Is Nervous Curtains' new video for "Wired to Make Waves" a commentary on child labor? Hallucinatory tale about the dangers of a life in the magic biz? Carnivàle with the rabbit from Donnie Darko? The answer is: Maybe.
Shot in part at Canton Co-op by Justin Wilson, who also did their 2010 video for "All Yesterday's Parties," it's quite a different approach than the video for "Moody Photos" earlier this month. The anxiety-inducing stabs of synth fit nicely with the old-timey images though. Watching it is sort of like falling down a stairwell IN YOUR OWN MIND. Also, George Quartz is the rabbit. (Repeat five times and he may show up like Beetlejuice.)
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Catch them at City Tavern on February 21 with Indian Jewelry and El Paso Hot Button, the same day their new album, Fake Infinity, is released.