FLICKER – THE ABLE BODIES







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「FLICKER」 is the debut video single from Rochester, NY based indie-pop duo The Able Bodies.

This song is available as a FREE! high resolution download on SoundCloud: http://www.soundcloud.com/theablebodies

The Able Bodies is John Viviani and Eli Flynn. Music and Lyrics written and produced by The Able Bodies.

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Starring: Eli Flynn, John Viviani, Deena Viviani, Karen Rupp-Hardenbrook

Special Thanks: Adam Antelek, Krit Upra, and Nick Kundrat at Floated:Alternative Culture Magazine for shooting/directing the video.
https://www.facebook.com/FLOATEDMAG/

More Thanks: Sam Polizzi for mixing, Brad Blackwood at Euphonic Masters.

It’s all in my brain
The beauty she contains
but joy can turn to pain
a flicker to a flame
its like a dream
so peaceful and serene
you never want to leave
this love you can’t expain

Copyright 2017 – The Able Bodies Music



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Mackenzie Nicole & Seven | The Making of "The House above the World"







Mackenzie Nicole & Seven | The Making of 「The House above the World」
Stream – http://smarturl.it/MysticMN

If you or someone you know needs help…
Please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800.273.TALK (8255)
Or contact the Crisis Text Line by texting HOME to 741741

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「The House above the World」 – Produced by Seven

Mackenzie Nicole and producer Seven dive into their stories behind each song from her album 「Mystic」.

Seven begins the conversation with, 「I know this is one of your favorite songs.」

「This is my favorite song on the album! This is the best song I have ever written and recorded, hands down. This is it. You sent me this really eclectic, vibey, dream state beat. It was this moment where it was like heaven to me. I don’t believe in heaven, I don’t believe in an after-life, but if it existed, this beat would be what it sounds like.」 Mackenzie responds excitedly.

Pre Order – http://smarturl.it/MYSTICpreorder

Instagram – https://instagram.com/therealmackenzi…
Twitter – https://twitter.com/mackenzienicole
Facebook – https://facebook.com/realmackenzienicole

Streaming – http://smarturl.it/mackenzienicole

Official Merchandise – http://strangemusicinc.net

Tour Dates – http://strangevip.com

SUBSCRIBE
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Mackenzie Nicole – The House above the World | OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO







Mackenzie Nicole – The House above the World | OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO
Stream – http://smarturl.it/MysticMN

If you or someone you know needs help…
Please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800.273.TALK (8255)
Or contact the Crisis Text Line by texting HOME to 741741

Watch the Rest of the Film Series:

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Considered to be the most experimental piece of production on the album, 「The House above the World」 stands to be the best song Mackenzie has ever written and recorded. A gorgeous piece inspired by a setting from Albert Camus’s novel 『A Happy Death』 called 「The House Above the World」, an ethereal house high above the sea on the Algerian coast. The novel’s centric character and his three female friends living in this House do nothing but eat fresh fruit from the gardens and speak only the truth.

In this space of honesty and integrity, outsiders come in and feel uncomfortable by the level of pure honesty, just as the sheer reality of the World can make us uncomfortable, but just past this discomfort lies the joy of straight simplicity. The personification of the World reveals that it is not an overlord or a merciless habitat, but a cohabitant in existence meant to keep us company and live alongside us. This revelation suggests the individual’s significance. The World and each of us are equal, imperfect beings.

Official Artist YouTube – http://bit.ly/MCN_YT
Streaming – http://smarturl.it/mackenzienicole

OFFICIAL – http://strangemusicinc.com

Official Merchandise – http://strangemusicinc.net

Tour Dates – http://strangevip.com

SUBSCRIBE
http://bit.ly/1BscO1e

「The House above the World」 Lyrics:

In The House above the World,
I fall to the balcony like a symphony. Great diminuendo…
Floor to ceiling window casts shadows, (shadows)
out demons, gives something
to believe in… I am the savior
of your behavior. I build my altar there, flowers and fruits to bear. There is no savior. Human behavior…

So give your sins to me –
I alone will make them clean.
I alone will speak the truth.
I alone untie the noose.

