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Dopo la splendida esibizione di Asaf Avidan, che ieri sera ha incantato il pubblico dell'Ariston, questa sera è il gruppo Antony & The Johnsons l'ospite musicale straniero della terza puntata. Ma chi sono? Scopriamolo insieme. E' una band originaria di New York, con Antony Hegarty come leader. L'uomo è nato in Inghilterra nel 1971, trasferendosi ad Amsterdam e successivamente a San Jose, in California nel 1981. Fin da adolescente è stato influenzato dalla musica synth pop britannica. Decide di trasferirsi nella Grande Mela perché artisticamente più vicina al suo spirito. Nel 1995 decide di iniziare seriamente la sua [...]
What's there to say about The Irrepressibles that hasn't been said already? Quite a lot, actually, since there are nowhere near enough people talking about them. Fitting somewhere in between Antony And The Johnsons and Perfume Genius , their music is hauntingly affecting, conjuring sparse atmospheres that are populated with hope, joy, sorrow, contemplation, and solitude. Further proof/convincing can be found in "Arrow" and "Tear" . All of [...]
Nabil has become the go-to director for hip-hop artists, like Kanye West and Frank Ocean, but not one to be pigeon-holed, his latest video is an elegant, unsettling piece for baroque pop collective Antony and the Johnsons . There's a sense of dread in the video from the first frames (you don't cast Willem Dafoe to just play an affable businessman), but the clip unfolds in some very unexpected ways as it reaches it's stunning conclusion. It's one that probably won't leave your mind for a few days at least.
Videos Of The Week: August week 2, 2012
In this space, I usually try to write something about whatever connecting threats might run through the five videos I pick for the week. That's not happening this week. I absolutely cannot think of a single thing that these five videos have in common with one another, other than me enjoying all of them. So: I hope you enjoy them too! Because they're all below. Read More...
Stereogum In this space, I usually try to write something about whatever connecting threats might run through the five videos I pick for the week. That's not happening this week. I absolutely cannot think of a single thing that these five videos have in common with one another, other than me enjoying all of them. So: I hope you enjoy them too! Because they're all below. Read More... [...]
new but 'not really happy' video from Antony and the Johnsons starring Willem Dafoe, Marina Abramović, and Carice van Houten
Nuevo video de Antony and the Johnsons y protagonizado por Willian Dafoe y Carice Van Houten ( la recuerdas de Juego de Tronos?), el video algo durillo al final está dirijido por Nabil Elderkin. Cut the World da nombre a esta fantástica canción y al LP, que en la voz de Anthony se vuelve angelical y emocionante como siempre. El Lp ya está disponible en iTunes, y es un "Grandes Exitos" del grupo, ha sido grabado en Dinamarca con la Orquesta de Cámara Nacional en directo. Cut The World, que es el tema principal en cuestión, además de [...]
Antony and the Johnsons nos presentan el video de "Cut The World" una nueva canción que aparecerá en un álbum en vivo con el mismo nombre, el próximo 6 de agosto. El video está lleno de estrellas. Enjoy.
Como hablamos el pasado mes de mayo, Antony and the Johnsons editan hoy mismo un nuevo disco en directo que fue grabado junto a la Orquesta Nacional de Cámara de Dinamarca. Se llama Cut the World e incluye canciones interpretadas en directo de toda la discografía del grupo, así como un corte inédito que es el que da nombre al álbum y cuyo videoclip podemos ver a continuación. Ha sido dirigido por Nabil Elderkin , conocido por su trabajo con [...]
Watch the serene and horrifying clip of the previously unheard title track from Antony & The Johnsons' upcoming collection of live symphonic performances, Cut The World . Actors Willem Dafoe, Marina Abramović, and Carice van Houten star. Pre-order the album on iTunes , it's out August 7th. Read more articles like " New Antony and the Johnsons: "Cut The World" " on Pretty Much Amazing . Tags: Antony & The Johnsons
Today Pitchfork premiered the video for "Cut The World," the title track off Antony and the Johnsons ' upcoming live symphonic album. Originally written for the theatre production "The Life And Death of Marina Abramovic," "Cut The World" now gets the music video treatment courtesy of director NABIL (Kanye West, Bon Iver, Frank Ocean). This dark, rather literal interpretation of the song title features chilling performances from a murderous Carice Van Houten (Game Of Thrones) and an unsuspecting Willem Dafoe. Be warned: it's a tad NSFW. Cut The World [...]
We've all heard of Bosses Day, you know, the day that we celebrate the person that makes our life less enjoyable than it would be otherwise. But have you heard of Kill Your Boss Day? Well that seems to be the theme for Antony and The Johnsons' new video for "Cut The World", the title track from Haggerty's live album which was recorded at DK Concert Hall in Copenhagen, Denmark in September of last year. The video stars Carice Van Houten and Willem Dafoe with Houton playing the role as the secretary and Dafoe as the "about to receive a [...]
This week sees the release of Antony And The Johnsons ' new live album Cut The World , and today Pitchfork premiered a new song and video from it for the album's title track. Directed by NABIL and featuring Willem Dafoe and Carice van Houten, it's a deeply dark video that's had me watching it five times in a row, it's so harrowing and affecting, and the music probably wouldn't fit any other video made for it. Cut The [...]
Antony And The Johnsons ha puesto a la venta el dia de hoy un album en vivo titulado "Cut The World", del que el dia de hoy ademas han aprovechado para dar a conocer el video del corte que le da nombre a esta produccion, mismo que cuenta con la participacion especial de Willem Dafoe, Marina Abramović, y Carice van Houten. La verdad es que nunca he estado apegado tanto al trabajo de Antony And The Johnsons, sin embargo creo que este video merece una mencion especial. Antony And The Johnsons: Website [...]
Antony and the Johnsons ' Nabil-directed video for "Cut The World" starts off looking like a romantic comedy. With Willem Dafoe and his female coworker staring out windows longingly and having awkward office conversation, you expect them to eventually just give in to their feelings and start making out over some orgasmic string music. Or something like that. And then Willem Dafoe's neck gets cut open. ( Pitchfork )
Nabil Elderkin , known for his work for Frank Ocean, Bon Iver and Kanye West, has directed a stunning video for Antony and the Johnsons ' Cut The World , the title track of Antony's new career-spanning live album. Cut The World was originally written for the opera The Life and Death of Marina Abramović (in which Antony performs as well) and is the first studio version of any of the songs written for the opera to surface (hopefully the first of many). Along Marina Abramović, actor Willem Dafoe and actress Carice van Houten appear in [...]
The title track from Antony's new, live and symphonic release Cut The World is a previously unreleased track coming from the stage show The Life and Death of Marina Abramović . Fittingly, the famed performance artist brings her iconic mug to this stark, chilling, short filmic Nabil-directed clip's conclusion, but not before Carice Van Houten (of Game Of Thrones ) and Willem Dafoe (of Game Of Cheekbones ) work their way through a little secretary/boss disagreement. That is, Willem's character seems to feel he is entitled to keep living, while Carice takes the opposite position. [...]
Stereogum The title track from Antony's new, live and symphonic release Cut The World is a previously unreleased track coming from the stage show The Life and Death of Marina Abramović . Fittingly, the famed performance artist brings her iconic mug to this stark, chilling, short filmic Nabil-directed clip's conclusion, but not before Carice Van Houten (of Game Of Thrones ) and Willem Dafoe (of Game Of Cheekbones ) work their way through a little secretary/boss disagreement. That is, Willem's character seems to [...]