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Friday, September 5, 2014

Video Vriday! New Move, Priory, Modern Kin & More

Posted by Ned Lannamann on Fri, Sep 5, 2014 at 2:26 PM

New Move have just kicked off a yearlong project in which they'll be releasing 10 new singles between now and Labor Day 2015. Those songs will lay the groundwork for the band's first album, and they're releasing a slew of B-sides in the process. On August 31 at Holocene, they unveiled the first single, "The City Life," and premiered the video, but if you missed it, watch it here and now. It's a terrifying tale of what happens to a man (New Move mastermind Jesse Bettis) when he spills a wizard's beverage. The horror! The horror... (Moral: Never mess with another man's 40.)
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If you haven't taken note of Priory yet, the Portland band is slowly, surely becoming a force to be reckoned with beyond the local scene. Spearheading their charge is the indelible "Weekend," a monstrously catchy single that's getting steady radio play. Here's the video, shot at the just-shuttered Skate Depot in Cerritos, California (with exteriors in Victorville), directed by David Vincent Wolf and starring Nick Krause and Bailey Noble. It features some fancy flying footwork and two very appealing heads of hair. (Is there a Rollerskating with the Stars TV show yet?) Priory opens for the Kooks at the Wonder Ballroom on September 28.
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The release of Modern Kin's Banana Stand session is coming up: Their show, recorded and filmed in the Banana Stand basement on April 5, will come out a live album on September 16. Here's the video for "Big Enough to Cook," a yowling bluesy bruiser complete with upright bass and tin can percussion. This one's super raw and real; you'll feel like you're down in the basement with 'em.

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Friday, August 29, 2014

Video Vriday! Greylag, the Upsidedown, Hawks Do Not Share & More

Posted by Ned Lannamann on Fri, Aug 29, 2014 at 3:30 PM

Portland band Greylag shot this live video of "Another" at their recent Mississippi Studios show on July 27. "Another" is the advance track from their upcoming self-titled album, which will be out October 14 on Dead Oceans, and this provides a glimpse of what the band's new incarnation will look and sound like live. Leading up to Greylag's street date, they'll do a short West Coast tour with Athens band the Whigs, and will hit Mississippi Studios again on Friday, October 10.
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The Upsidedown have a new EP called Under, and here's "Am I Ever Gonna See Your Face Again," a cover of a song by Adelaide band the Angels that was a huge hit in their homeland of Australia but remains relatively unknown here. The answer to the titular question, of course, is "no way, get fucked, fuck off," which you should feel free to shout at your computer monitor, as long as you say it with love. Fittingly, the Upsidedown play their first Australian show tonight, part of a six-date jaunt down under in which they're opening for the Dandy Warhols. This rendition is a tribute to the Angels' Doc Neeson, who died of a brain tumor earlier this year.
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Check out the video for Hawks Do Not Share's "Break Even," which director Justin Lowe says "combines David Lynch like moodiness with heavy drinking and has a twist ending." This is an apt description for the ethereal, downtrodden clip, which looks like it was shot at the Secret Society Ballroom. The song comes from Hawks Do Not Share's new album HDNS, due out September 9. The band plays at the Doug Fir on Friday, September 12 opening for the UK's Money, and will also play an in-store at Music Millennium on Sunday, September 14.

