Last fall after a period of post-Poos silence, Owen Pallett released a pair of excellent EPs, and in their wake, a pair of interesting videos. Unlike “Blue Imelda” and “The Butcher,” Owen actually turns up in Pays To Please’s “Horsetail Feathers.” Director Tracy Maurice makes good work of the cut’s old-timey symphonic swing, essentially answering the age-old question “What if All That Jazz was a futuristic space oddity?” Yep that old chestnut.
Those powdered vinyl egg dumplings do not look delicious. Another from Pays:
And one from the other set:
Pays To Please and its companion EP Spectrum, 14th Century are out via Blocks Recording Club. Also worth noting: Owen and Grizzly Bear will be performing at BAM’s Howard Gilman Opera House in Brooklyn on 2/28.