BY Laurel Walsh in Music Stuff on Jul 25, 2013 |
Is it bad that I hope this song gets stuck in my head? Fiona Apple's latest video release is almost too good for me to handle.
"Hot Knife" is from Fiona's most recent album, last June's The Idler Wheel. The track starts simple and steadily builds, layer by sonic layer, with the video's visual complexity building right at-pace. What begins with clean beats on a black-and-white drum ends with a colorful collection of sights and sounds on a ... Read More
BY Laurel Walsh in Music Stuff on Jul 11, 2013 |
The Julie Ruin is back with a spanking new video! Led as always by Kathleen Hanna, queen of the riot grrrls and legendary frontwoman of feminist punk bands Bikini Kill and Le Tigre, “Oh Come On!” is The Julie Ruin’s first single from their upcoming album, Run Fast.
The vid has Kathleen Hanna up in your face where she belongs, rocking out in front of some twinkling graffiti. Her powerful scratchy screams are tempered by ... Read More
BY Maggie Carr in Music Stuff on Dec 11, 2012 |
We're obsessed with this jam here at BUST HQ. Thrifting! Highly danceable beats! Footed onesies! Children! Fur rippling through the air in epic slow-mo! What's not to love? It already has 25 million hits on Youtube! How did we not know about this until last week? What is wrong with us? Now we need to listen to it every day just to make up for lost time!This IS fucking ... Read More
BY Ivanna Avalos in Music Stuff on Jul 17, 2012 |
After announcing the September release of their first studio album in over a decade, “Push and Shove,” No Doubt have officially released their first single “Settle Down.” The six-minute video features Gwen, Tony, Adrian and Tom driving trucks to a gathering at an outdoor parking lot where hugs are exchanged in what feels like a homecoming for the band members before they set off to what looks like the best party of the summer.
So ... Read More
BY Ivanna Avalos in Music Stuff on Apr 03, 2012 |
British artist Gemma Ray is releasing a new album, "Island Fire," on May 29 and is touring this May to promote the record. She's also released her first video off the new record, "Rescue Me."
The video features Ray as a 1950s housewife grocery shopping as she day dreams about being "a million miles away" from the technicolor aisles of the supermarket, hoping that someone will rescue her. The combination of Ray's soothing voice, the melancholy melody of the song ... Read More
BY Intern Tessa in Music Stuff on Mar 07, 2012 |
At this point in winter, it feels like our down jacket is melding with our skin, and that spring may never actually materialize. But watching "Be Still," the spacey-yet-cheery new video from The Curious Mystery, is making us believe that bare legs and beach parties are just around the corner.
This psych/garage-rock band from Seattle, Washington will make you move with their lively beats, while simultaneously sending you into a mellow trance. This tune--which ... Read More
BY Intern Sarah in Music Stuff on Dec 14, 2011 |
When you break up with someone, how does it make you feel? What do you do to help yourself cope? In the music video for her song “Dresser Drawer,” singer sami.the.great deals with this situation in a gentle, honest, and even somewhat funny way. Her voice is lovely, the concept for the video is creative, and the song? Catchy! (I especially love all the unusual sounds she uses in the synth-y percussive beat that runs throughout the track.)
But enough ... Read More
BY Erina Davidson in Music Stuff on Aug 12, 2011 |
Rockabilly sweetheart Nikki Lane pays homage to old school country in a new video for her song, "Gone, Gone, Gone." The track is off her recently-released EP of the same name, which was co-written and produced by Lewis Pesacov of Fool’s Gold. A little Loretta Lynn and a little Holly Golightly, Nikki brings a cool, modern edge to classic country without the sugary popness of today's country (step aside, Taylor Swift). Nikki's debut LP, Walk of Shame, is set ... Read More