New York's Forest Fire released their third studio album, 'Screens', via FatCat in September.
Celebrated for its dark soundscapes, the album's sound mined a set of familiar influences - Can, Kraftwerk, Joy Division - to find something new to say in the 21st century.
It's probably not one to play with the lights off and nobody else home, all throbbing and unsettling and skin-creepingly intimate. That said, the band finds space for warmth, and that certainly comes through on this track.
The band's own (bassist) Galen Bremer has stepped up to direct the video to Forest Fire's new single 'Cold Kind', which Clash is pleased to premiere here. Of the video, Bremer says:
"I have always enjoyed the contrasts in 'Cold Kind' - the song has a sturdy and thin tone - and it feels consistent even when accumulating. This is foremost something nice to look at while you listen - and we captured segments that have a similar colour to the music, and trace its form. It was filmed in Maine, upstate New York, Brooklyn, the MoMa, the MTA, and in an unknown elevator shaft."
Check it out for yourself above, and find the band online (at FatCat) here.