‘Off off off with your head. Dance Dance Dance till your dead’. This is not an excerpt from a dance-off cussing match between the fire creatures from Jim Henson’s 1986 masterpiece, Labyrinth, and Fred Astaire. No. This is the Yeah Yeah Yeahs. Their new video appears to have been filmed at Shunt Vaults in London Bridge. Videos involving Michael Jackson-impersonating werewolves normally go down well here..
** Patrick Wolf is all over Drowned in Sound ahead of next week’s release of The Bachelor. Sean ‘King of DiS’ Adams delves deeper thricely here: ‘Biscuits with the Bachelor’ / ‘Alec, Kate, Joni and Bjork Talk’ / ‘Back to the Bachelor’ **
And that’s all for today you little buggers.
…and the streets are filled with White Rabbits. Well maybe in Brooklyn. Not everywhere in America. That would be near impossible. True, in Australia in the late 19th/early 20th century the country was overrun with rabbits (colour unknown), forcing them to construct an enormous rabbit-proof fence which spawned a rabbit-reduced nation, excess carrots and a film starring Britain’s very own Kenneth ‘Hamlet and Peter’s Friends’ Branagh. But that’s hardly relevant.
In Brooklyn, a band called White Rabbits exists and they signed to us through the American office. They were on Letterman last night and we thought what a fitting introduction to those previously unfamiliar with their work…
Filed under: 1 | Tags: Fleet Foxes, Leonard Cohen, Patrick Wolf, The Horrors, White Lies
Links. They can be golf orientated, cuff related, and the word sounds like a type of wild cat (and deoderant for pre teens). Today’s links are related to none of these. Rather, these:
** The lovely people at Drowned in Sound meet The Horrors ** Fleet Foxes, Leonard Cohen and White Lies nominated for MOJO Honours 2009. Vote here! ** Exclusive photos of White Lies on tour in Berlin **
Wanted to post the excellent review of Patrick Wolf’s new LP, ‘The Bachelor’, from the CMU but couldn’t. Here’s a snippet: ‘A Solid and electric offering, and evidence that this man is truly more than just the Bowie of our generation – Patrick Wolf has honestly made one of the most courageous and heartbreaking albums of this year so far’. ** Click here to hear ‘Vulture’ from Patrick Wolf’s ‘The Bachelor’ **
Oh and you should definitely see this – New video from the Horrors for ‘Who Can Say’…
Filed under: 1 | Tags: Bat For Lashes, Howard Elliot Payne, Metric, The Horrors
Good morning good morning. Dark Night Of The Soul is no longer available to stream here on the blog. We regret that we inadvertantly did so. It won’t happen again.
Instead you might like to peruse Bat For Lashes’ appearance on Letterman..
…or make a sandwich, or build a treehouse or get the weather report in LA from David Lynch.