King Krule - Octopus


King Krule is difficult to peg but impossible to ignore.

Still almost frighteningly young, the producer's grimy beats could only be born in London. Allied to this, though, is a fractured songwriting sensibility which matches spider-like guitar lines against melodies which worm their way into your sub-conscious and spring out when you least expect it.

Adorning the current cover of Clash Magazine, the youthful artist has just unveiled a new video. 'Octopus' is the flip-side of 'Rock Bottom' the single which was released at the tail end of 2012 via Rinse.

Much more than a throwaway, 'Octopus' is a strange, beguiling beast of its own. Allied to this is the new video - directed by Paraic and Michael Morrissey it's a surreal affair that bares some of the atmosphere David Lynch is capable of injecting into his own cinematic works.

Featuring a suit-clad Archy Marshall, the video follows the singer as a young girl waits for him in the bath tub. It's a strange clip, but one that is still bizarrely compelling...

Watch it now.

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'Rock Bottom' is out now.

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