Deca: Edenville

Accompanied by an (unofficial but approved of) stop motion video from O’Honey Studio!, Deca’s “Edenville” track reflects what loneliness and boredom can do to one’s mood and determination. The rapper references lore around the birth of humanity and traces it into modern day—dissecting things like paranoia and self-worth along the way. The animated video also depicts a character’s journey from self-loathing to floating, both literally …

Björk: Losss

Björk has collaborated with digital artist Tobias Gremmler for her most recent video, “Losss.” Predictably, the visuals and audio (which first appeared on 2017’s Utopia) are quite transcendent, with Björk explaining, “We based the visuals on the conversations between our inner optimist and pessimist. When I recorded this, I tried to sing in a deeper tone for one of them in the left speaker and …

Ezra Furman: Calm Down aka I Should Not Be Alone

Another catchy number from musician Ezra Furman, “Calm Down” (aka “I Should Not Be Alone”) clocks in at 2:22 and doesn’t dip in its dramatic delivery at any point. The animated video, directed by Beth Jeans Houghton, swirls comic book color into the mix. After a milestone year for the songwriter, 2019 will see the release of his latest album, Twelve Nudes, out 30 August …