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Premiere of New VUM Video + Free Download

Posted by Rachael McGovern, April 11, 2012 12:00pm | Post a Comment
VUM at Amoeba HollywoodLos Angeles band VUM has a brand new video for "Savage" from their album, Night Sun (out now on Secret Lodge Recordings) and we have the pleasure of premiering the video! You can also grab "Savage" as a free download on Amoeba.com.

A former Amoeba Home Grown artist, VUM is Jennifer Pearl (ex-Lion Fever, Lost Kids) and Christopher Badger (Grand Elegance). Directed and conceived by Michael Frost, who has been working with the duo since he fell in love with their first album Strange Attractor, the video features Pearl as a prism-beast radiating different images while Badger guides her through the LA canyons and into some trippy make out action (bodysuits and optical illusion included).


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Free MP3 of "Savage" by VUM.
 

VUM's latest album, Night Sun, was recorded between LA and the South Pacific, where singer/guitarist Pearl was living for a time. The  duo calls their unique sound "cinematic noir," capitalizing on Pearl's deep, powerful vocals, psychedelic guitars, dark wave synths, and thumping Suicide-esque drum machines. Intertwined throughout are field recordings from the jungle.

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Sleigh Bells Ringing Through Your Town with Vintage Shades and a Machete

Posted by Smiles Davis, January 27, 2011 01:43pm | Post a Comment

N.E.E.T. Records
recording artists Sleigh Bells just dropped a bomb on the music industry with the premiere of their video "Rill Rill." If I had to pick favorites with tracks from their critically acclaimed debut album Treats, my money would definitely be on "Rill Rill," so thank you to the powers that be for granting us with visual accompaniment to a perfect soundtrack. NERD ALERT: "Rill Rill" samples Funkadelic's "Can You Get to That" from their game changing Maggot Brain album.

Chatter's quieted down a smidgen in the 8 months since Treats' release. Derek E. Miller (songwriter, guitarist, producer) and Alexis Krauss (vocals) seem to be bent on keeping the whispers going, successfully executing one hell of a tactic is a great way to do that; being totally awesome helps too. The video, absorbing and disturbing, was directed by Jon Watts. It features the Fantastic Brooklyn duo cruising through the desert in a car made for James Dean, wrecking havoc like protagonists in a Quentin Tarantino flick or something. Oh, ya know, as you do!! In other good news: they released tour dates this week. Check Sleigh Bells do what they do in a town near you.


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