Tagged: Villagers

The Mercury Prize Nominee Committee Reeeeally Killed It This Year

At first we read that Villagers’ lovely Becoming A Jackal was nominated for the 2010 Mercury Prize for album of the year and were ready to write a post on how stoked we were on … read more »

POSTED July 20, 2010 12:49PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , , ,

Villagers Played NPR's Tiny Desk

We can’t speak to the actual size of the desks at NPR or the one desk in particular that inspired the titling for the video series of the same name, BUT, Conor O’Brien bka Villagers … read more »

POSTED July 19, 2010 2:53PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS:

Villagers: Down By The River

We met up with Villagers‘ Conor O’Brien last week on the Brooklyn Heights Promenade to film what would feel, retrospectively, like a serenade along the banks of the East River. Romance! Skylines! Moving on. O’Brien … read more »

POSTED June 29, 2010 11:57AM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS:

Video: Villagers, "Ship Of Promises"

MORE DRUIDS. Kathryn Ferguson directs Conor O’Brien bka Villagers and a trio of fleet-footed forest people in what rolls like a snippet of a really weird psychedelic nature documentary. We’ve no shortage of nice things … read more »

POSTED June 28, 2010 8:54AM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS:

Stream The Very Good Debut Album From Villagers

From the looks of Conor O’Brien aka Villagers’ most prevalent (and maybe only) press photo, he seems just as surprised as you may be at how good this album is. But trust us, Becoming A … read more »

POSTED June 3, 2010 1:22PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS:

Listen: Villagers – "Becoming A Jackal"

Things got a little wily yesterday with rich media, everything we felt moved to post a video of some sort. There’s more content of the audio/visual variety on the way but for the dying mp3′s … read more »

POSTED May 6, 2010 10:53AM IN THE TRIPWIRE Comments (1) TAGS:

Villagers Is Probably a Better Name Than Extreme Babyface

Though it is way less apt. Under the bright lights of Jools Holland, the up-and-coming folk star looks wildly young! Fortunately he sounds quite wizened, voice of a late ’60s-era protest singer. It’s got to … read more »

POSTED April 15, 2010 1:33PM IN THE TRIPWIRE Comments (3) TAGS:

SXSW 2010: You are CORDIALLY Invited to The Garden Party

If you’ve been trolling the musicnerdisphere over the past few weeks you’ve probably become quite aware that SXSW and its promise of beer and BBQ’d jams is incoming. That said, we’re very proud to announce … read more »

POSTED March 4, 2010 5:15PM IN THE TRIPWIRE Comments (2) TAGS: , , , , , ,