Tag: Solar Year
We use the word “haunting” a lot to describe the videos here, but it’s a ridiculously appropriate adjective for the most recent from Montreal’s Solar Year. Directed by Allie Avital Tsypin, it has a definite post-apocalyptic Tarkovskian feel. The video launch coincides with the release of the much anticipated Waverly, their album, out today on Ceremony.
Premiered over at Gorilla Vs. Bear
Montreal’s Solar Year are getting some love from the biggies with the release of their latest single. The song, which closely resembles something from our namesake, is from the album Waverley, set to be rereleased June 25th on Ceremony.
A very cool and hypnotic video composed of slow-motion crowd shots for Solar Year‘s “Magic Idea,” directed by Jamie Hartley. You can order the Night & Day/Magic Idea 7″ from Stratosfear.
Montreal’s Solar Year put out a 7″ this week, on No Fear of Pop’s brand new label Stratosfear. “Night and Day” is a perfect bit of ambient pop and we’re glad to see it’s getting attention from the likes of the Fader. Their LP Waverly will be out next year on Ceremony/Splendour.
Here’s a solemn mining video from Montreal’s Solar Year, featuring Grimes on backing vocals, a track we blogged about in the summer. The video was directed by Emily Kai Bock, who’s been making some of the best videos of the year.
Um, Solar Year from Montreal – what is going on with all these amazing new artists? Grimes turns in a brilliant guest vocal near the end of the song. Solar Year’s new album Waverly was recently premiered underwater in a Montreal swimming pool and it can currently be heard on their website.