Video: Panda Bear – “Token”
Panda Bear introduced his sixth solo album, Buoys, in November of final 12 months and premiered its mild, Auto-crooned debut single “Dolphin.” Right now, the Animal Collective member has posted a video for an additional track from the upcoming album, “Token.” Like “Dolphin,” it combines acoustic guitar undulations with brittle, barely-there drum machine hits and sound results. The video for “Token” comes courtesy of musician and conceptual artist Dean Blunt, who additionally stars within the clip.
The low-budget video follows Blunt as he walks by way of a corridor of mirrors, performs a taking pictures recreation, and extra at a carnival of kinds. The opening titles for the clip describe the purported backstory behind the video’s manufacturing:”“He had plans to make one thing about Toy Story… /then one thing about cowboys and cowgrrrls…/Then he misplaced his f***ing thoughts…So we determined to scrap all of the stuff he had deliberate and attempt to make him have some enjoyable and smile. please want dean good luck along with his restoration. xx.”
Panda Bear has additionally added new UK and European exhibits to his beforehand introduced North American and Australian tour dates; discover his full listing of exhibits right here. Panda Bear launched an EP, A Day With the Homies, in January of final 12 months. His earlier full-length album was 2015’s Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper. Animal Collective’s culminating 2009 assertion Merriweather Submit Pavilion simply turned 10, prompting the band to launch a re-worked demo of the album’s track “Home,” amongst different promised future rarities from the period.
Buoys is due out February eight on Domino. Watch the video for “Token” under.