Video Art for Conditional Malaise
(w/ Rob Feulner, Bleu Nuit Video)

I’ve been lax in posting about this mostly b/c we’ve been overrun with activity this summer so here, catch up with this:

Produced between 2016 and 2017, “Video Art for Conditional Malaise” is a tool intended for those suffering from bouts of seasonal depression or general malaise in our modern political climate.

For thirty minutes flowers bloom and float into video feedback ether, set to the experimental-ambient music of Billy Gomberg. For its intended effect, please view using a projector against a large white wall, with the audio set to a louder than usual volume. The goal is full immersion.

Running time — 29:04
NTSC — Region 0
Audio track 1: Original score by Billy Gomberg
Optional audio track: Original score by Billy Gomberg run through VCR tracking errors when recording final cut.

Video Art for Conditional Malaise DVD trailer from Rob Feulner on Vimeo.

gorgeous, raw analog video manipulations from Rob Feulner. we got to play out with this footage in April and it was a joy. play loud and bright and big.

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visuals for upcoming Mason/McLaughlin album

delighted to present this short, abstract drift of visual material for the upcoming album by friends Josh Mason & Nathan McLaughlin on Eilean…

song : markers & surveys (I-VI) (excerpt)
music : josh mason & nathan mc laughlin
release : on the brink
label : eilean rec.
date : 02.02.17.
map point : eilean 72
color : white / grey
season : winter
duration : 54.29 mn
edition : limited to 160 copies
video : billy gomberg

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Josh Mason :
joshmason.info
Nathan McLaughlin :
nathanmclaughlin.info
Billy Gomberg :
fraufraulein.com/billy

Eilean Rec. :
eilean-records.com
eileanrec.bandcamp.com
soundcloud.com/eilean_rec

video for Secret Pyramid’s “Outside”

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Originally released in 2011 on cassette by the Canadian micro imprint Nice-Up International, “The Silent March” is the precursor to 2013’s “Movements of Night” and can be seen as something of a mission statement for Amir Abbey’s skyriding Secret Pyramid project. Critics have compared the Secret Pyramid sound to the more blasted entries in the Popul Vuh catalog and to Flying Saucer Attack’s cherished fuzz devotionals, and indeed Abbey’s reverb-drenched songforms and titanic edifices of drone do feel at times as though they’ve been cut from the same cloth. Opener “Outside” might be best understood as the soundtrack to slow-motion video footage of a first-person plunge over some impossibly grand waterfall on an endless loop, as tumbling overtones fight for air amongst turbid plumes of distortion. “Still Return” finds acoustic guitar figures struggling to escape a blinding mist, their resolution finally arriving in the form of the sublime tranquility of the titular track which follows. Abbey masterfully weaves themes of birth, death, nostalgia, and existential dread into an album which is as cohesive as it is all-consuming, a spell which seeks to simultaneously welcome and protect against darkness in its many forms. This edition of “The Silent March” features an improved mixdown by Abbey and a remaster by James Plotkin to insure maximum transport.

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