“Cold Car” from The Edward Furlongs
The Edward Furlongs are a New Jersey-based endeavor in American music, comprised of Dan Gugger and Nick Afflitto. The project is a tip of the hat to the pioneers before them, a reflection of their collective experiences and a bullish reaction to the state of modern music.
Although Dan and Nick grew up playing music in the same thriving New Jersey music scene, they didn’t meet until performing together on the Vans Warped Tour in the summer of 2009. After spending several years performing music for other bands, they decided to create music of their own, with a few core principals in mind.
EXSSV Releases Sinister Free Halloween Single “Doomsday”
“Doomsday” is upon us as EXSSV unleashes his sinister Halloween-themed single on Dim Mak via a YourEDM premiere. The NYC beatmaker makes use of ominous vocal samples and menacing bass house patterns before switching up the BPM and unloading a monstrous dubstep drop.
Jeffrey Lewis & Los Bolts have announced a US tour in support of Manhattan (Rough Trade Records) the seventh album by incomparable comic book writer, artist, and musician, Jeffrey Lewis. His band has a multi-faceted existence, exploring a stylistic swath from contemplative folk narratives to distortion-fueled garage rock to soundscape abstractions and more, usually all within any given ten-minute period. Most often a trio (though occasionally just Jeffrey solo, or as a duo, and on some tours as a four-piece), the Jeffrey Lewis group has shuffled its name a number of times over the years, in 2015 becoming Jeffrey Lewis & Los Bolts featuring Mem Pahl on bass and Brent Cole on drums.
Power pop indie rockers The Lovely Days have premiered their new video for ‘Lordness’ via Artist Direct. The video was partly shot on iPhones by the two brothers in the band. The clip features live performance footage as well as the boys having some fun globetrotting across Europe and America. Hailing from Byron Bay, via Melbourne Australia. The Lovely Days features the brothers Tennyson Nobel, 23 [keys, vocals] Holden Nobel, 25 [bass, vocals] along with Stephen Dickie, 22 [guitar b/vs] and Jackson McIvor, 21 [drums.]
Norwegian progressive extreme metal icons ENSLAVED will release The Sleeping Gods – Thorn compilation November 11th via By Norse Music. A full-length album comprised of rare material from 2010-2011, The Sleeping Gods – Thorn is a unique collection of experimental recordings connecting with the band’s early roots.
LIPSTICK RELEASES MUSIC VIDEO FOR “CHA LA HEAD CHA LA”
The theatrical rock band, Lipstick, have debuted their new music video for a song called “Cha La Head Cha La”. Originally a Japanese progressive rock song by Hironobu Kageyama, the song served as the theme song to the television show Dragonball Z. Lipstick have recorded a new version of the song for their upcoming album, “Lipstick II”. The stunning video features Lipstick in a live-action recreation of the style of Dragonball Z, complete with flying through the air, laser blasts, and people being punched through mountains.
Darrin Pfeiffer, longtime drummer for the SOCAL pop/punk/ska band Goldfinger is showing he’s more than a skin hitter. Turns out Darrin is a hockey nut and is now writing a pre and post game Los Angeles Kings blog for AM 570 Sports (Iheartmedia) called Kings Korner (@kingskorner99).
Darrin already was working as a producer for ALT 98.7 when he transitioned into a sports blogger saying, “It was easy. It was just one floor down. Kept going down there to say hi and finally they offered me a job. Didn’t hurt that I was bugging them about hockey haha”
Chef Sean “Color Money”
Sean made his feature film debut at age 12 in the MGM/Gramercy Pictures drama, Jason’s Lyric, portraying the young Jason, starring Allen Payne, Forrest Whitaker and Jada Pinkett Smith. His credits include the television movie, There Are No Children Here for Harpo Productions, and Missing Persons on ABC. He has also starred in numerous national advertising campaigns.Sean studied acting at Second City Theatre in Chicago and is also a skilled audio recording engineer. The Chicago-native resides in Hollywood, California.
“Cinnamon and Lemon” from Norwegian group Stillehavet
Stillehavet is a newly formed band consisting of Marit Elisabeth Svendsbøe and Gaute Stedje. They live in Bergen, Norway. Both members were previously part of a band called Funin (Marit Elisabeth was a co-founder) that released the record ‘Unsound’ on Karisma Records in 2010. Songs from this record have been played on radio channels in Norway and abroad.
