May 2012 29

The most interesting music videos these days, are the ones with a twist, a turn and most likely a death. Devonte Haynes does not falter in giving us what we want in his latest release taken off an indie favourite of mine, Coastal Grooves.

Directed by ‘Peso’ creator Abteen Bagheri, the video is full of references of late 80’s kitsch noirs for the film buffs out there, we are talking the likes of Near Dark, The Coen Brothers first foray Blood Simple. There is also the flickers of American Ninja 4 whilst the tale unfolds…


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