We are taking a break from Merriweather for awhile -- I think I have dry mouth from all the hype. Today's On The Blog Reel provides you both uppers and downers.
Esau Mwamwaya and Radioclit a.k.a. the Very Best, drop their first official video under the aforementioned moniker. We are talking lo-fi here, camcorders and locals filmed in his hometown Lelongwe, Malawi, as reported by GVB. There are no shortage of smiles here, or people with more rhythm than most of us can boast. What a great song and what a great mood it evokes.
M. Ward released the title track video to his up-coming album Hold Time, dropping Feb. 17 on Merge. The video is mellow, filmed in black and white and a true testament to Matt's musical style. Relax, ride the gondola and sing along. (Video is below, Very Best after the jump.)
THE VERY BEST - "Komphopo"