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Friday, August 22, 2014

Video Vriday! Grapefruit, Hustle & Drone, Adventure Galley & More

Posted by Ned Lannamann on Fri, Aug 22, 2014 at 2:30 PM

Grapefruit has a new video for "Event Horizon," a winding, trippy piece of kosmische set atop insistent, almost tropical percussion. The video's a far-out collection of found footage—a lot of late-night hotline commercials, it looks like—with colors and shapes providing intriguing interference. Grapefruit, one of many projects for the prolific Charlie Salas Humara, is performing a show this Monday night, August 25, at Church (2600 NE Sandy), with Mattress also on the bill. "Event Horizon" comes from Grapefruit's new record, which Salas Humara will perform on Sunday. For a bigger drink of the new stuff, check out his Soundcloud.
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Hustle & Drone are gearing up for the release of their first full-length, Holyland, and the promotional machine is going full-court press. Speaking of full-court press, they shot this video at the Moda Center, which features a slam-dunking luchadore and stacks of synths. Main hustler/droner Ryan Neighbors makes a valiant effort to disprove the golden rule of rockin'-out keyboardists always looking vaguely ridiculous (see also: Journey's "Separate Ways" video or this this very amusing performance of Sabrina Salerno's "Boys"). Holyland comes out September 2 via Red Bull, which apparently has a label now, and Hustle & Drone plays tomorrow at Church as part of the Summer Jam afternoon outdoor party, which sounds super fun. They also play at Bunk Bar on Tuesday, September 16.
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Adventure Galley have this striking new video for "Marooned," which was chosen as a selection as part of the Portland Film Festival. It'll screen opening night, but you can check it out here before then: A science-fiction adventure done in '50s pastiche with loving black-and-white photography and lots of dreamy slo-mo, it has echoes of Dr. Strangelove, telling the tale of a rocket being launched into outer space. Paging Major Tom...

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Friday, August 15, 2014

Video Vriday! Sleeptalker, Aan, Sean Flinn and the Royal We & More

Posted by Ned Lannamann on Fri, Aug 15, 2014 at 3:59 PM

Video Vriday has also been keeping summer hours lately, but we've got a heaping crop of cool new local music videos to look at today. Draw the blinds and hunch yourself over that laptop!

Think you've got moves? Check out these dancers in Sleeptalker's new video for "Gotcha," which was directed by Justin Koleszar. A group of well known Portland faces (members of Old Growth, Science of Yabra, Nasalrod, and others) all take their turn busting a move for the camera. Like beautiful snowflakes, no two are alike. This is hilarious and great, and has me looking forward to the rainier months ahead, believe it or not. Sleeptalker has an album coming out next month, but you can (and should) see them TONIGHT at Slim's in St. Johns.
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Aan has a video for "Wet and Dripping," and it's a collection of images—often intensely intimate—that convey a mood of isolation. There's also a fancy hat that you probably wouldn't wear to the Derby. The video was directed by Rodrigo Melgarejo and Emily Yurek, and stars Tyler Day and Meghan Howell, along with Aan's Bud Wilson singing from a bathtub. Aan's got a big weekend on tap: They're playing a free show tonight at Firkin Tavern to close out the PALS Fest, then they're at the Star Theater tomorrow (Saturday) on the bill with Com Truise and Hustle & Drone. Then on Sunday, they're also playing a show here in town, but that doesn't get announced until Sunday.
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Sean Flinn and the Royal We recently released their second album, The Lost Weekend, and here's the video for the title track, in which a group of young people (and their companions) go camping. If you've ever seen a horror movie, you know what comes next. Actually, there's no splatter here, just a sense of dread and mystery—and lots for those who love Nancy Drew book covers. Sean Flinn and the Royal We play a release show for The Lost Weekend next week, on Thursday, August 21 at the Doug Fir.

Lots more videos after the jump! Red Fang, Run On Sentence, A Year Afar, Castanets, and more!

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Friday, July 25, 2014

Video Vriday! Holiday Friends, Long Knife, the Crash Engine & More

Posted by Ned Lannamann on Fri, Jul 25, 2014 at 1:54 PM

Holiday Friends have wrapped up their new album Major Magic and will play a release show for it on September 12 at Mississippi Studios. In the meantime, here's the Astoria band's new video, for "Spirit Girl," in which a (first?) date ends happily and destructively. With the band's upbeat chorus and danceable rhythm providing the soundtrack, the ecstasy of early romance crashes across your laptop screen.
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Enough with the kissy face. Here's the roaring video for Long Knife's "Negative Mental Attitude," in which a spectator watches the band on a tiny TV and gore ensues. If you like funny and revolting paired together, this one's for you. Brett Roberts directed this one, and the song appears on Long Knife's just-released Possession 7-inch. Long Knife kicks off their East Coast tour tomorrow but will surely return home before long.
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Portland band the Crash Engine recently completed this animated video for "All Goes Wrong," which was two years in the making. The song comes from their last album, Beautiful Blood, and the video was made by Pixar's Chris Sasaki and Robert Kondo, and Circle Square Creative's John Fan. It depicts what would happen if it never stopped raining in Portland (a thought that's surely crossed all of our minds). The Crash Engine is headlining a show at the Doug Fir next week, on Saturday, August 2.

