alvvays released one of the summer’s most dependable albums, and their self-titled debut gets better with every listen. the band’s charm extends to the visual realm, their music videos sprinkled with super 8 and other nostalgic treatments. “next of kin,” one of the album’s strongest tracks, now comes complete with a stop-motion video that eschews narrative in favor of standalone images. alvvays bandleader molly rankin makes intermittent appearances alongside flowers and skateboards, a poignant reminder of the waning summer days. check it out below.