In Case You Missed It, the Fourth Week of May
Here’s what we’ve been paying attention to [...]
“So Hard”—the inaugural track off the forthcoming album by Iggy & The German Kids, a collaboration of singer-songwriter Ignacio Uriarte and DTC Productions—opens with a slow thumping melodic bass. At the 16-second mark, Uriarte’s tenor [...]Tags: Claire Stern, DTC Productions, Freddi Todenhofer, Hubi Dahlem, Iggy & The German Kids, Ignacio Uriarte, music, music video, Roman Libbertz, The Wild Magazine, Tim Trachte
Kaleidoscope slplit-screen music videos are basically a commodity at this point, but it can still make for a nice little day trip if the imagery and track vibe. And I’d say that’s the case for [...]Tags: Blaine Skrainka, Bondax, Harvey Pearson, Kaleidoscope, music, music videos, Rhye, The Wild Magazine
Along with the phenomenal “Swimming Pools (Drank),” Kendrick Lamar’s “Bitch, Don’t Kill My Vibe” was one of the standout tracks from his critically acclaimed debut album, Good Kid M.A.A.D City. The track has received praise [...]Tags: acclaimed, Bitch Don't Kill My Vibe, church, dope, Good Kid M.A.A.D City, Hip-Hop, Joseph Johnson, Kendrick Lamar, music, rapper, review, The Wild Magazine, video.
If you were to close your eyes and let the imagery of “Wasting My Young Years” take shape inside your mind, the hypnagogic debut video from London Grammar might be be a close match. There [...]Tags: Blaine Skrainka, Electronica, Gary Jules, London Grammar, Mad World, music, music videos, The Wild Magazine, UK, video.
London-based Moko is back in black and white for her second clip for the cut, “Hand on Heart.” Fans of Lulu James will be in love with Moko and her finely produced U.K. electronica beats [...]Tags: barber shop, Blaine Skrainka, electornica, fade, Moko, music, music videos, R&B, The Wild Magazine, UK
New Zealand pop voice Lorde first crossed our radar indirectly with the awesome FFFRRANNNO remix of her single “Bravado,” and now we have her first official video to share with you. The Joel Kefali-directed clip [...]Tags: Blaine Skrainka, Lorde, music, music videos, New Zealand, The Wild Magazine
Justin Timberlake made his return to the world of music with one of 2013’s biggest songs to date. “Suit & Tie” features Timberlake’s ravishing vocals, some saucy lyrics and a verse from the indomitable Jay-Z. [...]Tags: (RED), confined, cover, Jay-Z, Jazz, Joseph Johnson, Justin Timberlake, lounge, music, pop, R&B, Rap, review, singer, songwriters, Stones Throw, The National, The Stepkids, The Wild Magazine, trio, video.
No, that’s not Peter Dinklage, it’s just a really cool little kid rocking out with none other than The National. The band teamed with director Sophia Peer as they stuffed into a closet to pay [...]Tags: Blaine Skrainka, Indie, indie rock, music, music videos, Sea of Love, The National, The Wild Magazine, Zvuki Mu
Twigs‘ ambient, almost druggy, sound is the sort that one has to be in a very particular mood to fully enjoy. If you’re not already lost in a haze of existentialism, this new clip might [...]Tags: Electronica, music, music videos, The Wild Magazine, trip hop, Twigs, UK
Cincinnati-native Chris Kittrell is a young musician/songwriter whose current project Baby Alpaca (with guitarrist Zach McMillan and drummer Robert Phillips) is looking to dig deep into soul pop’s purest melancholy. “Sea of Dreams” is their [...]Tags: Baby Alpaca, Chris Kittrell, Diego Martinez, music, music videos, Robert Phillips, The Wild Magazine, Zach McMillan
One of the hottest albums of the summer is sure to be Rudimental‘s debut LP, Home. The Hackney-based crew have the some of the wonkiest beats on the scene, and continue to collaborate with the [...]Tags: Blaine Skrainka, Electronica, MNEK, pop, Rudimental, Sinead Harnett, The Wild Magazine, UK
It is arguable that music videos had started to become a little tired and formulaic until a couple of years ago. However, with YouTube’s dominance, there has been a noticeable shift and more attention is [...]Tags: A-Trak, Australian, Canadian, dance, dj, dominoes, electronic, Joseph Johnson, kinetic art, Kinetic King, music, OK Go, Producer, Rude Goldberg, Ryan Staake, The Wild Magazine, Tim Fort, Tommy Trash, Tuna Melt, video.
