New Crystal Castles "Celestica" Music Video

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Experimental electronica duo Crystal Castles’ self-titled second album was released just last month to critical acclaim, and with good reason. It’s easily one of my favorite albums of the year, on par with Broken Bells’ self-titled debut, Broken Social Scene’s Forgiveness Rock Record, and The National’s High Violet. Tracks like “Doe Deer,” “Empathy,” “Vietnam,” “Intimate,” and “Celestica” have been on repeat on my iPod for the last 30 days.

The Canadian duo’s latest music video for “Celestica” has just been released. It features lead singer Alice Glass taking a leisurely stroll through a forest and eventually an overgrown cemetery during the day. A little strange and eerie, but then again, I’ve seen worse.

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Behind the Scenes with Vampire Weekend at Columbia University's ADP Literary Society

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The indie-pop band Vampire Weekend is widely regarded by many as one of the hottest up-and-coming bands in music . Named The Year’s Best Band by Spin magazine back in March, Vampire Weekend recently had a chance to sit down with PitchforkTV at one of their old venues: Columbia University’s ADP Literary Society. In their interview, the four Columbia Univeristy graduates discuss their formation, a few of their first gigs, and how they got the name Vampire Weekend. They also perform three of their hit songs off of their self-titled debut album with the help of a Julliard-trained string trio.

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M.I.A. Sits Down for an Interview with Pitchfork TV

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In these two video clips, performer M.I.A. takes time while at Diesel’s XXX party to sit down with Pitchfork‘s Michelle Suarez and discuss everything going on in her life, including the success of her hit single Paper Planes, her recent pregnancy and engagement, her being embraced by the hiphop community, and much, much more. She even mentions the upcoming release of a remake of Tom Waits’ Way Down in the Hole with DJ Blackstarr.

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Singer/Producer/Emcee M.I.A. is Pregnant with First Child

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In somewhat of a shocking revelation, Jetcomx has learned that artist Mathangi “Maya” Arulpragasam, aka M.I.A., is pregnant with her very first child. The reports were confirmed when pictures and video surfaced of her with a baby bump. The father of the baby is fiancé Ben Brewer, the front-man of New York City-based rock band _The Exit
. The details of her pregnancy were leaked during an exclusive interview on PitchforkTV, the sister site of the highly influential indie-music website. As if there was any doubt about the pregnancy, in the video interview taped before her Saturday night performance at Diesel’s XXX Party, the singer stated that she was currently “creating a baby.” She also brought up the fact that,

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