Category: Video

Video: Nightmare Fortress – “A Life Worth Leaving”

Video: Nightmare Fortress – “A Life Worth Leaving”

Seattle’s Nightmare Fortress create truly stunning music. Their debut record, The Wanting, came out this year and features a myriad of lush, layered, and intense tracks that are reminiscent of some of the most memorable 80’s New Wave and Post-Punk bands.  One stand out track from The Wanting is “A Life Worth Leaving”, and this week, Nightmare Fortress is sharing a video for […]

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Video: Fraser A. Gorman – “Shiny Gun”

Video: Fraser A. Gorman – “Shiny Gun”

This Week, Australian songwriter Fraser A. Gorman released the video for his new song “Shiny Gun” which will be on his debut record Slow Gum which will be out on June 29.  “Shiny Gun” is a total throwback of a track to the golden days of classic southern rock and roll.  The video is also a bit of a throwback […]

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Brian Lopez shares video for “Modern Man”

Brian Lopez shares video for “Modern Man”

Brian Lopez released a truly fantastic record in 2014, Static Noise. It featured some really incredible tracks, including the awesome folk rocker “Modern Man”. Lopez has just released a video for “Modern Man” for the European release and tour for Static Noise. The video has a pretty unique feeling behind it, with wide shots of people dancing in desert settings, and even features […]

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Photo Credit: Jonas Westin

Video: Sofia Talvik – “Big Sky Country”

Gothenburg, Sweden’s Sofia Talvik embarked on a year and a half tour of the United States. The tour went through 37 of the 50 states, and Talvik found herself inspired by the places she saw, and the people she met and wrote “Big Sky Country”, which unsurprisingly is a very Americana-style track. The video for “Big Sky Country” is full […]

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GROOVE SKIP

GROOVE SKIP

VINYL DAYS directed by Gabriel Nesci Thursday, April 30, 7pm, River Building Theatre, Carleton University The 19th Latin American Film Festival A cash of classic rock cascades from the heavens above and forever changes the lives of four life-long friends. Perhaps a bit romantic, but anyone growing up in the heady days when radio ruled not only the airwaves, but also guided revolutions […]

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Video: Instant Empire – “Dead Air”

Video: Instant Empire – “Dead Air”

Many bands sing about a corrupt system, and being cheated, however not many use the “Konami Code” to make their point.  On their new track, “Dead Air”, Denver’s Instant Empire sing “Up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right, b, a, start”, referring to the famous cheat code.  The song is a pretty groovy indie rocker, with a bassline that […]

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Video: She Keeps Bees – “Radiance”

Video: She Keeps Bees – “Radiance”

She Keeps Bees‘ 2014 record, Eight Houses was one of our favourite records of the year. Ahead of their European tour, the Brooklyn based two-piece of Jessica Larrabee and Andy LaPlant are sharing a video for the dreamy “Radiance” off of Eight Houses.  The video features lead singer, Larrabee walking through a field of flowers, it’s a beautiful video for an equally […]

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The Kindling share video for “Television Static Dreams”

The Kindling share video for “Television Static Dreams”

London’s The Kindling truly create strange, yet stunning music.  Their video for their single “Television Static Dreams” off of their latest record, By Morning fits that vibe perfectly.  The song and video are both dreamy and surreal, featuring a closeup of a singing mouth with other strange visuals mixed in.  If you dig the sound of “Television Static Dreams”, check […]

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Photo by Matt Bell

Video: Gillian – “Freak Flag”

Brooklyn band Gillian are releasing their record, Colorize on April 21. Ahead of that release, they have shared a video for their track “Freak Flag”. An ode to loving rock and roll and dancing like a freak.  It’s a fantastic track featuring exchanging male and female vocals and an infectious sing-along chorus of “I’m not crazy, okay maybe, just a little […]

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Video: Pikara – ‘This Hollow’

Video: Pikara – ‘This Hollow’

Pikara is the solo project of Danish/Swedish singer-songwriter Sara Johanne, of the band Susurrus Station.  On the 24th, Pikara will release their third record, This Hollow. Her last release, 2011’s Constellations is mostly instrumental, featuring intertwined loops of strings, it’s weird but captivating nonetheless. This Hollow seems to be more in line with her self-titled debut, Pikara, full of stunning, […]

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Sugarmen – ‘Dirt’

Sugarmen – ‘Dirt’

