VIDEO: White Fang’s “Jingle Bell Rasta”


The thing about this video is that these know how dumb they’re acting, but that dumbness is all in fun for the sake of… well to be honest, I don’t know. But here’s White Fang doing the white thing in “Jingle Bell Rasta”, and why do they decide to do a parody of “Jingle Bell Rock” as a reggae song? Hell if I know.

The video looks like it was shot at the mall, and they know it but have a laugh with it or stare and go “why did I just watch that?” Better music from them is just around the corner.

SOME STUFFS/RECORD CRACK: Twerps head to fans with new record

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Twerps are about to release a 3-song 7″ for “Work It Out” on Chapter Music/Underwater Peoples in October. Those who prefer digital will be able to purchase the songs on September 17th, while the vinyl faithful will have to be patient and wait until October 23rd. No matter, you can listen to one of the two B-sides, “He’s In Stock”, by licking the Soundcloud player below.

The record coincides with a set of dates that will take them from Australia to North America to do a coast to coast tour, including a CMJ showcase in Brooklyn. They’ll be playing amongst some great bands along the way:

October 14 – Purchase, NY @ SUNY Purchase*
October 15 – Philadelphia, PA @ Kung Fu Necktie*
October 16 – Baltimore, MD ­@ Baltimore, MD*
October 17 – Washington, DC @ Black Cat*
October 19 – Brooklyn, NY @ Public Assembly !
October 21 – Montreal, QC @ Le Cagibi *
October 22 – Toronto, ON @ Silver Dollar *
October 24 – Gambier, OH @ Horn Gallery-Kenyon College
October 25 – Chicago, IL ­@ Empty Bottle
October 26 – Northfield, MN @ The Grand Event Center +
October 27 – St. Paul, MN ­@ Turf Club
October 29 – Missoula, MO @ Ole Beck VFW Post
October 30 – Seattle, WA @ Chop Suey
October 31 – Portland, OR @ Bunk Bar$
November 2 – San Francisco, CA @ Rickshaw Stop
November 3 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Satellite

* = with Alex Bleeker
+ = with Gap Dream
$ = with White Fang, Dignan Porch
! = Panache CMJ Showcase w/ Turbo Fruits, Dent May, Dignan Porch, Mac Demarco, Vockah Redu

SOME STUFFS: Lightning Bolt to shred guts this summer and will bring an “archival” EP along with them

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They’re… well, they’ve always been around but someone silent as of late. A few tracks from the vaults have been released, but now there’s the announcement that Load Records will be releasing “an archival EP of lost material from 2008” called Oblivion Hunter. This EP will be released on vinyl and digital, and with a new item to purchase means Brian Chippendale and Brian Gibson are preparing to cross the country that is the United States, which they will do in August beginning in the nation’s capitol. They will make one stop up in Canada along the way, and that will be in Vancouver:

August 21… Washington DC (Rock ‘n Roll Hotel)
August 22… Richmond, VA (Gallery 5)
August 23… Raleigh, NC (Kings Barcade)
August 24… Atlanta, GA (The Goat Farm)
August 25… Birmingham, AL (Bottletree)
August 26… New Orleans, LA (Big Top Three Ring Circus)
August 27… Houston, TX (Fitzgerald’s)
August 28… Dallas, TX (Sons of Hermann Hall)
August 29… Austin, TX (Emo’s East)
August 30… Santa Fe, NM (Sol Santa Fe) *
August 31… Phoenix, AZ (Trunk Space)
September 1… Los Angeles, CA (FYF Fest)
September 3… Oakland, CA (The New Parish)
September 4… San Francisco, CA (Rickshaw Stop)
September 6… Portland, OR (Hawthorne Theater/ MFNW) #
September 7… Vancouver, BC (Fortune Sound Club)
September 8… Seattle, WA (Showbox at the Market) %
September 10… Salt Lake City, UT (Kilby Court)
September 12… Denver, CO (Rhinoceropolis)
September 13… Omaha, NE (Waiting Room)
September 14… Grinnell, IA (Grinnell College)
September 15… Chicago, IL (Empty Bottle)
September 16… Detroit, MI (Magic Stick)
September 17… Pittsburgh, PA (Lawrenceville Moose)
September 18… Philadelphia, PA (Union Transfer)
September 19… Baltimore, MD (Floristree)
September 20… Brooklyn, NY (285 Kent)
September 23… Boston, MA (Paradise Rock Club)

* = w/ Purity Ring
# = w/ Quasi, White Fang
% = w/ Fucked Up, Ceremony

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