“Fun” is the best way to describe Matt & Kim. Their latest video for “Block After Block” kind of embodies my idea of them – smiling, laughing, a living breathing good time for any group of people. I love how much they identify with New York, and not in snooty, hipster way à la the Strokes. They just do their thing and don’t try to fit into any particular mould and that’s a pretty refreshing thing these days.
Clap Your Hands and Say Yeah will finally be releasing their next album, Hysterical, on September 20th, (September 12th overseas). This album has been 4 years in the making and I really wasn’t sure what to expect after all this time. But they have released the first single and it sounds a lot fuller and melodic, and less frantic. I am officially stoked.