There is still time in space, and the gravity of political unrest still weighs heavy, as A Tribe Called Quest take a final bow and end at the beginning in this star-studded sci-fi mindbender that's got all the complexity of chess and the resonance of The Seventh Seal (and Star Wars).
You're watching Phoenix performing "JBoy" on a TiAmo Speciale on Televisione Italiana Canale Quatro. Just make sure you stay tuned into the 4x3 majesty so you catch the post-show vino break with the host... that is, until the VCR stopped recording.
What begins as a blown video shoot for "OBLIVIUS" — complete with a cameo by director Warren Fu and a mysterious Agent who shuts it all down right quick — segues into an equally off-kilter video that starts as a straight-up performance piece but soon evolves into something far bigger and stranger.
Julian Casablancas and Savages singer Jehnny Beth remake the Sort Sol and Lydia Lynch collabo "Boy/Girl" with director Warren Fu adding some green screen elements, but otherwise staying true to the original lo-fi video.