Fishboy plays a powerful mix of pop and indie rock and is currently working on a new concept album that includes a wordless booklet themed around Topsy, an elephant publicly electrocuted by Thomas Edison. Now the Denton, Texas, band has a new video for “Thomas Alva Waiting” that runs through chapter two of the booklet, titled Thomas Alva Waiting, and bring it to life. Check out the clip below.
Electronic musician Henry Laufer, known by the stage name Shlohmo, has a new album, Dark Red, coming out April 7, and now has a video for creepy single “Buried.” The music is very minimal at first but builds up immensely with time, as does the intensity of the clip as it shows someone clearly struggling with the will to live. Check it out below.
Odd-ball post-punk trio the Soft Moon is back with a new album, Deeper, scheduled for release March 31. Now, the band has a new video for “Far,” the second single released in preparation for the LP. The clip is intense, both musically and visually. A heavy synth bumps as a story is told of a man and the monster inside him. Check it out below.
Long-time San Francisco post-punkers Erase Errata recently released latest album Lost Weekend after a four-year hiatus. Now the band has a colorful new video for “History Of Handclaps,” which should probably contain a seizure warning. It’s a chaotic clip to match an equally chaotic song, and it works almost too well. Check it out below.
Scottish trio the Twilight Sad recently released new album Nobody Wants To Be Here And Nobody Wants To Leave via FatCat and now offers a video for single “I Could Give You All That You Don’t Want.” The clip is tastefully done in black and white and shows the intense band playing a synth heavy, delightfully charming live set and loving what it does. Check it out below.
Death Cab For Cutie has been around for 17 years and is still going strong. The band’s newest album, Kitsugi, definitely focuses on the emotions from the recent divorce of Ben Gibbard, but it also shows how those emotions can create brilliant music. “Black Sun,” the newest video from DCFC, tells of a stuntman and the hidden energy behind one actress onlooker. Check out the clip below.
Carl Barât And The Jackals just released debut album Let It Reign, and have now shared a new video for “A Storm Is Coming.” The clip shows Barât and his crew apathetically working in a factory assembly line and watching porn when suddenly something unexpected occurs. Check out the video below.
Irish indie-folk group Villagers have a new album, Daring Arithmetic, coming out April 14 via Domino and now share a new video for first single “Courage.” The clip shows frontman Conor O’Brien sitting in a darkish room calmly playing a melancholic song on his acoustic guitar with ethereal synths chiming in the background. Check out the video below.
Nashville garage rockers Turbo Fruits will release their newest album, No Control on April 20 and now share a video for first single “The Way I Want You.” The song shows progression to a more serious style for this band, though under it all you can tell these guys are just who they’ve always been. While the song deals with love and emotional reactions, the clip shows a man and a woman wrestling intensely. Check it out below.
San Francisco duo and former MAGNET guest editors the Dodos just released latest album Individ via Polyvinyl Records and now have a new video for first single “Competition.” The track is upbeat and poppy, while the clip matches it perfectly by showing the members participating in an interpretive dance following the song’s tempo and changes. Check it out below.