Monday, April 26, 2010

Iceland No: Bear In Heaven get airport creative

Firing up the Hotline on this Monday morning: As we all know, there’s not much to do when stuck in airports. So when Brooklyn space-aged synth-kids Bear in Heaven (as previously noted, a Hotline fave) were trapped in Madrid en route to London as a result of that angry mountain in Iceland, they got creative.

The boys placed a video camera on a baggage claim belt and set it to their track “Dust Cloud” in a serendipitous marriage of sight and sound. The result is the best – and trippiest -- piece of airport video footage since Tom Hanks starred in the Terminal.

Peep the Bear in Heaven tour dates, which include a few New England jams but nothing within the I-495 belt, after the video jump, and we still urge you to buy last year’s album “Beast Rest Forth Mouth.” It’s ace.

A nice moment during the dust cloud from Bear In Heaven on Vimeo.

Bear in Heaven U.S. Tour Dates
5/16 - Terminal 5 - New York, NY w/ Metric
5/18 - Newport Music Hall - Columbus, OH w/ Metric
5/20 - Vic Theatre - Chicago, IL w/ Metric
5/24 - Space - Portland, ME w/ Metric
6/25 - The Monkey House - Winooski, VT w/ TBA

6/26 - Big Orbit's Soundlab - Buffalo, NY w/ TBA
6/27 - The Space - Hamden, CT w/ TBA
7/9 - South Street Seaport - New York, NY w/ Zola Jesus
7/17 - Pitchfork Music Festival - Chicago, IL

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