The Strumbellas arrive with melodic folk hit ‘Spirits’

Now that Mumford & Sons have ditched the violins in favor of electric guitars, there’s a void for a melodic, folk-leaning rock band. Enter the Strumbellas, a Canadian troupe that is experiencing its first taste of success in America. Their catchy single “Spirits” rises to No. 12 on the Billboard Rock Songs chart this week, nestled in between mainstream rock superstars Coldplay and Elle King. The track carries a strong Lumineers vibe with its chant-along chorus, “I got guns in […]

Watch YG & His Crew Take Over Tokyo

YG has truly arrived this summer, and he’s showing no signs of slowing down. Last month he finally released his highly anticipated sophomore effort Still Brazy to glowing reviews. Then just two weeks ago he gave us a visual for the title track, one that saw he and his Compton crew dancing like no one (or everyone) was watching. Now YG has taken his crew to Tokyo for a deliriously giddy visual for “Word Is Bond.” He brought along Slim […]

Coldplay Debuts Magical Music Video for “Up&Up”

Coldplay has already insinuated that A Head Full of Dreams would be its last album, and it’s safe to say they’re going all out for it. The British band debuted the music video for “Up&Up” and the epic, movie-like video features awe-inducing imagery. The band, with the help of directors Vania Heymann and Gal Muggia, turn seemingly ordinary activities and images into the extraordinary. Up is down, down is up; normally large concepts have been miniaturized and vice versa. The […]