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Friday, July 18, 2014

Video Vriday: Vikesh Kapoor, RAC, Animal Eyes & More

Posted by Ned Lannamann on Fri, Jul 18, 2014 at 3:58 PM

Vikesh Kapoor stood in an old carriage route in the Echo Park neighborhood of LA, while the Bluegrass Situation filmed this stunning take of "Bottom of the Ladder," a song that appears on Kapoor's album The Ballad of Willy Robbins, one of the best local releases of 2013. The video's simple, but it's really something. Kapoor performs this weekend at PDX Pop Now!, playing the outdoor stage on Sunday at 7:45 pm.
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Portugal's André Allen Anjos lives in Portland, and he's been making super-duper catchy electronic pop under the name RAC (short for Remix Artist Collective). Here's a tune called "Cheap Sunglasses" and it sounds nothing like ZZ Top; it comes from the recent Strangers album, and features RAC's live vocalist Matthew Koma. Whether intentionally or not, the video spotlights the manufactured, clotheshorse nature of the music by pairing the band with some well-dressed mannequins. Either that, or I'm missing the irony.
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In their video for "Bender," Animal Eyes tell the oft-told tale of a man driving in his car in Alaska, seeing a dark figure (I assume it's a bear), then waking up in a diaper in Oregon as part of a body-painting cult. It's happened to all of us! The new video was directed by the Dean Brothers and it's NSFW, if you work for prudes. Animal Eyes are heading up to Seattle to play a show with the great Mike Sempert (who plays Rontoms on Sunday; read about his great new record here), and they'll next play a Portland show on Wednesday, July 30 at Mississippi Studios as part of Eidolons' record release.

More VV after the jump, with vids from Just Lions, Aan, and EDJ!

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Friday, June 27, 2014

Video Vriday: Houndstooth, Hart & Hare, Modern Kin & More

Posted by Ned Lannamann on Fri, Jun 27, 2014 at 12:30 PM

Houndstooth have a video for the brand-spankin' new tune "Yellow Stone," which will be on their upcoming second album (title TBD). Alexander Morris directed the clip, which was shot at Walker Sound and captures the band's live dynamic and dreamy, canyonesque rock 'n' roll sound. For a dose of the real thing, though, you can put the actual Houndstooth in front of your eyes and ears tomorrow night (Saturday, June 28)—they're playing a show at Bunk Bar, and they're always, always great. Later this summer, they'll play Pickathon.
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Hart & Hare have this cool new video for "Nourishment," in which Jessica Pierson and Graham Bell watch TV and imagine themselves enacting a series of tableaus from the movies they're watching—some of which I easily recognized, and some of which I didn't. Can you guess them all? Pierson made the video (more of her stuff is at, and the band has some upcoming shows: July 1 at the Starday Tavern, and July 11 at Analog Cafe. "Nourishment" comes from Hart & Hare's album And Action, which you can check out on Soundcloud.
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Here's the latest video from OPBmusic's new Stagepass series, with Modern Kin, who performed at Mississippi Studios on May 10, kicking off the series. Watch interviews with the trio and gripping live performance from the show, with excellent audio and video. More info about the series is on OPB's site; Modern Kin, meanwhile, will be one of the representative local bands at this year's MusicfestNW, on August 16 & 17.

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Friday, June 20, 2014

Video Vriday! Ages and Ages, Eidolons, and the Fur Coats

Posted by Ned Lannamann on Fri, Jun 20, 2014 at 4:09 PM

There's no better way to kick off your weekend than with this charming, uplifting video of Ages and Ages performing at a friend's home, with an army of guest singers chiming in, including members of the Northwest Children's Choir and PHAME, plus other local musicians. Alicia J. Rose directed the live video, and the band's frontman Tim Perry says, "In a lot of ways, I feel like this is the way our music is intended to be: inclusive, communal, and all together." Ages and Ages' next Portland area show is at Pickathon, which takes place August 1-3.
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Here's a new video of Eidolons performing live at the Banana Stand in April of last year, performing the song "Gross Towel." You know, sometimes a towel can be saved with a good wash and some bleach... other times, you just need to throw that towel away. This performance comes from Eidolons' new live album, which you can get on June 24 from Banana Stand.
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We'll end today with this new video from the Fur Coats, for their song "Desperate," which appears on this year's PDX Pop Now! compilation album. Costa Gountanis directed the video, which features a team of synchronized swimmers at the Northeast Community Center, before things get a little more... stabby. The Fur Coats will release their new EP next month

