The soundclash of Sleigh Bells meets visuals that are equally disparate with a classically glammed-out Alexis Krauss as she fronts a death metal band playing along to a synth-pop song, all the while facing off against Cheerleaders of Death. Awesome.
We still don't know if androids dream of electric sheep (they don't), but we know for a fact that the Internet deep dreams about seriously weird shit, which gets revealed in this new one for Foster The People.
Trainfuls of immigrants of all kinds — including one that seems to include an entire society unto itself, and then a subway where the passengers do away with their black bar blinders — crisscross the globe in this bold and elaborate video tie-in to the Hamilton mixtape featuring Residente, Riz MC & Snow Tha Product.
A shambolic acoustic blues in the style of Beck circa One Foot In The Grave, but instead of blowing leaves, Aaron Beckum is a coder drone slowly becoming what he works on: A skeleton enlivened with microchips and a monitor.
And because it's only fitting: The video itself was shot on vintage Kodak film.
Alright kiddos, here's one more chance to have your rock n' roll life saved by Death From Above 1979. Learning the bassline is optional, although it certainly helps bookend our heroine's realization about what makes her feel alive.
The Cycle is especially evident here on the frontier — from father to son and childhood to death and remembrance to escape and practice to perfect— all of it magical and important, so hopefully you don't need to be reminded too often to appreciate it all.