I’m so out of the habit of sharing what all is going on over here – I blame Facebook – it has made me, or allowed me to be, blog lazy and that is a mistake in lots of ways. Way back in July , when it was very, very hot, I had an extra fun project working on a diorama for Superchunk’s new video for Me & You & Jackie Mittoo” a song from their brand new album ” I Hate Music”.
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The diorama is cut paper and features photos of lots people holding records. From Mac McCaughan: “‘Me & You & Jackie Mittoo’ is a song about bonding over records, & the role music can play in your life & relationships. We asked friends, family and some of our favorite record stores to collect photographs of people holding an album that is meaningful to them in some way — not necessarily ‘favorite’ though we’re sure plenty of them are.
The photos are incredible and there are hundreds of them. I was surprised by how sweet and touching they all are- they made me love people in general a little extra.
We shot the video in my tiny place in brooklyn on the hottest day of the year – lots of dudes and equipment. It was directed by my brilliant friend Phil Morrison and shot by Mott Hupfel – it was a blast – so much fun.
You can watch the video below or here: