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When we see a new video that we have to share with our audience, we will put them here. In fact, you can scroll below and watch all kinds of great music videos from both popular indie artists and DIY bands we think are talented.

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Ariel Pinks’ Haunted Graffiti’s video for “Bright Lit Blue Sky”

A Classic Education / I Lost Time from Enrico Boccioletti on Vimeo.

The Black Keys Hate Their Own Music Video (and who could blame them)

– by Maxwell Silver

When I first saw the video for The Black Keys’ new track “Next Girl”, I thought for sure it was a clever spoof by some film school brat who happened to have some very fine looking women tolerate being stalked and bothered by a stupid dinosaur hand puppet.

To my utter amazement and disbelief, the video below IS the official music video for the song “Next Girl”. Oh, LOL, I get it – make something so stupid with some beautiful women and puppet to represent one of the coolest rock duos in years, and naturally it’ll get people talking. Mission accomplished, right? Whatever. In fact, Dan Auerbach was so outraged when he saw this video, that he insisted the record label, Nonesuch, place a scrolling message of how much The Black Keys hated the idea. LOL. For real.

Auerbach was quoted in Express Night Out about the video: “It’s weird because we hate it so much and think it’s really stupid and not funny at all and not smart or clever in any way, but it’s got, like, 6 gazillion hits. I wrote the scroll. I said, ‘”The only way I would allow this stupid fucking video on the Internet is if you put this on the bottom’ — and they did it.” Doesn’t matter though, in my opinion; it still is not good for the band’s image.

Part of the text for the scrolling message on the video reads: “This is an attempt by their record label to attract attention to the band using a ridiculous dinosaur puppet.”

“Real Love” Beach House


  1. What abou this from Peter Bjorn and John “Lay it Down”, veeery odd, that the word :p

  2. this site is awesome!!

    There is an up and coming local band in Michigan called Something Utopic that just released an awesome music video, check it out, could be Indie Rock Cafe worthy :)


  3. Just wanted to share with you a bit of Girl’s indie rock from Graz, austria, Killa Marilla!

  4. vimeo staff newest pick is this new fantastic video from MAGENTA SKYCODE…lines like shot in the beautiful wildernesss of lapland..

  5. I found a damn good band in Soviet Russia of all places )
    Plus their video is kick ass awesome.

    Take Care!

  6. You guys should check this new band out from Leeds, UK :D

  7. hey guys- i wanted to add this video to the blog. i ran across it the other day and think it really rocks. it’s a cover of a song my dad used to listen to…

  8. One more video that I think should really be on here is a music video from an indie Rock band called Storage 24! Hope you guys can get this one up! Thank you!!!

  9. Hey I love the videos up here, but your missing one. that one. His name is Jackson Cook and he is an amasing teen rock star. I hope you look at the video and post it

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