Squarepusher - Delta-V
I was only supposed to slowly wake up and talk to my girlfriend... But no, I got this music video in my message and my day is changed.
I have the feeling to see Sébastien Tellier and his long hair, playing under a lot of acid. Squarepusher released that song on the "Juste A Souvenir" album, out in 2008, which was a complete innerbrain odyssey.
"This album started as a daydream about watching a crazy, beautiful rock band play an ultra-gig, says Thomas Jenkinson, the real name of the beast.
At first, a giant fluorescent image of a coat hanger appeared at the back of the stage. A couple of seconds later a full size replica of the Camden Falcon backroom materialised around the glowing coat hanger. Upon the stage was a group composed of five musicians.They seemed to be of differing ages, some young, some old. I noticed that the drummer was an Eskimo. They played instruments either of their own design or conventional ones that were modified such that they could be used to generate a range of sounds not typically associated with a rock band. For instance, one of the musicians appeared to be using a device attached to the body of his classical guitar that allowed him to accelerate or decelerate time in his immediate vicinity.
At a certain point he seemed to quickly reverse back to a couple of months ago. My suspicions were corroborated by his hair and beard temporarily looking rather shorter. Sonically, this had the effect of extruding certain melodic phrases into shimmering monoliths and slow emotion wave fronts. Other sounds being generated near to him on stage also got partially sucked into the time sponge and were returned at high speed as imploded sonic pin cushions.
The coat hanger started glowing emerald green..."
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Little bonus. Music video made by Chris Cunningham. Huge.