Wednesday, February 3, 2010

MGMT "Kids"

Last night as part of 280's discussion about cuteness and its relationship to the grotesque, we watched this video by MGMT. I wouldn't be surprised if many of you have already seen this, but I was pretty blown away seeing it for the first time. It's rich and textured with wild intense images/costumes etc, and the song - which I have heard before- is beautiful. Pretty amazing stuff.

Side note: This post is a bit of a landmark for culturelovesus. The 1000th entry!

1 comment:

Teresa said...

Wow! This was my first time watching this music video. I really like the layers that are formed throughout the video- and the fear that the little kid is experiencing is so raw and real! It kind of made me think about the way I thought of strangers when I was his age. The cartoon progression at the end is great too- it's kind of a spiraling transformation that really brings the video back to the quote at the beginning about staring into a dark abyss.