Posts Tagged: music videos

Swinging Modern Sounds #73: Prince Rogers Nelson, Guitar Player: A Symposium

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I started thinking about additional, more slantwise ways we might talk about his legacy. What if I organized a bunch of guitar players?

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The Rumpus Interview with Elisa Ambrogio and Naomi Yang

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Renaissance women Elisa Ambrogio and Naomi Yang discuss stop motion music videos, the female mythology of rock-n-roll, and giving ourselves permission to be creative, make music, and explore art in an intuitive way.

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Yeah Yeah Yeahs Release Surprisingly Literary Music Video

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Regardless of your level of enamoration with indie-rock mainstays the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, if you’re a Rumpus reader, you’ll probably dig the video for their new single “Sacrilege.” It unfolds like a short story, with a perfectly deployed reverse timeline and undertones of dark classics like Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery.” Watch it—watch it twice!

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Book Promos for Wizards

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Book hype comes in all forms. There was the Gary Shteyngart humor, Wayne Koestenbaum’s instructional vlog series and now the literary music video! The inspiration is Lev Grossman’s new book, The Magician King (the follow-up to The Magicians) which has been sitting atop bookstore shelves for only a day! It’s so new! Read the review […]

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