A fairly straight forward indie folk song, it's the dissonant vocals that give Inlets
' "Bright Orange Air" a certain haunting feeling (we told you 'bout it earlier this week). The accompanying video adds a little something to the overall mood. It's hypnotic and multi layered as its' subject takes a nocturnal row into an almost mosaiced world. Says directors Benjamin
and Stefan Ramirez Perez
, "We first filmed an actor on a rowboat in the studio and then rotoscoped the character and boat, slicing it up into different layers." Sounds really painful! Hooray for healthcare reform!
Under the guise of a lo-fi project out of a Brooklyn nook, he writes songs for the allergic. The nose itching from time spent sniffling at odd ball instrumental writing, Sebastian began sneezing out lyrical melody and form in between writing for a now-defunct instrumental group, and playing and recording regularly in the band, My Brightest Diamond. Upon his kleenex he found traces of flesh toned watercolors and four-part harmony, drops of intimate life moments spelled wrong, and streaks of faces in profile that were unwound from guitar strings.
On Thanksgiving of 2006 Inlets released a free downloadable EP, Vestibule to the praise of blogfolk and netlisteners alike. The band is currently hard at work on Vestibule's follow-up, due out later this fall. - inletsmusic.com