TEEN blurs the digital and the natural with ‘Cache’
Ben Swanwick of Studio Dosage guides us by a sci-fi plant laboratory in the animated video.
TEEN blends bleeding-edge digital noise with natural sources of sound on ‘Cache’, the opening song from his debut, self-titled EP for liked Bristol label and social gathering Unlawful Knowledge. Jackhammer percussion ricochets off of earthy bass and crystalline synthesis, like an industrial excavator unintentionally chewing its manner into a diamond mine.
The future-dealing with song arrives with a suitably sci-fi visible accompaniment, courtesy of Ben Swanwick of Studio Dosage. The artist guides us by a brutalist plant laboratory to explore a bio-mechanical mycelium community, an principle that got right here to Swanwick after seeing the EP artwork, designed by Unlawful Knowledge boss and one half of of Extensive Swan Harry Wright.
“After seeing the distinctive version of the album artwork, the model standing me off in a clear direction,” explains Swanwick. “I’ve been pondering loads about that you simply’ll likely be in a situation to imagine non-animal kinds of consciousness, which lead me to meditate on the principle that and aesthetics of the video after energetic some alkaloid mushroom extracts.”
“Throughout this experience a imaginative and prescient got right here to me showing model and finally feel of the video. After per week or so I sat down at my computer and started constructing a scene using handcrafted and generative options.”
“This song and vid combo from two native doable-anime-adorers and clear-twin-video show NERDS is often a Lennon and McCartney duo for the TikTok generation, offered in audio-visible form,” enlighten Unlawful Knowledge. “Neglect bar chords and Gibson Les Pauls, these futurists are so anti cottagecore they’ve by no manner even SEEN a blade of grass in proper lifestyles (until you’re counting the spurious grass on Warhammer 40K figures).”
‘Cache’ is taken from TEEN, out now on Unlawful Knowledge. You might maybe also get TEEN and Unlawful Knowledge on Instagram.
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