Ice Choir’s “Amorous In Your Absence” Video Is A Picture-Perfect Nightmare

Designs In Rhythm is out now.

Kurt Feldman's Ice Choir project is about synth-pop that's equal parts challenging and danceable. In the music video for "Amorous In Your Absence," premiering today on The FADER, Feldman and Jen Goma — Brooklyn bandmates in The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart — co-star in a variety of odd and irresistible advertisements for who-knows-what. There's too much eye-candy to name, but suffice to say it's as neon-streaked and frenetic as the song itself.

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The video's director Ethan Young discussed the concept in an email to The FADER. "I set this video in a sort of nightmare commercial photo shoot, directly inspired by the hand-painted photographs of Pierre et Gilles, whose glistening, saturated, surreal aesthetic felt like a natural fit for Ice Choir. I was so excited by the song's clever, surprising and frequently ridiculous production/songwriting techniques, that I knew the video needed to match that approach with its own style of visual precision and dynamic editing/effects. The project was a total DIY effort between Kurt, myself and a generous crew of close friends."

Ice Choir's new album Designs In Rhythm is out now via Shelflife.

Thumbnail photo by Ebru Yildiz

February 21, 2017
Ice Choir’s “Amorous In Your Absence” Video Is A Picture-Perfect Nightmare