Hudson Mohawke teams up with Dominic Flannigan and Nic Hamilton for the second installment of Channel 4’s Random Acts series. Using Hudson’s “System” as the soundtrack, the four-minute video was shot to provoke thoughts and debates regarding art perspective.
Hudson’s collaborator Dominic released a statement about the video’s breathtaking imagery:
“A favorite from Lantern, with ‘System’ Hud Mo was inspired by some tear-out Jeff Mills offset with those minimalist classical arpeggios – and when considering an associated film I thought of classic rave visuals and cg stock art of the late 90s where the grid of the city would be superimposed with circuit boards and processors. Here we updated it for 2015, commissioning our own 4K helicopter shoot over Manhattan which Nic Hamilton treated, placing in a CG environment that evokes Philip Glass ’1000 Airplanes On The Roof’.”
Stay tuned for Hudson’s forthcoming documentary, Very First Breath: A Film About Hudson Mohawke. “System” is off Hudson’s Lantern album, which is available everywhere. Watch the new video up top.
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1. A first full look at #yeezyseason2. Our full review will be live on the site shortly. 📷: @thomas_welch
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2. Anna Wintour talks to Kim Kardashian as North West keeps her focus.
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3. North West sucks on her lollipop while Kim talks to Khloe, sitting on Riccardo Tisci's lap.
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4. Fabolous, Pusha T, 2 Chainz, `Ye, and Vic Mensa chill backstage.
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5. North West loves her some of her daddy, Yeezy.
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6. Kanye West comes out for the grand finale of the Yeezy Season 2 show.
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7. KimYe pose backstage after another successful show.
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8. Khloe, North, Kim, Kendall, and Kourtney take a family photo backstage.
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9. Drake called Lorde his "wifey (low key)" after this photo.
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10. 2 Chainz but I got me a few on #yeezyseason2
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11. Pusha T, Tyga and Fabolous wait for the show to start.
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12. 2 Chainz, Kendall, and Miguel sit on in the second row.
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13. Michael Strahan jokes around with Common front row.
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14. North West loves to make her daddy smile, even when he's in work mode.
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15. Fabolous makes his way inside.
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16. North West looks ready for action in her mommy, Kim Kardashian's arms.