Zach Tipton's output over the last couple of years as I Am the Dot has been both prolific and awesome. The project has been confined to half a dozen EPs up to this point, but 2011 brings with it bigger things. Last month, Tipton released A Collection of Songs, compiling the EPs in one seventeen-track, $5 album. And over the weekend, a second song off the Bridges EP got its very own music video. Watch below.
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The video is for the song "River of Solitude," and it was done by University of Texas Arlington student Michael Gonzales, who is a friend of Tipton's. The first video to accompany a Bridges song was for ostensible single "Formaldehyde". Watch that here.
This new video paints a leaden world in negative black and white, all sketched lines and paranoid perspective. It, like the "Formaldehyde" video, takes a song that sounds predominantly warm and comfortable and reveals its darkness.
Tipton has planned a series of LPs for the coming year, but no details are set in stone. You can listen to and/or buy A Collection of Songs on the I Am The Dot bandcamp page.