If there is one thing we've come to expect from Denver's music videos recently, it's that they seriously enjoy freaking us out. It's like they're all specially created to make us start audio-visually tripping. Case in point, David Dohrmann's new video for the Hollagramz track, "Galactic Leash," which looks like something you'd be shown in a hippie biology class.
The video features abstract imagery throughout, generally coinciding directly with the beats and sounds coming through the song. In this case, the visuals remind us of a visualizer viewed from an biology professor's astral projection.
It captures the Hollagramz sound well, with color and visuals changing as the song moves around. It's not just a bunch of technical tomfoolery, there are images embedded throughout with a clearly organic look, which makes the video as a whole feel like you're viewing it through some type of spaced out body filter. Dancing people accent the fuzzed out VHS and repeating patterns to create a weird sense of flow and movement.
In all honesty, we can't picture a better way to visually represent the band. This just fits so amazingly well you'd think the song was based on the video. Everything is lines up in a way that it creates an experience that's both engaging and trippy.
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