Facebook R&B crooner Mario has been relatively quiet on the music front for…
- Posted on Oct 21st 2009 2:00PM by John D. Luerssen
"We all really like animals and seals, especially," Geologist (aka Brian Weitz) says in the clip, which also features disturbing footage of a seal being bludgeoned. Weitz, a former biology and environmental policy student, and his mates also encourage fans to choose cruelty-free clothing when buying their winter wardrobes.
In related news, the band is following up its acclaimed long-player 'Merriweather Post Pavillion' with a new five-song EP titled 'Fall Be Kind,' which drops on Nov. 9. The disc is notable because it includes the first-ever licensed sample of a Grateful Dead song on the track 'What Would I Want? Sky.'
Speaking about the track, which contains a snippet of the Dead's 'Unbroken Chain,' Avey Tare (aka Dave Portner) told Pitchfork recently, "The more I think about it, the more it blows my mind. It's a world I never thought, at least musically, I would be anywhere near. It's crazy ... Phil Lesh, who wrote the original Dead song, did listen to the track and was into it. That means a lot to me and the rest of the dudes in the band."