It happens. Old habits. My heart
is a magnet for cupid’s arrows and poison darts. I alone will lead you from the dark.

Ah… Ah… Ah… Ah… lt happens.
It’s tragic. My heart is a magnet… Ah… Ah… Ah… Ah… for cupid’s arrows and poison darts. I alone will lead you from the dark.

Ooh… Ooh… Ooh… Ooh…

Come now, little girl, to The House above the World. Welcome, little girl, to The House above the World.

A Strange Films Production

Directed By: Taylor Lamb
Written By: Taylor Lamb, Mackenzie Nicole
Story By: Mackenzie Nicole, Dan Gedman
Produced By: Taylor Lamb, Ryan Hood
Music Produced By: Michael “Seven” Summers
Line Producer: Chris Stempel
Executive Producer: Travis O’Guin, Mackenzie Nicole
The Girl: Mackenzie Nicole
First Assistant Director: Cameron Cox
Production Designer: Tab Treml
Art Department Assistant: Laura Strugar
Editor: Cara Myers, Vespera Films
Assistant Editors: Kahleb McAdams, Diego Astorga
Colorist: Chris Stempel
First Assistant Camera: Colby Stempel
Second Assistant Camera: Trevan Hiatt
Data Management: Cody Roelofsz
Steadicam: Scott Jolley
Acting Coach: Chris Gilbert
Hair / Makeup / Styling: Heidi Bowles
Hair / Makeup / Styling Assistant: Amaris Kirby, Dawn O’Guin
Gaffer: Bradley Hayes
Key Grip: James Cerven
Grips: Pat Monroe, Alex Fisher
Electrician: Karen Foglesong
Process Trailer Driver: Kent Bersuch
Production Assistant: Chris Hansen, Lauren Groom, David Han
Set Security: AJ Moore, DJ Scott
Behind The Scenes: Lakoda Leep
Catering By: Carlos Mortera, The Bite



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Mackenzie Nicole – The House above the World | Lyric Breakdown







Mackenzie Nicole – The House above the World | Lyric Breakdown
Stream – http://smarturl.it/MysticMN

If you or someone you know needs help…
Please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800.273.TALK (8255)
Or contact the Crisis Text Line by texting HOME to 741741

『Mystic』 Available 2.14.20
Pre Order the album – http://smarturl.it/MYSTICpreorder

Instagram – https://instagram.com/therealmackenzi…
Twitter – https://twitter.com/mackenzienicole
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Join Mack as she explains the meaning behind the lyrics of the song.

Considered to be the most experimental piece of production on the album, 「The House above the World」 stands to be the best song Mackenzie has ever written and recorded. A gorgeous piece inspired by a setting from Albert Camus』 novel 「A Happy Death」. Named 「The House Above the World」, this etherial and beautiful house sits high above the sea on the coast of Algeria. The main character and his three female friends who live in the house do nothing but eat fresh fruit from the gardens and speak only the truth.

In this space of entire honesty and integrity, outsiders come in and feel uncomfortable by the level of pure honesty. This beauty is reflected in the real world. How the sheer reality of the world can make us uncomfortable. The idea that the world and reality are personified in a way that we do not just live in it, but among the world as a partner to it. This helps us recognize our importance and significance in our own lives. We are not just a spec put into the universe, we are interacting with the world as if it were another person.

Official Artist YouTube – http://bit.ly/MCN_YT
Streaming – http://smarturl.it/mackenzienicole

OFFICIAL – http://strangemusicinc.com

Official Merchandise – http://strangemusicinc.net

Tour Dates – http://strangevip.com

SUBSCRIBE
http://bit.ly/1BscO1e

「The House above the World」 Lyrics:

In The House above the World,
I fall to the balcony like a symphony. Great diminuendo…
Floor to ceiling window casts shadows, (shadows)
out demons, gives something
to believe in… I am the savior
of your behavior. I build my altar there, flowers and fruits to bear. There is no savior. Human behavior…

So give your sins to me –
I alone will make them clean.
I alone will speak the truth.
I alone untie the noose.

