Judging by the new video for 'Hologram', practice sessions at the These New New Puritans HQ are an intense affair. Two girls, playing at a piano, grimacing and crying and filmed in black and white. It's as simple (and as pompous) as that. The track itself is influenced by early 20th-century composer Benjamin Britten and I'm not saying that to out-pompous the director, but because Britten features heavily on the excellent Mixtape by These New Puritans for FACT Magazine.
Video + download link and tracklist for the mixtape after the jump.
(image: by Hedi Slimane)
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Tracklist: Benjamin Britten – Fiorir rose in mezo al giasso (fragment) from Death In Venice Capleton – Heavens William Byrd – Blame I Confess Mothlite – River Karlheinz Stockhausen – Joy (fragment) Benjamin Britten – I Know A Bank (fragment) from A Midsummer Night’s Dream Dimitri Shostakovich – I. De Profundis, Adagio: 1. Prelude: Presentation of Main Theme from Symphony No.14 Julee Cruise – Mysteries of Love Salem – Water Deerhoof – South Rakkas Remix DMX Krew – The Glass Room Peter Hammill – Don’t Tell Me These New Puritans – 5 Piano and other recordings