I guess everyone has their own little quirks and obsessions that make them unique. I can’t really think of any major quirks I have, except the occasional tendency to bite (okay, more like nibble) my tongue when I’m nervous or randomly scratch a surface (yeah, random…)
People have little things they do that make them who they are, and sometimes we also have things we obsess over, including music. So when I first watched Simian Mobile Disco’s music video for “Seraphim,” I could easily figure out the overall message. Yet some people were unclear what the message was, so Simian Mobile Disco explained their video in a Youtube comment.
“Since people are asking – It’s a series of scenes of people going over their obsessive-compulsive type behaviours… as to how that refers to our music, on our new album we’ve been inspired by ideas of repeated loops and patterns breaking down and decaying over time. And the process of making electronic music lends itself to obsessive-compulsive tendencies..”
I love how they were able to bring forth a video based upon an abstract concept, yet it still makes awe inspiring sense.
The video for “Seraphim” just came out yesterday, and it’s a great indication of what we can expect on their upcoming album Unpatterns. Life is essentially filled with so many loops and patterns, yet the arrangement can change depending on a variety of factors.
Essentially, life is mundane, repetitive, and routine based. But it’s the little things we do, our little obsessions, our quirks, and our habit to switch one thing in a routine that can take a dull moment and turn it into something exciting. If not exciting, well then at least worthwhile. But at the end of the day, life is all about patterns, but those “unpatterns” make it count.
Oh, might as well throw in Simian Mobile Disco’s newly released track off their upcoming EP Unpatterns, “Put Your Hands Together.”
And, while I’m at it….Haha I just love sharing cool stuff with y’all. I might as well post their video “Cerulean” which came out a few weeks ago.
©Jasmine McGee.ThinkSoul25. http://thinksoul25.com
- Seraphim | An Exclusive New Release from Simian Mobile Disco (thinksoul25.com)