Watch Sic Alps Grainy, Disorienting New Video for 'Do You Want to Give $$?'

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He wanted to give.
Now here's a video that fits well with the accompanying song -- we can't get a clear grip on either. Sic Alps new album Napa Asylum (out tomorrow) is a bewildering, dirty, vaguely depressing slog, and we mean that in a good way! So the video for its first single, "Do You Want to Give $$" is a bewildering, filmy clip of busy workaday San Francisco intermixed with shots all vagely related to money: ATMs, panhandlers, dude with crumpled bills. Sooo grainy. Not exactly plot-driven, but so relentlessly confusing and shaky, and yet persistently thematic, anyway. Check it out:


Oh, and catch Sic Alps at the mother of all local rock shows Feb. 9, when the Sonic Youth-praised stalwarts play with Ty Segall and Thee Oh Sees at Great American Music Hall.

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I think despite scores of bands being signed to major or large regional labels, most were commercial failures.

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I know that it is currently composed of Mike Donovan, Matt Hartman, and Noel Von Harmonson. They've released music on Siltbreeze, Drag City, Woodsist, and several other independent labels.

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That's so sad. Sooo sad to heard and understand all these facts :( :( :(

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