Jon Brookes, drummer from Indie band The Charlatans has passed away at age 44 and Twitter followers are overwhelmed with sadness.
Confused by the headline? Gotye remixed videos of his fans covering his hit song “Somebody That I Used to Know”. Check out the vid and all will be explained.
A newcomer bursts onto the indie scene with what else? Another stop-motion music video, but this time with over 500 girls in it.
Looking to mix it up with some eclectic awesomeness that defies classification? Jackpot: funked-out / indie / electro / hip-hop-jank. This is the first single from their Sub Pop debut, Father Creeper, which dropped in March.
Portland’s synth pop favorites release another single from new album Kill For Love, “Into The Black.” Sound familiar? It’s an inspired cover of the Neil Young classic. Download the track free at Stereogum.
A quite impressive clip with more than 3,000 frames of hand painted, rotoscope animation. From this year’s “Mountaintops.”
Brand new material from Designer Drugs. The NYC-based dj/producer duo have been making quite a name for themselves in the past year with nearly 50 remixes for everyone from Mariah Carey to Thieves Like Us and more than 100 live shows around the world.
The Rapture’s comeback album, 2011’s In The Grace of Your Love, featured standout disco-gospel dance anthem “How Deep Is Your Love?” which finally got a video, and a very silly one at that. Frontman Luke Jenner is a miniature sized dance machine with some ladies after church.
A new clip from Diplo’s Major Lazer, this track is pretty mellow for the party starter. Disco reggae vibes and sprightly vocals from Amber of Dirty Projectors.
The third video from 2011s Larceny & Old Lace, “Go Away” shows a much mellower side to The Coathangers, on the road from Atlanta to NYC.
Still riding the wave from last year’s mega hit “Pumped Up Kicks”, Foster The People have released another single from 2011s Torches. The video shows what happens when the band is accidentally killed the night before a big show – technological magic to the rescue. I guess they didn’t know about Hologram Tupac.