Jazz/hip-hop artist Walshy drops his new single/music video, “Lengthy Time,” veering off into a brand new course – indie dance laced with hip-hop.
Having grown up on the sounds of Elliott Smith, Seaside Home, Kanye, and Wu-Tang to call a couple of, you may say that Walshy’s inspirations are a blended bag. “Lengthy Time” marries the nostalgia of teenage indie and up to date hip-hop components. The observe was written throughout Walshy’s time residing in Leamington Spa (2019). It captures a mixture of frustration from having nothing in frequent with anybody there, being misunderstood; and aid after revisiting Dublin and bumping right into a good friend he knew from a couple of years again.
The accompanying London-based video options Caterina Danzico, an artist whose observe relies on the intersection of dance, choreography, and collage. Her works are strongly impressed by her Italian cultural background. The unconventional dance represents overcoming adolescent pressures that may burden you as you become old. The digital camera angles are playful, colourful, and generally disorientating. There are intriguing flashes from Caterina’s POV, alluding to the separation one can really feel of their present environment.
The video, directed by Dylan Hayes, evokes heat emotions of summer time, with a contact of sci-fi components. Harking back to pop movies like “Jungle: Heavy, California” and sci-fi classics like The Man Who Fell to Earth, the visuals supply a vibrant perspective, that’s virtually acidic.
“Lengthy Time” opens on delicate, warbling tones, adopted by rising white noise, after which flows right into a tasty entice rhythm topped by wavering layers and luminous leitmotifs of undulating pop savors imbued with hints of psychedelic dance music. Walshy’s delayed, dreamy vocals infuse the lyrics with chill textures and cashmere timbres.
Revolutionary and alluring, “Lengthy Time” demonstrates the flexibility of Walshy to mix hip-hop and dance music right into a hypnotic tune.