Wallpaper. Makes the Internet Choke on Own Vomit via NSFW Lyric Video for “Puke My Brains Out”

Yes yes yes yes. A video that includes 3-D avatars having acrobatic sex. A song that includes the words “gotta get my brains outside of my face.” An interview that hinges upon terms like “vintage internet,” “sea punk” and “ayahuasca,” plus includes the following choice quote: “If you think you’ve seen the dark side of … Continue reading Wallpaper. Makes the Internet Choke on Own Vomit via NSFW Lyric Video for “Puke My Brains Out”

The Best of Coachella 2012 Weekend Two: Thom Yorke, Wallpaper, St. Vincent, Feist, David Guetta, Girl Talk, Miike Snow, Explosions in the Sky

Another thing that made Coachella 2012 so unforgettable was the fact that we experienced it twice. Our comrade in arms Christopher R. Weingarten did a helluva job summing up the weirdness of all that (read “Why the Hell Did We Go to Coachella Weekend Two?” via SPIN) while we here at Aural Standards took the … Continue reading The Best of Coachella 2012 Weekend Two: Thom Yorke, Wallpaper, St. Vincent, Feist, David Guetta, Girl Talk, Miike Snow, Explosions in the Sky

FRIDAY: The Jesse Miller Talk Show with Wallpaper

I’ve thrown my lot in with the inimitable eagle-eyed talent-scouting genius Jesse Miller (also known, when not in character, as the extraordinary comedic force Andre Hyland). “Miller” hosts a hilarious monthly talk show at The Improv in Hollywood featuring comics, actors and writers. Starting with this Friday’s gig, I’ll be booking a musical guest for … Continue reading FRIDAY: The Jesse Miller Talk Show with Wallpaper

Download an Album’s Worth of Songs Free: Baths, Franks, Pukes, Wallpaper, Papa, Lord Huron, Jeans Wilder, Big Search and more

In honor of the seven-night, 14-band spectacular going down at the Downtown Independent in honor of The Scenesters screening, we’ve got an album’s worth of songs for you — one from every artist on the bill. Tickets here. Or, pay $15 at the venue to come back all week. DOWNLOAD: The Scenesters Run L.A., the … Continue reading Download an Album’s Worth of Songs Free: Baths, Franks, Pukes, Wallpaper, Papa, Lord Huron, Jeans Wilder, Big Search and more

Wallpaper Lands Fantastic SF Weekly Cover Story By Music Editor Jennifer Maerz

Apologies for an excessive amount of Wallpaper coverage, but what’s a blog for if you can’t get personal from time to time? Eric Frederic, the main brain at the center of the Wallpaper duo (as well as the Facing New York project), is one of my dearest friends. I’m not positive about this, but I … Continue reading Wallpaper Lands Fantastic SF Weekly Cover Story By Music Editor Jennifer Maerz

INCHES008: New Wax from The Doors, WHY?, Wallpaper, Dâm-Funk (+ MP3s, video, chart)

Eight weeks straight of original photos, MP3s, videos, charts, reviews of L.A. music, and, most importantly, gorgeous vinyl. INCHES008 has arrived, featuring a killer box from The Doors (Rhino Records), a great new album from WHY? (Anticon), some interactive cover art from Wallpaper on the duo’s debut full-length (Eenie Meenie), and a 7-inch that captures … Continue reading INCHES008: New Wax from The Doors, WHY?, Wallpaper, Dâm-Funk (+ MP3s, video, chart)