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Video: Ashlee, "Rain"

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I know pretty much nothing about Ashlee, other than the fact that that she just released a four-track EP called Ashes 2 Ash on Nicolas Jaar's Other People label and that she goes by the moniker F.A.G. Diarrheah Cult sometimes. This video for "Rain," a track from that release, makes me cringe in pretty much the same way that her secondary alias does, although beneath all the detuned crooning, refrigerated supermarket imagery and guileless references to "judgement," "loneliness" and "betrayal," there's something pretty engrossing about it all, maybe in the way that somebody shouting about God on a busy street corner can be intriguing, because you can't help wonder whether there's some underappreciated truth or wisdom there. And not unlike some of Dean Blunt's similarly obtuse musical experiments of late, there's also some genuine hooks. Ashes 2 Ash came out earlier this month, and you can grab a copy via Juno.

Video: Ashlee, "Rain"