Anyone who lists The Magnetic Fields and Leonard Cohen as influences clearly knows their stuff. It’s no surprise, then, that TV Girl‘s music is so engaging. The droll humor and lyrical richness of those heavyweights permeate the San Diego band’s triumphant new EP, Benny and the Jets, available for free download on their Facebook page.
The local duo has just released a video for the EP track “Baby You Were There,” which you can watch above. In it, the magic of stop-motion allows formerly inanimate objects to flit about in various shapes and patterns, their manic energy serving as a stark contrast to the apathy of the couple on the couch. Plus, the video gives new meaning to the phrase “fully-clothed sex.” You can watch it above.