This is a video by a rad band called Soft Swells, who I was introduced to by my brother.
He's good friends with the lead singer Tim Williams, and was always talking about his music. Whenever this happens, in any iteration in my life, I find that I go and listen to the music (look at the artwork, read the blog, check out the book) of the the mysterious friend, and then almost always end up thinking "meh." This is usually followed by weeks of attempting to dodge the topic at all costs in order to avoid an awkward conversation.
But in Soft Swell's case, I was happily surprised that I really loved their music. And they just keep getting more and more kick ass reviews (i.e. this shit is probably going to blow up soon, so you better get on board now). They were in Brooklyn a few weeks ago performing at a local spot here in Park Slope and I was able to go hear them in person: and yep, I still thought they were awesome.
Anyway, it snowed today, and now it's rainy and cold so it's nice to think about summer. Also this entire video was shot at my brother Ted's house in LA, so that's kind of fun. You might notice that the view of LA from his deck is amazeballs to the power of sick. I know...I hate him for it too.