“With Stillehavet we try to create music and sounds that excites us,” the duo explains. “In the process of making songs we use a lot of time just playing with instruments and sounds. We have an intuitive approach on making music, and we like it to sound raw and unpolished. Creating music has a therapeutic effect on us.”
Eileen Carey debuts enchanting “In the Air” video
A montage of love-crossed dancers and classic era Parisian movie scenes, award-winning country pop star Eileen Carey’s enchanting video for her crossover hit “In the Air” is the perfect antidote to recent terrorist attacks, racial violence, and global turmoil. Credited by music blog POPDOSE with “blending pop, country, and rock in a way that feels uniquely hers,” Carey was recently named the 2016 National Radio Hits Favorite Female Country Artist of the Year and New Music Weekly’s Country Breakthrough Artist of the Year. “In the Air” is the first single from Carey’s forthcoming fifth studio album, produced by Travis Allen Childress.
Davy Knowles new studio album Three Miles From Avalon enters the Billboard Blues chart at #5 this week. He joins Joe Bonamassa, the Marcus King Band, David Bromberg and Melissa Etheridge in the top five, with esteemed players Eric Clapton, Bonnie Raitt, Tedeschi Trucks Band and Keb Mo’ rounding out the Top Ten. On this success, Knowles shares, “I’m overwhelmed by the support for the new record, and so glad to see it being received so well. A big heartfelt thank you, I’m tremendously grateful and excited!”
Wilco unveiled a new video for the Schmilco track “Someone To Lose” today via Pitchfork Media. The darkly whimsical stop-motion animated clip, directed by Joseph Baughman, follows the tumultuous journey of a captive bride, a chivalrous groom and an enigmatic monster on an eventful wedding day.
Aleko, Unleashes New Single “Waiting”
Linwood, NJ’s very own Aleko (RIYL: City & Colour, Bon Over, Hozier) has unveiled his latest masterpiece, “Waiting” a song for anyone that’s ever felt like they have to search for something to make them happy, rather than waiting for it. The song follows his successful 2015 debut EP, Amity, and re-introduces his unique blend of genres. Unlike most artists, Aleko creatively encompases an Indie meets Americana sound with an R&B/Pop flair to create a modulated singing style and soothing instrumentation.
Last month, the Nashville-based artist Elise Davis released her stunning debut album The Token via Thirty Tigers. Today, Davis premieres the official video for “I Just Want Your Love” with The Wall Street Journal.
Ireland’s Enemies share the airy “Leaves”
Enemies will release their third and final album, Valuables, on December 9th via Topshelf Records. Valuables documents a turbulent time for the band — intensive writing, recording and touring, coupled with a lack of shared vision, led to a decision that harmony in ending is ultimately more valuable than discord in continuing. The album’s latest single, “Leaves,” unfolds it’s many layers until it finally reaches a towering conclusion.
Brandt Brauer Frick shares “Away From My Body,” ?
Berlin dance trio Brandt Brauer Frick return with their latest musical offering ‘Joy,’ out October 28 via Because Music. This week the band shares their latest single “Away From My Body,” featuring Canadian vocalist Beaver Sheppard.
Sosamann ft. Young Dolph – “She Will” (Prod. by XO)
With an affinity for hooks and clever wordplay, Houston’s Sosamann uses his massive charisma to create a stranger, more unpredictable form of street rap. Riding a percussive cadence over snapping snares and booming bass, Sosamann brings an extra dose of energy for “She Will,” a new video premiered by BET Jams. Though Chris Brown and others would not understand, Sosamann recruits Young Dolph to boast about the loyalty exhibited by their women, demonstrating the lengths to which they will go to please them. In the video, Sosamann and Dolph luxuriate at Sosa’s H-Town mansion while two loyal ladies execute a heist. “She Will” continues a month-long hot streak for Sosamann, following XXL’s August premiere of “Runnin’ Thru,” and the WorldStarHipHop-premiered, Sauce Walka-featuring “Splash 4 The Kash,” which has earned 219K views since its release. Sosamann also appears on Taylor Gang’s collaborative mixtape TGOD Vol. 1, joining Wiz Khalifa on “Keep The Lies” and contributing his own song, “Feel Like Money” ft. Sauce Walka.
