Friday Music News

  • A somewhat serious song calls for a somewhat serious music video, somewhat being the key word when it comes to Cincinnati indie-hop band WHY?. Taking place in what I can only imagine is a room straight out of his childhood, lead singer Yoni Wolf rambles on with philosophical thoughts and reflections. With no parades or goofy dance moves, it’s significantly more subdued than some of the recent WHY? videos we’ve seen, but certainly no less charming. Check it out:

  • Experimental rap group Death Grips have been quite prolific with their music videos ever since the unofficial release of their third album No Love Deep Web. This week the group brings us a clip for their song “True Vulture,” proving that even with early-Disney style animations Death Grips can make you really really uncomfortable. Check out the clip below:

  • Brooklyn rapper EL-P has announced an instrumental version of his critically acclaimed 2012 album Cancer 4 Cure will be released via Fat Possum Records on October 23. For more information head over to Prefix and be sure to check out a stripped down “Tougher Colder Killer” below:

  • Swans have released an almost 12 minute clip of the group performing the absolutely epic “The Apostate,” the closing track off their critically acclaimed 2012 release The Seer. The entire footage of the veteran no-wave/post-punk rockers’ performance is available on DVD as part of the deluxe edition of The Seer but for now check out the madness below:

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