Watch The Love Language Calm Down With A New Video

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The Love Language, wending their way to New York this coming week for gigs at Mercury Lounge (July 31) and Glasslands Gallery (August 1) have released a wistful, funny video for the band's new single "Calm Down." The North Carolina collective, led by Stuart McLamb, released its latest album, Ruby Red, earlier this week.

Watch Yo La Tengo's Video For 'Ohm'

Yo La Tengo's "Ohm," the opening mantra to their most recent album, Fade, now has a new, animated video. The quirky clip was written and directed by Donick Cary, who created "Lil' Bush" and has written for "The Simpsons," and animated by Sugarshack Animation. Yo La Tengo has been touring with Belle and Sebastian and the trio plays Celebrate Brooklyn! at the Prospect Park Bandshell tonight, July 11.

Watch The Yeah Yeah Yeahs Atop The Empire State Building

Yeah Yeah Yeahs' second single from Mosquito, the wistfully pretty "Despair," has a dizzying new video to accompany it. The band headed atop the Empire State Building to film the clip, the first group to ever do so. King Kong, Tom Hanks and Cary Grant were nowhere to be found on the 102-story skyscraper, but the Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Karen O, NIck Zinner and Brian Chase seem vertigo-free running around in "Despair", which can be watched here.

Watch Sigur Rós' Video For 'Kveikur'

Sigur Rós releases its new album, Kveikur, on June 18 Stateside (June 17 in the UK/EU) and the video for title track has been released by the band. The hallucinogenic video, directed by Sarah Hopper, utlizes a mix of concert footage and archival film from the British Film Institute.

Watch Boards Of Canada's New Video 'Reach For The Dead'

It has been a surprising year of long-awaited returns, daft and otherwise, and Boards of Canada will release its first album in eight years, called Tomorrow's Harvest, on June 11 (June 10 in the UK) on Warp Records. Watch the Scottish duo's first video and single from that record, the sun-bleached, fantastically eerie "Reach for the Dead."

Phosphorescent: Live For WFUV From SXSW

Brooklyn's Phosphorescent, the singer-songwriter Matthew Houck,  took advantage of sunny Austin during his live performance for WFUV during SXSW earlier this month, warming up the Hotel San Jose crowd with a set that included "Nothing Was Stolen" and "The Quotidian Beasts." Watch videos of Phosphorescent's set and an interview with Houck. WFUV's South by Southwest 2013 music coverage is graciously supported by TuneIn. Funding for WFUV’s ongoing coverage of live concerts and festivals comes from The Agnes Varis Trust.

 

Iron And Wine: WFUV And The Alternate Side SXSW 2013

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The man best known as Iron and Wine, Sam Beam, performed as part of the Public Radio Rock Day Stage show at SXSW on Friday, March 15. Watch  videos of his live performances of "Naked As We Came" and "Winter Prayers" and listen to Iron and Wine's entire set here. Iron and Wine's new album, Ghost on Ghost, is out on April 16 on Nonesuch in the States.

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