‘Fraction’ is about those times when you are living as a shadow of yourself. Those rough times when you’re working towards something but it takes its toll on your personality. I was heading to India and sacrifices needed to be made in order for that to happen.
We hope when we make sacrifices that we experience reward. It’s frustrating but ultimately rewarding to come out the other side of it and feel like your full self again.
What the video director Graham Patterson has done with the visual is concealed the element of reward. It’s a striking, exposed and heavy portrayal of sacrifice and we never know whether it’s worth it or not.
With the heartbreaking news from last night .. perhaps our new stop-motion music video might cheer up the nation a little bit?
With no budget, a fondness for drinking tea, and by painstakingly stitching together nearly 3500 photos, new Irish alternative rock band ‘The Kerbs’ tell the imperfect love story of two mugs of tea with the release of heartfelt debut single ‘Changes’.
Having recorded my EP at the beginning of the summer, I wasn’t sure how to release it. I was stuck, basically paralyzed by a fear of putting all my work out into the online abyss.
Then late one night at a festival, luckily with my camera by my side, I spotted a luminescent butterfly struggling through the long grass, avoiding being trampled on by clumsy festival-goers.
He then takes a lifeline in the form of the hand of one of those revellers, which gives him the chance to gather his wings, and finally fly off to fulfill his airborne potential.
This moment seemed so perfectly matched with my song ‘barriers’, which is about being isolated, lacking the courage to move forward as you know you should, until you realise that sometimes you need another person to help you get where you need to be.