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  • 02/01/2011

Video: James Blake "The Wilhelm Scream"

Like his slow-brewing music, James Blake's new video for "The Wilhelm Scream," a choice track from his forthcoming self-titled debut LP, is an exercise in soul and subtlety. Watch as the image of Blake's head and upper torso is washed with color and blurry lens effects, only revealing a clear picture of the artist in portions as the song builds in restrained intensity. Also like the song, the main idea behind this clip repeats itself into oblivion, allowing just slight-but-brilliant changes that gradually appear throughout its near five-minute runtime. A beautifully mesmerizing song paired with beautifully mesmerizing images. What could you ask for? (via Pitchfork)

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