Friday, June 13, 2014

Video Vriday! Your Rival, Barna Howard, Tigerface & More

Posted by Ned Lannamann on Fri, Jun 13, 2014 at 12:02 PM

We've got your very first glimpse of the rad new Your Rival video, which was animated entirely by Casey Jarman of Party Damage Records (Your Rival's label) on his Galaxy Note 3. It features cameos by Elvis, Axl, Joan, and others, and lots of other general weirdness. Hope you like bleeding eyes! "Hadley" comes from the new Your Rival EP, the terrific Your Rival USA, which is available as a pay-what-you-want download with 20% of the money benefiting (Full disclosure: the band's frontman, Mo Troper, is a frequent Mercury contributor.) Your Rival is playing a show with Sabonis on July 5 at a new all-ages space on NE Sandy, across from the Hollywood Theatre.
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We've also got the exclusive premiere of Barna Howard's new video, for "Timber, Nails and Tears," from the Portland singer/songwriter's self-titled debut album. Nick Farago directed this one, using found footage to color Howard's song, a letter home from a soldier at war. Tomorrow night (Saturday, June 14), Howard debuts his brand-new live band with a show at Alberta Street Pub; he'll be joined by Lewi Longmire, Birger Olsen, Ryan Spellman, and Jason Montgomery, for what will be his first-ever full-band show.
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Hey, we're going premiere-crazy this week on Video Vriday! Here's yet another exclusive first look, for Tigerface's video for "Leaving (For a While)," from their recent On the Beach debut EP. The song is also included on this year's just-released PDX Pop Now! compilation album. For the video, Tigerface assembled what they refer to as an "atmospheric, minimalist collage. Tigerface plays a show at the Firkin Tavern next week, on Friday, June 20 with Levon's Helmet and Jesus Miranda.

More Video Vriday after the jump, with videos from Serge Severe, the Hugs, and Logan Lynn!

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Friday, June 6, 2014

Video Vriday! Psychic Rites, Bob Mould, Small Skies & More

Posted by Ned Lannamann on Fri, Jun 6, 2014 at 1:55 PM

Video Vriday took the past couple Vridays off for some well-deserved vracation, but let's jump back into the swing! Lots of really good ones today.

Here's the crazyballz new video from Psychic Rites, a tour-de-force from local production company Pleasure Kill. It tells the story of a 1986 Ford Tempo that becomes obsessed with its owner, and let's just say things get a little Christine-y. (Note: If this week's Game of Thrones episode squicked you out, uh, heads up!) Mike Wilson wrote and directed this, with a cast that includes Annie Rimmer-Weeks and Toki the cat (see the full credits on Vimeo)—the video took four months' of weekends and hard work with virtually no budget. Meanwhile, the song "Singularity" comes from Psychic Rites' upcoming debut album, which is due out next month.
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Meanwhile, Bob Mould came to town to shoot this great video for "I Don't Know You Anymore," directed by Alicia J. Rose and featuring cameos from Portlanders like Colin Meloy, Bunk's Tommy Habetz, and Music Millennium's Terry Currier (who, god love him, is more excited by some signed Hüsker Dü records than a big wad of cash). The song comes from Mould's brand-new album Beauty and Ruin which came out this week, and I think Mould, Rose, & Co. really cracked the record biz problems with this one. (Bonus points for whoever designed that Apple/time-bomb logo. Brilliant.) Bob Mould will be rolling through town again with a show on September 24 at the Wonder Ballroom. (Also? Apparently, Bob loves Sudoku!)
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Here's one from Small Skies, in a special Video Vriday premiere: Small Skies is the work of Benjamin Tyler, who previously recorded under the name Stepkid (and who's also played with Secret Drum Band, Onuinu, and Stay Calm). "Coma" is the first single, and it's a moody collection of images drained and discolored by time, giving the impression of rickety old cannisters of film being projected onto a bedsheet-cum-makeshift-movie-screen. Dustin Dybvig directed, with appearances by Angela McIlvain and Lauren Vidal. Meanwhile, Small Skies will release its first album on July 10 with a show at the Doug Fir that night.

Click the jump for more Vriday, with videos from Blue Skies for Black Hearts, Myke Bogan, and Ural Thomas and the Pain.

