If you’re a sufferer of entomophobia, arachnophobia or herpetophobia, then you might want to give a the video for Poliça’s “Amongster” a miss. In other words, if you’re no fan of any thing resembling a creepy-crawly or lizard-like, then go watch a cat playing a keyboard on YouTube (again). Also, if you’re at work, you might want to avoid taking in a viewing due to there being some steamy scenes cut between the shots of various insects and and animals. And oh yeah, the track is rather engrossing too, and turns out to perfectly suit the admittedly odd video that goes with it. Check it out below.
Plugging away since 1999, The National finally hit mainstream success with the release of their 2010 album High Violet. Of course, this entailed their first world tour, but in the new documentary Mistaken For Strangers, it’s only the backdrop for the relationship between lead singer Matt Berninger and his younger brother Tom, who had no idea that these short videos he was shooting would turn into a public document of their troubled, if still loving brotherhood.
We talk with Israeli rockers Vaadat Charigim about some of their favorite records.
We talk with Yvonne Ambree and Jesse Barnes of Take Berlin about some of the records which influenced the recording of their debut EP, Lionize.
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