Julien Baker has shared a brand new observe full with its personal stop-motion video – try ‘Hardline’ beneath.
“A few years ago I started collecting travel ephemera again with a loose idea of making a piece of art with it,” Baker defined of the brand new video in an announcement. “I had been touring fairly constantly since 2015 and had been touring a lot that gadgets like airplane tickets and resort 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 report and after 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 creating a stop-motion video that had related aesthetic qualities as the home I constructed did.
“I don’t know why I have the impulse to write songs or make tiny sculptures out of plane tickets. But here it is anyway: a bunch of things I’ve collected and carried with me that I’ve re-organised into a new shape.”
The video’s director, Joe Baughman, added: “Man, even after having spent 600 hours immersed in ‘Hardline’ and having listened to it 1000’s of instances, I’m nonetheless moved by it. It was a enjoyable and impressive problem creating one thing that might accompany such a compelling tune.
“The style of the set design, inspired by a sculpture that Julien created, was especially fun to work in. I loved sifting through magazines, maps, and newspapers from the 60s and 70s and finding the right colors, shapes, and quotes to cover almost every surface in the video.”
Along with the brand new observe 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 ‘Turn Out the Lights’.