Shakey Graves - Roll the Bones
The Art of Theft’s introduction to SHAKEY GRAVES was too serendipitous to ignore. Plus, when you find out that an actor from your favorite TV show (Friday Night Lights… Texas Forever!) also happens to be a very talented musician, well, there’s really no excuse but to press play immediately. Watch him perform “Roll the Bones” above.
Clear Eyes. Full Hearts. Can’t Lose.
Broods - Never Gonna Change
Kiwi brother & sister duo BROODS surface with a chilling video for their second single “Never Gonna Change” off their debut EP. Watch out for these two as they head our a spring tour across the U.S..
“That rock and roll, eh? That rock and roll, it just won’t go away. It might hibernate from time to time, sink back into the swap. I think the cyclical nature of the universe in which it exists demands that acquiesce to some of its rules. But it’s always waiting there, just around the corner, ready to make its way back through the sludge and smash through the glass ceiling, looking better than ever. Yeah, that rock and roll, it seems like it’s faded away sometimes, but it will never die. And there’s nothing you can do about it…”
Kaiser Chiefs - Coming Home
England’s KAISER CHIEFS played an outstanding set at Los Angeles’ El Rey Theatre this week. Ricky Wilson’s tricks with the mic stand and swaying hips quickly solidified his position as a top frontman… Listen to “Coming Home,” the first single off their latest album Education, Education, Education & War. Welcome back boys!
Wild Beasts - Wanderlust
As haunted coldwave synths and lo-fi drums echo throughout WILD BEAST's new single “Wanderlust,” Hayden Thorpe introduces the band’s first song in nearly three years by cooing… “We are decadent beyond our means.” Catch the English group on March 6th at Los Angeles’ not-so-decadent Troubadour…
Video directed by NYSU.
Courtney Barnett - Avant Gardener
There’s a new kid on the block… Welcome, COURTNEY BARNETT! Catch the aussie’s video for “Avant Gardener” off her new LP The Double EP: A Sea of Split Peas above. And watch out for her on tour across the U.S. this spring.
Saint Raymond - Young Blood
Meet Callum Burrows, aka SAINT RAYMOND. Above he performs an acoustic version of “Young Blood” off his similarly titled EP at Brighton Electric.
HAIM - If I Could Change Your Mind
Triple threat… watch the HAIM girls perform “If I Could Change Your Mind” from their debut album Days Are Gone. Shout out to Mr. Dash on the drums in the back!
London Grammar - Hey Now
LONDON GRAMMAR continue their rise and promotion of their fabulous debut album If You Wait with a new video for the slow building track “Hey Now”. The video, directed by Chris Ullens, follows a giant hairy puff ball into the woods…