Some say that the age of the music video died when MTV and Much Music (and the rest) switched their focus from music videos to shows about teenagers making bad decisions. Others will argue that the age of the music video truly began with youtube and the ability for us to watch and rewatch a music video at our leisure. We’ve got lyric videos, narrative driven videos, live performance videos, shitty iphone videos, and a lot in between. Rarely do we find a video that’s creative and compelling enough to warrant repeated viewings.
Canadian swampy blues magician’s Timber Timbre have put out a video that was recommended during our Odonis Odonis interview a few weeks ago. Beat the Drum Slowly is a trippy animated video for a beautifully strange and melancholy song.
Check it out.
Check out this interview on Exclaim to learn more about Timber Timbre.