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Austin Songstress Molly Burch Signs to Captured Tracks, Shares “Downhearted”

For several years, I was asked all the time who the next big band would be out of Austin. Despite being the “Live Music Capital of the World,” it seemed that Austin hadn’t produced many…

Cross Record’s Homecoming Show at 3Ten ACL Live Friday Night 5/20 (ATX)

After an extensive tour supporting Sheawater in myriad European and North American cities, Cross Record is coming home. The project of Emily Cross and Dan Duszynski, Cross Record creates ethereal pop that accesses tones…

Ought Performs at The Sidewinder May 20th (ATX)

A friend once argued that all bands ultimately despise being compared to other artists. But I think if someone’s calling you a punk rock Talking Heads there’s just not much room to feel slighted….

Dig Steve Gunn’s Motorcycle Adventure in “Ancient Jules” Video

Let’s not kid ourselves, Steve Gunn’s guitar playing towers above most guitarists creating music at the moment. Stylistically, fans of Kurt Vile will find much to like about Gunn’s simultaneously chill yet heady guitar-line-driven…

Watch Spoon’s Britt Daniel Mentor The Two Lips for Converse Rubber Tracks Session

For the past few years, we’ve caught up with artists participating in Converse Rubber Tracks’ pop up studio sessions at SXSW, during which the organization provides a full day of free studio time…

Watch Hospital Ships’ Jordan Geiger Play Intimate Acoustic Version of “All In Time”

Simultaneously bleak and beautiful, Hospital Ships’ “All In Time,” culled from their newest effort, The Past Is Not A Flood, builds on looping refrains and simple parts by adding a variety of synth structures and…

Premiere: Genuine Leather’s Lo-fi Video for Woozy Acoustic Track “Ray Has To Die Today”

Culled from the B-side of Genuine Leather’s new Jeff Jazz EP, “Ray Has To Die Today” is the aural manifestation of a Saturday afternoon following a Friday on which you were too tired to go…

Watch Real Live Tigers’ Dusky Video for “Denatured”

Relying on shadowy, backlit shots of songwriter Tony Presley wandering through Waller Creek’s dry bed filmed by Mike Ozmun and early 20th century archival footage from the Library of Congress, Real Live Tigers’…

Watch Reservations’ Claymation Space Work Camp Video for “Planet”

The lead single for Reservations’ upcoming album Taking Time is outstanding — ghostly vocals float on thick, buzzing synths and reverb-soaked drums. To accompany the track, the band has released a claymation video depicting…

Watch Austin Psych Rockers Tamarron’s New Video “68”

Successive waves of swelling reverb wash across the aural plane of Tamarron’s new track “68,” which is taken from a live studio session. Undulating guitar chords build to buzzing guitar solos and plodding…

Video Premiere: Young Tongue – “Heavy Metal Thunder”

Skateboarders can only land tricks during the choruses of Young Tongue’s “Heavy Metal Thunder,” or so their new video for the song would have you believe. The black-and-white video features footage of each…

Nicholas Krgovich Shares “City of Night” Video featuring Dirty Projectors’ Amber Coffman

The Pacific Northwest has a habit of doing things their own way. Whether it was the weirdo punk of Beat Happening or the riot grrrl rock of Sleater-Kinney, the region has been a…

Tennis Shares David Lynchian Video for “I’m Callin'”

Tennis, the husband-and-wife duo of Patrick Riley and Alaina Moore, released their third full-length Ritual in Repeat, last month on Communion Records. Today, the band shared a new video for “I’m Callin’,” which features an…

Lower’s Mean Spirited New Video for “Daft Persuasion”

Spitting venom at one anonymous, despicable individual, Lower’s Adrian Toubro seems especially ready to persuade the viewer to feel his animosity. A hooded figure lightly drapes his arms across Toubro’s chest, as if…

Swedish Duo JJ Creep Around the Desert in New Video “Dynasti”

The new video “Dynasti” from mysterious Swedish duo JJ pulsates with occult imagery and pagan ceremony. As girls spin around in glitter masks with cloaked minions, they set on fire enough upright pianos…

Video: Amen Dunes “Splits Are Parted”

A pendulum ponytail wags in the dark as a young girl runs towards the viewer, opening the video for Amen Dunes’ latest single “Splits are Parted.” Backlit, hand reaching forward through a strobing…

Parquet Courts Share New Video, Play Dates Under Multiple Pseudonyms

Today slacker rock band Parquet Courts shared a new video for “Bodies,” a track culled from their recent effort Sunbathing Animal. The track features the group’s distinct, lackadaisical vocal delivery over wavering guitar lines…

Watch: Patch – “Who Will I Dream?”

