Avey Tare: Ms Secret

With visuals “inspired by the coral and nautical motifs throughout [his 2017 album] Eucalyptus as well as this year’s total eclipse,” Avey Tare’s new music video for “Ms Secret” moves forward with beautiful, thematically-linked animation. Directed by Jack Kubizne, the video was developed by Steve Meyer with additional animation by Rick Manlapig and background art by Stephie Miller. The track itself has a measured grace …

Mickey Hart feat. Avey Tare: Wayward Son

A collaboration between two acclaimed sonic experimenters—Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart and Animal Collective vocalist and musician Avey Tare—has resulted in a track of unexpected pop beauty, “Wayward Son.” With gentle psychedelic moments swirling about with electronic pulsation before yielding to twinkling balladry, the song rides forward on Hart’s percussion and Avey Tare’s warm, inviting vocals. The track hails from Hart’s forthcoming solo album, RAMU, …

John Maus: Teenage Witch

From the forthcoming John Maus album Screen Memories, “Teenage Witch” makes for an eerie little pop number. Experimental and electronic, the track moves forward on almost celestial synths. The official music video, directed by Jennifer Juniper Stratford and released today, features actual footage Maus took of himself in high school.