No Reason | Tōth (Official Music Video)

Published on June 29, 2022
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Captions provided by CCTubes – Captioning the Internet! A human to bird interface becomes a source of happiness for no reason.
Pencil on paper, digital color

Music by TŌTH Alex Toth
http://www.tothtunes.com
2018
Youtube:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K3bI_d80oCw
NPR:
https://www.npr.org/sections/allsongs/2018/10/26/660222923/first-watch-toth-is-happy-for-no-reason

Lil’ statement:
The track had me thinking about parades and love-pining by way of anticipation of the huge musical explosions. I was drawn to the enticing slowness of the song, and it made me think of the film Dreams by Akira Kurosawa, Cab Calloway’s dancing, and some of the moods in Marcel Dzama’s drawings. I decided on featuring birds as an innocent threat from the beginning, paired with a character who seems suspicious of them and unsure about their desires. I liked that the human to bird interface could become a source of happiness for no reason.

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