Some more half decent, decent, and downright entertaining videos for you to check out.

The Agitator’s new single Say NO! is a politically charged call to arms set against an equally radical new musical style. Not a guitar in sight, just front man Derek Meins’ force-of-nature voice accompanied by Robert Dylan Thomas and T-Train on thunderous double drums. Pared down and primal!

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Bergen, Norway-based four-piece The Megaphonic Thrift have released a brand new video for their song Talks Like a Weed King in anticipation of their upcoming US tour to SxSW 2011.

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Download The Megaphonic Thrift – Candy Sin mp3 (from Decay Decoy)

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Enjoy this beautiful live session from Brooklyn’s Bird of Youth. They perform their song The Great Defender from the debut album Defender, due out May 24th.

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Download Bird of Youth – Bombs Away, She Is Here To Stay mp3 (from Defender)

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The third single from Belleruche’s highly lauded 270 Stories album is 3 Amp Fuse, to be released digitally on 4th April, closely following the London trio’s debut appearance at SxSW.

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Here is the video for What Would Jesus Drive’s frenetic Fragile Mansions. It is the title track from their four track EP you can get for free from their website here.

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Download What Would Jesus Drive – Fragile Mansions mp3 (from Fragile Mansions EP)

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Oxford based four-piece, Gunning For Tamar formed in early 2010. Their new EP Deaf Cow Motel is out in May. Lead track German Treasure Island provides an explosive opening for the EP, with the raw punch of drums and guitar setting the tone perfectly.

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Download Gunning For Tamar – German Treasure Island mp3 (from Deaf Cow Motel EP)

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Kassidy release their debut album Hope St. on 21st March 2011. Everything from the early R&B of Howlin’ Wolf, to the prototype funk and disco of Sly & The Family Stone and the 21st century blues of The Black Keys is referenced here. It’s infectious, energetic and loaded with optimism and despair in equal measures. This is the video for the single I Don’t Know.

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The new PJ Harvey album Let England Shake is an absolute cracker and is getting repeated plays here at MM. This is the video for the new single from the album, The Glorious Land – out on the 18th April.

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On the back of an extremely successful trip to the UK, Luke Rathborne returns to the US just in time for the release of his debut album, the split EP I Can Be One E.P. / Dog Years E.P., which is out now via Dilettante Recordings. The Dog Years embraces effervescent, melancholic pop and the title title track offers a cynical poke to not letting the “dog years” pass you by. The material from the I Can Be One EP takes on a sombre, darker hue. Both are excellent.

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Download Luke Rathbone – Dog Years mp3 (from I Can Be One E.P. / Dog Years E.P.)

Download Luke Rathbone – I Can Be One mp3 (from I Can Be One E.P. / Dog Years E.P.)

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Sam Cohen created Yellowbirds’ The Color, out now on Brooklyn label, Royal Potato Family. Double-speed auto-harp glissandos, glowing backwards pedal steel, bubbling echo and fuzz guitars coalesce into a warm wall of sound delivered over psyched-out aural landscapes. Yellowbirds’ new stop-motion, collage-animation video for the song The Rest Of My Life was crafted by Cohen from nearly 3000 still photos assembled into collages and animated by hand.

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Lastly, here are MM faves Lower Dens performing Deer Knives live on New York’s Newtown Radio.

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Download Lower Dens – Tea Lights mp3 (from Twin-Hand Movement)

Download Lower Dens – Hospice Gates mp3 (from Twin-Hand Movement)

Download Lower Dens – Blue & Silver mp3 (from Twin Hand Movement)

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