A First Look at Tonight's Krewe of Vaporwave Parade

Last month, members of the Virtual Krewe of Vaporwave announced their 2017 parade at My Spilt Milk as krewe members selected some of their favorite instances of vaporwave music, videos, and websites. The krewe’s second annual parade rolls tonight at 8 p.m., and it will visible as part of a video game-style interface that you can download at KreweOfVaporwave.com. Your avatar can catch throws from the floats, and some will be redeemable for real world prizes.

Father John Misty Debuts "Pure Comedy"

As Father John Misty, Josh Tillman is so serious that it's tempting to take him seriously. His poker face makes it hard to know how to take Pure Comedy, the 25-minute film that running point before the April 7 release of the album by the same name. Officially, the black and white movie takes us into the studio with him, where he leads small choirs, apologizes to the conductor of a string section, and sings with great passion, beauty and sincerity.

Naughty Professor's Noah Young Previews His Debut Album

Funk/jazz/rock band Naughty Professor had a good 2016, and the band’s bassist Noah Young will start 2017 with good news of his own. On January 13, he’ll release his first solo album, Start the Reactor, and today My Spilt Milk is pleased to premiere the first video from the album, “What Have You Been Feeding This Thing?”

Elysian Feel Lift the Shade

One Dylan refuses to be honored with a Nobel. Elysian Feel has two Dylans, and it’s hard to believe either would turn down the recognition. Drummer Dylan Seals and guitarist Dylan Kidd are transplants to New Orleans from Long Island and San Jose respectively, and they’re two-fifths of a band that along with Spence Bailey, Abner Deitle, and, Kendrick Magallanes, pulls together rock, hip-hop, electronica, Zappa, and jazz fusion bordering on Chicago (the band not the city).

Woozy and Pears Team Up for New Video

New Orleans' rock band Woozy is a nominee for Best Debut Album in My Spilt Milk's New Orleans Music Awards for Blistered, of which I wrote, "Singers slide up or down to notes and fight their way through the shitstorm of fuzzed guitars, and the songs amble down paths of their own creation rather than adhere to any conventional verse/chorus structure." 

Alexandra Scott Takes on Gun Violence in New Song, Video

[Updated] Alexandra Scott’s new song began as an exercise. After the emotionally arduous process that led to 2013’s I Love You So Much Always, Scott felt written out and was slow to come up with new songs. To get her creative juices flowing again, she started the week-long Fearless Songwriter Challenge—a contest that sent out daily prompts to songwriters around the country.

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