Built on accordion, tambourine, and acoustic guitars, Austin band Patch’s song “Who Will I Dream?” is a boozy, late-night, lover’s lament. The song’s narrator pines the departure of a loved one, ensuring us that…

Watch the Trailer for Scott Walker and Sun O)))’s Collaborative Album

I’m not sure that there will be a time when we can remember the fact that Scott Walker and Sun O))) once worked together on an album, because it’s likely upon the release of…

The Young Share Video for “Cry of Tin”

Austin indie rockers The Young have just released a video for buzzing track “Cry of Tin.” Directed by Winston H. Chase, the video is set in a storage facility and depicts miscellaneous goings…

Watch: Avi Buffalo – “So What”

After four years without an album, Avi Buffalo returns with At Best Cuckold, due out on September 9th via indie giant Sub Pop. The band debuted the video for album track “So What” yesterday….

Woman’s Hour Share Live Video of Track “Conversations”

Exactly two weeks from today, UK synth pop band Woman’s Hour will release their debut album Conversations on Secretly Canadian. Today, as a lead up to that release, the group has shared a live…

Pink Mountaintops Embrace “The Second Summer of Love”

Pink Mountaintops newest effort Get Back, released by Jagjaguwar in April was full of no frills rock ‘n’ roll. A spirit that was more than clear when we spoke with frontman Stephen McBean…

Thus Owls Nominated for Polaris Prize, Support Antlers in Austin

Montreal’s Thus Owls are having quite a summer. The band has received praise from an array of press outlets surrounding their new album Turning Rocks, available now on Secret City Records, and recent performances at…

Gramercy Arms Release Video for Indie Pop Track “Always In Love”

New York-based indie pop collective Gramercy Arms have released an upbeat black-and-white video for their song “Always In Love,” the single from their upcoming album Seasons of Love, set for a July 21st release…

See Colorful New Video from Wild Beasts

Wild Beasts’ album Present Tense is out now on Domino Records and available for purchase. Today the band shared a colorful new video directed by Kate Moross in support of that album. The video…

Kids Battle Monsters in Mother Falcon’s New Video for “Marigold”

Orchestral collective Mother Falcon are out on tour, they just released their first ever vinyl, a 7″ on Punctum Records, and now they’ve shared a new music video for “Marigold,” from their most…

Party Plants Release Video for “Great Interplanetary Romance”

Austin-based lo-fi quirk pop band Party Plants have released a DIY video for their song “Great Interplanetary Romance.” I’ve written before about how the band reminds me of one of my favorites, Beat…

Bishop Allen Shares New Video for “Start Again”

We previously brought you the news that New York indie pop band Bishop Allen has announced a long awaited full-length album, Lights Out, set for an August 19th release date via Dead Oceans. Frontman…

Hear Local Natives Discuss Their Sound in New Video

Amplifier and audio equipment company McIntosh just released a new video in their “Behind the Sound” series. Past episodes have featured artists such as Deltron 3030, White Denim, and Washed Out. The most…

Clouder Shares New Video for “All The Royal Years Are Gone”

Austin-based garage and punk rock label Fleeting Youth has been incredibly active in their short existence, working not only with bands from this city but also many others across the country. This week,…

Jail Weddings Release New Video “Summer Fades”

Jail Weddings released their most recent album Meltdown — A Declaration of Unpopular Emotion on vinyl via Neurotic Yell and on cassette through Burger Records last year. Now, to accompany their upcoming tour, the band has shared a new video…

Watch Amazing Snakeheads’ Raw New Video “Nighttime”

