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Tel Aviv, IsraelBalkan Beat Box — War Again
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Balkan Beat Box -- War Again

Are animated car chase videos the new trend? After watching the new Gorillaz video for "Stylo," it was hard to press play without a bored sigh. "This again?!" Thankfully, the new MV from Balkan...
Paris, FranceI AM UN CHIEN !! — Hologram feat. JRF
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I AM UN CHIEN !! -- Hologram feat. JRF

Paris-based I AM UN CHIEN!! is the first to do what every band is about to go on their computers and do. I mean... seriously... this is going to be a meme so fast, you won't even be able to say "meme"...
Glasgow, United KingdomFranz Ferdinand — Eyes of Mars
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Franz Ferdinand — Eyes of Mars

Last year, we brought you the news that French vixen Marion Cotillard was teaming up with "Matinee" rockers Franz Ferdinand to record a song for, of all things, a Dior commercial. To hear of the...
Nobody Beats the Drum — Grindin’
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Nobody Beats the Drum — Grindin’

Visualizations of music seemed to come about to fit technology. In the '60s we had light shows to Pink Floyd at the local science museum. When iTunes came out in my high-school years, there was borne the...
Calgary, CanadaTegan & Sara — Alligator
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Tegan & Sara — Alligator

You've heard this song playing somewhere. It's the single with the chorus, "Over You. Over you!" That would be "Alligator," by Canada's favorite indie pop twins Tegan and Sara. Now, this delightful...
OK Go — This Too Shall Pass
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OK Go — This Too Shall Pass

This is a band with a gimmick. But thank goodness that gimmick is making interesting, clever art. And by "art" we should clarify that we're talking about YouTube videos. Remember the treadmills video?...
Alfa Garcia — Second Skin
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Alfa Garcia — Second Skin

Second Skin I discovered Alfa Garcia through her various participation in Kollaboration events and videos. I was intrigued by her unique, smoky voice so when her debut album dropped last summer I...
Chelmsford, United KingdomGorillaz — Stylo
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Gorillaz — Stylo

When I watched the new video for the Gorillaz track we raved about -- the soupy, funky "Stylo" -- I was aghast to see an appearance from American baldy Bruce Willis. His rando role -- a highwayman, who...
Glasgow, United KingdomFrightened Rabbit — Nothing Like You
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Frightened Rabbit — Nothing Like You

Frightened Rabbit -- the emotional indie outfit that windmills its guitars like they're excising demons and belts out lyrics like they could be chanting cures for all the world's pain -- is finally...
Hopie Spitshard — Yummy
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Hopie Spitshard — Yummy

Hopie Spitshard has got a new MV out for her single "Yummy" from album The Diamond Dame. The video takes the idea that if any one messes with Hopie, she’ll eat em up… literally. The concept is similar to...
Reykjavík, IcelandJónsi — Go Do
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Jónsi — Go Do

When I heard clips off Jonsi's solo project, I thought that the experimental band's most normal member had been allowed to go produce the pop record he'd always wanted. Given their legible pop structure...