Dreaming Of Revenge has definitely been a big step for Kaki King — as illustrated on tracks like “Pull Me Out Alive and 2 O’Clock,” she’s moved beyond the “guitar prodigy” thing to a straight-up solid, inventive songwriter. (Remember, she really sweat some of those lyrics in the studio.) For now, though, forget half of what we just said, because Kaki’s new stop motion video, created by Melbourne, Australia-based artist Ingrid K Brooker, is for the dreamy Dreaming instrumental “Air And Kilometers.”

Where her last video for aforementioned “Pull Me Out Alive” was made up a million little snapshots (and Tegan & Sara cameos), this one transforms old-time coupons, maps, rulers, marbles, floor wax, plastic cars, and little plastic people into an amber-tinted, patterned world of pinwheels, highways, trees, bridges, and inky rain with no sign of KK anywhere (at least not in the visuals).

Did you spot your hometown?

Dreaming Of Revenge is out now via Velour.

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Comments (11)
  1. Alice  |   Posted on May 2nd, 2008 0

    She also made a video for “Can Anyone Who Has Heard This Music Really Be A Bad Person?” after the one for “Pull Me Out Alive” http://fr.youtube.com/watch?v=wnLJ2xdnf7k

  2. Fara  |   Posted on May 2nd, 2008 0

    she’s just amazing! all of her records just sounds terrific to me.

    love from,
    Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia.

  3. Kaki King – Dreaming of Revenge

    1) Bone Chaos In The Castle – Jam
    2) Life Being What It Is – Crap!
    3) Sad American – MONSTER JAM
    4) Pull Me Out Alive – MONSTER JAM
    5) Montreal – Jam
    6) Open Mouth – Crap!
    7) So Much For So Little – Jam
    8) Saving Days In A Frozen Head – Jam
    9) Air and Kilometers – Jam
    10) Can Anyone Who Has Heard This Music Really Be A Bad Person – MONSTER JAM
    11) 2 O?Clock – Jam

    Jam To Crap Score: 15/33 – *45.5%*

    http://www.areyoucrappingme.com

  4. stephanie  |   Posted on May 3rd, 2008 0

    Amazing video of course. Love all of kaki kings videos. It’s really creative just like her music.

  5. Travis  |   Posted on May 3rd, 2008 0

    That was a fun, haunting video. It really captures that bittersweet sadness – such a sense of loss and longing, and yet continuity.

  6. Alex  |   Posted on May 4th, 2008 0

    Whatever, that video was too long and repetitive. Cool animation, pleasant song, but tiresome after awhile.

  7. empee3  |   Posted on May 4th, 2008 0

    KK sounds great but she’s still a poor man’s Michael Hedges to me.

    • Bryan  |   Posted on May 5th, 2008 0

      …a poor man’s Michael Hedges?… Don’t be silly. She is who she is. If you like it, great; if you don’t, great. What you’ve said is completely subjective. What, objectively speaking, makes M.Hedges great and KK less great?

      Don’t get me wrong; Michael Hedges is my all-time favorite guitarist!!! I just think that your comparison/distinction is trivial…pointless.

  8. Apple Scruff  |   Posted on Jun 13th, 2008 0

    Remember everyone, Ingrid Brooker made the video, not KK! (No disrespect to KK of course, her music is great.) This video is absolutely awesome :) Check out Ingrid Brooker’s website to see more goodies: http://www.agastopia.com

    Cheers :)

  9. Love this song.
    I’m curious to hear what her new stuff with Timbaland will sound like.

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