Julien Baker has shared a brand new monitor full with its personal stop-motion video – take a look at ‘Hardline’ beneath.
“Just a few years in the past I began gathering journey ephemera once more with a free concept of constructing a bit of artwork with it,” Baker defined of the brand new video in a press release. “I had been touring fairly persistently since 2015 and had been touring a lot that gadgets like airplane tickets and lodge keycards didn’t have a lot novelty anymore.
“So I saved all my journey stuff and made a bit of collage of a home and a van out of it. I needed to include it into the file and once we have been brainstorming concepts for movies we got here throughout Joe Baughman and actually appreciated his work so we reached out with the concept of constructing a stop-motion video that had related aesthetic qualities as the home I constructed did.
“I don’t know why I’ve the impulse to jot down songs or make tiny sculptures out of airplane tickets. However right here it’s anyway: a bunch of issues I’ve collected and carried with me that I’ve re-organised into a brand new form.”
The video’s director, Joe Baughman, added: “Man, even after having spent 600 hours immersed in ‘Hardline’ and having listened to it hundreds of occasions, I’m nonetheless moved by it. It was a enjoyable and bold problem creating one thing that would accompany such a compelling track.
“The fashion of the set design, impressed by a sculpture that Julien created, was particularly enjoyable to work in. I cherished sifting by magazines, maps, and newspapers from the 60s and 70s and discovering the best colours, shapes, and quotes to cowl virtually each floor within the video.”
Along with the brand new monitor and video, Baker has additionally shared a brand new KEXP session, which sees her performing tracks from the brand new album with a full band. Watch that beneath.
‘Little Oblivions’ arrives on February 26, and is the follow-up to Baker’s 2017 full-length album ‘Flip Out the Lights’.