Oneohtrix Point Never has collaborated with the Safdies as soon as once more, with the filmmakers directing OPN’s new video for ‘Misplaced However By no means Alone’.
The experimental digital producer – actual identify Daniel Lopatin – labored with Josh and Benny Safdie on their final two movies, 2017’s Good Time and final yr’s Uncut Gems. Lopatin composed the scores for each, incomes essential popularity of his contributions.
The surreal visible accompaniment for ‘Misplaced However By no means Alone’ intersperses pictures of Lopatin performing with scenes from what seem like aged, nostalgia-inducing movies and TV exhibits.
Its foremost narrative centres round a teenage punk whose dad and mom are shocked to find the existence of his cell phone. They smash the unusual machine, main him to storm upstairs and furiously rip by means of a guitar solo in his bed room. Watch it beneath:
In an announcement, Josh Safdie known as the video “a haunted piece of surfing-a screen-capture of our need to tug that means from the previous always and the triumph of breaking by means of it with one thing else.”
“Nostalgia is each warming and deeply miserable. It’s a love/hate relationship. Feelings themselves are haunting.”
‘Misplaced However By no means Alone’ is taken from Lopatin’s newest album ‘Magic Oneohtrix Level By no means’, which arrived late final month.
The pair met whereas engaged on Uncut Gems, which the Weeknd – aka Abel Tesfaye – had a quick cameo in. Different collaborators on ‘Magic Oneohtrix Level By no means’ included Caroline Polachek and Arca.
Final weekend, Lopatin made his late-night television debut on The Tonight Present Starring Jimmy Fallon, performing a guitar-heavy rendition of album monitor ‘I Don’t Love Me Anymore’.