holopaw “golden years” – video premiere

Posted by gregor on Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

MSR069_digi_cover_1000

firstly, down yonder we have the brand spankin new video from, you guessed it, holopaw and their oh so lovely tune, “golden years,” which is off their most recent misra release, academy songs vol 1. i have always loved stop animation, merely for the fact that its something i could never have the patience to do, which makes me respect those doing it even more. former holopaw keyboardist, beachwolf, created the video, and i must say the world he created perfectly fits with the spirit and delicacy of the song.

secondly, misra records family members, holopaw and sleeping states recently came together to release a very cool split 12″. it was released in june which happens to be lgbt pride month, and both front men, john orth of holopaw and markland starkie of sleeping states are openly gay men. a portion of the proceeds from the album sales go to the point foundation – an orginization that was designed to help lgbtq students achieve their potential.

in regards to the music, and in layman’s terms, its super great. side a is sleeping states reworking of older material which is called old vs new. on the b side is the brian deck, w/ some help from califone’s benny massarella, produced holopaw tune, “through til morning.” said song is actually a reworking of academy songs vol 1; but, shrunken down into a 9+ minute song, and that is why i love brian deck. btw, if you didnt know, mr orth was actually in ugly casanova w/ brian deck. you can hear “through to the morning,” via spin and sleeping states “planning my escape” via out, both publications doing very nice write-ups on the record.

buy the holopaw/sleeping states split via misra. oh and also pick up academy songs vol 1 via misra or amazon

holopaw- golden years from beachwolf on Vimeo.

(335)


2 Responses to holopaw “golden years” – video premiere

  1. [...] Captain’s Dead debuted a new video for Holopaw’s “Golden Years” off of their 2013 Misra release, Academy Songs, Volume I.  Keeping it in the family, the video is produced, directed and animated by former Holopaw keyboardist Beachwolf. [...]

  2. Chris says:

    Haunting track. Dig the chorus — gives the song an enjoyable tone.

Leave a Reply

Captains Dead Blog

    • roadside graves “body”
      July 31, 2014

      photo by travis huggett roadside graves are one of the best bands on the planet, this is not up for debate. shit their last two records were 1. a double record, my sons home, that was my favorite of that year and is better than just about any double record ever released, and 2. we […]

    • strand of oaks “same emotions” – video
      July 28, 2014

      firstly, the video is possibly nsfw, just a fyi. secondly, read more about the video here, and buy heal – one of the best records of the year, here. (452)

    • maxwell panther “sky like you”
      July 27, 2014

      ive been meaning to listen to maxwell panther’s raw, real and the pure for oh a good 4-5 months now, and i still havent – well not all of it, but most. either way, had some time, wanted to mention it cause so far from what i have heard, i really dig it. i wrote […]


personalized nfl jerseys custom nfl football jerseys personalized jerseys