Tagged: Chairlift


Video: Chairlift, “I Belong in Your Arms (Japanese Version)”

Young Turks are releasing Chairlift’s Something LP in Japan this week, and to celebrate the Brooklyn band have recorded an incredible Japanese version of their upbeat album-standout “I Belong in Your Arms.” Frontwoman Caroline Polachek’s … read more »

POSTED August 30, 2012 11:30AM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,

Video: Chairlift, “Met Before”

The plot line of Chairlift’s video for “Met Before” is entirely up to your discerning fingertips. The clip, directed by Jordan Fish, who has previously worked with Das Racist and MGMT, allows you to click … read more »

POSTED March 2, 2012 4:15PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (2) TAGS: ,

Stream Chairlift’s New Album Something

It’s been almost four years since Chairlift released Do You Inspire You?, the album that gave them a slightly wider reach when the single “Bruises” was featured in an iPod commercial. While band member Patrick … read more »

POSTED January 18, 2012 11:25AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: ,

Why Are Fan Videos Obsessed With The New Wave?

Jean-Luc Godard made films for a generation raised on Marx & Coca Cola, but it’s damn near impossible to name the innumerable icons to which to reduce ours, a generation that witnessed the quick rise … read more »

POSTED November 2, 2011 6:30PM IN ART+CULTURE NEWS, MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Stream: Chairlift, “Sidewalk Safari” (Sampha Remix)

I saw Chairlift live a few weeks ago, and since have been a little obsessed. Sampha takes the Nickelodeon levels of hysteria in “Sidewalk Safari down a notch. He noodles singer Caroline Polachek’s vocals, taking … read more »

POSTED November 1, 2011 10:27AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (3) TAGS: , ,

The Tripwire: 2011, Everything is the New Everything

J. Edward Keyes, Editor-in-Chief for eMusic, told WNYC: “In 2011, expect the line between independent music and big-name, arena-filling acts to become increasingly blurred.” That sounds about right. (Top Three Places We Saw Phoenix With … read more »

POSTED January 10, 2011 5:00PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Haiku Review: The xx @ Central Park SummerStage, NYC

Photography by Jimi Patterson silent xx sex everyone was making out grinding to “Islands” More photos after the bump!

POSTED August 10, 2010 9:30AM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , ,

Live: The XX at Central Park Summer Stage

Here are some things that we and/or others have probably told you to do while listening to The XX: Have sex Talk about having sex Think about having sex Smoke a cigarette and pretend like … read more »

POSTED August 9, 2010 7:00PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , ,

NYC: The XX Live At Central Park Summer Stage

Well, this won’t be awesome. OH WAIT YES IT WILL! The XX are playing for Free (0.00) along with Chairlift and Jack Penate this Sunday at the Central Park Summer Stage and we will be … read more »

POSTED August 5, 2010 1:30PM IN MUSIC, OTHER EVENTS TAGS: , , , ,

Video: Sebastian Blanck and Caroline Polachek (Chairlift), “Thunder”

The fact that Sebastian Blanck‘s album comes out on Rare Book Room Records and that this video was recorded at the Rare Book Room studios is incredibly fitting. Have you guys ever been to an … read more »

POSTED July 29, 2010 3:45PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: , , , ,