Showing posts with label music videos. Show all posts
Showing posts with label music videos. Show all posts

Friday, April 12, 2024

A new 'Frontier'

 

Ride returns with its seventh album, Interplay, a solid mix of 1960s psych-pop and 1990s shoegaze. 

The (visualizer) video here is for the track "Last Frontier."

And Ride is playing out at the Warsaw on Dec. 6. Tix here

Friday, March 29, 2024

At 'Seafoam' level

 

Austin, Texas-based dream-pop quartet Blushing has released a single (and video!) ahead of a new album due on May 3. 

The track here is for "Seafoam"

And you can see them live at Baby's All Right in Williamsburg on June 20.

Friday, March 22, 2024

The 'Quiet' life

 

Brooklyn-based band Razor Braids has a new album (Big Wave) coming out on June 7... the video here is for the single "It Goes Quiet." 

Friday, March 15, 2024

'Judgment' day

 

Scream from New York, NY, the debut record from NYC's Been Stellar is out this June 4. 

Ahead of that release, they shared this single (and video!) for "Passing Judgment."

Friday, March 8, 2024

'Vulture' club

 

The New Colossus Festival is underway at LES/EV venues through Sunday.

One more band to highlight (as we've done on recent Fridays at 5): Holiday Ghosts, a four-piece from the U.K. 

Look for them at Pianos tomorrow (Saturday!) at 5:45 p.m. 

Find the full New Colossus schedule here.

Friday, March 1, 2024

Beyond the 'Sea'

 

Our past few Fridays-at-5 posts have featured bands on tap for the New Colossus Festival, taking place in LES/EV venues next week. 

Up next, the French shoegazers Sarakiniko. The above video is a live version of "Fade it Away into the Sea." The band will bring their firepower to Rockwood Music Hall on Allen Street next Friday night (set time: 11:30). 

Find the full New Colossus schedule here.

Friday, February 23, 2024

'Rat' trap

 

Brooklyn's Nara's Room is one of the many bands you'll see during the New Colossus Festival, taking place in LES/EV venues from March 6-10. 

The video here is for "Rat." 

Nara's Room is at the Knitting Factory at Baker Falls on Avenue A on March 8 (7 p.m.!). Find the full schedule here.

Friday, February 16, 2024

'Stuck' in a groove

 

NYC's dream-pop duo Phantom Handshakes is just one of the bands playing this year's New Colossus Festival in several LES-EV music venues. Check out the lineup for the festival, March 6-10, right here

The above video is for "Stuck in a Fantasy."

P.S. 
Phantom Handshakes play Arlene's Grocery on March 8 at 7:45 p.m.

Friday, February 9, 2024

In the 'Mood'

 

The Chicago-based Dehd has a new record due out May 10 on Fat Possum. 

Ahead of that, they released this video-single "Mood Ring." (If you want to skip the setup, the song starts at the 2:25 mark. And this Dehd video is still my fave.)

Friday, February 2, 2024

Catch the Drift

 

London-based trio Night Tapes has released several singles of late... the video here is for a track from December titled "Drifting," which the band describes as an "existentialist pop song."

Friday, January 26, 2024

Just like 'Honey'

 

The Toronto-based PACKS has released its third release, Melt the Honey, one of the best records so far in 1994 2024! 

The video here features the indie-rock goodness of "Honey." 

Catch PACKS out at Baby's All Right this May 3.

Friday, January 19, 2024

'Heavy' mettle

 

The debut record from the Dublin-based Sprints came out a few weeks back (more info here). 

The video is for "Heavy." 

And you can catch them live out at Zone One at Elsewhere in Brooklyn on March 21-22. (Oh wait — that March 21 date is sold out.)

Friday, January 12, 2024

'Temple' rocks

 

Great triple bill this evening at the Knitting Factory at Baker Falls on Avenue A... headliners the Veldt (who we've been listening to a lot lately) with openers Iceblynk from Queens and Dead Leaf Echo, an underrated group from Brooklyn. 

The video here is for Dead Leaf Echo's "Temple" from 2017.  

Friday, January 5, 2024

Ringing in the New Year

 

Lower East Side-based band Rebounder started 2024 by releasing this cover version of "In the New Year" by The Walkmen ... it's gonna be a good year.

Friday, December 29, 2023

'Anyway' you want it

 

In this season of the listicle, we'll put La Sécurité's album Stay Safe from June on the under-rated list.

The video here from the Montreal band is for "Anyway." 

Friday, December 22, 2023

Have yourself an etc., etc.

 

A version of a holiday song that maybe you aren't tired of yet (and isn't by, say, Wham, the Waitresses, Paul McCartney & Wings ... all fine classics, but.)

This is a cover of "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas" by the Beths... (The Cat Power cover is great too.)

Friday, December 15, 2023

Happily 'Everlasting'

 

You might think a recently released song called "Everlasting Gobstopper" might have something to do with the new"Wonka" film.

The track by The Veldt is actually 34 years old... the Raleigh, N.C.-based soul-shoegaze-alternative rock band has finally seen the release of what was to be their debut record, produced by the Cocteau Twins' Robin Guthrie. Capitol Records shelved the recording in 1989, and reportedly sent the band back into the studio to do another record, which turned out to be Marigold.

Anyway! Always thought they were very under-appreciated... 

Friday, December 8, 2023

Always be my Baby

 

Here with "Eddie My Love" is the Chicago-based Brigitte Calls Me Baby ... from the band's debut EP, This House is Made of Corners.

And see them live at Baby's All Right in Williamsburg on Feb. 13.