Here's a little musical interlude on for this sunny Saturday morning.
St. Vincent's second album, Actor, was released about a month ago, and it's every bit as good as her first. Her siren-like voice perfectly offsets the album's rugged, electronic-infused backdrop.
The video for "Actor Out of Work", the album's first single, was directed by Ian Kibbey and Corey Creasey, who collectively refer to themselves as "Terri Timely". They've done quite a few videos for indie artists, my favorite of which is Joanna Newsom's "The Sprout and the Bean". I'm especially fond of their film style - it has this very clean and uncomplicated quality that I find appealing.
If you get a chance, wander over to Terri Timely's website to check out some of their short films, like "Cecil" and "Children are a Gift". They're pretty hysterical.