Destroyer is just about 100% set to so go about readying himself for finally, finally releasing his new full-length album of music entitled Kaputt, due January 25, 2011 on Merge Records. Here’s his first video, courtesy of Pitchfork.

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John Vanderslice

“Sea Salt”

John Vanderslice, the coolest guy ever, is releasing White Wildness on January 25. Check out “Sea Salt,” the album’s intro track.

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• Dead Oceans:

Sex Worker

“Tough Love”

Check out this video for “Tough Love,” a track off Sex Worker’s Waving Goodbye, which was recently released on Not Not Fun. Oh, that reminds me: TMT is currently looking for sex workers. Apply now.

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• Not Not Fun:

Sam Prekop

“The Silhouettes”

Yo Gabba Gabba! director/animator Jordan Kim has created a video for Sam Prekop’s “The Silhouettes.” The (amazing) track is off Prekop’s (amazing) album, Old Punch Card (TMT Review), which made #30 on our (amazing?) Favorite Albums of 2010 list.

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• Thrill Jockey:
• Jordan Kim:

Ghostface Killah


Have you done your Starkology homework? (video via Nah Right, HUMOR via Tiny Mix Tapes)

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