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Usually, videos released the week before an album drops are intended to stoke interest in the new project, and I suppose the video Oneohtrix Point Never dropped today will accomplish that in a way, though it might be the kind of interest that drives people to watch Hoarders. Jon Rafman’s clip for R Plus 7 album track “Still Life (Betamale)” delves into the weird world of internet subcultures; it’s a series of photos featuring computers surrounded by squalor, anime, a dude with guns to his head, and what looks like a young girl’s underwear wrapped around his face and lots more stuff like that. It’s probably good to be reminded that the Internet is a big place and humankind is a strange species, but this video creeps me out big time. To experience the same sensation, watch below.

R Plus Seven is out 10/1 on Warp, and Rafman has a solo exhibition right now at Zach Feuer Gallery in New York.

Comments (2)
  1. I’m pretty sure I saw every image in this video in a single Reddit thread not too long ago…

  2. Amro Naddy  |   Posted on Sep 26th, 2013 0

    The video is still live, on the homepage of the band’s site: http://pointnever.com/

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