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Musical Prozac: Azealia Banks, The Shins, The Killers a ...

“Neptune” — Azealia Banks Our favourite up and coming Princess of Hip Hop, Azealia Banks, is at it again, this time releasing a new track “Neptune,” off her underwater-themed mixtape Fantasea. “Neptune,” featuring English rapper/songwriter Shystie, is a charming track that mixes Banks’ Caribbean influences with R&B, her laidback, sultry vocals, with Shystie’s feisty rhymes. […]

Posted on July 16, 2012 at 11:08 am

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Watch The Shins’ video for “The Rifle’ ...

The Shins’ new music video for “The Rifle’s Spiral” is a dark tale of the battle between good and evil magicians, told in stop-motion animation. The video was directed by Emmy Award-winning director Jamie Caliri and has a Tim Burton vibe. The video follows a bejeweled magician playing to an invisible crowd who “borrows” a […]

Posted on April 19, 2012 at 10:45 am

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Musical Prozac: Gotye, The Shins and Beach Fossils

In andPOP’s new Monday column, Azra Kassam will compile a weekly dose of pop culture to help get you through a rough week. It’s your weekly prescription. Gotye’s new video for “Easy Way Out” Director Darcy Prendergast said his goal with Gotye’s music video for his second single was to have the “viewer’s cerebral cortex […]

Posted on March 12, 2012 at 4:44 pm

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The Shins’ new video for Bait and Switch is simpl ...

The setting in the new video for the Shins’ Bait and Switch is a high school rock band’s paradise, a step up from their parents’ garage. The video features the band rocking out in a wood-panneled room at night. It’s comparatively simple (go figure) than the morbid video for their previous release Simple Song. The […]

Posted on March 5, 2012 at 1:03 pm

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The Shins premiere new video for Simple Song

Family battles and a hidden property deed are the main subject matters of The Shins’ new music video for “Simple Song.” Singer and instrumentalist James Mercer stars as a recently deceased and formerly sadistic father who pulls one last menacing prank on his three children. The practical joke is even worse because he doesn’t get […]

Posted on February 23, 2012 at 3:37 pm

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