Both an homage to long, slow nights spent either drowning or celebrating at the bar, and to the old spirit of NYC's East Village, with a cameo by Magnetic Fields mastermind Stephen Merritt, and a tip of the cap to St. Marks Place watering hole, and the song's namesake, St. Dymphnas.
An intriguing video that captures all the present/future menace of a Black Mirror episode.
Julien Lassort, director: "Asgeir’s track "Unbund" reminded me the paradoxical idea of a strong bond between people, something where everyone’s life would be closely linked to others, without knowing any of it. Like a mysterious global system mixing and connecting things and lifes...
My idea was to involve every character in an other character’s fantasy moment, pretty much forced to be someone’s character to be able to live a fantasy time yourself. I could summarise it by talking about a kind of a Russian Dolls system. Every doll is inside a bigger one, and every doll as got some others inside of itselves, they are all a part of a more global system."