Elements of the occult must be swimming in the deep pools of our collective consciousness. Lately, they’re bubbling to the top. Similar to the motifs in HBO’s triumphant series True Detective, The Amazing Snakeheads’…

Mutual Benefit Shares New Video, Announces Tour Dates

Mutual Benefit has debuted a new video for their song “‘Let’s Play’ / Statue of a Man” to accompany the announcement of a slew of new dates being added to their current tour. The video…

MARYANN Shares New Video for “Coming Home to Newt”

Austin folk-pop band MARYANN has returned from a recent tour in support of their newest album Wylie and have shared a video for their song “Coming Home to Newt.” The track features upbeat rhythms…

Watch: Roger Sellers Performs “Consequential Ending” at Austin Psych Fest

Although his primary set at Austin Psych Fest consisted of a electronic-pop soundscapes and loops, multi-talented musician Roger Sellers hung out with local station KUTX to record an acoustic rendition of his song…

Tele Novella Shares “Coat-Tail Rider” Video

We wrote previously about this new track from Austin indie pop band Tele Novella, and now the group has released a Jack Fleischer directed video for the song. “Coat-Tail Rider” stars band members…

Mirror Travel Shares Video for “Mexico,” Plays Psych Fest Saturday

Okay so we have a mega crush on Mirror Travel. We put them on our list of 11 bands you should see at Austin Psych Fest, happening this weekend, and we’ve written about…

Owen Pallett Shares Video “Song for Five & Six” Ahead of New Album

Ballet feels like an appropriate visual component to accompany the sounds of experimental pop violinist Owen Pallett. Like ballet dancers and ballet itself, Pallett’s music is graceful, beautiful, dexterous and powerful. The video…

Parquet Courts Feature Sunbathing Animal in Video for “Sunbathing Animal”

Rambling punk rockers Parquet Courts have released a new video for “Sunbathing Animal,” a track that will appear on their forthcoming effort of the same name, set for a June 3rd release date…

Post Rock Band Chipper Jones Video Premiere: “amarillo/headrush”

Although Austin is not a city known for its experimental pop and instrumental post-rock, such as that created by duo Chipper Jones, the genre does have a presence and a precedent in this…

Archie Bronson Outfit Shares Video for “We Are Floating” Ahead of New LP

Ahead of their fourth record for Domino Records, British rock band Archie Bronson Outfit has released a video for album track “We Are Floating.” The band follows in the footsteps of 90s indie…

MARYANN Shares Video for “Shifting Ground,” Celebrates CD Release April 16th at CUC

Austin band MARYANN has played a slew of shows over the past year, gaining notoriety in the local music community. This month, they will unveil Wylie, the full-length album they’ve been hard at work…

Sylvan Esso Releases “Coffee” Video, Tours with tUnE-yArDs

Watching people dance makes me wanna get up and dance, so I’m resisting all impulses to jump up and cut a rug and instead tell you about this new video from Sylvan Esso….

Daniel Francis Doyle’s “It’s Work” Video Stars Cast of Austin Musician

Daniel Francis Doyle is the kind of guy who sets out on tour via Greyhound Bus with just a guitar. His quirky songs are simultaneously charming, infectious, and challenging as his delightful melodies…

Jess Williamson Shares Video for “Spin the Wheel”

Jess Williamson is having a great week. She’s just returned from a West Coast tour, and yeseterday, the songwriter not only released a new video for her song “Spin the Wheel” from her…

Damien Jurado Expands Tour, Shares Video for “Magic Number”

We’re completely in love with Damien Jurado’s newest effort Brothers and Sisters of the Eternal Son. So, it understandable how excited we are to share the news today that not only has Jurado shared…

Horse Thief Shares Video for “Devil”

We told you recently about the news of OKC’s Horse Thief signing to Bella Union for their upcoming LP Fear in Bliss. The group already shared the audio for upbeat, folky track “Devil,” which…

Blouse Takes Us Down a Dark Highway in “Happy Days” Video

Although the song is called “Happy Days,” the new video fro Blouse carries the viewer down an ominous, dark highway and angles toward film noir. We can’t help but be reminded of the…

Soft Metals Share New Video for “No Turning Back”

