Ma’am, I think you have some ketchup on your face. Now some mustard as well. Now… never mind.
The Flaming Lips’ latest isn’t the most extravagant affair off the starting blocks, but we’re eventually treated to some appropriately weird and extravagant doodles that follow the song’s lyrics.
Their new album, Oczy Mlody (sorta-Polish for “eyes of the young”) comes out in January.
An innerspace roller coaster in a cartoon world where everyone’s lips are unusually large. For some reason, it makes us think of a Simpsons couch gag. Maybe everything makes us think of The Simpsons.
This vid was illustrated by Chicago artist Goons (did you catch the Cubs and Blackhawks imagery?), whose goal is apparently “to become a global icon and inspire millions.” Twin Peaks, also from the Windy City, released their Down In Heaven full-length earlier this year.
Well, that was a disturbing mix of home videos and stop motion animation. Is this what life is like in Denmark? Hotdogs and pantyhose masks?
“The Wonder” comes from Figurines’ second album, Skeleton. Their latest release was six years ago, and though they don’t appear to have disbanded, their latest Facebook post notes that they only “meet once in a while.” They’re best known on these shores for having had a song on Gossip Girl.
The first song off the first album (Black City) from this Swedish quartet.
Parking garage party! Live band. Dancing. Giant stuffed animals with evil eyes providing spa treatments and stalking old ladies. Maybe less of a party, more of a snare—lure the kids in with promises of sick jams and mud masks.
Unbeknownst to us (’til now), Division Of Laura Lee released their fourth album, Tree, in 2013. Check out “Cabin Jam” from the new record, below.
This is no exaggeration, kids: drinking Jägermeister straight from the bottle will land you in a karaoke joint singing Enya, every time. As you come down, you’ll spend your night sitting in a bathtub, clothed, trying to recall when those depths became your new normal.
Mass Gothic was founded by Hooray For Earth’s Noel Heroux. “Every Night You’ve Got To Save Me” comes from the self-titled Mass Gothic debut.
When Daniel Romano released his latest country-tinged album, Mosey, he also set free a fast-and-loose collection of gritty pop under the guise of Ancient Shapes.
Speaking of gritty: these legged mermaids may look pleasant and innocent, but a ferocious blood lust lingers just below the surface. They’ll kill, eat and maim just about anything that washes up on shore.
Cruisin’ hangin’ chillin’ dog wrestlin’… this is a band that has mastered the apostrophe-curbed present participle.
“Can’t Wait” comes from Twist’s Spectral debut, out last month. Band founder Laura Hermiston says this video was inspired by the Smashing Pumpkins’ “1979” and “Today.” We see a lot of Cub in it, as well.