Video: Kate Wax, “Dust Collision”

Here’s a video for Kate Wax’s excellent “Dust Collision,” which owes quite a bit to The Knife’s more accessible moments. That shouldn’t be seen as a negative thing though! There’s plenty of unexplored territory in the world of icy keys paired with vocals that sound like a gaggle of aliens singing through helium-filled balloons. The thing with songs like this, is that in all that dark coldness, the transcendent moments come when that emotionless veneer crumbles just a little bit. There are moments when Wax ditches the vocals, and while it’s not as immediately compelling as that (literally) otherworldly voice, it’s all in the contrast.

POSTED February 20, 2012 2:00PM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS:

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