Sally Shapiro feat. Electric Youth: Starman

Sally Shapiro, Atoms For Peace, Hanni El Khatib and more in our weekly music recap

Oslo-based director Kristoffer Borgli lends his distinct cinematic touch to “First Days of Something,” a song off of Young Dreams’ soon-to-release album Between Places. In a music video that feels much more like a short film with an excellent soundtrack, Borgli creatively explores what it feels like when there is a song you just can’t stop listening to. The Bergen collective explains on their label …

Twin Peaks: Stand In The Sand

Sally Shapiro, Atoms For Peace, Hanni El Khatib and more in our weekly music recap

On Tuesday the enigmatic Swedish duo Sally Shapiro dropped Somewhere Else, their third full-length album and first in nearly four years. You won’t catch them live anytime soon, as they continue their notorious stance against touring, but you can glean a sense of their world in the Edwin Brienen-directed video for “Starman,” a track featuring Canadian twosome Electric Youth, or groove to the whole album …

Hanni El Khatib: Family

Sally Shapiro, Atoms For Peace, Hanni El Khatib and more in our weekly music recap

We brightened up a cold, rainy Wednesday in NYC with a little fun from the young Chicago rockers Twin Peaks, whose video for “Stand In The Sand” has us eagerly anticipating the carefree days of summer. The rebellious band of teenagers are already carving out a name for themselves with their self-recorded album Sunken, and their lo-fi sound is surely going to be a hit …