The UK’s Sugarmen are about to blow up. The punk-rock four-piece released their music video for their first single “Dirt” today. Listening to the single, you can hear why The Clash’s Mick Jones fell in love with their demos and decided he wanted to produce ten tracks for them.  There’s a definite Clash influence, but they fit in with contemporary […]

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Sleater-Kinney share new video for ‘A New Wave’

Sleater-Kinney share new video for ‘A New Wave’

This is definitely the coolest music video of the year. The song, ‘A New Wave’ off of Sleater-Kinney‘s triumphant return record, No Cities To Love, is a kickass rocker. The music video features the cast of hit animated TV show Bob’s Burgers rocking out to it. It’s an awesome case of worlds colliding, and fans of both Sleater-Kinney and Bob’s Burgers […]

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Video: The Phantoms – Wasting Time

Video: The Phantoms – Wasting Time

Edinburgh, Scotland based rock band The Phantoms are sharing the video for their single, “Wasting Time” which will be out on March 9th.  This is a great track, influenced by bands like Kasabian and the Arctic Monkeys. The video is what all videos should be, a band playing their instruments in an atmosphere that fits the song perfectly. Check the video […]

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THE LONG TRAIN HOME

THE LONG TRAIN HOME

  THE EXCURSIONIST directed by Audrius Juzenas Sunday, February 8, 4pm, River Building Theatre, Carleton Umiversity Bright Nights – The 5th Baltic – Nordic Film Festival   Disguised as a post war Lithuanian epic concerning the harrowing journey of an exiled orphan, The Excursionist is really about a sweet ten year old caught up in a series of unfortunate events, […]

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Video: Nedelle Torrisi – Don’t Play Dumb

Video: Nedelle Torrisi – Don’t Play Dumb

We wrote about singer-songwriter Nedelle Torrisi a while back. If you missed our original post, she’s a fantastic singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from California. She’s sharing the music video for the dreamy “Don’t Play Dumb”, which will be on the re-released edition of her-self titled 2013 record, but under the new name Advice from Paradise, out February 17. In the video, Torrisi […]

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2014 Ottawa Bluesfest Revue – Hanging Out with Deltron 3030

2014 Ottawa Bluesfest Revue – Hanging Out with Deltron 3030

In our continuing series of interviews and other events with artists at this summer Ottawa Bluesfest, we (which includes the gents at Tacklebox Productions and me) had an opportunity to sit down and hang out with Deltron 3030 before their set. What’s not shown in the video is that after the interview, Del hung out with the gang from BlakDenim […]

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2014 Ottawa Bluesfest Revue – “What’s His Name” with Mac DeMarco

2014 Ottawa Bluesfest Revue – “What’s His Name” with Mac DeMarco

During the RBC Ottawa Bluesfest, we walked around with Canadian indie star Mac DeMarco, asking people if they knew his given first name. We even gave hints in our Pick-4 for that day’s Bluesfest lineup. If they responded correctly, they got a hug from Mac (and those who didn’t respond correctly still got to embrace the goofball of indie rock). […]

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2014 Ottawa Bluesfest Revue – Bands from the YOW (Part II)

2014 Ottawa Bluesfest Revue – Bands from the YOW (Part II)

This is Part II of a series of interviews with Ottawa-area performance that we did at this year’s RBC Ottawa Bluesfest. In this video compilation, you’ll find: Indie band, Amos the Transparent, who are building a national following Bella Cat, a singer-songwriter with an incredible, soulful voice Indie rockers, Cold Capital Local, blues-rock icons, The Fiftymen The garage rock of […]

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2014 Ottawa Bluesfest Revue – Bands from the YOW (Part I)

2014 Ottawa Bluesfest Revue – Bands from the YOW (Part I)

At this year RBC Ottawa Bluesfest, we had a chance to meet with all 32 Ottawa acts performing at the 10-day festival. Today, we present to you the first of four videos. In this video, you’ll find: Hip hop, producer, and entertainer extraordinaire Atherton Veteran blues-soul band Firebelly Singer-songwriter James Leclaire The alt-country rock of Jonathan Becker & The North […]

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The Beaches: Rollin’ with it

The Beaches: Rollin’ with it

Revue associate Slo’ Tom takes the helm for our segment with Toronto’s The Beaches, who proudly say they’re rolling right along with a new wave of awesome female artists. http://www.thebeachesband.com  

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