New Moss Records is excited to release the video for Sun Angle’s “Raspberry,” available for posting HERE, off their debut album Diamond Junk. The clip, which premiered via horror site Bloody Disgusting, was hand-animated by bassist Marius Libman and features animated versions of classic scenes from 80’s cult favorites Poltergeist, Total Recall, Videodrome, Scanners, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and more.
His first animation, Libman spent three months working on the video, averaging about an hour’s work for each second of the clip. Libman explained his choice to use animation as the medium for this video, saying “Animation is, at it’s core, a psychedelic medium. And I think of the noise we make as a band as a kind of a musical non sequitur, so it seemed fitting to create a music video that expressed that same psychedelic break-away from linear logic in animated form.”
Sun Angle is currently in the midst of a spring tour in support of Diamond Junk. The band is also thrilled to announce that they will wrap up the tour with a Los Angeles show at El Cid on June 6th. In conjunction with the tour, Sun Angle released a live video of their song “Time Snakes,” available for posting HERE. Produced by Into the Woods, the video gives a glimpse of what to expect from the Portland trio’s tour. Full tour dates are below.
Produced by Danny Seim from Menomena, Diamond Junk was recorded in a brief blip of space-time in a cabin lurking in the depths of Zigzag, Oregon — musical immersion marked by the creative abandon of all-night psychotropic inspiration and oblique strategies.
Known in their native Portland for their irreverent, expressive, spontaneous live shows-full of aggressive elation and gritty, raucous, surreal layers of sound, the trio channels that same epic, improvisational energy into their debut album. Diamond Junk creates, as the title suggests, exhilarating tension between beauty and chaos, propelled by artful, animalistic urgency.
The synergistic three-piece consists of Charlie Salas Humara on vocals & guitar (Panther), Marius Libman on bass (Copy) and Papi Fimbres on drums (Paper/Upper/Cuts). Central and South American footsteps traverse through Sun Angle’s veins, blending SST punk, Cumbia, and pop in a wash of psychedelic filth. Sun Angle ride the line between chaos and pop, making music all it’s own.
Sun Angle Tour Dates:
5/30 – Eugene, OR – Luckey’s *
5/31 – Davis, CA – Sophia’s Thai Kitchen *
6/1 – Sacramento, CA – Bows & Arrows @
6/3 – Santa Cruz, CA – The Crepe Place *
6/4 – San Diego, CA – Soda Bar *
6/5 – Santa Barbara, CA – Warbler Records (4pm in-store)
6/5 – Santa Barbara, CA – Muddy Waters *
6/6 – Los Angeles, CA – El Cid *
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2. Creeping Sun
3. Yes Beach
5. Diamond Junk
6. Time Snakes
8. Vague Light
9. Bones Are Ruff
10. Hypnic Jerk
11. Higher Love