Video of the Moment #214: Princeton

By on Wednesday, 3rd February 2010 at 6:00 pm
 

Here’s a newish video from Princeton, a four-piece rock/pop band from Santa Monica, California. I saw them live last October when they opened for Art Brut here in D.C. I really liked them because they did a good job engaging the audience – not always an easy thing for a support band to do. I’d describe their sound as atmospheric, gentle pop.

I really miss story-based promo vids. So this one for ‘Calypso Gold’ caught my attention for involving all four of their members. In it, twins Jesse and Matt Kivel appear to be allergic to obtaining mode of transportation by normal means, and their drummer David Kitz plays a guitar (what, huh?). Check it out and you’ll see what I mean.

By the way Princeton boys: nice placement of Obama’s mug in the video.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rsXPbMke19M[/youtube]

Princeton’s debut album ‘Cocoon of Love’ is available now on Kanine Records. You can purchase it from the band’s store.

Tags: , ,

Leave Your Response

* Name, Email, Comment are Required
 
 
 

About Us

There Goes The Fear is where we tell you about the latest music, gigs, and tours we love and think you should too.

We love music that has its heart on its sleeve, tells a story, swims around our head all day or makes us dance like no-one's watching.

TGTF was edited by Mary Chang, based in Washington, DC.

All MP3s are posted with the permission of the artists or their representatives and are for sampling only. Like the music? Buy it.

RSS Feed   RSS Feed  

Learn More About Us

Privacy Policy

Keep TGTF online for years to come!
Donate here.