VIDEODRONES

TOYA DELAZY – “FUNANI”

Described as “Hype Williams meets Missy Elliott” the South African MC has blown this video for the “Afro-Rave” anthem “Funani” completely out of the park. Combining a masala of influences including Grime and stabbing noise, Delazy’s stunning visual work is incomparable.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WxGJVORKs6s

DIVIDE AND DISSOLVE – “PROVE IT”

Divide & Dissolve create impossibly heavy and prescient doom metal that inhales and exhales light and darkness. The duo from Turtle Island and so-called Australia prove to be an incomparable force here – delving deep into the distortion-laden fissures between doom riff after doom riff, electronics and feedback  swell and settle between each movement. “Prove …

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SAMUEL PROFFITT & TREMAN – “LAST DAYS (WINTER EDITION)”

In this slowly-evolving, slowly melting image that provides the visual accompaniment for Samuel Proffitt and Treman’s delicate piano & electronics composition, we get the sense of a slow detachment from reality. Led by minimal lines that impact and retract like stones skipping across a placid lake, Proffitt’s command of tone and pacing are on full …

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HANNA OJALA – “DANCE EXP.”

In this video by Finnish experimental sound artist Hanna Ojala, the natural world and manipulated sounds are combined and soundtracks a gorgeously filmed dance composition that frames the dancers as flashes of silvery light against a pitch black screen. It’s a mesmerizing and haunting visual accompaniment.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X8YtQLVs_ac

CARES – “LUCID”

“Lucid” is about “brain chemistry, waking dreams and societal collapse”. If you follow each hyperlink in the press release you will find diagrams, wave forms and a phd thesis on theories of wholesale societal collapse. The Canadian experimental artist certainly uses these images to great effect in a sort of Hypernormalization meets Powaqqatsi collection of …

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