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Video jam, pt 3

October 8, 2012

Spring Offensive’s clip for “Not Drowning But Waving” is mysterious, evocative, and engaging while still interpreting the song. The melancholy visuals feed off the tension of the acoustic-led indie-rock.

I have no idea what is going on in Exitmusic’s “The Modern Age” video. Is it a continuation of their last head-scratching clip? Why all the buffalo? Did someone say, “Just wave these roadside flares around and it’ll be cool”? All I know is that the song is great, and the band was invited to be part of the completely stacked line-up at Moogfest.

You know how I said I’m a sucker for a pop song? The Adele-ification of pop music can’t proceed fast enough for me. You go, Lindsay Beth Harper.

It’s all fun and games until…

Stephen Carradini and Lisa Whealy write reviews of instrumental, folk, and singer/songwriter music. We write about those trying to make the next step in their careers and established artists.

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