Active Child & How To Dress Well “Playing House”

Now here’s the thing: there’s a lot of talent here and I like the song, an indie-blogosphere-neo-R&B-jam. BUT…the video looks like a SNL sketch. I feel like Justin Timberlake and Andy Samberg should be popping up out of the smoke (steam?) at any second. I wish they would. Actually, I might be more comfortable with the whole thing if they did.

What’s New In Music This Week

This week: Active Child’s much-awaited debut; Patti Smith’s impressive retrospective; Ganglians are back with a cleaner sound; Stephen Malkmus and The Jicks produced by Beck; Sun Araw go for stoner album of the year.