Coldcut – sound mirrors

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July 3, 2007 by Jeremy Williams

This one’s a little darker, but I find this video strangely hopeful, the slow evolution of something beautiful in the midst of chaos. And it’s a great visual interpretation of a piece of music. It’s on the DVD version of Coldcut’s ‘Sound Mirrors’ album.

Also available from Factory Films and Special10. And a bit of trivia – at the end of the video, those odd structures are in fact the early warning sound mirrors – huge concrete sound-catching devices built right before the invention of radar, so you could hear in-bound fighter planes while they were still over the channel.


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