VIDEODRONES

KOTA TAKI – “THE WANDERING OF A DISTORTED SOUL”

Kota Taki is a Japanese guitarist currently residing in Thailand. Taki’s maximalist looped guitar passages are put into the service of brightly colored, analog destroyed footage in this beautiful video. “The Wandering of a Distorted Soul” is off of the album “Into a Dose” on the Thai experimental label Unfamiliar Environments.   https://youtu.be/UjgkL769aic

KALONJI LAW$ (FEAT. BONEZ BAYBEE) – “WAY OF LIFE”

In this beautifully shot video set against the backdrop of a summer night that seems to last forever, Kalonji LAW$ (of the up-and-coming Brooklyn-based NYC LAW$) and Bonez Baybee trade highly lyrical, heartfelt lines that act as one part memorial to those lost along the way and one part statement of defiance against life’s inevitable …

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KAYLA PAINTER – “SACRIFICIAL MAGIC”

On “Sacrificial Magic”, Kayla Painter’s brilliant lead video from the EP Cannibals at Sea, the exploration of ancient British and Fijian mystical traditions are brought out of the ether and into stunning relief against footage of the deep forests and ritualistic, “sacrificial” magic. Painter’s compositions – a blending and of organic and digital textures around …

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HYENAS – “PROXIMITY”

Berlin-based performance/dance/electronic duo HYENAZ have created a jarring and visceral collaboration between performance and recording with their video for “Proximity”. The naked body’s contorted movements cut off and segmented from the illusion of fluidity that visual recording gives us. Each movement is captured and displayed independent of one another, our eyes missing crucial information between …

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