As a perfect way to commemorate the celebration of true love that is the consumerist paradise of Valentine’s Day, dreamy electro pop band Soft Metals have shared a new video for track “No…

Majical Cloudz Share Interactive Video for New Song “Love Soul”

Every time Majical Cloudz does something I fall deeper in love. The duo of Devon Welsh and Matthew Otto created an austere but affectionate, minimalist masterpiece with last year’s Impersonator. Their live shows are…

Cass McCombs Shares Traumatizing Video for “Name Written in Water”

One sentence stands out in the press release I received for Cass McCombs’ horrifying new video for “Name Written in Water”: “In the context of modern capitalist hegemony, we’re all just pigs to…

Wild Beasts Share “Sweet Spot” Video from Upcoming LP

With artists like Dirty Projectors and Cass McCombs, Domino Recording Co. is a label you can rely on putting on quality sound. Wild Beasts are one of those bands and will be releasing…

Dead Rider Shares Video for Experimental Pop Track “Blank Screen”

Dead Rider’s song “Blank Screen” builds slowly, stuttering, clicking, and buzzing through the introductory phases until it swells to throbbing, hard-hitting highs. Synths whine, the drums are relentless, and frontman Todd Rittman belts…

Teen Shares Trailer Video for New LP

Teen has announced that their new LP, The Way and Color, will be released via Carpark on April 22nd and has accompanied that announcement with an album trailer video featuring a compilation of sounds…

Jorge Elbrose (Ariel Pink + Jorge Elbrecht) Release Video for “Called to Ring”

Last fall, stalwart indie label Mexican Summer released a book commemorating their 5th anniversary. The 10″ record that accompanied the extensive history of the label and the artist contributions of its roster included…

Video: Nostalghia – “Cool for Chaos”

Falling somewhere in the wheelhouse of Dresden Dolls or CocoRosie, Nostalghia is a gritty art rock project that embraces oddity and theatrics. The projects central figure Ciscandra Nostalghia considers herself an artist in many…

St. Vincent Shares Video for “Digital Witness”

St. Vincent is firing on all fronts. The production for her new song “Digital Witness” is astonishing–captivating pans and layers of instrumentation. The influence of David Byrne is obvious in the song’s disjointed,…

Eating Out Shares Video for “That’s My Man”

The new video for Eating Out’s “That’s My Man” perfectly fits the song’s drowsy, apathetic, teen-angst aesthetic. Faraway guitars and lethargic vocals echo while high school students attempt to put up with the…

The Pixies Share Video for New Track “Magdalena”

While reviews of The Pixies’ new material remains fervently mixed, most fans have reached on consensus on which tracks are the most promising from the beloved bands two new EPs. From EP1, “Indie Cindy”…

Video: Cass McCombs – “Unearthed”

The majority of Cass McCombs’ new video for “Unearthed,” directed by Eric Fensler, consists of a fixed timelapse shot of a mountain, slowly being eclipsed by shadow as a plume of condensation flags…

Video: Matthew Squires – “The Turnings of the Earth (and Other Observations)”

Matthew Squires and his band The Learning Disorders have been quietly churning out an impressive number of videos for their odd yet charming, quirky folk-pop songs. Squires has the ability to write songs…

Seattle Band Cumulus Shares New Video for “Middle”

A once-wheelchair-bound woman defies expectations and goes on an afternoon adventure in the new video from Seattle indie pop band Cumulus. The video is directed by Randy Walker and shot with a highly…

Watch Arcade Fire’s Video for “Afterlife”

We exist within the minds of these characters, moving between their dreams. These are not the trivial dreams of ambition, goals, success–that American dream. These are the powerful and real dreams of longing,…

Dum Dum Girls Share Album Trailer

Dum Dum Girls are really hitting up the media channels as H&M previewed their first single “Lost Boys and Girls Club” and now V Magazine is hosting the trailer for their album Too True,…

Julianna Barwick Shares Video, Launches Tour

Ghostly, serene, beautiful, and fluid are all words that might be used to describe Julianna Barwick’s new video for “The Harbinger,” and in fact, her entire newest effort Nepenthe, out now on Dead Oceans….

