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Wild Flag: Romance

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Wild Flag - Romance from Merge Records on Vimeo.

In my perfect world, Tom Scharpling would direct all the music videos.

This is his latest.

Alumni Newsletter: August 29, 2011

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The Decemberists: "Calamity Song"

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If you're a smarty-pants fan of "Infinite Jest" and you love the music of Colin Meloy and the Decemberists, then today your dreams have come true.

The band has released a video for their "Calamity Song" (a track from the recent album "The King Is Dead") and it's theme is drawn from the famed apocalyptic game of Eschaton featured in "Infinite Jest." The video was directed by Michael Schur, co-creator and show-runner of "Parks and Recreation".

And if it has been a while since you read David Foster Wallace's magnum opus, have no fear: The New York Times has a helpful article out today that explains all of the salient references for you.

R. Kelly - When A Woman Loves

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Kells blows the house down on this joint. Looks like there's a new king of retro-soul.

Hansen + Weird Al + Tailfeather Shaking

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Thinking 'Bout Somethin'



HANSON | MySpace Music Videos

Ever since Andrew W.K. told us on Jordan Jesse Go! about hanging out at Hansen's songwriting fantasy camp, I have felt that the Hansen brothers are among The Good Ones. This exceedingly pleasant song and its accompanying video, which features both Weird Al Yankovic and an elaborate recreation of one of the best dance numbers in The Blues Brothers (the Ray Charles "Shake Your Tailfeather" scene) is further evidence.

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