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Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Watch Birds & Batteries' "Panorama" Before Their Record Release Show

Posted By on Wed, Oct 13, 2010 at 11:26 AM


The hard-to-describe-but-easy-to-love Bay Area quartet Birds & Batteries has just released a brand-new album of electronically influenced, folk-rooted indie rock via the Velvet Blue Music imprint, entitled Panorama. All Shook Down had the exclusive premiere of the "Some Hypnotic Flash" cut from that record, and now, before the guys and gal of B&B celebrate their new release at the end of the week, we've got some more Panorama video goodies to share with you.

Below you'll find the clip that Birds & Batteries frontman Mike Sempert made for the title track of his band's new full-length. The nostalgic piece features as much blurry, saturated Super 8 footage as it does twangy guitars strums and subtle synth sounds -- a perfect fit for a band that constantly pairs the lovably old with the strikingly new. And thanks to Magnet magazine, you can also download another track from Panorama, "Strange Kind of Mirror." After imbibing all that free media, don't forget to keep your eye on the prize: the Birds & Batteries record release show this Friday, October 15, at Bottom of the Hill with Geographer and The Holy Rolling Empire.


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