First Watch: Whispertown Shows Stunning 'Parallel' Worlds

Merriam-Webster defines parallel as, "extending in the same direction, everywhere equidistant, and not meeting." The luscious and expansive song, "Parallel," from Morgan Nagler's indie project Whispertown and the accompanying music video both explore the term in magnificent ways. The video, made from creative commons videos on YouTube edited together by Morgan Nagler's brother (he wishes to go by "Morgan's Brother") illustrates the concept of parallel by showing a myriad of different scenarios that mimic each other. It's a bit of magic, really...

JAKE BELLOWS APES LOVE IN 'I KNOW YOU' VIDEO

It’s been a relatively quiet couple years for Jake Bellows, the former frontman of Omaha-based indie fivesome Neva Dinova. After 15 years touring with the likes of Bright Eyes and Death Cab for Cutie, he sold his Les Paul three years ago and packed up for Los Angeles, where he got a job installing sliding glass doors alongside the occasional solo show. But on his just-released solo debut, New Ocean, Bellows breaks his silence with a medley of songs that range from fuzz-guitar-fueled odes to the syrupy sweet "I Know You."...

Rilo Kiley's Demise Brings an 'Emotional' Farewell - Premiere

"Emotional" is the latest video from Rilo Kiley's recent rarities compilation, RKives. In keeping with frontwoman Jenny Lewis' expressive lyrics, the clip runs a gamut of feelings, from laughter to anguish, by incorporating vintage black-and-white footage from the 1950s and Sixties.

Kim Deal released a new solo 7″ (watch the lyric video for “The Root” featuring Morgan Nagler)

Ex-Pixie and current Breeder Kim Deal has been releasing a series of solo 7″s and the fourth installment, “The Root” b/w “Range on Castle” comes out today (4/1). You can pick it up the 7″ at Kim’s website, or download the tracks at iTunes. There’s two versions of the vinyl release, the official release with artwork by famed 4AD designer Vaughan Oliver, and a limited edition (1000 copies) white label edition...

Kim Deal & Morgan Nagler, 'Range On Castle'

Bad acting meets good music in this collaboration between former Pixies bassist Kim Deal and Morgan Nagler, aka Whispertown. The new video for their single, "Range On Castle," includes classic footage from the 1963 Roger Corman film The Terror, starring Boris Karloff and a very young Jack Nicholson...

Jake Bellows Doesn't Move Through Life Quickly

The songwriter's cult following continues with his new record 'New Ocean,' and watch the video premiere of the record's title track...

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