At the beginning of his latest collaboration with English producer, Paul White, Detroit rapper Danny Brown sets the scene with the rather ominous hook: “I’m living where I know it ain’t right. In the city [...]
Don’t have your scuba diving certification yet? Dutch Uncles will help tide you over (pun intended) with their new video for “Bellio.” It’s a dreamy swim across dark aquatic landscapes that serves as a simple-yet-effective [...]Tags: Dutch Uncles, Katie Chow, music, music videos, The Wild Magazine, video.
During a time of political transition for same-sex marriage and pervasive homophobia in athletics, French duo LOGO have made a strong statement in their latest track “Cardiocleptomania.” The clip was directed by Alice Moitié and [...]Tags: Alice Moitié, dance, Electronica, gay, homophobia, Issac Perez Solano, Joseph Schiano Di Lombo, LGBT, LOGO, music, Neils Schenider, Politics, Social Commentary, Virgile Texier
Anders Trentemøller has enough credibility to justify his reputation as one of the most interesting and inventive artists in the electronic music scene. Beginning with the release of his 2006 debut album The Last Resort, [...]Tags: Anders Trentemøller, Christiana, Den Grå Hal, Diego Martinez, Into The Great Wide Yonder, Live In Copenhagen, Shades of Marble, The Last Resort, The Wild Magazine
We now have faces to place with the dreamy electro trio that brought us the celestial “Hey Now” and “Metal & Dust.” London Grammar are Hannah Reid, Dot Major and Dan Rothman, a group of college [...]Tags: Blaine Skrainka, Electronica, London Grammar, music, music videos, The Wild Magazine, UK, video.
Azealia Banks is making a strong and obscure statement with her latest video clip for her single “Yung Rapunxel.” The shocking production, directed by Jam Sutton, leaves no room for dainty imagery, but rather overflows [...]Tags: Azealia Banks, Illuminati, Jam Sutton, LilInternet, Video Release, Yung Rapunxel
An indie pop gem with a throwback feel and a Super 8-shot video to accompany; would you hate me if I called Haerts’ “Wings” hipster catnip? I mean it endearingly–promise. This New York-based quintet hails [...]Tags: Blaine Skrainka, Emily Kai Bock, Haerts, hipster, music, music videos, pop, Rock, The Wild Magazine, video.
In the week that his highly-anticipated second album has finally seen the light of day, James Blake has released the video for the title track, “Overgrown,” directed by Nabil, the esteemed director who has previously [...]Tags: album, dark, director, electronic, James Blake, Joseph Johnson, landscape, music, Nabil, nature, Overgrown, poetic, production, review, singer, songwriter, spirits, The Wild Magazine, UK, UK Bass, wilderness
Monica Birkenes, a.k.a. Mr Little Jeans, reeled us in with her very special takes on Beyoncé and Arcade Fire, but our favorite pen name in pop — a nod to Wes Anderson’s Rushmore – has once [...]Tags: Blaine Skrainka, Monica Birkenes, Mr Little Jeans, music, music videos, Norway, The Wild Magazine, video.
It’s no secret that here at The WILD we are big fans of Jessie Ware. And with her latest music video she proves why our love grows daily: her sultry 90s-vibe combined with her soft [...]Tags: Imagine It Was Us, Jessie Ware, Katie Grimmer, music videos, new music, The Wild Magazine
MS MR keep it weird and that’s just the way we like them. In anticipation of the NYC synth-duo’s debut album, Secondhand Rapture, Lizzy Plapinger and Max Hershenow have put together another surreal noir-pop clip for [...]Tags: Lizzy Plapinger, Max Hershenow, MS MR, music, music videos, The Wild Magazine, video.
Cat Power didn’t exactly go out on a creative limb for her latest video, “Manhattan,” but one need not go far to capture the magic of this borough. For anyone that can appreciate the beauty [...]Tags: Blaine Skrainka, Cat Power, Chan Marshal, Greg Hunt, Manhattan, Max Fish, music, music videos, New York City, NYC, The Wild Magazine, video.
