Filmed in a WWII bunker somewhere in East L.A., the video for the Pakistani-American composer Qasim Naqvi owes most of its eerie, alien-like feel to the bone breaking of alternative street dancer/contortionist Matthew 'ET' Gibbs. The mathematical shapes of his tutting are a perfect visual parallel to the bleeps and whooshes of Neqvi’s analog synth and the muscular twitching makes it look like Gibbs’ body is directly linked with the music. Uncanny.
Directed by Christina Burchard
From “Teenages”, out soon on Erased Tapes.