According to director Gaspar Noé, you’d be best to turn off any lights to get the full effect of his new video for Animal Collective’s “Applesauce.” In it, a woman eats a piece of fruit of some sort as multicoloured lights flash behind her. It’s strangely nauseating. And if you’re epileptic, perhaps best to give it a miss and just spin Centipede Hz again.
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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