VIDEODRONES

JOHN JOHN THE BAPTIST – “THE UNIVERSAL PRESENCE IN ALL THINGS”

In an incredibly beautiful debut, John John The Baptist (Erik Krans of the band The Parlor) and videographer Nate Simms collaborate to marry stunning footage of the Fagradalsfjall volcano eruption in Iceland with JJTB’s meditative and minimalist piano work and slowly stirring strings. Reflecting on the new life and new land being created with this …

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MARKUS WORMSTORM – “MY FRIEND ONLINE”

The South African electronic artist Markus Wormstorm offers a subtle and groove-heavy minimal techno, House influenced composition “My Friend Online”. Building everything from the ground up from all outboard / analog gear, Wormstorm is able to create a nocturnal, pulsating composition that is filled out with head-nodding groove and a clap that will make the …

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DANIELE SCIOLLA – “JUPITER”

Collapsing  to the beat, this powerful new work by the Italian composer Daniele Sciolla meditates on synchronized destruction, minute details controlling for larger detonations. Of the pieces on Spin of Synth and “Jupiter” specifically, Sciolla states, “This track highlights the countless timbre variations that occur between the various analog machines, as an answer to the …

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DIVIDE AND DISSOLVE – “FAR FROM IDEAL (CHELSEA WOLFE REMIX)”

In what is likely one of the most ambitious and powerful videos we’ve shown on this platform, we are excited to bring “Far From Ideal” remixed by Chelsea Wolfe with the accompanying video by Amber Beaton. Of the video, Beaton states, “My main goal was to match the energy both artists brought but to also …

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AAGYR FERBODEN – “MEZZANINE”

Layering projections over the slow motion movements of the lithe body of a dancer, the New Zealand based guitarist Aagyr Ferboden takes overblown and distortion filled guitar passages into aching and beautiful territory here where the melodicism is met with bracing, but tender, emotional outpouring. Ferboden’s in-the-red lines swirl around create quiet crescendos with each …

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SMALL ISLES – “LIFE AT ONE”

This kind of forlorn, Western Slowcore will never not get me. For fans of bands like One Mile North, Padang Food Tigers and Lake Mary this new project by guitarist Jim Fairchild (Grandaddy / Modest Mouse / All Smiles) and songwriter/composer Jacob Snider (named Best New Artist by NPR-affiliate WXPN-Philadelphia) will translate into all kinds of untranslatable emotions. …

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GIFTS FROM CROWS – “NO PLACE IN THIS WORLD (NFO VERSION)”

Earlier this year the neo-classical artist / composer Gifts from Crows aka Richard Laurence teamed up with the Northern Film Orchestra to translate three of his compositions from his debut album Holding a Thought Forever into fully fleshed orchestral composition. Laurence stated, “I would like to think that this is the definitive version of ‘No …

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