have a self-titled debut EP coming out. And below, you can…
Tom Breihan | August 7, 2012 - 5:22 pm