Ski Lodge appeared on our radar when we heard their guitar-tangled track A Game . It's a warm jangle of a song that wanders into some old-school indie. Just try and imagine Johnny Marr and Vampire Weekend hanging in NYC and we're getting close. The group, led by Andrew Marr, have just released a 4 track EP on Dovecote Records and are gearing up for some crazy busy times. We caught up with Andrew to talk music, video and New York. Bowlegs: Firstly how did you come up with the band name?? [...]
Photo credit: Danny Clinch This week is bananas. B-a-n-a-n-a-s. With Death Cab for Cutie playing three shows at the Beacon Theatre (with a full orchestra), The Shins and Miike Snow both playing three nights at Terminal 5, plus shows by Alex Winston , Here We Go Magic , and Cold Cave , there's no way any music fans can get away with not checking out a show this week. This is absolutely the best week for indie music in [...]
Amid so many bad videos I've had to endure lately, there have also been a few phenomenal videos that are worth mentioning... Let's start with TEEEL 's remix of 'Story Ends' by Monster Rally . It isn't exactly new, but it's an exceptional song and it has footage from one of my favorite sci-fi horror flicks, Lifeforce . Story Ends (Teeel Remix) Sleep Party People just released their debut record and this [...]
"I Would Die to Be" by Ski Lodge . For fans of The Drums , here's the first single from Ski Lodge's self-titled EP that was released last year on Dovecote Records (Hooray for Earth, Jonquil). Love that '80s inspired look, video directed by Evan Cutler Wattles. Download the song below.
Wednesdays are hard enough, so lets go with a simple one shall we? New York's Ski Lodge, brainchild of multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Andrew Marr, has an easy on the ears diddy that revolves around a Cure/Smiths tinged confession of an extreme want: "I Would Die To Be" is a catchy song that begs to visit the spare spaces [...]
A slice of '80s goodness, the SKI LODGE pay homage to that era via their new video, I WOULD DIE TO BE .