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Bowerbirds, "Overcome With Light"

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Nature beckons in new clip from director Lawrence Martinez

Last month, we posted the beautiful, bucolic video for "Tuck the Darkness In" from North Carolina's Bowerbirds. The second video for the folk band's excellent LP, The Clearing, emits a similarly pastoral vibe, with stunning clips of nature that perfectly capture Bowerbirds' organic appeal. The video, directed by Lawrence Martinez, also features some mysterious Illuminati-esque symbolism which......read more

Whistleless

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Cute, breezy short about a bird trying to find its voice

Age-old DIY printmaking meets animation in this charming short by Siri Melchior of Trunk studio, who made and scanned thousands of potato prints to use as textures for the animation. In the film, a little bird flies around his colofrul town, meeting a variety of animals and people. The problem? He can't whistle. Everywhere he goes, everyone can whistle properly except for him. But fear not! He......read more

Bowerbirds, "Tuck the Darkness In"

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Melancholy vibes abound in this beautiful new video for North Carolina folk trio

Bowerbirds' uniquely pastoral folk sound gets an appropriately-themed video in this clip for new single "Tuck the Darkness In." Directed by Carlos Lopez Estrada, the video finds a doe-eyed boy considering the lives of fish after he catches a couple and feels terrible about it. He goes on to observe the sea creatures in a variety of habitats, mournfully coming to terms with what he did. It's......read more

Metronomy, "The Look"

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Stop motion birds in bumper cars? Sure, why not

We're late on this one but we're pulling IT from the ashes of internet history (aka five months ago) because, well, it's good. Director Lorenzo Fonda cobbled together this bit of stop-motion fun for the super-sexy electro pop single off Metronomy's album The English Riviera, released last April. It features an aesthetically-pleasing look at the band playing in single file in front of a......read more

Blackbird Blackbird "Blind"

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Blissed-out song gets purty visual treatment from Alan Jensen.

Is "chillwave" actually a thing? We hope not. But on the other hand, we're not mad at the hazy, daydreamy vibes that the awfully-named genre is marked by. If there is such a thing, then "Blind" by San Francisco's Blackbird Blackbird (formerly known as Bye Bye Blackbird), is in it. This lovely visual treatment, from Albuquerque filmmaker Alan Jensen, (who has also......read more

Bowerbirds "Northern Lights"

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Minnesotan lakes and forests provide the perfect backdrop for duo's earthy folk-pop.

North Carolina band takes a trip to the northern wilderness in new vid filmed at Ten Mile Lake in Minnesota. Directed and edited by Matt Amato of The Masses....read more

Bowerbirds "In Our Talons"

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Stop-motion nature spectacle directed by Alan Poon.

North Carolina new-folk trio Bowerbirds enlisted Alan Poon to direct the video for "In Our Talons," from their debut album Hymns for a Dark Horse. Poon hits it out of the park with with this stop-motion spectacle done in the style of a nature documentary. Says the director, "We explore 3 magical creatures from 3 different lands, equally beautiful yet doomed by the hand of......read more

SHFT Sampler 12-3-10

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Weekly links: Obama nixes offshore plans, mercury turns birds gay, and more.

Adorbs alert! Discovery assembled an "awwww"-inspiring slide show of endangered baby animals. Are fixies over? We have no idea, but this bamboo joint from Germany's Arndt Menke-Zumbragel tells us no. Lance Armstrong is down too. The world's most famous cyclist called it a "killer wooden bike" on his Twitter. Can't disagree. Check out those rear forks! ......read more

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