Vivian Girls are headed to a party! The trio spends the first part of this video driving through some seriously lo-fi landscape, tuning up their instruments, before dropping into the woods to play for some boys, girls, and a giant stuffed bear. The fairly understated visual affair is paired up nicely with the lazy, summery jams from the Brooklyn-based trio, who makes a mission of steering clear of melodrama. Read more »
XLR8R is looking for a design intern who knows the difference between Photoshop and InDesign, and who wouldn’t need any handholding for basic design tasks.
Duties include scanning, resizing, and reformatting images for both print and the web, securing images through press contacts, mailing promo magazines, and assisting the design team with the production of the print magazine as well as the website. Candidates should have a working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator.
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Joseph Raglani’s recently released concept album, Of Sirens Born, follows the ebb and flow of a water theme. In his video for “Jubilee,” he gently awakens the viewer from an early-morning dream state with cooing, suspended chords and warm, transforming blurs of images. The haze of colors is interrupted intermittently by a distorted home video-style fireworks display and brief glimpses of the natural world in unusual hues. Read more »
Chicago-based trio Pit Er Pat used quite the arsenal of sequencers, guitars, chimes, bells, gongs, and other sounds on their new album, High Time, and the three will round up the whole gaggle of instruments for a tour that kicks off today. The group will play the Midwest first, before heading to the east coast and ending the tour out west.
10/17 Chicago, IL - Abbey Pub*
10/18 Ann Arbor, MI - East Quad Music Co-Op
10/19 Columbus, OH - Cafe Bourbon Street*
10/20 Meadville, PA - Grounds For Change
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Russian-born, U.K.-based hip-hop producer DJ Vadim, of Ninja Tune and One Self fame, and London's Sean McCaffrey, a.k.a.
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