Did You See That? Videos of the Week Ending 5/5/12

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The week in music videos, late night TV and online performances, featuring clips of Washed Out performing on an iPad, Jack White, A$AP Rocky, Tennis doing Twin Peaks and finally, the polarity of conventional and unconventional covers of Arcade Fire and Bon Iver songs. (Use the arrow buttons to navigate through the videos)

Washed Out Plays “New Theory” on iPad in the Back of a Cab

For the excellent Black Cab Sessions, chillwave pioneer Washed Out performs an nearly unrecognizable rendition of his breakout hit “New Theory” on an iPad, all in the back of a moving car. If you’re interested in making your own stellar, shimmering bedroom synthpop on an iPad, Washed Out is using an app called NanoStudio. (Caution: talent not included.)

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