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Video Mon Nov 05 2012

The Sea and Cake Release New Stop-Motion Animation Video

The music video is still thriving in the Internet age, despite the fact that MTV and VH1 have long given up their role as purveyors of the medium. For proof, check out the new video for local favorites The Sea and Cake's latest single "On and On", off their most recent Thrill Jockey release, Runner.

The band enlisted Japanese artist Naomi Nagata to create a stop-motion animation using lines and patterns made with sand on a Japanese paper scroll, resulting in a visual experience not unlike watching the waveform generator in your iTunes library.

The band released the video today on NOWNESS, the editorially-independent website of Mo√ęt Hennessy Louis Vuitton, of all places. Watch it below:

The Sea and Cake: On and On on Nowness.com.

 

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Pulling Strings: For Classical Music in Chicago, You Got a Guy - December 2014

By Elliot Mandel

If you see only one psychologically bizarre, and fantastically creepy opera this month, make it Bartok's Bluebeard's Castle at Thalia Hall.

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