Only Girlpool could put out a 40-second video that is still completely essential viewing. The “Magnifying Glass” video was created by Craig Scheihing, and it operates like a flipbook, whisking through images of Cleo Tucker, Harmony Tividad, and friends playing with flowers and dirt. One of the most appealing things about Tucker and Tividad’s aesthetic is how simple it is. They don’t try to gussy anything up that doesn’t need to be. They manage to say and show more in 40 seconds of concentrated energy than some bands relate in four- or five-minute missives. Watch the brief clip below.
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