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WATCH: Klaxons Twin Flames Video - Pure Filth
Luke Turner , November 18th, 2010 14:48

Naked oiled hermaphrodite bongo wahey!

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Making mucky music videos has been all the rage in 2010 - and now it looks like Klaxons have taken the (soggy) biscuit. Their new short for single 'Twin Flames' manages to mix hardcore grumble for all sexual persuasions (but ideally the best, middling grey area sort), that grim Human Centipede film, and the cojoined doll art of Jake & Dinos Chapman that made Justine Frischmann say "um like amazing" a lot on the telly in the 90s. Grab a tissue - or prepare your indignant 'this is shit' fingers - and watch below:

billbaggins
Nov 19, 2010 12:55pm

Blah. Everyone's trying to shock. The song's poor.

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MArki
Nov 19, 2010 1:27pm

Shit band with nothing new to say. Ramp up the promo!!!

Hoxton pricks

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so,eome
Nov 19, 2010 3:10pm

video has been removed. please send to the Beta news crowd..:-)

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Elbuort
Nov 19, 2010 4:42pm

YouTube = Boo. Check it here: http://hypetrak.com/2010/11/klaxons-twin-flames-nsfw/

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uncle d
Nov 19, 2010 6:05pm

In reply to MArki:

when I read your comment it made me think of the crowley quote, Intolerance is evidence of impotence, he's right isn't he?

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alex
Nov 19, 2010 9:09pm

good god! this is the single least original video of all time! from the concept right down to the execution, this whole amorphous humanoid orgy "thing" is lifted straight from brian yuzna's 1989 film "society" - right down to the goo/bile stuff!

i'm aware this may have been what they were aiming for - a pastiche of sorts - however they've brought absolutely nothing new to the table. In fact, after reading about how "shocking" this video is, i was surprised to see just how tame and sterile it is compared to the original (I say "original" because this is just too contrived to justify any recognition of independant artistic merit). unneccessary, unoriginal and insipid - and i'm not even going to get into their shitbland music.

having said this, i'm sure it'll blow the minds of this band's 15 year old fanbase and will end up on a list of "the most shocking music videos of all time!!!!!" on mtv in years to come.

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rob
Nov 26, 2010 1:20am

In reply to alex:

It says at the end "Inspired by brian yuzna's 'society'" Not on this version but on the original version.

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xavier
Nov 29, 2010 7:42am

trippy

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