Saturday, September 10, 2011

The Year of Dangerous Ladies

Earlier this year, we looked EMA in the eye, as she morphed "butterfly kisses" with sinister wordplay into "20 kisses with a butterfly knife." (mp3)  

And now, here, Lana Del Rey's "Blue Jeans" turns images, innocuous alone, into the unsettled emissions of a tortured subconscious.

Nirvana's First Recording - (Rarest Early Live Video!) [Remastered - Pt...

Monday, September 05, 2011

Sunday, September 04, 2011

The Ettes' new video has all the makings of a major blockbuster, except...scenery.  But no matter.  As director Tom Scharpling suggests, its grandiosity shall match that of your imagination.  Then again, this song begs for volume, not scenery, so turn it up.  If Michael Bay made a rock song, it might sound something like this.  If he made a rock video, on the other hand, it might look a bit different.



The Ettes - Excuse (mp3)




Wicked Will was just released in August.

Friday, September 02, 2011

Next Time, I Won't Make That Mistake Again

It's well past the time that this town goes to sleep, and the heartbreak in this song is amplified by the surrounding silence.

Meredith Bragg - Next Time (mp3)





from Meredith Bragg's Nest



Thursday, September 01, 2011

Half Man, Half Biscuit - National Shite Day (mp3)

You know what the best thing is about the first day of September? Neither do I. The days are about to get shorter, and next summer is staggeringly distant. Let's celebrate anyway, shall we?

Half Man, Half Biscuit - National Shite Day (mp3)