Watch David Lynch's new NSFW clip

Watch David Lynch's new NSFW clip

I have a soft spot for David Lynch's debut album of last year. Amongst the hodge-podge of faux-blues guitar scrapes, dinky drums and affectations, there were some true moments of unsettling beauty. Much like his films then. And maybe in the absence of any new major work from the great auteur, it's simply the closest we can get to another dip in his bizzaro world.

One of the standouts on that record, for mine, was the title track. Mainly because it highlights Lynch's knack of using plain, humorous lyrics over a loping, unchanging aural landscape; an accumulative effect that unsettles so. The songs lyrics describe some ritualistic, backyard party that descend into standard motifs for Lynch: angry men and naked women. So it stands to reason that the filmclip, directed by the artist himself, does the same. Albeit with less left to the imagination.



I enjoyed Lynch's explanation of using vocal effects to EW:

"The thing about singing in general is this: The voice can be a stranger to the music, or it can be intimate like a man and a woman together in a dark room. So you want to get the voice married to the music. To do that, you’ve got these great tools to manipulate the voice, just like you would manipulate any other instrument to get the sound and tone correct so it call marries together. A lot of times, I hear stuff and it’s great music but the voice is far away from the music. But we have so many tools today to alter it so it can be together with the music."

Read our review of Crazy Clown Time here on TheVine.


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