This Week in the Mercury

(Somewhat) True Tales of Terror!

Feature

(Somewhat) True Tales of Terror!

An Anthology of (Maybe Kinda True?) Horror Stories


Birdman Returns

Film

Birdman Returns

Michael Keaton, Alejandro González Iñárritu, and Birdman



Monday, March 4, 2013

Masturbating Puppets in the New Unknown Mortal Orchestra Video

Posted by Ned Lannamann on Mon, Mar 4, 2013 at 11:44 AM


Unknown Mortal Orchestra have a new video for the track "Swim and Sleep (Like a Shark)," a song highlighted by some splendidly circular guitar lines. It's one of many highlights of UMO's current album II, and the video was done by British artists/puppeteers Becky and Joe Pelling. The story begins with the indelible image of a puppet masturbating at another puppet who's taking a shower in the building across the way, and if that phrase doesn't hook you, nothing will.

Over the next couple weeks, UMO make their way from Toronto down to SXSW in Austin, then up to Boise's Treefort Music Fest. They perform a hometown show at the Aladdin on April 5.

Comments (1)

Showing 1-1 of 1

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-1 of 1

Comments are closed.

All contents © Index Newspapers, LLC

115 SW Ash St. Suite 600
Portland, OR 97204

Contact Info | Privacy Policy | Production Guidelines | Terms of Use | Takedown Policy