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Preoccupations – “Anxiety” [NSFW]

Well, this’ll give you nightmares.

The band—all bug-eyed and psycho killer-ish—is frightening enough, but we also have to deal with multiple masked weirdos, astral projections, abandoned dolls, and bodies floating down a river.

Is that Sasquatch at 1:48?

“Anxiety” comes from Preoccupations’ (née Viet Cong) self-titled debut.

-Scott Bryson

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Preoccupations – “Degraded”

The band formerly known as Viet Cong has softened more than a little. This one’s from their debut album (self-titled) as Preoccupations.

This trip follows in the footsteps of Suuns’ “brainwash” video, though it’s a little less Minecraft, a little more Visualizer. Officially, it depicts “an encounter with the primordial ruins of a post-human landscape, where sentient sculptural artifacts attempt to reassemble themselves.”

Preoccupations comes out in just under a month.

-Scott Bryson

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2015 Albums of the Year: Honourable Mentions (Part 4)

The Telescope presents: the top albums of 2015. We gathered best-of lists from staff and contributors, crunched some numbers and came up with a list of records that unanimously wowed us this year.

First up, the runners up:

Mick Jenkins – Wave[s]

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Dan Mangan + Blacksmith – Club Meds

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Del Bel – Del Bel

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Viet Cong – Viet Cong

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Dr. Dre – Compton

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