Felix Da Housecat and Lee “Scratch” Perry Star in New Video for “The Natural” Premiering via FADER

FELIX DA HOUSECAT AND LEE SCRATCH PERRY STAR IN NEW VIDEO FOR
“THE NATURAL”

Video Premiering Exclusively Today via FADER
Watch HERE

“House pioneer Felix Da Housecat tapped Lee “Scratch” Perry’s legendarily good vibes for “The Natural,” which is both a standout and the most recent track to be given the visual treatment from Felix’s recently released Narrative Of Thee Blast Illusion LP.” – FADER 

FROM NARRATIVE OF THEE BLAST ILLUSION
NEW ALBUM OUT NOW ON NO SHAME
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“Marrying a welcoming dub-wise riddim, the melodic, space-y journey is punctuated with some electronic tinges. Dub was always seen as a futuristic sound to begin with, but the blend of modern technology has really helped Perry’s creative genius take off…. A beautiful tune”COMPLEX

Today FADER premieres the latest video from Felix Da Housecat for “The Natural” ft. Lee Scratch Perry.

While the track was realized the old-fashioned way: with Felix and the legendary Perry heading into the studio to record alongside Perry’s bandmates from the 70’s, the video is decidedly more high tech.

Directed by Jon Conklin and produced by Devon James Stewart, “The Natural” video captured each artist on a green screen then digitized footage so that it reacts with the audio.

The digital effect is modeled after a piece of hardware called the Rutt Etra Video Synthesizer. Designed by Steve Rutt and Bill Etra in 1970, it was the first ever device of its kind that allowed you to manipulate video rasterization with audio signal.

For this video Conklin recreated the effect digitally, using the track’s bassline as the visual and sonic touchpoint so that video signal breaks up into scan lines and pulses every time the bass note hits.

Watch the video HERE

“Thee Upsetter Lee Scratch Perry..And I would like 2 Blast your ILLUSION .. Lose yourself from Thee Worldly World..and Universe your Soul 2 “The Natural”  =^,,^=”  –  Felix Da Housecat

“The Natural” is the latest track revealed from Felix Da Housecat’s new album Narrative Of Thee Blast Illusion out now on No Shame.

“Expansive” – Black Book
 “Felix Da Housecat is a true original in the dance music pantheon.” – NPR
 “The artist continues to push himself [with] Narrative Of Thee Blast Illusion.” – VICE thump


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