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Spoon Bows 'Do You' Video

Posted by Billy Gil, July 21, 2014 11:37am | Post a Comment
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Spoon performing live at Amoeba Hollywood in 2005

Spoon’s well-received new single, “Do You,” has a hot new slow-mo video starring singer Britt Daniels that nicely matches his rambling lyrics and eerie rising and falling vocals. Spoon will play Amoeba Hollywood Aug. 6 at 6 p.m.!

In the video, which premiered at the Urban Outfitters blog for their UO Music Video Series, Daniels plays cabby to a pensive girl in what at first seems like a quiet, contemplative video. Then WTF at around the three-minute mark. I’ll not spoil it for you. You’re just gonna have to watch, and I recommend that you do. Remember MTV’s “breakthrough” videos? (Or any videos on MTV?) Spoon would be all over that shit with this clip, directd by acclaimed music video spoon they want my soul lp amoebaand commercial director Hiro Murai (who’s done videos for such artists as Childish Gambino, Queens of the Stone Age and Cults).

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New Preorders: Grizzly Bear, The XX, Bob Dylan, Two Door Cinema Club

Posted by Billy Gil, August 2, 2012 02:02pm | Post a Comment
grizzly bear shieldsGrizzly Bear have thus far released two songs from their upcoming album, Shields (preorder here), which comes out Sept. 18 and is now available to preorder at Amoeba.com. Whereas Daniel Rossen sings on the first single, the bizzaro country-jangle of “Sleeping Ute,” warm-voiced Ed Droste lends his vocals to “Yet Again,” which the band debuted today. Like most Grizzly Bear songs, it’s a grower and takes a few listens for everything to sink in. I’m picking up some Radiohead vibes on this one — nice downward-angling melody and shuffling drums, with some of GB’s now trademark harmonies and vocal acrobatics in the background. Judging by these first two songs, there could be a more laid-back vibe than on Veckatimest, which always suits this band quite well.
 
 





The XXAlso, The XX have begun the promotional push for their new album, Coexist (preorder here), out Sept. 11, debuting its first single, “Angels,” and playing it on the late-night circuit. The XX are pretty weird to have gotten this popular, but I think that says something good about people’s taste, right? The first time I heard this song, I thought it wasn’t so great. Kind of too slow and spacious for a single, even for them. Today I listened again and it had me within the first seconds, even before that hallowed out drum roll comes in and lifts Romy Madley Croft’s vocals skyward. Pretty, simple and pure. The fact that it will probably soundtrack a lot of breakup scenes in movies or whatever is irrelevant; the song sounds written from the gut, and that’s why people respond to this band.
 
 


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preorder the new Bon Iver CD & LP from amoeba.com...out 6/21...

Posted by Brad Schelden, June 10, 2011 12:30pm | Post a Comment
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PREORDER THE NEW TV ON THE RADIO AND RECEIVE A FREE COPY OF THE LIVE AT AMOEBA EP!

Posted by Brad Schelden, April 6, 2011 04:30pm | Post a Comment
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RADIOHEAD....PREORDER THE NEW ALBUM...THE KING OF LIMBS ON CD & LP...

Posted by Brad Schelden, February 22, 2011 03:52pm | Post a Comment
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