Tune-Yards is the music project of New England native Merrill Garbus. When performing live, Garbus creates drum loops on the spot, and layers these with ukulele, vocals, and electric bass played by Nate Brenner.

tUnE-yArDs premieres Real Thing video directed by Tom Jobbins,

tUnE-yArDs premieres Real Thing video

Today, Tune-Yards is premiering a new video for “Real Thing” from new album ‘Nikki Nack’ via their First Watch series. Merrill Garbus says the video – directed by filmmaker Tom Jobbins – frames “the sometimes heavy lyrics of “Real Thing” in a Charlie Chaplin-like, humorous idea of me being a box of body parts in a factory. ”Director Tom Jobbins: Hearing the song:

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