LATE SEA – “HUNTER”
A Spill Exclusive Video Premiere
Today we bring you the exclusive premiere of a mysterious and mesmerizing video for “Hunter” from NYC electronic indie-rock outfit Late Sea. An already captivating single, full of lush and dynamic soundscapes, is elevated to new heights in this cinematic short, full of stunning effects and vivid imagery. A powerful and transformative piece of art, the video features evocative dancer and performer Mina Nishimura, who readers may recognize from her appearance on SNL in 2015 with Sia. Nishimura choreographed her routine specifically for “Hunter” and her performance brings its own intrinsic and intense power to the piece.
Late Sea vocalist Izzy Gliksberg describes his inspiration for “Hunter” as stemming from Franz Kafka’s story The Hunter Gracchus. “Hunter” follows the equally impressive and fantastical videos for “Ring the Bells” and “The Great White” – combined, these prove that Late Sea are a band to watch in 2018! All tracks come off the band’s recently released EP The Writers Trilogy.
“The videos are an inherent part of the work, but similar to the lyrics and the music they can be quite suggestive and leave much room for the listener to work out her own interpretation. I’ve always loved songwriters such as Michael Stipe (REM) or Thom Yorke that can convey a very specific emotion in an abstract way. This way the songs remain open to endless interpretations while simultaneously conveying a specific emotion. It is quite paradoxical. This is one of my favorite paradoxes and I try to do it justice in my work.” ~Izzy Gliksberg
The Writers Trilogy
Release Date: December 22, 2017