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Music Video: Daniel Avery – Under The Tallest Arch

London-based photographer and filmmaker Tom Andrew returns to present his third music video for Daniel Avery, further exploring found moments of dance from archive footage of clubs.

Under The Tallest Arch” follows up its predecessor “Glass”, which we ranked #4 in our Best Music Videos of 2018, but this time shifts focus from the club to the closer confines of a motion capture studio. Live interactive projections are beamed onto the walls and bodies of the dancers in a strobe light fashion – giving it an ethereal sense of motion.

“Three characters together with three styles of choreographed movement evolve through the video, representing a state of mind progression from these archived moments. This fresh cut introduces a collection that affords time dwelling outside of the margins of where club and home listening music intersect, perhaps further blurring the boundaries. Waves of spectral noise roll with energy, while pristine breakbeats intersect with introspective, subtle acid lines. Once more, close your eyes, press repeat.”

‘Song For Alpha: B-sides & Remixes’ is scheduled for release 5 April, order a copy here.

Director : Tom Andrew
Dancer : Hannah Ekholm
VFX Producer & Sound Design : Ashely Keeler @Target3D
Motion Capture Engineer : Patros De Donker @Target3D
DOP : Joseph Dunn
Editor : Matt Nee @Metal
Colourist : Myles Bevan @Time Based Arts
Set Designer : Lucy Blofeld
Lighting & Projection : Insight Lighting
Hair & Makeup : Charli Avery
Assistant : Bradley Polkinghorne

Discover more about Daniel Avery and Phantasy Sound on Inverted Audio.

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