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Here's Pop. 1280's Brutal New Video For "Bodies In The Dunes"

By Benjamin Shapiro

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Here’s the new video for “Bodies In The Dunes,” the latest single from the grating New York cyberpunks Pop. 1280. The video was directed by Jacqueline Castel, a hyper-talented director who makes tense, kinetic work under her Future Primitive production house. Jacqueline’s videos are stark and confrontational—she’s created incredible work for Zola Jesus, Naked On The Vague, Blank Dogs, and a bunch of other pretty bleak and downbeat acts.

The video is not for the faint of heart—it was based loosely on a Long Island serial killer who was responsible for murdering four prostitutes in cold blood and dumping their bodies in “heavy underbrush along a beachfront causeway.”

The track is from Pop. 1280’s recent LP, The Horror, which was released through Sacred Bones earlier this year. You can order the record right here. Jacqueline was also on a panel discussion we hosted at Internet Week this past Tuesday—you can check that out right here.

Also, Pop. 1280 is about to head out on tour in the US - check their tour dates below.

 

SAT 5/19 - Detroit, MI @ Jumbo's w/ Frustrations, Protomartyr & Body Holographic
SUN 5/20 - Chicago, IL @ Treasure Town w/ Running, Brain Idea & Toupee
MON 5/21 - Minneapolis, MN @ Memory Lanes w/ STNNNG
TUE 5/22 - Fargo, ND @ The Aquarium (Dempsey's Upstairs)
THU 5/24 - Seattle, WA @ Josephine w/ Dreamsalon & Haunted Horses, Perpetual Ritual
FRI 5/25 - Portland, OR - TBA
SAT 5/26 - San Francisco, CA @ Submission (Warm Leatherette Party)
SUN 5/27 - Oakland, CA @ The New Parish w/ Ceremony, WHIRR, Gun Outfit, ++++ & Big Kids
MON 5/28 - Los Angeles, CA @ Fenix 5-4 w/ Merx & Shark Toys
TUE 5/29 - Los Angeles, CA - The Down and Out w/ TBA
WED 5/30 - San Diego, CA @ Soda Bar w/ Beaters, Baptism of Thieves
THU 5/31 - Tucson, AZ @ The District w/ Rubylyth
FRI 6/1 - Las Cruces, NM @ Trainyard
SAT 6/2 - Austin, TX @ The Parrish (Chaos in Tejas)
SUN 6/3 - Tulsa, OK @ Yellow Brick Road w/ Western Survival & NoWater
MON 6/4 - Memphis, TN @ Hi Tone w/ Mark Sultan & True Sons Of Thunder
TUE 6/5 - Nashville, TN - @ The End w/ Useless Eaters
WED 6/6 - Asheville, NC - TBA
THU 6/7 - Durham, NC @ The Pinhook
SAT 6/9 - Brooklyn, NY @ Glasslands w/ O'Death and Colin L. Orchestra

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