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Promo Promo: Tweedy

Here’s a promo for Jeff Tweedy’s new band Tweedy - featuriong his son Spencer on drums. The album is out September 26th, and they’re realsing a new track every week if you pre-order.

Playing the Palladium in November.

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Are you Mike D or Spike Jonze

Some good stuff in the latest Mike D-edited edition of Monster Children magazine, including the film below and a double edged driving playlist, curated by Mike D and Spike Jonze. I’ve only got two of the tracks in the Mike D playlist, but pretty much everything except Rock Lopster for Spike Jonze’.

Mike D, Kassia Meador, Rob Machado, Photographer Morgan Maassen
Frank Ocean, Mick Jones, Paul Simonon and Diplo - Hero
Portugal. The Man - Work All Day
Jai Paul - BTSTU (demo)
Can - Sing Swan Song
Silver Apples - Lovefingers
T Rex - Life’s a Gas
Neil Young - Journey Through the Past
Led Zeppelin - Good Times Bad Times
Soko feat. Ariel Pink - Monster Love
MIA feat. The Weeknd - Sexodus
Major Lazer - Get Free
Jai Paul - Jasmine (demo)
Cassius - I <3 U So
Brian Eno - Some of Them Are Old
Christian Tiger School - Various cuts
Darkside - Golden Arrow
Chromatics - Tick of the Clock
Kanye West feat. Bon Iver - Lost in the World
Chief Keef - Citgo
Kanye West - Blood on the Leaves
EPMD - You Gots to Chill

Spike Jonze, Ford Archbold, Alex Knost, Tanner Rozunko and cinematographer Alex Kopps
Billy Joel - The Longest Time (start a 6am drive with this and everyone is feeling pretty good)
Jane’s Addiction - Summertime Rolls
Girls - Summertime
Guided by Voices - A Salty Salute
David Bowie - Five Years
Pavement - In the Mouth a Desert
Future Islands - Seasons (Waiting on You)
The Strokes - Someday (As we got closer to the spot, we would start picking it up…)
Minor Threat - Salad Days
X - Los Angeles
Television Personalities - Part Time Punks
Velvet Underground - Lady Godiva’s Operation
Pavement - Gold Soundz
The B-52’s - Rock Lobster

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Ad Nauseum: Every Day Is Day One

Despite the underlying Samsung sponsorship, this is essentially a beautiful promo for how great surfing is. Shot by one of my favourite DOPs - Grieg Fraser.

More info here.

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Trailer Park: Nightcrawler

Full trailer for Jake Gyllenhaal’s new TV news thriller, looking forward to this one.

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Promo Promo: Spoon

Nicely shot promo for the new Spoon single "Do You?" from the new album "They Want My Soul" - due out on August 4th. Looking forward to that one.

Read our interview with Spoon here.

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Trailer Park: Nightcrawler

Jake Gyllenhaal in a teaser for Dan Gilroy’s LA noir Nightcrawler.

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Hal Clapp vs.The Soft Pack

Bob Oderkirk interviews The Soft Pack, in the guise of Hal Clapp.

Bit late to the party on this one.

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Soul Mining Reissue

Still stands up as one of the greatest 80s records, it’s good to see The The’s 1983 classic getting some appreciation for the reissue. That piano solo? Surely one of the best things Jools Holland ever recorded… Good Guardian review 

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Trailer Park: Lilting

Ben Whishaw and Cheng Pei Pei in the moving Sundance drama from Hong Khaou.

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RIP Rik Mayall

The Young Ones/Blackadder star has died at 56.

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Trailer Park: BoJack Horseman

Will Arnett, Aaron Paul and Alison Brie lend their voices to Netflix’s first jump into the Adult Swim waters. Aug 22.

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Promo Promo: Led Zeppelin: Whole Lotta Love (Rough Mix With Vocal)

From this year’s buy-more-Zep campaign.

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Promo Promo: Jurassic 5 - The Way We Do It (Prod. by Heavy D)

@Jurassic5 borrowing some White Stripes in the snow here - MPfree on their Soundcloud page

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Trailer Park: Interstellar

After True Detective I’ll happily watch Matthew McConaughey do anything - but heading out into space? Brrrrrring it on. 

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