The Brooklyn based, indie folk band, Yellow Ostrich, have a warm folk sound entwined with the surprising element of synyth, electronic melodies. read more
Yellow Ostrich , the trio led by Alex Schaaf , have released a video for the title track to their recent six-song EP, Ghost. The band teamed up with Frank Larson to direct the new clip featuring a mournful Schaaf haunting himself with old VHS footage. Ghost is out now through [...]
This morning...an eclectic mix of new and old in different genres to start your day. Enjoy! Railbird Releases the "Lucky" EP About a year and a half ago, I saw Railbird perform at the Tipsy Teapot. They had a split set with Rex Complex where they combined to play each other's tunes. That show absolutely melted my face. It was fantastic. They were touring in support of their self-released LP, No One , which was a big departure [...]
Check the vid for Yellow Ostrich's Ghost - it's the title track from the band's recent 6-song release on Barsuk Records.
Yellow Ostrich "WHALE" Yellow Ostrich seems to be in a constant state of putting out new music. I've had a draft of "WHALE" for a few months now and in that time the Brooklyn band has released a full length album and has another upcoming release that you can currently pre-order at their website . I could attempt to be relevant and post one of their new songs, but I'm going to stick with "WHALE" (off 20112s The Mistress [...]
The morning mail for Saturday includes sounds from Flock of Dimes, Yellow Ostrich, Young Circles, and Zolas. Plus vids from Efterklang and White Rabbits. Listen: Flock of Dimes - "(This is Why) I Can't Wear White" 73 b/w "153 out November 20 on French Kiss The third single and final planned release from Jenn Wasner's (Wye Oak) solo project features her smoky, ethereal vocals over a beautiful cacophony of synth, guitar notes, [...]
Yellow Ostrich have released a new video for “The Shakedown” from their excellent new album, Strange Land . The new video was directed by the band. Singer/guitarist Alex Schaaf said the following about the clip, "We made this video ourselves in Michael's basement. With no budget and minimal gear, we [...]
I have been loving Strange Land from Yellow Ostrich since I got my grubby paws on it. The Shakedown was one of favorites from the get-go and this video is fantastic. They are on tour now and will be at Lollapalooza this year. Check 'em out. They put on a great show. Tweet
Jason Vorhees never looked so pretty as he does with his golden glittered hockey mask in Yellow Ostrich's latest video for "Marathon Runner". "Marathon Runner" is the first single from Yellow Ostrich's excellent new album, Strange Land , that's currently available via Barsuk Records. Watch Yellow Ostrich's "Marathon Runner" video below. Read more »
One of our favorite tracks of the year gets a visual.
Yellow Ostrich has released the video for "Marathon Runner" - so far it has been my favorite track of the year. Give it a look and listen.
Here is this week's music singles chart For the week ending January 29 - February 4. No change this week in the #1 spot for Grimes. It is now three weeks at the top. Genesis still gets me dancing and while I've heard the album Visions. Visions will blow you away. There are two new debuts from Yellow Ostrich and Honheehonhee. Check it out. This Week Last Week Total Weeks [...]
Check out a new animated visual for Yellow Ostrich's track "Whale".
Yellow Ostrich, the solo outfit of Alex Schaaf, put out a music video this week for his "Mary".
Yellow Ostrich ’s first ever music video presents something that we all can relate to: getting chased through the woods by cloaked, torch-wielding figures. It’s amazing how well the music fits the imagery. “Whale” is taken from the group’s amazing debut full-length The Mistress , out now on Barsuk Records.
[NEW VIDEO] Yellow Ostrich - WALE Back in December, nearly nine months ago I watched in amazement as Alex Schaff looped and harmonized his way through a tiny show at Bowery Electric. There was at most ten people in the audience, but I knew then that this wouldn’t be the last time I heard from Yellow Ostrich . Since then the band, which was originally just Schaaf has officially added two other members, opened for Beirut at North Side Festival, signed to Barsuk Records, re-released The Mistress; a album that I still listening to regularly and released the Fade [...]
Check out Yellow Ostrich's very first music video.
I recently connected with an old and very dear friend after what I’ll call a two-year hiatus. Although our friendship was based on much more, our mutual passion for live and recorded music was always a cornerstone. So, it wasn’t a tremendous surprise that our first conversation in years quickly turned to the albums and concerts that were enjoyed during that time apart. It also wasn’t a shock that during the course of an 8-hour conversation fueled by cheap beer and good whiskey, a shared affinity for Yellow Ostrich was uncovered. Yellow Ostrich is the name under which [...]