Not only does this new song from Katy Perry make my ears bleed, the video is hilariously terrible. Perry appears as some kind of lollipop-land girl in a world filled with a lot of phallic shaped candy for her to climb on. Oh yeah, and then she appears naked with a little cotton candy covering her ass?! Oh yeah, and Snoop Dog is in it, just kind of schubbing around with a pair of dice and later leading a gummy bear army(!?). The premise of the song is “California girls are unforgettable,” but with videas like this they appear to be unforgettable in an entirely negative way (like Vietnam unforgettable).
Isaac Brock, he of Modest Mouse fame, also has made some pretty great music with his side project Ugly Casanova. Their debut (and only) album was the excellent Sharpen Your Teeth, and that album came out what seems like a lifetime ago. That is all changing with a new album that is serving as the soundtrack to a new movie called 180° South. Above is Brock performing the track “Here’s to Now” at the movie premiere, and below is a MP3 of the track “Lay Me Down.” Both are much more stripped down and organic than a lot of Brock’s work, but this isn’t too surprising as his last Ugly Casanova album was also a more barren and streamlined affair. The record drops on June 22nd.
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The video above is the title track to Fanfarlo’s new digital EP, featuring remixes from TV On The Radio’s Dave Sitek, The Horrors, Toro Y Moi, and Tom Elmhirst, which is out July 13th. Check out Dave Sitek’s remix below.