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AM & Shawn Lee – “Dark Into Light”

on August 08, 2011, 3:00pm

A Cluster 1 Premiere!

On July 19th, Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter AM and London-based producer Shawn Lee teamed up to release “Dark Into Light”. The cut, clocking in at just under three-minutes, is a shimmering mixture of AM’s hauntingly beautiful falsetto and an upbeat, space-age composition from Lee, and the new video for the song is just as hypnotizing.

Directed by Christian Borstlap’s Part of a Bigger Plan agency and animated by motionographer Paul Postma, the clip is the closest you’ll get to a DUI without actually being under the influence. Set against a pitch-black background, the moving images on the screen depict a trip down the highway which includes minimalist interpretations of headlights, brakelights, car accidents, and broken down vehicles. It’s basically what happens when you take your Soma with a PBR. Experience it – without the side effects – above.

– Ray Roa

Directed by: Christian Borstlap
Animated by: Paul Postma

Check out the duo’s joint webspace here, and then go see them at one of the tour dates below:

09/07 San Diego, CA House of Blues*
09/08 San Diego, CA House of Blues*
09/09 Los Angeles, CA Greek Theater*
09/10 Las Vegas, NV Cosmopolitan*
09/13 Seattle, WA Sunset Tavern#
09/14 Portland, OR Mississippi Studios
09/16 Oakland, CA Fox Theater*
09/19 Boston, Mass Middle East #
09/20 Philadelphia, PA Kung Fu Necktie^
09/21 Washington, DC Black Cat^
09/22 Mercury Lounge, NYC, NY^
09/23 Lovin’ Cup, Rochester NY#
09/28 Troubadour, Los Angeles, CA#

# = AM & Shawn LEE headlining shows
* = w/ Thievery Cooperation
^ = co-headlining with Fool’s Gold

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