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Stand Behind The Rope, Sir


Jim Swill, the visionary behind “No Dogs No Masters,” has just released a haunting music video with his band, Pelts. Pelts, an electronic duo based in LA, consists of Jim Swill (vocals) and Henry Sugar (production).

Pelts’ newest single, “Stand Behind The Rope,” is a hypnotic tale of a bureaucratic world run by “shadow people.” Directed by Paul Rosas and Jim Swill, the music video “draws from our fascination with sleep paralysis, shadow people and near death experiences,” explains Swill.

Swill’s edgy and metaphor-laden lyrics fuse nicely with Sugar’s electronic and hip-hop inspired beat. Frenetic editing and camera movement creates a surreal and disorienting setting for a man who curiously resembles Charles Bukowski. The look of the music video is appropriated from Swill’s art series, “Life is Real.”

“We wanted to make a video that represented shadow figures similar to Grim Reaper-like entities with a mixture of society’s current uneasiness with authority figures,” Swill said.… Read the rest

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Time Travel, Chasing Shadows and The Harlequin on The Black Fridays


The Black Fridays Episode 15 — Jason Ouffut

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The Black Fridays welcomes Jason Offutt. Jason is a syndicated columnist, author, college journalism instructor, and a “fan of all things strange”. We talk with Jason about ghosts, Shadow People, and even a guy who invented a time travel machine. We had a great time speaking with Jason and hope you enjoy it! Find out more about Jason at www.from-the-shadows.blogspot.com
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