Woes sign to Rude Records + Debut single ‘Worst Friend’
Last month, Glasgow pop-punk four piece Woes dropped their hook-laden debut video/single ‘Worst Friend’. Woes have now signed to Rude Records (Set It Off, Zebrahead, American Hi-Fi, Knuckle Puck, Less Than Jake), and have announced details of their forthcoming five track self-titled EP, which is due for release on 25th November 2016 via Rude Records.
Matthew Szlachetka – “Heart of My Hometown”
The first single/title track “Heart Of My Hometown” off Matthew’s upcoming album was released in August of 2016 and has already generated substantial buzz from media platforms such as The Chive, The Alternate Root, AXS.com along with getting added to regular rotation Pat Monahan’s (singer of TRAIN) SIRIUS XM The Pulse radio show ‘Train Tracks’ along with WRSI 93.9 ‘The River’, CBC (Canadian Broadcast), Radio.com and KMMT FM 101.6 Mammoth Lakes, CA.
The Shacks have a unique sound that is both vaguely familiar and completely fresh. Equal parts Max Shrager and Shannon Wise singing in her soft whispered voice — The Shacks sound like they’re playing alone with nobody watching and will release their self-titled, debut EP tomorrow via Big Crown Records. The EP is available for pre-order HERE and The Shacks will be performing a release show at Elvis Guesthouse in NYC on Sat, Nov 5 at 8pm.
The second video from the EP, for the delicate “Orchids”, premiered yesterday via The A.V. Club. Directed by Catherine Orchard and shot in the middle of the night, the video had the band in a daze as they’d fallen asleep prior to shooting. “That hazy in-between state serves the song well,” says The A.V. Club. “It’s a ’50s-style ballad, slow and soulful, just on the edge of doo-wop, that is given a sparse and eerie edge by the half-whispered vocals of singer Shannon Wise.”
Grouplove gave fans an immersive live performance of “Welcome To Your Life” using groundbreaking 3D-360 technology which allows fans to move through the room and watch the band’s performance from the angle of their choosing. The video was filmed with Facebook’s Surround 360 camera technology, which captured a fully spherical, high-resolution view of the moment. The 3D-360 experience brings viewers as close as they can get to a live Grouplove performance without actually having tickets to a front-row seat. The innovative music video, which was premiered on Facebook on Friday, can be seen HERE.
Eternally Even, thenew solo albumfrom My Morning Jacket frontmanJim James,is streaming exclusively HERE as part of NPR’s “First Listen” series. The album – praised by NPR for its “arresting, soulful…transcendent tunes” – will be released on November 4 via ATO/Capitol Records. Eternally Even follows James’ 2013 debut solo album, Regions of Light and Sound of God, and My Morning Jacket’s GRAMMY®-nominated The Waterfall (2015).
Sebastian Hochstein & Scribbling Idiots stand up against injustice on “Hands Up”
Use your privilege and voice to stand up for justice for those being mistreated by the system. On “Hands Up”, the Scribbling Idiots do just that. “Hands Up” appears on the upcoming Name Dropping EP from German Hip-Hop Producer, Sebastian Hochstein (formerly known as Jaq).
Enemies premiere new single ‘Leaves’ with Stereogum
Enemies will release their third and final album, ‘Valuables’, on December 9th via Topshelf Records. ‘Valuables’ documents a turbulent time for the band — intensive writing, recording and touring, coupled with a lack of shared vision, led to a decision that harmony in ending is ultimately more valuable than discord in continuing. The album’s latest single, ‘Leaves,’ unfolds it’s many layers until it finally reaches a towering conclusion.
Philadelphia born-and-raised artist & producer, Vincent John will release his debut EP Never Go Back this Friday. The EP will be released as a limited edition cassette via Philadelphia-based Know Hope Records, with b-side of the tape featuring instrumentals of the songs on the EP. The tape is available to pre-order now in the Know Hope Records online store and will also be available via iTunes. Vincent John has an EP release show planned for November 1 at Pianos in New York City and will be performing on November 2 in Philadelphia at Boot & Saddle with Royal Canoe.
BELLY PREMIERES NEW VIDEO FOR “BALLERINA”
Today, critically acclaimed rapper and songwriter/producer Belly shares the official video to his latest single, “Ballerina” exclusively via Mass Appeal. The Ramon Ayala directed visual features a cinematic story that draws attention to the duplicity of a somber, risqué ballet dancer, coupled with dark and ambiguous silhouettes that find Belly narrating the plot of this twisted recital. Watch “Ballerina” exclusively on Mass Appeal here.
