i’ll be releasing the full length “up, up, and away” next monday. in the meantime, here’s something i put together for npr’s “tiny desk” competition. the folks who’ve seen it have said they liked it so i figured i’d share a bit more widely. the performance was done live in front of a green screen […]
Monthly Archives: April 2016
up, up, and away #18: "i fly away"
the final track bookends the first (“the cure”) as an overview of the entire experience. i used the music to underscore the credits for the visual sources borrowed throughout the movie. planning to release the entire movie on may 2, and will start sharing it out after that. currently putting the finishing touches on a […]
up, up, and away #17: "castaway"
this is the final video in the movie, showcasing the confused depression so nicely captured by the coen brothers in barton fink.
up, up, and away #16: "a great fall"
the final sequence is titled “the return,” which closes the loop with the depression that started the cycle. it is at once the same and new: a more complex depression that includes the loss of what had at first looked like an escape earned by years of suffering. like passing seasons, moving forward standing still… […]
up, up, and away #15: "her beautiful balloon"
after many hours strapped to a restraint table, sleep finally comes, and a dream encapsulation of the icarus-like rise and fall that is the manic depressive experience. the visuals come from koyaanasqatsi.