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Friday, May 16, 2014

Video Vriday! Sama Dams, Magic Mouth, Load B & More

Posted by Ned Lannamann on Fri, May 16, 2014 at 11:23 AM

We've got the exclusive premiere of Sama Dams' latest video, a stunning live performance of their epic "Tiger," filmed at the Piano Fort last June. Were you there? You're probably in the video! (To find out if you were there, check out the closing credits.) Directed by Sebastian Rogers of Peripheral Vision PDX with audio by Tony Lash, this is remarkable footage of a galvanizing performance—something Sama Dams seem to do very naturally. The trio performs this coming Wednesday, May 21, at the Doug Fir with Radiation City and Wishyunu, and their upcoming second full-length album is on track to come out later in the year. Can't wait for that one.
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Here's the striking new video from Magic Mouth, for the romantic, downbeat "Mother Lode" from last year's Devil May Care EP. Directors Michael Palmieri and Donal Mosher shot the band at Embers, emblematic gay bar that is reportedly closing next year after 45 years in downtown Portland. Palmieri and Mosher say, "We sincerely hope that people remember Magic Mouth as the band that made glitter sad."
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For this video for "Burnin'," NE Portland hiphop duo Load B got together some friends and a whole bunch of fire. Emcees Brill and Milc take turns spitting over a tightly wound beat, in Milc's without the hindrance of a pesky shirt. The logo for Mac's Radiator makes a cameo. "Burnin'" comes from Load B's latest release, The Scumbag Tape, which you can check out on Bandcamp.

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Friday, May 2, 2014

Video Vriday! Gaytheist, Rocket 3, Ah God, No More Parachutes

Posted by Ned Lannamann on Fri, May 2, 2014 at 3:56 PM

What happens when you invite Gaytheist to play your secret basement bunker on the eve of Halloween? You get this, a performance guaranteed to blister your ears. These two slices of aural whiplash come from Gaytheist's new Live from the Banana Stand album, which comes out on Tuesday, May 6. To celebrate, Gaytheist is playing a free, all-ages in-store at Music Millennium on Sunday at 6 pm; get there early, because they're giving away free Gaytheist T-shirts while supplies last. PLUS, Gaytheist is playing the Red Bull Sound Select thingy on Tuesday, May 6 with Russian Circles and Witch Mountain. If you RSVP, it's only three bucks ($12 at the door), and they're giving away free copies of the live album (while supplies last), too! That is a "good deal."
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Rocket 3 have a fun new video for "Good Enough," starring the Portland Renegade Roller Derby league, who, according to the band, are "new roller derby team in town and they are reviving anti-establishment old school roller derby. Minimal rules, and fully inclusive of women, men and transexuals. We really wanted to showcase their spirit and comeraderie." The video was produced by Portland Media Works, and the super catchy tune will be on Rocket 3's upcoming debut album. The band plays TONIGHT at the White Eagle.

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Friday, April 25, 2014

Video Vriday! Black Prairie, Cool Nutz, & Thanks

Posted by Ned Lannamann on Fri, Apr 25, 2014 at 3:32 PM

Black Prairie have a fantastic, hilarious new video for "Let It Out," from their album Fortune, which came out this week. Shot at SE Foster's Artistic Taxidermy shop (who have possibly the most ridiculous Yelp review I've ever read), we watch band members Annalisa Tornfelt and Jenny Conlee-Drizos make short work of the other band members. It was directed by Jason Roark, and that's Michael Hurley and Grimm's Claire Coffee making an appearance at the end. Black Prairie's Fortune is out now, and they play their local record-release show at the Aladdin on Friday, May 2. I don't know how they did those stuffed versions of the band members, but if they're available at the merch table, I'm taking home a Chris Funk.

Cool Nutz took advantage of another great Portland location—the underground MAX stop at Washington Park—for this video for "Crushed," from his forthcoming album Emo. (Note: Emo presumably does not contain actual emo.) The lyrics examine the difficulty of finding success in the rap game, while the music was influenced by Jhené Aiko; that's Lil TipTap guesting a verse. Emo comes out May 6 on Jus Family Records, and Cool Nutz is currently on the Buds and Suds Tour with Devin the Dude, Berner, and Potluck, which hits Portland on Friday, May 9 for a show at Peter's Room at the Roseland.