It happens. Old habits. My heart
is a magnet for cupid’s arrows and poison darts. I alone will lead you from the dark.

Ah… Ah… Ah… Ah… lt happens.
It’s tragic. My heart is a magnet… Ah… Ah… Ah… Ah… for cupid’s arrows and poison darts. I alone will lead you from the dark.

Ooh… Ooh… Ooh… Ooh…

Come now, little girl, to The House above the World. Welcome, little girl, to The House above the World.



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Animali ''Able Archer''







About this music video -_-_-READ OUR MANIFESTO BELOW -_-_-_
#AbleArcher is the 2nd single from our upcoming first LP, out soon in 2020.
See: https://fanlink.to/AbleArcher_Animali
More singles to come. Spread the love & follow 😉
#Animali
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/Manifeste pour plus de moins/
Voici le vidéoclip de notre single Able Archer. Il s’agit d’une œuvre graphique réalisée par Simon François et Frédéric Tacer, sur une musique d’Animali. Nous souhaitons prendre le temps de vous en expliquer l’intention, que vous soyez déjà FAN (Fin Amateur de Nous autres), chroniqueur en quête de sens à son papier, ou tout bonnement curieux. Un clip est certainement la rencontre entre deux intentions : celle du musicien et celle de l’artiste graphique.
Arrêtons-nous d’abord sur la forme – politesse oblige – et puis aussi parce que c’est ce qui interpelle en premier lorsqu’on visionne un clip. Ce que vous voyez est le fruit d’un travail de recherche en vue de concevoir une vidéo ayant la plus faible empreinte (et donc taille) possible : format carré, noir et blanc et mise en avant du pixel en sont les principales caractéristiques techniques. Nous voulions ainsi prendre le contrepied de la tendance à l’inflation numérique qui caractérise la plupart des productions actuelles, et contribuer à une réflexion collective sur l’impact d’activités « virtuelles », « dématérialisées », dont on commence à mesurer l’imposante matérialité. Les plus cyniques diront que « Hinhin, c’est surtout que vous n’aviez pas de pognon ! ». À ceux-ci nous confirmons que non, nous n’en avons pas des valises. Maintenant le fond de la forme : la narration du clip prend pour trame l’histoire de l’humanité, depuis l’apparition du cosmos aux premières formes de vie sur terre, jusqu’à l’extinction de la civilisation moderne, dont l’ « homme connecté » pourrait être le dernier avatar, perdu qu’il est dans sa « réalité augmentée ». Au vrai, l’objectif mal dissimulé d’un tel récit n’est-il pas de nous révéler notre nature d’êtres déconnectés – de notre environnement, de la communauté des vivants ? Si.
Passons maintenant à la musique, qui constitue 50% de l’ADN de cette œuvre audiovisuelle subventionnée. Able Archer est une sorte d’essai musical collapsologue. Le Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, responsable depuis 1947 de la fameuse Horloge de la fin du monde, met en avant le risque nucléaire et le changement climatique comme principaux facteurs pouvant mener l’humanité vers son auto-éradication. Le morceau fait explicitement référence à un exercice militaire de l’Otan mené en 1983 et qui avait vu le niveau d’alerte soviétique monter à des niveaux extrêmement préoccupants, faisant croître le risque d’une guerre nucléaire terminale entre les deux blocs. L’année suivante, l’Horloge de la fin du monde était symboliquement avancée à minuit moins 3 minutes. En 2017, elle fut encore avancée d’une minute, consécutivement à la prise en compte du facteur climatique dans l’évaluation du niveau de risque global. En janvier 2020, elle est fixée à son niveau record : minuit moins 100 secondes. Nous aurions pu choisir de louer les avantages de la nature, mais avons décidé d’opter pour une sorte de ballade-reggae-moderne-et-antiprolifération-nucléaire. Il serait sans doute naïf de prétendre bouger les lignes avec des chansons, alors prétendons naïvement que pour protéger ce qui nous est cher, nous devons profondément revoir notre manière d’être au monde.
Ça ne commence pas là, ça ne se termine pas là ; mais assurément ça y passe.
Animali



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