Articles By: Matt Francis

The Twilight Sad // BeatCast & Drowned In Sound Presents

One late afternoon at the start of the british summer Brighton was holding its famous, anual Great Escape music showcase/festival. BeatCast & Drowned In Sound happened to be there, and were lucky enough to meet with The Twilight Sad outside a frozen yoghurt shop.

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Sonic Youth ‘Teenage Riot’ // Live at SWU Festival, Brazil

Watching Sonic Youth live reminds you that it doesn’t matter how long a bands been going, the performance can still be as awesome as it ever was…

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Judah Warsky // “Painkillers & Alcohol” / “Asleep in the train”

Sit back and enjoy 12 minutes of music by Judah Warsky, creating the perfect soundtrack to these back to back videos from Director Jamie Harley…

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Dan Mangan // Rows Of Houses video

Inspired by the movie ‘Stand By Me’ this is Dan Margan’s new single ‘Rows Of Houses’. A powerful song set to a wonderfully crafted and thought provoking video directed by Jon Busby…

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Tidal Arms // Live in New York

According to the guys at BAL one of the few bands to stand out at the CMJ showcase in New York earlier this year were Tidal Arms from Brooklyn. We tend to agree as this awesome live performance shows…

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Panda Bear // You Can Count On Me

Here’s a psychedelic treat directed by Danny Perez for the Panda Bear single ‘You Can Count on Me’ taken from the album ‘Tomboy’. Out on Paw Tracks there is also special limited edition Tomboy Expanded box set available, which features the album’s songs, original single mixes, and instrumentals. Cool.

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Explosions In The Sky // ‘Last Known Surroundings’ live in Montreal

Watch the opening track from one of our favourite albums of 2011, performed live at the Metropolis, Montreal in October, as recorded by We Are Post Rock. ‘Last Known Surroundings’ opens Take Care, Take Care, Take Care which is the latest Explosions In The Sky album out now, check out their website for more details.

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Gardens & Villa // Orange Blossom OTRtv session

Gardens & Villa dropped by to see On The Record TV in Santa Monica to record this stripped back version of Orange Blossom. The Santa Barbara quartet released their self titled album earlier this year to much acclaim, which you can get through the mighty fine Secretly Canadian.

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Sigur Ros // All Alright (RIVKA Edit)

The Pittsburgh electronic band RIVKA have just released this remix and video for the Jonsi track ‘All Alright’ from his 2008 album ‘Flood’. This psychedelic video includes footage from the Jaromil Jires 1970 film ‘Valerie And Her Week Of Wonders’ and ‘Psyched By The 4D Witch’ by Victor Luminera from 1972…

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Dave Dixon // Houses Of Thought IDI Session

Dave Dixon has been away for the past year but upon his return he dropped by to see the guys at It Drew Itself to record this sweet little session…

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