In a substantially more lighthearted vein, Thanks made this video for "Hollow" with Brett Roberts, which finds the loveable Portland six-piece goofing around in... a practice space? Someone's basement? Anyway, Thanks just embarked on a European tour, but they'll be back home for some summertime shows—because summer is coming, believe it.

Friday, April 18, 2014

Video Vriday! Sleep, Is/Is, and the Century

Posted by Ned Lannamann on Fri, Apr 18, 2014 at 12:56 PM

Things have been a little slow in videoland lately, but let's jump in with an all-new Vriday!

Portland emcee Sleep just released his latest opus, Oregon Failure, and here's the single for "Sinking Ship," which showcases the Oldominion/Chicharones crew member's whiplash-fast flow. The gangster-themed clip, directed by Artistic Outlet Media, has shades of Inception and Reservoir Dogs, as Sleep raps about "how merciless self-criticism helped him crawl out of a dark place and find a renewed inspiration for life." The CD-release show for Oregon Failure takes place this Sunday, April 20 (which is both Easter and another, different, kind of holiday, so expect lots of... chocolate bunnies) at Ash Street Saloon, where Sleep will be joined by XP, Bad Habitat, Das Leune, Kinetic Emcees, and Ether Xoxo.
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MPLS band Is/Is recently relocated to Portland, and they've got their new self-titled album in tow. "Gleam" is a smearily jagged shoegaze time capsule buried sometime in between Loveless and Going Blank Again, and the video is fittingly blurry, a wash of violet and sparkles that roils like ocean waves. Is/Is have reunited with original drummer Mara Appel, and they're playing a Portland release show for Is/Is at Club 21 on May 17.
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Last week the Century released a shiny new EP, Oddfellows (check it out on le Band-camp), and we're too late to tell you about their record-release show, which already happened. (Sorry! We blew it.) But take a look at the group romping around in the video for "New Nihilism," a guitar-spangled pop tune filled with good vibes and cheer. The Century doesn't currently have any upcoming shows on the docket, as band members Andrew Hanna, Lilly Maher, and Garrett Brown are about to leave for a European tour with their other band Thanks (catch Thanks' tour kickoff tomorrow night at Habesha—this Saturday, April 19), so this video is your chance to hang out with the Century for the time being. Now, clowning around with lighter fluid is fine and dandy, but there's something about black-and-white footage of grownups playing in a kiddie pool—at night—that just feels so unwholesome. Gotta love it.

Friday, April 4, 2014

Video Vriday! Ghost to Falco, Big Haunt, Just Lions & More

Posted by Ned Lannamann on Fri, Apr 4, 2014 at 3:07 PM

Let's stop pussyfooting around. Every video this week is a killer, so let's dive right in.

Ghost to Falco are releasing an excellent new album next week—Soft Shield is a record full of mystery and craggy beauty, with shade and light all shuffled together like the wild, cloudy spring sky. This video for "Born to WIn" is the same: mysterious hooded figures and desert vibes and stream-of-consciusness imagery are situated around some footage of Handsy, the man with hands for feet. It's so weird! The video was directed by Clovis Pupwater with Jaclyn Campanaro doing the videography. Ghost to Falco, meanwhile, will play their record-release show next Friday, April 11, at Bunk Bar with Aan and Dragging an Ox through Water.
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The video for Big Haunt's "Burn Me Up" is really something else, too. I won't try to explain what's going on here, but it stars the band alongside Leah Leinbach, Molly Bryant, Kendra Ferguson, Gracie Gregory, and the richest turtle in the world. We also see some fine ax-choppin' and what looks like a very cold waterfall. It's a headscratcher, but there's something intuitive and lovely about the weirdness on display here. Sam Kuhn directed. I'll be watching this one a few more times to see if I can figure it out.
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Hey now! This is a brand new one from Just Lions, for their tune "Paper Cage"—the title track to their 2013 EP—and it features some pretty impressive rotoscoped animation. Phillip Abraham directed it, and it was shot primarily in Oregon City, where frontman Chandler Strutz grew up, with bonus live footage shot at Holocene. Just Lions play Holocene again next week, on Wednesday, April 9, on a bill with Adventure Galley and Wishyunu.

More Vriday after the jump, with new ones from And And And, Rasheed Jamal, and Shy Girls!

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