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Video of the Week: I Like Holden Caulfield by Bodi Bill

Who knew Catcher in the Rye could inspire the making of a euro techno song? Well, I guess everybody gets inspired by Catcher in the Rye at some point in their lives. Our video of the week comes to us as a suggestion from Inga, one of our readers from Berlin, who...

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Video of the Week: Make Up Your Mind – Yves Klein Blue

This video came via email from an average uni student from Australia (hey hey, if you're reading this, you know who you are). Since we can never have enough rock-piano bands and videos that make wonderful use of that neato tilt shift effect, here's Yves Klein Blue...

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Video of the Week: Fall Hard

It's a brand new video from my all time favorite Swedish band - Shout Out Louds. Fall Hard is from their album Work, which is due for release on February 23rd.They've also got a North American tour lined up this coming Spring with three stops to Canada :DFall Hard...

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Video of the Week: The Phoenix Foundation – Going Fishing

Who knew The Phoenix Foundation was based in New Zealand? This is yet another proof that Macguyver left an indelible mark in our culture. Our video of the week comes from New Zealand band, The Phoenix Foundation with 'Going Fishing'. This song is from the movie, Eagle...

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Video of the Week: This Mighty Heart Attack

Christmas is over and I should post something new. The site's looking a bit too much like the SPCA commercials that I saw a lot of on TV last night - the one with Sarah McLachlan's version of Silent Night. Everyone else has moved on over to be New Year's themed except...

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A Cute and Creepy Christmas Film

Alma from Rodrigo Blaas on Vimeo. Who says we can't have two videos of  the week? Since it's Christmas, and this video just begs to be posted - for those who love the odd mix of cute, creepy and Christmassy, here's a short film called Alma by Rodrigo Blaas. The...

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Video of the Week : Kindling (Winter Version)

Since it's officially the beginning of the winter season I thought this video from my son's favorite band of all time would be apt. Architecture in Helsinki's Winter version of Kindling (from 2004's Kindling EP) is essentially the same, but with more handclaps, as...

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Video of the Week : The Magic of Christmas

Here's Hunks and Friends with The Magic of Christmas - a Christmas song collaboration featuring some of our UK indie favorites: Sound of Arrows, Copy Haho, Sky Larkin, James Yuill, Slow Club, Dananananaykroyd, Los Campesinos!, Sparky Deathcap, The Venus Stare, My...

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George Bailey

Our video of the week is also our Christmas Single of the day - it's George Bailey by Carolyn Sills. George Bailey is a single inspired by Jimmy Stewart's character in the Christmas-movie staple 'It's A Wonderful Life'. The music video above, wonderfully complements...

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Florence and the Machine’s You’ve Got the Love

Here's a retro-video for Florence and the Machine doing a special guest spot in the faux show Recyclage de Luxe  -  a green campaign by Stella Artois. If you watch the whole show (and you grew up where I did), you might want to check out the Origami Man...

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Video of the Week: Skins Series 4

How could I not post this video here? It contains two of my favorite things - Skins and a Canadian indie band. And not just any band at that, but a band from our hometown here in Vancouver 🙂  Here's Skins series 4 set to Lightning Dust's 'I Knew'. I can't wait...

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Book of the Week : The Cried Wolf

Since we've got prose for the theme of the past few posts, I figured, instead of the video of the week, we'd have a book of the week. It's a good thing because, we've got just the right book for you courtesy of Hamilton, Ontario band The Rest. The Cried Wolf...

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Video of the Week: Tender Trap’s Fireworks

We've got more indie-pop this week, with Tender Trap's video for their new single 'Fireworks' - Fortuna POP! has the new EP up on their site that they are giving away as a  free download. The EP includes the songs 'Fireworks' and  'Grand National'. You can...

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Video of the Week : Bank Dance

Things have been moving slow in the site redesign/email answering/music review front, but there will always be some time to have a quick post about a video. This comes from last month's promos for the (500) Days of Summer movie featuring Zooey Deschanel and Joseph...

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Video of the Week : Art School Girls

I'm back! My trip gave me a heap full of new music to blog about and with the stuff that you guys have submitted (which I'll be going through in the next few days) and the planned site revamp, I've definitely got my hands full. So, to jumpstart the blog again, I offer...

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Video of the Week : Chalk Stars

This may or may not be a weekly thing, but based on the history of this site, just take it as it is. 😉 This week's video comes from UK band Animal Kingdom who just released a new video for their limited edition single 'Chalk Stars'. Created by Thomas Hicks, it was...

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