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"bad_news" from Bastille! Richie T |
08/20/2014 | Filed In: bastille | oblivion | video | dan smith | bad news |

Good news from Bastille! The British band that has skyrocketed to worldwide success in the past year has just released the video for their new single, “bad_news”, which will be available on their Oblivion EP (out for pre-order next week). Dan Smith says they made the song in a matter of days only a few weeks ago and that more new music is on its way as well.

Though “bad_news” is more electronic than expected, it still sounds relatively unworked and casual. Dan ventures into his lower vocal range supported by a slinky bass/synth line, electronic drums, eerie background vocals, and various sound effects that lend atmosphere and depth to the track.

Bastille has always had a flair for the cinematic and macabre in their music, artwork, and especially in their videos. The "bad_news" video is less linear in storyline than their usual, featuring short gif-like clips from old black and white films and cartoons. Sinister images of clown faces, policemen, schoolchildren (and tons more) are spliced in between fuzzy slow-motion footage of Dan walking a dimly lit corridor. Near the end of the video emerges the single’s cover art: road lines (reminiscent of the Bad Blood album cover) overlaid on a low quality image of Dan in the dank hallway.

Watch the video and let us know what your favorite clip is. I’m partial to the rando with the ‘stache creepily eating popcorn at 3:50.

Look forward to new music from Bastille in the coming months, and be certain to see these gents on tour this fall! Tickets for their UCCU Center, Orem show availabile HERE at SmithsTix.com

Sydne Wheeler Larsen

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Jack White Hates Glass Likes Explosions in New Vid for Lazaretto Corey O'Brien |
06/04/2014 | Filed In: Jack White | Lazaretto | Music Video

Jack White Hates Glass Likes Explosions in New Vid for Lazaretto

One more week. Then I can break out my expensive Sennheisers, the ones reserved for the truly special albums. I'll then lounge in my listenin' chair to the new Jack White album.  Of course, it is streaming on iTunes (here), but some things need to be experienced in the best of circumstances in a controlled environment.

So flip this up to 1080p and enjoy the visuals:

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New Black Keys Song/Video "Lonely Boy" Corey O'Brien | Evenings / Music Director
10/26/2011 | Filed In: Black Keys | Corey | Lonely Boy | new music | music video | dance | hi-def | hi def | def hi

New Black Keys Song/Video

I am going to attempt to make my own version of this video today. I just need to find the right location and the right motel office in Salt Lake to stand in front of. I suggest you do the same and send it to me. Make sure you watch this full screen in 1080p and dance to it.

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Interactive Peppers video 'Look Aound' Marci |
| Filed In: RHCP | Peppers | video | The Red Hot Chili Peppers | music | rock | look around

Interactive Peppers video 'Look Aound'

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