Posted in music | pictures | video on August 6, 2009

photos by Bao Nguyen

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The nominees for this year's MTV Video Music Awards Breakthrough Video are Anjulie, Bat For Lashes ("Daniel"), Chairlift, Cold War Kids, Death Cab For Cutie, Gnarls Barkley, Major Lazer, Matt and Kim, Passion Pit, and Yeah Yeah Yeahs.

Bat For Lashes, who is also up for this year's Mercury Prize, and who will be back in NYC on August 12th, has a new video for the song "Sleep Alone". Check it out, with more pictures of Passion Pit playing the Diesel Party at Webster Hall on 7/30, below...

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Passion Pit @ Webster Hall...

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Pictures of The Roots from this show HERE.

new Bat for Lashes video...

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Comments (13)

Bao....beautiful pics as usual.....i didn't get a chance to see what camera you use.... canon50d....mark II????

Posted by Anonymous | August 6, 2009 2:00 PM

00:14:59:59 and counting...

Posted by Anonymous | August 6, 2009 2:30 PM

am i mistaken or is every band in that category on a major label?

Posted by Anonymous | August 6, 2009 2:41 PM

Thanks Anon 2:00 PM for the kind words. I actually shoot with a Nikon D300.

Posted by Bao | August 6, 2009 2:42 PM

what a fugly crowd

Posted by Anonymous | August 6, 2009 3:02 PM

black ppl like passion pit?

Posted by Anonymous | August 6, 2009 3:16 PM

no prob, bao....i really like your work and
@3:02 you should check this out http://lastnightsparty.com/umuses/slides/IMG_7162.html not everyone looked liked how Cobra Starship sounds

Posted by Anonymous | August 6, 2009 3:36 PM

Bat for Lashes gives me a boner

Posted by Anonymous | August 6, 2009 3:46 PM

That Major Lazer video is scary.

Posted by Calpico | August 6, 2009 3:59 PM

@3:16 I just asked myself the same question hahaha

Posted by R08 | August 6, 2009 4:38 PM

^ they prolly bump passion pit @ 1.) H&M
2.) Uniqulo
3.) Urban Outfitters

Posted by :) | August 6, 2009 5:34 PM

What's MTV?

Posted by Anonymous | August 6, 2009 6:57 PM

good!! i like!

Posted by louis | October 17, 2009 1:15 PM

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