Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Some GR Retro-ness in this music video!

I'm glad to finally be able to present this music video I've been working on (on and off) for the last 4 months.  It's for the Grand Rapids synth-pop band Alexis for their song "Feel 4 U."

The video is an homage to something near and dear to me, the 90s public-access TV experience.  In particular, this is a semi-real/fictitious look at GRTV's closest thing to a superstar, The Great Daryl Nathan.  I was involved pretty heavily with public access through most of the 90s and often worked on Daryl's show. 

I really wanted the video to be both entertaining but have a heart. Daryl always seemed to me both a comic and tragic character. 

I was and still am a bit surprised this project ended up coming together!  Especially Joshua Burge wanting to play Daryl, with him pretty much on his way to Hollywood now. But he and everyone else getting into this and wanting to make it happen made it feel like I had a good idea worthy of everyone's time.  I'm happy with how it turned out and hope you enjoy....

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