Well, this’ll give you nightmares.
The band—all bug-eyed and psycho killer-ish—is frightening enough, but we also have to deal with multiple masked weirdos, astral projections, abandoned dolls, and bodies floating down a river.
Is that Sasquatch at 1:48?
“Anxiety” comes from Preoccupations’ (née Viet Cong) self-titled debut.
The band formerly known as Viet Cong has softened more than a little. This one’s from their debut album (self-titled) as Preoccupations.
This trip follows in the footsteps of Suuns’ “brainwash” video, though it’s a little less Minecraft, a little more Visualizer. Officially, it depicts “an encounter with the primordial ruins of a post-human landscape, where sentient sculptural artifacts attempt to reassemble themselves.”
Preoccupations comes out in just under a month.
The Telescope presents: the top albums of 2015. We gathered best-of lists from staff and contributors, crunched some numbers and came up with a list of records that unanimously wowed us this year.
First up, the runners up:
Mick Jenkins – Wave[s]
Dan Mangan + Blacksmith – Club Meds
Del Bel – Del Bel
Viet Cong – Viet Cong
Dr. Dre – Compton