Austra Shares Video for Single “Forgive Me”

As a follow up to Austra’s most recent effort Olympia, the group will release a single for “Forgive Me” that also features two new tracks, out digitally on November 26th. This week, the band…

Shearwater Shares Video for “I Luv the Valley OH!” (Xiu Xiu Cover)

I love Shearwater, and Shearwater loves Xiu Xiu. A bizarre love triangle only made more confusing by the fact that that I love Xiu Xiu. The love affair between the bands began with a…

Nadine Shah Shares Video for “Aching Bones”

We’re big fans of Nadine Shah’s austere songwriting, as evidenced by our review or her excellent new album. This week, the songstress shared a new video for album track “Aching Bones” featuring visceral…

See Creepy Goons Hunt Down Ty Segall In New Video

In the new video for Ty Segall’s song “The Man Man” a car full of creepy, dystopian goons hunt down an understandably paranoid Ty Segall. See what happens when they find him–watch the…

Dum Dum Girls Announce Third Album, Share Video

Austere dream-pop (nightmare pop?) act Dum Dum Girls will issue their third album, Too True, through Sub Pop on January 28th, and have shared the video for album track “Lost Boys and Girls Club.”…

Dirty Projectors Share Video for “Impregnable Question”

The Dirty Projectors’ latest album Swing Lo Magellan is nothing short of a masterpiece, and Dave Longstreth and co. have provided a rich context of visual components to support the album–short films, a…

Dog Bite Shares New Video for “Cold Weather” from LA EP

We’ve been fans of Dog Bite since the beginning, and even invited them to play our SXSW day party earlier this year. Following the release of their LA EP, the group has released a…

Video: Besnard Lakes – “Color Yr Lights In” (NSFW)

Okay, this video is completely creepy and terrifying. Shot in slow motion and directed by Montreal aritsts the Sanchez Brothers, the video depicts a man struggling with mental illness as he roams through…

Kendl Winter Shares New Video for “Rosie”

Earlier this month, banjo plucking folk songstress Kendl Winter released her new album It Can Be Done on stalwart imprint K Records. Yesterday Winter released a video for album track “Rosie.” The video features…

Nite Jewel’s Ramona Gonzalez Sings Her Own Karaoke in Video for “This Story”

Nite Jewel released One Second of Love more than a year ago, and we’ve previously written about the video for “Memory Man,” culled from that album. Now, Nite Jewel has released a new…

Two New Videos Released from Those Darlins’ Forthcoming Album

On October 1st, Those Darlins will release Blur the Line via Oh Wow Dang. The first two official videos to surface come for the songs “Optimist” and “Oh God,” which tell widely different stories of…

Watch Volcano Choir’s New Video for “Byegone”

Volcano Choir, the Justin Vernon / Collections of Colonies of Bees joint venture, will release their second LP Repave on Jagjaguwar on September 3rd. The album will be a follow up to the critically…

Video: DIANA – “Perpetual Surrender”

Jagjaguwar recording artist DIANA has released a video for “Perpetual Surrender,” the title-track from the band’s forthcoming album, due out August 20th. Directed by Jesse Yules, the video creates kaleidoscopic visuals by using folded…

Watch: Brazos Shares New Video for “Long Shot”

“Long Shot” is an elegant and stripped down guitar and piano track from Brazos’ recent album Saltwater. The video, created by Brazos frontman Martin Crane, features black and white drawings that shift and merge in…

Soft Healer Releases Video for Haunting Experimental Pop Track “Ghost”

All of Austin is pretty pumped for the resurgence of experimental pop band Soft Healer. We recently caught the release show for their new EP, out now on Monofonus Press. We hadn’t been…

Kitten Forever Shares Video, Announces Album, Tours

Kitten Forever is a Minneapolis garage pop trio. The all-female band plans to release Pressure, their second full-length album in late July on Guilt Ridden Pop. The first single to emerge from the album,…

Justin Timberlake Shares NSFW Video for “Tunnel Vision”

Justin Timberlake has released a pretty consistently and overtly NSFW video for his song “Tunnel Vision.” I guess JT’s crooning, just makes the clothes fall right off the laides. But I guess we…

Interview: Hardly Sound’s Chris Kim Talks Season Two and Storytelling

If you haven’t seen Hardly Sound yet, you’re mistreating yourself. The show is a documentary television series that airs on KLRU, Austin’s PBS channel. Hardly Sound claims to focus on Texas underground music, and it does….