Horrorcore’s most dynamic of duos, TWIZTID, are thrilled to announce their 9th annual New Years Eve party, “New Years Evil 9: A Freektasteless Show”! The show will featuring a headline performance from TWIZTID – who will perform an unprecedented mix of their first two albums, Mostasteless and Freek Show. Additionally, the show will feature performances from fellow Majik Ninja Entertainment family members Blaze, G-Mo Skee, Lex The Hex Master, Young Wicked & Insanee.
“New Years Evil 9: A Freektasteless Show” will take place at its annual home – Alrosa Villa in Columbus, OH – on the night of Saturday, December 31, 2016. Doors open at 6:00pm and this event is all ages.
Heads up on Solarrio, AKA David Barenboim, a Berlin-based electro-pop musician/producer shares the video for his new single “Drops” which was released on October 21st. It’s a striking video that deftly works to contrast the melancholy pain of failure and heartbreak conveyed by the song. The backdrop 80’s-inflected yet modern beats serve as a mesmerizing and uplifting force. “Drops” appears on a forthcoming EP which will be released in Jan 2017.
Slim One feat. Ras Kass & Kay-R “Vanilla Sky”
Producer Slim One releases his new single “Vanilla Sky” featuring Ras Kass & Kay-R. His album “Ready for whatever” Drops Dec 2nd and features Saigon, Lil Fame of M.O.P., Skyzoo, Termanology, Big Shug, ED.O.G., Ras Kass & more.
FXXXXY Drops Bomb In The Form Of Single “2AM WAVV”
Since the release of Dallas Rapper/Producer FXXXXY’s “Cartel Shawty” Old Fans & New Fans alike echo 1 Sentiment…”This Is FIRE!!”
Yesterday Afternoon, Team CMG and FXXXXY plan to continue their hot streak with the release of a New Single “2AM WAVV” from the soon to be titled EP via Pigeons & Planes. FXXXXY’s ability to consistently craft infectious bangers and “2AM WAVV” is no exception.
The Dig will release their Roll Call Records debut album Bloodshot Tokyo in February 2017. The album is the follow up to 2013’s acclaimed Midnight Flowers. The Dig are currently on tour supporting She Wants Revenge. There are five remaining shows this month which will include performances in Tucson, Albuquerque, Austin and more.
Boogie Releases Video For Nigga Needs
Compton rapper Boogie has released a video for “Nigga Needs,” a cut from his recently releases ‘Thirst 48 Pt. II’ mixtape. Watch the Riley Keough directed video HERE.
The Beat Escape Share New Track “Half Empty Happyness”
Having released their debut single on 12″ vinyl last Friday via Bella Union, The Beat Escape – an electronic duo hailing from Montreal – have shared the singles B-side, the 80s imbued “Half Empty Happiness”. Premiered yesterday on Clash, the song sounds link Factory Records by way of John Maus. Of the track Clash said, “the chugging electronics feel as if they will collapse inwards at any moment, with The Beat Escape recalling early OMD, or even New Order’s first few studio sessions. Yet there’s also a hidden warmth, with the vocals tumbling over one another.” Debut single is available “Seeing Is Forgetting” is available now on 12″ vinyl via Bella Union.
8:36 in the morning. Three kilometers from Exit 68 off of the 15 North in the Laurentiens. The air is cold, the sky is overcast and their minds are clear. The radio plays exotica music. The first waves of sunlight pierce through the trees and glance off the windshield. They don’t speak. They sit, they think, and drive. Seated.
Australian artist/producer Woodes has today released her debut self titled EP containing six entrancing tracks, including the acclaimed single ‘The Thaw’ and fan favourite ‘Daggers & Knives’. The EP combining Woodes’ love of electronica sounds, with gritty textures to create soundscapes fitting of another realm with Woodes’ vocals the perfect accompaniment.
Woodes explains her process behind the EP; “I’ve been working on these 6 songs over the last couple years. They’ve all transformed as I’ve learned more production and have been writing with more people in both Melbourne & overseas. Some of them formed quite quickly and others have been with me from the start.”
