Each week there’s a whole host of new videos released that we’d love to share with you but sadly time never permits.
However there’s no reason for us not to get to Saturday & put a few of them together into a randomly numbered list of our favourites.
Here’s this week’s list.
So what did we miss? There’s bound to be something. Let us know in the comments.
STRIFE – Torn Apart
One of the most exciting pieces of music news I heard all year was when Strife announced they were off to record a new album back in February. That album (Witness A Rebirth) has now been released (on 6131 Records in the US & Holy Roar in the UK) and this is the first video of a track off it. Hashtag this “nomessin'”.
Fairhorns – Doki Doki You’re Fucking Dead
We reviewed Fairhorns brilliant album “Doki Doki Run” a few weeks ago & pronounced it “excellent stuff”. There’s now a simple but effective video for one of the tracks, ‘Doki Doki You’re Fucking Dead’, made by the same chap who made the Rozi Plain video we featured two weeks ago, James Hankins. Great track, great video, great album.
Scuba – Hardbody
New Skream track ripped from Skream & Benga’s radio 1 show. It has a deep “housey” feel to it & contains âlush synthwork, glacial arpeggios, and soft female vocals.â
Sonic Boom Six – Karma is a Bitch
I’m going to see SB6 on Monday & to celebrate that fact they’ve released a new video. Ok, to celebrate the whole tour then. Great video with lots of live footage – when a band’s this good live why arse about with fancy videoing techniques? Visit this YT page for full tour dates & go here for a review of their recent album.
The Weeknd – The Zone feat. Drake
Video directed by Tesfaye himself, this is a track from The Weeknd’s new album, Thursday, featuring da man mr drizzly.
Dropkick Murphys – Rose Tattoo
A band very close to Louder Than War writer’s hearts (as I found out last week), Dropkick Murphys have an album due out for release in 2013 & this is a appetite whetter for that.
Red Bull Culture Clash 2012 highlights
You may have noticed that all those London centric websites earlier in the week were going on about the Red Bull Culture Clash 2012 quite effusively. Perhaps understandably. Here’s a wee package compiled by the ever ace FACT mag summing up what went down there. “Vibes, energy, testosterone and talent” one of the interviewees says about it, though quite what Annie Mac has to say about the “testosterone” bit of that claim I dunno.
The Avett Brothers Sing, In The Aeroplane Over The Sea
Wonderful cover version of a wonderful old song by, of course, Neutral Milk Hotel
Your Demise – Push Me Under
A new track by Your Demise taken from their 2012 album ‘The Golden Age’. Hardcore bands do love their live video’s eh?
Doldrums – She is the Wave (feat. Guy Dallas)
Track taken from Doldrumâs forthcoming album âLesser Evilâ album. Catch em live at the end of the month when they tour with Purity Ring.
Angel Haze – Gossip Folks
One of the hottest names in hiphop these days, Angel came to our attention with this track which documented a staggering tale of sexual abuse that began when she was 7. One for that BBC sound of 2013 list.
ISIS – Pliable Foe
ISIS have a new album out, a retrospective rarities compilation called Temporal. We’ll have a review of it for you next week but till then here’s a video of a track off it.
FaltyDL – Straight & Arrow
New York garage explorer Drew Lustman will be releasing his third album early next year. This is a cut off it “A song performed by a symphony of fingertips”.
Milk Maid – Your Neck Around Mine
Milk Maid‘s new single ‘Your Neck Around Mine’ is out on November 26th via FatCat Records & here be the video for it. “Bearded men wear wigs, put on makeup, party.”
Tim Hecker & Daniel Lopatin – Intrusions
These two “titans of noise” are set to meet on a new record soon. Here’s an appetite whetting track off it.
Om – State of Non-Return
Video for Om’s gorgeous âState Of Non-Returnâ, the first song released from their terrific Advaitic Songs LP. Stark & hypnotic.
Velcro Hooks – Girlfren
Another cracking band from Bristol’s constantly expanding & ever more exciting (alternative) guitar rock scene. Velcro Grips are ones to watch, ‘potential’ being the watch word. Another great find by the Howling Owl Records crew.
Scott Walker – Epizootics!
What a peach to end on! Scott Walker’s got a new album out on 4th Dec which, on the basis of this track, is gonna be pretty rad. Check it below – a magnificent 10 minutes of unsetting brilliance.