"Slow Down" Music Video by Poolside

screen-shot-2012-07-20-at-11-38-57-amOnly in SoCal could a band like Poolside form. Based out of a studio in Los Feliz, the duo of Filip Nikolic and Jeffrey Paradise make what they call “daytime disco” by mixing slow beats with lax vocals. Their songs are caught between bopping down the strand in roller skates and laying in the sand while the tide rises. Either way, it’s warm, fun, and engulfing. Nikolic plays bass for Ima Robot and Paradise used to be in San Diego’s The Calculators with members of The Rapture, but now they’re the go-to-act for a laid-back dancefest. The music video for their second single “Slow Down” was directed by Shahana Khan and is a visual showcase for the band’s appropriate moniker:

Poolside will perform this Saturday, March 30th for All Bands On Deck! at the Santa Monica Pier along with YACHTKissesThem JeansGuns In The Sun, and DJ Mario Cotto. And yes, there will be actual free bike valet at this event.

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  1. […] Poolside recently leaked the first single (“If We Make It”) off their next album. Maybe the song’s title is a reference to an ultimatum made between the duo of Filip Nikolic and Jeffrey Paradise (and with the success of their debut album Pacific Standard Time, it’s safe to say that they did indeed “make it”). But gone are the shoulder-shrugging lax-beats of their self-described “daytime disco” and instead they take us on an ethereal trip with danceable wisps of psychedelia: […]