Soul dynamo Charles Bradley is one of those rare talents that’s sorely needed in this world. A man whose voice screams heartache and pain but also, hope. And the promise of such hope is the [...]Tags: Charles Bradley, Diego Martinez, Dunham Records, Funk, Motown, music, music videos, Soul, The Wild Magazinem, video.
London-based scuzz pop duo Big Deal are back with a new single, serving us up a weird-as-hell video for “In Your Car.” Director Danny Perez (of past Animal Collective, Panda Bear and Black Dice collaborations) [...]Tags: Big Deal band, Big Deal In Your Car, Danny Perez, music videos, pop, The Wild Magazine, Tshepo Mokoena, UK, video.
Two years after their first installment, the quirky video “Candy Boy,” our favorite Parisian band Concorde have struck again. Bringing to life their dream pop anthem “Summer House” with the help of Maxime Bruneel, the [...]Tags: Candy Boy, Clément Froissart, concorde, electro, France, french music, Marine de la Morandiere, Maxime Bruneel, music, music videos, Paris, synth pop, The Wild Magazine, video.
Last time we caught up with Denai Moore, she let us in on how intense the songwriting process can be for her. Well we need no further convincing after watching the strikingly candid debut video [...]Tags: acoustic, Blaine Skrainka, Denai Moore, Gone, Interviews, music, music videos, R&B, The Wild Magazine, video., WILD PROFILES
A melodramatic anthem certainly deserves to be paired with a sensational music video, and that’s exactly what we get courtesy of our beloved Yeah Yeah Yeahs. In this Megaforce-directed clip, we follow the sexually deviant [...]Tags: Blaine Skrainka, Lily Cole, Megaforce, Mosquito, music, music videos, Sacrilege, The Wild Magazine, video, Yeah Yeah Yeahs
You see me unraveling I know the difference this time You pull me in, you pull me out I’m deserving Muhammad Ali once said, “I know where I’m going and I know the truth, and [...]Tags: Blaine Skrainka, Dev Hynes, Laura Welsh, Muhammad Ali, music, music videos, The Wild Magazine, Unravel, video
For those of us who can’t wait for the June release of Sigur Ros’ new album Kveikur, here is “Brennisteinn,” an emotionally charged explosion of a song.Tags: Andrew Huang, Brennisteinn, Jónsi, kveikur, Sigur Ros
Don’t let the name fool you, Deptford Goth isn’t the name of a dark rock/metal band, it is actually the moniker of a solo music maker based in south London (Peckham, not Deptford), whose songs [...]Tags: analogue, ART, Deptford Goth, digital, electronic, James Blake, Joseph Johnson, London, monochrome, music, Producer, R&B, singer, Soul, The Wild Magazine, The xx, UK, video
If you’ve yet to meet L.A. singer Banks, her new video for “Fall Over” will be quite an inviting introduction. Dark synths on top of heady downtempo beats yield a very U.K. feel for this [...]Tags: Banks, Blaine Skrainka, Dylan Knight, Fall Over, IAMSOUND, LA, music, music videos, The Wild Magazine, video
London-based duo AlunaGeorge have gone from strength to strength this year. With a new album on the way, anticipation is rising for what could be one of the most exciting musical releases of 2013. It [...]Tags: AlunaGeorge, Electronica, Joseph Johnson, music, music videos, pop, The Wild Magazine, UK, video
Since Trust first introduced themselves to us, we’ve been excited. That is to say their video of “Dressed For Space” displayed a keenness for neon, mystique and liberation… But when we saw the image of [...]Tags: Austra, Dressed For Space, Heaven, Maya Postepski, music, Nic Ishaq, Robert Alfons, The Wild Magazine, Toronto music, Trust
Those of you who live in the U.K. have the honor of buying Laura Mvula‘s new album, Sing to the Moon, right now. Seriously, go do it. Unfortunately for Americans, we have to wait an [...]Tags: Diamonds, Katie Grimmer, Laura Mvula, music video, new music, Sing To The Moon, The Wild Magazine
A few months back we brought you the debut single from Swedish-Australian outfit, Kate Boy. This go ’round, we’re pleased to present the four-piece in video form with the single “In Your Eyes.” Everything about [...]Tags: Blaine Skrainka, electro pop, Kate Boy, music, music videos, Sweden, The Wild Magazine, video art
