VIDEODRONES

FABRIZIO PATERLINI – “EYES CLOSED”

There is a strong parallel between the composition’s stately and sophisticated interplay between melody and minimalism and the ancient villa where this performance was captured. The Italian pianist and composer Fabrizio Paterlini has been making a name for himself with these gentle but powerful compositions. The restraint and intuitive ear towards melody give ample evidence …

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KOALRA – “THE WIND BUZZ”

Layering overdriven guitars, gut-punch percussion and everything in-the-red everything over sincere melodies, the Chicago noise-punk band balance the bracing with the beautiful with poise and fury. The video follows the post-life travels of a lonely ghost through cornfields, lakes and streams of catharsis following a heart-rending break up. Promising work from a young band.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M3H6Xdjfivg

A WINGED VICTORY FOR THE SULLEN – “AQUALUNG MOTHER FUCKER”

Returning with a brilliant short film from their single off of The Undivided Five, AWFTS prove to be undisputed masters of their craft.  “The film, which was co-written by Adam Wiltzie of AWVFTS and Jonas Govaerts, is a dark thriller in which a villainous character, played by Nikolai Kinski (the son of infamous actor Klaus Kinski), motions …

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DREW DANBURRY – “MEDIOCRITY, FOR MICAH DAHL ANDERSON”

Mediocrity, amirite? For me, mediocrity is a made up term, like guilty pleasures, used to reinforce the capitalist concept of the deification of the successful aka rich. A focus on personal achievement and mastery that is usually unlocked by your parents being really, really wealthy – most likely because of some kind of human rights …

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INBETWEEN MOVIES – “MURMURS”

The Swiss electro-shoegaze band Inbetween Movies have created a beautiful slice of wonder-filled dream-pop that recalls work by Cocteau Twins and the Sugarcubes. Behind the commanding, effects-laden voice is a fever-dream of a video focusing on the hidden lives of nature and our best attempts to approach this world-within-a-world through ritualized magic.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y_10ZHFzKqo