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On the scene at the 'I'll Be Your Mirror' ATP festival day 3: Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Thee Oh Sees, and more

Image Credit: Kristin Klien

Day three of I’ll Be Your Mirror: The big names are gone. The numbers are dwindling. Only the devoted remain, and they are duly rewarded.

Jimmy LaValle’s solo project, The Album Leaf, lulled the complex into a meditative trance with his (mostly) instrumental electronic compositions. Utilizing syncopated, minimalist structure – persistent repetition of simple motifs – LaValle and his backing band crafted elegant fugues that were both introspective and expansive.

Their sound melds the glitchy electronic patterns of Four Tet with the yearning symphonics of Sigur Rós (with whom LaValle has toured extensively) on songs such as “There is a Wind” and “Descent.” Truly lovely, full of longing, a soundtrack to remembrance

Afterward, the tone shifted from cerebral to spastic: READ FULL STORY

Singles Swap: EW picks new music you'll love

Welcome back to the online edition of Entertainment Weekly‘s Singles Swap. Read on below as we recommend songs similar to the ones you already love:

Lady Gaga: “Born This Way”
Blond art-pop babe leads be-yourself brigade, borrows swagger from Madonna.


Diamond Rings: “I’m Just Me”
Blonde art-pop boy also touts self-esteem, borrows synthesizers from Depeche Mode.


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Shia LaBeouf goes full-frontal in new Sigur Ros video: Watch it here (NSFW)

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Is putting naked and famous people in music videos the only way veteran indie bands can get attention anymore?

Not long after the Flaming Lips got a Badu or two to get naked in their latest clip, Icelandic indie act Sigur Ros is unveiling a never-before-seen short film by Lars von Trier their new video for “Fjögur Píanó” — and it features a lot of Shia LaBeouf. Like, all of him.

According the the press release, the Alma Har’el-directed video is meant to depict “a man and woman locked in a never-ending cycle of addiction and desire.”

Incidentally, it also depicts Shia LaBeouf’s penis, so, you know. Check out the NSFW video below:

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