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WATCH: New The Horrors Video
Christian Eede , July 17th, 2017 12:01

Lead single from new album gets an abstract, computer-generated video

The Horrors have shared an abstract new video for 'Machine', the lead single from their upcoming album, V.

The computer-generated clip features various simulations of micro-organisms, produced by Jon Emmony who is known for his intriguing CGI simulation videos.

On making the video, Emmony says: "The creatures, formed from sections cut and twisted from insects, crustaceans and bone are arranged in sculptural compositions inspired by artists such as Hieronymus Bosch; finding the surreal within mixed forms and scales. If left, taken away from an edit, the creatures would continue to exist and their movements would evolve. For me this was an exciting way to create digital imagery, as having an element of control removed and then decided by a computer seemed fitting with the track. Machines inside machines.”

The new album from the band, due out on September 22, is said to see them channelling a number of different sounds and influences with Faris Badwan commenting on it that "life isn’t much fun without risk. It’s the antithesis of being creative if you know what you’re going to be doing every time."

The band will tour the UK in October, and you can find the full list of dates here.

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