Shop Talk is what happens when a long-standing sideman in the Brooklyn music scene brings his songs to center stage. After serving time in a string of excellent local bands such as Queening and Worms In Dirt, singer/guitarist Jon Garcia takes control of the wheel. It’s Jon’s turn to drive now, and you’re in good hands.
After penning a clutch of strong songs, Garcia recruited a crack rhythm section comprised of Pygmy Shrews drummer Alexander Perrelli and Liturgy guitarist (playing bass here) Bernard Gann. Led by Garcia, this power trio set about honing his songs into diamond-sharp rock that retains a rough-hewn grace. Shop Talk dispenses with much of the posturing inherent in their peers, instead focusing their considerable skills on serving the song first and foremost.
Montreal/Ottawa psych pop outfit Future States are set to release their debut album ‘Casual Listener’ this week (October 28) via Portland, OR label Golden Brown. Stream the album in its entirety a day early over at Noisey and on SoundCloud.
Future States consists of Chuck Bronson (Guitar, Vocals), Brodie Conley (Guitar, BV), Daniel Gélinas (Drums, BV), Nicolas Hyatt (Keys, BV) and David Lacalamita (Bass, BV). Their unique sound emanates directly from their collaborative ethos. The band draw from varied musical backgrounds and educations—experimental composition, psych/prog, jazz, indie rock, and folk—working diligently together until each song becomes more than the sum of its individual parts. This process is aided by Gélinas, who acts as the band’s in-house recording engineer. The result is a tapestry of musical influences, put together like a puzzle that yields a satisfying whole.
This morning, punk outlet VANISHING LIFE premiered a brand-new track, “Thinking Is Weightless,” with Revolver; the song is off their forthcoming debut full length album, Surveillance, which will be released on November 11th via Dine Alone Records. The track can be streamed here.
Having just sold out two night’s at Denver’s legendary Red Rocks Amphitheater, as well as key amphitheaters in the heartland including 14,806 at Detroit’s DTE Energy Music Theatre and 15,038 at Cincinnati’s Riverbend Amphitheater, the wildly intense Brantley Gilbert gears up for the release of
The Devil Don’t Sleep with a World Premiere of “The Weekend” on CMT: Country Music Television’s “Hot 20” this weekend Oct. 29-30.
“We’re getting ready for the next phase,” says one of the rare country artists with back-to-back certified platinum releases for his Halfway To Heaven and Just As I Am. “There’s new music coming, in a very different way than people expect from us. But one thing we’re not gonna lose is the real life – and some of the real fun you can have – in this music. That’s what I love about this clip: it’s a lot of pieces of who I am.”
Devour the Day has premiered the new video for their latest single “The Bottom” today via VEVO. Watch it HERE. “The Bottom” is the second video from the band’s sophomore album S.O.A.R (Razor & Tie). The self-directed video brings viewers on a journey through Memphis alongside the band’s co-founders Blake Allison and Joey “Chicago” Walser in the touching autobiographical song.
Classixx & How to Dress Well share “Just Let Go” video
California duo Classixx and singer How to Dress Well have shared the official video for their collaboration, “Just Let Go,” off Classixx’ critically acclaimed album Faraway Reach out now on Innovative Leisure. The video, directed by Jordan Michael Blake, captures a group of skate kids breaking into a dead mall as Classixx and How To Dress Well perform amongst the madness. Watch the video below and catch Classixx on the road for the final leg of their Faraway Reach Tour.
Jess Williamson’s hazy, gorgeous new video for “See You In A Dream”
Austin’s Jess Williamson follows up her impressive debut album, Native State, with a new LP! Heart Song is out November 4th on on Brutal Honest and, yesterday, CLASH premiered the hazy, new video for “See You In A Dream.” Drawing inspiration from an old Roky Erickson video, director Daniel Hill shot the video mostly on VHS, with the idea that the VHS footage is like a dream sequence. It’s a beautiful preview to the full album that CLASH called “stark and musically lush, hugely imaginative and yet entirely direct, the record seems to effortlessly move past her debut.”
Comrade Hat “Old Amsterdam”
“Old Amsterdam” is the new single from Comrade Hat, aka multi-instrumentalist/songwriter/producer/composer Neil Burns, based out of Derry, Northern Ireland.
