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FILTER’S Top 5 Stories Of The Week Including Phantogram + More (In Case You Missed It)

By Staff on December 21, 2013


FILTER’S Top 5 Stories Of The Week Including Phantogram + More (In Case You Missed It)


Sometimes you just can't bring yourself to read every single thing that goes up on the internet. Who has time to go through all of those cat gifs and youtube comments besides us? Don't worry, we get it, and we want to help!


Here for your weekend round-up reading pleasure are the top stories that FILTER had to offer this past week in a delicious bite-size format. Dig in!


1WATCH: Phantogram Unveils Stunning New Video for “Black Out Days” (FILTER Premiere): We at FILTER are thrilled to premiere the newest video from our recent cover stars Phantogram, the visually-striking "Black Out Days," directed by Evan Spencer Brace. You'll want to watch this one on fullscreen mode. Trust us.


2. WATCH: Spencer Krug Performs A Rare Moonface B-Side at Hollywood Forever Cemetery (FILTER Premiere): On one of the first rainy nights of winter here in LA, we walked across the street to watch Spencer Krug play the Masonic Lodge at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery. During his sound check, Krug treated us to a nearly eight-minute B-side from his latest Moonface album Julia with Blue Jeans On which has never been played for others before.










3. FILTER’s Top 10 of 2013: Jim James: This year, we got the pleasure of hearing the debut solo album of My Morning Jacket's frontman, Jim James. Regions of Light and Sound of God held such spiritual vivid imagery that it only seems fitting for Jim James to get back in touch with nature for his top 10 list.










4.WATCH: Spender And Gotye Endure Heartbreak While They Make “Hotel Home Via Gotye” (FILTER Premiere): Melbourne's Spender, can do it all. He's a multi-instrumentalist, a producer, a singer and a songwriter to boot. In his latest collabortation with Gotye, all of Spender's talents come together in a perfect harmony. The result is "Hotel Home Via Gotye": an infectious song about the universal agony of heartbreak. The track is accompanied by an unstoppable video that we're premiering above.








5. WATCH: Hearts And Hands Strip Down “The Sun Always Rises” For Latest Ernie Ball “Set Me Up”: Recently Salt Lake City, Utah's premiere pop-rock-metal band--Hearts and Hands--stopped by the Ernie Ball showroom to grab some new strings and things, as well as perform a lovely stripped down version of their song "The Sun Always Rises" for our latest "Set Me Up" session.