Arcade Fire, “We Exist”
Arcade Fire enlisted Andrew Garfield to star in their new video, an LBGT coming-of-age fantasy directed by David Wilson. Garfield is pretty great in it, and hey, it’s Spider-Man in drag. (Remember, Arcade Fire’s playing Parc Jean Drapeau on Aug. 30.)
Sean Nicholas Savage, “The Rat”
It’s the sexy video we’ve been waiting for from local songbird Sean Nicholas Savage, directed by Angus Borsos. His new record, Bermuda Waterfall, is out now.
Here’s a new video from San Francisco producer Tycho, from his recently released album Awake (Ghostly International), directed by Bradley G Munkowitz.
The Great Sabatini, “Reach”
Montreal heavyweights the Great Sabatini (a favourite of our columnist Johnson Cummins) have a new album on the way: Dog Years, out June 2 on Solar Flare Records. They’re launching it locally on June 13 at Turbo Haus. For the uninitiated, here’s a taste:
Friendly Rich, “Sausage Samba”
To coincide with the digital release of his new record Bountiful (out physically June 24), Ontario cabaret oddball Friendly Rich and director Nick denBoer have done something awful with Star Trek. Do yourself a favour and don’t watch this sober.