Though not quite as gripping as the moves from “Lotus Flower,” one cannot pass up the opportunity to absorb the interpretive dances of Thom Yorke. In the first video from AMOK, the new album from [...]Tags: AMOK, Atoms For Peace, Blaine Skrainka, contemporary dance, dance, Fukiko Takase, GIF, Ingenue, Lotus Flower, music, music videos, RADIOHEAD, The Wild Magazine, Thom Yorke, video
The always lovely Jessie Ware has given us a new little gem in the way of an acoustic performance of Bobby Caldwell’s “What You Won’t Do for Love” — a seemingly perfect fit for the [...]Tags: Blaine Skrainka, Bobby Caldwell, Electronica, Jessie Ware, music, music videos, R&B, Sampha, The Wild Magazine, UK, video
Set up in a post-industrialized warehouse ourselves, we know all about finding an abandoned room and skanking to house beats during a work shift. For their U.K. chart-topping hit, “White Noise,” Disclosure and AlunaGeorge take [...]Tags: AlunaGeorge, Blaine Skrainka, Detroit, Disclosure, Electronica, House, music videos, techno, The Wild Magazine, UK, video
Bat for Lashes’ new video for “Lilies” lands somewhere between Where The Wild Things Are, Bjork, and “Xena: Warrior Princess.” In other words, it’s the shit. At the start of the video, the enigmatic Natasha [...]Tags: Bat for Lashes, Bianca Ozeri, Lilies, The Wild Magazaine, Where The Wild Things Are
Last week we debuted the new single from Haim, and today we’ve got an accompanying video to match. Never ones to take themselves too seriously, this time the girls bring their matching Haim jackets and [...]Tags: Blaine Skrainka, Falling, Haim, music, music videos, video
James Blake’s new single “Retrograde” lives up to expectations. The song, off his much anticipated sophomore album, Overgrown, features Blake’s customary austerity warped by refreshing traces of soul. Much to a listener’s delight, Blake stays [...]Tags: Bianca Ozeri, James Blake, Overgrown, Retrograde, The Wild Magazine
Last week we were introduced Azekel, and today the Nigerian-born East Londoner has dropped his first video for the single “That Feeling.” The minimalist imagery fits quite nicely with the downtempo melancholy of the track. [...]Tags: Azekel, Blaine Skrainka, music, music videos, R&B, That Feeling, The Wild Magazine, UK, video
Mumford & Sons might have won the Grammy for Album of the Year, but we believe in a group that could possibly give the British act a run for their money. Seattle four-piece Ivan & [...]Tags: Diego Martinez, Ivan & Alyosha, Mumford & Sons, music, music videos, Seattle, video
This evening we are the beneficiaries of an unauthorized video. At least for Rihanna, the leak wasn’t in her tub. Curled beneath the warm water, the superstar soaks in a state of confusion and remorse. [...]
After growing exhausted of on-the-go promos, Beach House decided to take a different route to support their latest album, Bloom, and upcoming tour. Instead of going the usual route of live sessions, radio tapings, photo [...]Tags: Beach House, Blaine Skrainka, Live at Pompeii, music, music videos, Pink Floyd, Texas, The Wild Magazine, Tornillo, video
We have just two songs and two videos for the ever-mysterious Rhye. Essentially nothing is known about the duo other than that there could be some sort of L.A.-Berlin connection. One might even venture to [...]Tags: Blaine Skrainka, Daniel Kragh-Jacobsen, music, music videos, Open, Rhye, The Fall, The Wild Magazine, video
Explorative sounds and imagery color the debut music video from the relatively unknown Sivu, a 24 year-old out of Cambridge, U.K. The track immediately struck me as a reminder of An Awesome Wave by alt-J, one [...]Tags: Alt-J, Better Man Than He, Blaine Skrainka, depression, MRI, music, music videos, psychology, Sivu, The Wild Magazine, video
True to their name, Swedish electronic duo the Knife are back with the gritty, smarting video for “Full of Fire,” a song off their forthcoming album Shaking The Habitual. A short film by Stockholm /Berlin-based filmmaker [...]Tags: BDSM, Melissa Denice Saunders, music, Occupy, punks, Shaking the Habitual, short film, Stockholm, The Knife, The Wild Magazine, video
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