Sub Urban makes “Cradles” the best bad dream you’ve ever had—watch

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[Photo by: Andrew Donoho]

Ever had these unhealthy desires the place you’re in peril however you survive it? Like falling off a cliff and surviving, then getting as much as mud your self off and go on to the following huge hazard? Like possibly getting mortally wounded by any person’s hand throwing a gun form? In that case, you’re going to like the latset video from Sub City. “Cradles” is the weirdest, most whimsical loss of life journey we’ve seen in a really very long time.

Sub City—identified to his household and medical professionals as 19-year-old Danny Maisonneuve—delivers the three-and-a-half-minute “Cradles.” Consisting of cross-pollinated pop that’s concurrently futuristic and steampunk, there are sufficient randomized sonic references to make you assume you understand how to explain it. However as quick because the reference involves you, it’s gone, and also you forgot about it, anyway.

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Maisonneuve is as post-modern because it comes: “Cradles” has garnered ridiculous digital stats with one thing like 115 million streams and a billion views on TikTok. And that’s with out a video.

Properly, efficient instantly, that’s all modified: AltPress is premiering the video for “Cradles,” and man, is it nice. The clip—lensed by director Andrew Donoho with a storyline and idea supplied by Maisonneuve—options our hero sitting in a crib whereas flames run up the partitions of his bed room. After surviving that, he will get set upon by a patently evil child carriage, a mesmerizing tv, faceless ballet dancers and every kind of hand-drawn creatures that threaten to do him in. He additionally punts a rotisserie hen and will get rendered as devil incarnate.

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Sub City is a polymath in coaching who’s aided by prodigal expertise (a classical pianist since age 6), the imaginative and prescient of a maverick producer (huge expert at Ableton dwell) and a historical past of non-public quirks that will take advantage of “understanding” individuals run out of the room massively overwhelmed by his gifted subtleties.

Sub City has one upcoming present in Chicago at Schubas Nov. 23 with tickets accessible right here. Watch the video under and get hooked.