On Grouper’s Moderately Terrifying “Hold The Way” Video


While I generally lack the attention span to watch an entire music video anymore (terrifying in itself, yes), the thoroughly disquieting output of Fever Ray — see here, here, and here — has turned me around lately, and this clip, though a bit epilepsy-inducing, has a similar vibe of lovely unease. Having not seen Grouper live, I can neither confirm nor deny whether they have a similar approach to smoke.

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on October 7, 2009

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