The title track from his forthcoming mini-album, “Old Amsterdam” is a lush, bittersweet ode to the eponymous city, bridging old-world nostalgia and knowing, 21st Century detail. It comes on the heels of his trip to Toronto for Canadian Music Week, where he was one of a small handful of Irish acts selected to showcase. He is set to showcase at Dublin’s Hard Working Class Heroes festival for a second time this month.
Thee Oh Sees share new track “You Will Find It Here”
From the same misty mountain top tape spool as their August album A Weird Exits, Thee Oh Sees bring us the companion LP titled An Odd Entrances, recently announced for a November 18th release on Castle Face Records.
Los Angeles based duo ADLT VDEO have shared the official music video for their new single “Break” with Popular TV. The video was directed by Ryan Browne and is also available to share via YouTube. Popular TV says, “ADLT VDEO is shimmery pop music that you won’t want to stop listening to. The band’s video for “Break” has an 80s vibe that is reminiscent of Stranger Things. Fronted by LA’s Mindy Jones and Luke Top (of Fool’s Gold), ADLT VDEO’s music is dark pop at its finest, and its video matches the band’s sound.”
BETHLEHEM to Release New LP
Black metal pioneers BETHLEHEM will release their new album, Bethlehem, on December 2 via Prophecy Productions. Produced by the band and Markus Stock (Alcest) at Studio E (Helrunar, Secrets of the Moon), Bethlehem is the band’s eighth full-length record, and its release celebrates the 25th anniversary of the award-winning group, who features in its ranks bassist Bartsch, drummer Wolz, guitarist Karzov and new singer Onielar, from none other than German black metal stalwarts Darkened Nocturn Slaughtercult.
In advance of the record’s release, BETHLEHEM is streaming the new song “Kalt’ Ritt in leicht faltiger Leere”, which according to Bartsch, “could be translated to “Cold Ride in Flimsy Wrinkled Void”.
We have waited patiently, and The Ordeal is finally upon us! PAINTED IN EXILE will release their highly-anticipated, debut full-length album, The Ordeal, tomorrow. In celebration of the imminent release, MetalSucks has partnered with the band to exclusively stream the record in full. Take a listen to the entire album in all of its genre-bending, technical progressive metal glory here.
Reva Devito Releases Music Video for ‘Deeper’
Fresh off the release of her debut EP ‘The Move’ on HW&W, Reva Devito puts out the music video to her single “Deeper”. The video serves as a visual representation of Reva’s inspiration and feelings behind the EP; gray, pink and purple tinges accompany the music’s sensual and vintage feel. R&B soundscapes set the tone of the song while the new cinematic value supports the musical vision.
Lydia – “Georgia”
“Georgia,” directed by Cole Kiburz, was shot in a small southern Arizona town, about seven miles from the Mexican border. The clip mesmerizes from start to finish as it’s stars traverse the desolate streets, surrounded by quaint retro objects.
“It’s more or less a kind of counter culture town tucked away from the world,” said Lydia vocalist and guitarist Leighton Antelman. “The people that lived there were beyond nice and talked about the place like it was something magical. It was really fun day of hanging out there and shooting.”
Today we get to bring you the full album stream of Fossil Youth’s stellar new album A Glimpse Of Self Joy. We teamed up with Alternative Press to give it to you and they also provided an in depth interview with Scottie Noonan (Singer/guitarist), where he gives a track by track lyrical overview of the album and the journey
A Glimpse Of Self Joy will be released November 4th on 12″/CD/CS/Digital. They will also be on the road this November supporting the release, dates below. You can find the album for writers and reviewers below. Any review, blurb or mention is extremely appreciated as always.
Robbie Miller ‘Closer to Home’ EP
Continuing a breakthrough 2016, Robbie Miller’s musical evolution continues today with the release of his second EP Closer To Home and new single ‘Fire’.
Miller’s sound has undeniably changed since the world first met him. Recorded in various locations from a Kyogle country cabin to a Melbourne studio with Oscar Dawson (Holy Holy, Alex Lahey, Ali Barter), Closer To Home is the affirmation of a new era for Miller. His melding of alternative electronic sensibilities with his folk origins is flawless, further proving himself as a talent to watch.
New, Halloween-inspired single and video from Loop Line
We just released a Halloween-inspired song and music video called “Shadows Grow”. The song is a heavily saturated stomper inspired by Animal Collective, and the video is a twisted children’s Halloween special gone wrong.