Video: Majical Cloudz – “Bugs Don’t Buzz”

We gave Magical Cloudz new album Impersonator a great review, but we’ve fallen deeper and deeper in love with the band since then. Our upcoming review of their show at NXNE will certainly reflect…

Watch: Dana Falconberry’s Breakthru Radio Session

Dana Falconberry just turns us into mush. We’re completely enamored with the songwriter and her incredibly talented band. Breakthru Radio always puts together a solid studio session video, but few have sounded as…

Royal Forest Shares New Video Filmed Inside Submarine

Holy shit, this is simply one of the best videos we’ve seen in a long time, along with Radiation City’s new video, making last week pretty profound in music video news. In true…

Radiation City Shares Awesome Video Filmed at Austin’s Cathedral of Junk

If you missed Radiation City’s recent show in Austin, that’s incredibly unfortunate for you. Luckily, you’ll be able to see them performing in Austin forever, as they recently released an amazing video recorded…

Video: Father John Misty – “Funtimes in Babylon”

We will say it for probably the 10th time: Father John Misty’s Fear Fun was our most listened to album of last year. So, even thought it has been a while since its release, we’re…

Matthew Squires and the Learning Disorders Shares “The Heretical Physics,” Launches Kickstarter

Matthew Squires and the Learning Disorders new video for “The Heretical Physics,” which is directed By John Valley and produced By Tyler Speicher, Cordelaine Kline, and Max Kruemcke, features delightfully whimsical stop-motion animation….

Video: Good Field – “These Dreams”

If you read Pop Press International with any regularity, you likely know that we completely adore Austin band Good Field. We listen to their self-titled, debut LP constantly and had the band play…

Brazos Shares New Video for “Charm”

After an incredibly creepy introduction that I thought was taking viewers down an irrevocably disturbing path, the ensuing video for Brazos’ newly released song “Charm” is rather whimsical in moments, operating on the…

Bouquet Shares Video for “Falling”

With every post we write about Bouquet, we have to say from the start that we’re superfans plain and simple. We first saw the band under the most perfect conditions imaginable, splayed out…

Pageants Release Live Performance Videos for “Chai” and “Deep Ring”

It’s no secret that over here at Pop Press International we’re huge fans of Pageants, the indie-pop project fronted by Rebecca Coleman of Avi Buffalo fame. The trio performed at our SXSW day…

Thee Oh Sees Release Video for “Toe Cutter – Thumb Buster”

Dark and sinister psych rockers Thee Oh Sees have released an aptly dark and sinister video for their song “Toe Cutter – Thumb Buster” taken from their most recent effort, Floating Coffin, which was…

Video: Youth Lagoon – “Mute”

Youth Lagoon’s Wondrous Bughouse is among the finest albums of the year, and “Mute” is one of that album’s highlights. While we’re citing “bests” and notable achievements, last year’s video for Youth Lagoon track…

Video: Paul White feat. Danny Brown – “Street Lights”

Rapper Paul White has released a video for the Danny Brown collaboration track “Street Lights.” Creatively and impressively animated by Plastic Horse, the video includes a series of visual representations for the song’s…

Video: Carmen Villain – “Easy”

Carmen Villain has released a video for the swirling, dissonant pop track “Easy” from her cold, stark indie-rock album Sleeper, which dropped earlier this year on Smalltown Supersound. The video is comprised mostly of…

Video: Doldrums – “Lost in Everyone”

A collaborative project from Angus Borsos & Airick Woodhead, starring the latter and shot by the former, “Lost in Everyone” is the visual accompaniment for the song by experimental rock group Doldrums. In the…

Video: Leah Nobel – “Ride the Butterfly”

Austin songstress Leah Nobel has released a video for the title track from her new EP, Ride the Butterfly. Nobel’s music revolves around her impeccable voice as she weaves delicate and beautiful folk…

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