Danish duo Tachys consisting of Jonas Bjerre (Mew, Apparatjik) and Tobias Wilner (Blue Foundation, New York United, Ghost Society, Bichi) return with their new single ‘Magenta‘ tomorrow (16th December). Today, we are debuting the accompanying video below.
Directed by Jonas Bjerre and skateboarder/artist Hannah Bertram. It features Tachys walking through their local neighbourhood, Nørrebro in Copenhagen, and some friends captured a skateboard session. All created with a mix of layered plates made with beta versions of programs that never manifested, and an old hardware video mixer.
‘Magenta’ is a song about responsibility, love, and betrayal. It’s built on a beat made with software from the late 80’s and fragmented lyrics, to mirror the inner chaos of a troubled human mind. Tachys uses their wistful melodies as a guideline through a tapestry of beats, gauzy guitars and synths. Blooming melodies and chanted refrains treading through layers of textural electronics and stompy beats.
Having known each other since early childhood, Jonas and Tobias have often collaborated, crossing over into each other’s respective projects, but this is their first joint effort as a unit.
Earlier this year Tachys released the two singles ‘When The World Wakes Up’ & ‘Signify’.
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