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Echo Lake – Young Silence from Dan Nixon on Vimeo.

Echo Lake’s new video for “Young Silence” is ghostly and etheral with a treatment that apes the aesthetic of Radiohead’s “House of Cards” vid. What’s really interesting is that, instead of lasers, they use a Kinect (that new Microsoft add-on for the X-Box) passed through a bit of custom software written by Daniel Nixon (XXJFG ). According to Nixon the depth data from the Kinect’s sensors was then manipulated on a laptop to place all the band members in one visual space which is when “the fun began”. Echo Lake’s Young Silence 12″ EP is out February 14 on No Pain In Pop.

Here’s Radiohead’s effort for comparisson:

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