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Black Mountain’s Steve McBean Appears in New Film – Watch the Trailer

EVERYTHING LOUDER THAN EVERYTHING ELSE TRAILER from Obsolete Films on Vimeo.

A new indie film, a comedy called EVERYTHING LOUDER THAN EVERYTHING ELSE, by Rob Leickner from Obsolete Films debuted at the Whistler Film Festival, and the film features Black Mountain’s own Stephen McBean. I’m really excited about seeing this movie because 1) Vancouver music is awesome 2) the movie is about a woman in the music industry 3) MCBEANNNN! He appears in the above trailer.

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A really good interview with Rob and Nardnarduwar the Human Serviette, expounds upon the film, the Hive Studio, how far along in the film the word “fuck” is introduced and various indie rock jargon.  Listen here.

Watch Black Mountain Play Live on Swedish National Television

The Swedish television show Klubbland recently filmed Black Mountain playing in Copenhagen.  Did you know Sweden basically has a Hulu that broadcasts awesome rock concerts, some of them featuring Jagjaguwar artists? WHAT WILL YOU COME UP WITH NEXT, SWEDEN?  Affordable modern furniture?  Mysterious blond duos with insatiable appetites for Lil Wayne and Akon?  LISBETH SALANDER?!!!!

You can watch the entire 20-minute show below, or head to the website to watch the three songs (“Wilderness Heart,” “Queens Will Play” and “Don’t Run Our Hearts Around”) individually.  The 20-minute version comes with a nice intro and interview featuring Steve McBean before the show.

Is it worth it?

Well, I always enjoy playing live.  I don’t always enjoy all the sitting around, but, you know, it’s better than working at Dairy Queen.

Photos: Black Mountain’s European Tour

Friend to Black Mountain, photographer Andy K. Bond hopped on tour with the band last month. A set of photos at his blog contains STUNNING images of the band in the some of greatest cities in Europe.  Many more photos are at his site here. Below are my personal faves.

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Jeremy Schmidt, handsome as ever, as a turquoise chameleon!

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Black Mountain ruled, and shows were packed throughout the tour.

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Amber Webber and Joshua Wells dans la rue!

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Okay, this picture made me clasp my hands in joy.  This photo is of Black Mountain’s trusted sound engineer, Remco, feeding some new Italian friends he met. Have you ever seen cows so beautiful in your entire life?

Black Mountain Perform “The Hair Song” on French TV – C’est Magnifique!

Click On Amber to Watch at Canal+

Click On Amber to Watch at CanalPlus

Black Mountain very recently performed “The Hair Song” on France’s Canal Plus, and it’s awesome! My college French is a little rusty, but it appears as though Wilderness Heart was their Album of the Week. You can also watch interviews with Jeremy and Steve after the performance that are then overdubbed in en Francais.  Love it.

Black Mountain is Spinning on Spinner!

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For us US Americans and such as, you can stream Wilderness Heart in its entirety on the incredible music site Spinner. It’ll be up for a week, just like shark week.

Want a copy for yourself? It’s coming out TOMORROW, and it’ll be in all fine music retailers, both digital and physical.

How Can You Really by Foxygen
Cosmic Vibrations by Foxygen
Forever Dilating Eye by Sinoia Caves
Thousand Eyes by Lia Ices
Taking Chances by Sharon Van Etten
Every Time the Sun Comes Up by Sharon Van Etten
Lines of Latitude by Small Black
North Hollywood Microwaves by Pink Mountaintops
Fire-scene by S. Carey
Crown the Pines by S. Carey

Higher by Lia Ices

Forever Dilating Eye by Sinoia Caves

City Wrecker by Moonface

How Can You Really by Foxygen

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Hamburg, DE - Reeperbahnfestival

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Opwijk, BE - Nijdrop

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Savona, IT - Raindogs

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Green Bay, WI - Three Three Five

The Cave Singers
Allston, MA - Great Scott

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