Video Of The Week #104: SADO OPERA – In The Dark

Russian queer collective SADO OPERA recently revealed  their latest video ‘In The Dark’ an erotic after-hours adventure with innovative and humourous animation, watch it above. Produced and written by Damien Vandesande (of the French electronic music band dOP Circus Company), ‘In The Dark’ is a throbbing disco-pop track featuring bouncing techno beat not one but five synths and interspersed with a mèlange of hi-NRG refrains. SADO OPERA conjure up images of Frankie Goes to Hollywood and the Scissor Sisters yet given it an ultra modern subversive electro clash spin. It’s an ode to one of their favourite Berlin hangouts  sex club Ficken3000, they say: “The song is about an actual encounter that happened at Ficken3000. Not just a single encounter, in fact. We love telling the story at our live shows and thus turning every venue into a darkroom in a blink of an eye.” There’s no photography permitted in the dark little heavens of some queer clubs, so Rory Midhani has skillfully recreated the scenes with some. The artist recreates various lewd and luscious club scenes using cardboard puppets – complete with string and pulleys to really capture the thrusting and stroking effectively – to paint you a picture. The … Continue reading Video Of The Week #104: SADO OPERA – In The Dark