Les Savy Fav’s first album in six years, Let’s Stay Friends, breaks through with a big, bossy, face-melting track titled “The Equestrian.” The song’s video isn’t a high-powered production but fan-submitted footage of a little blond girl, no older than 5. The girl turns on her Hello Kitty boombox, grabs a plastic microphone and starts lip-synching in perfect time. She head bangs, makes her plastic horses gallop across the screen and rides her stuffed pony into the floor like a rockstar.
The video is an apt characterization of Les Savy Fav by all accounts. And while there are many things about the New York indie rockers that seem lo-fi, do-it-yourself or even cutesy from the outside, after listening to their music, this accessible indie fa