04 Nov Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs – “Trouble” Music Video (w/ Q&A Interview)
This video for Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaur’s “Trouble” resides mostly in a David Lynchian universe, with heroined-out slow-motion vibes. Interspliced, however, are quick flickering shots of TEED (Orlando Higginbottom) being adorned with mysterious headdresses — an art form that has become a staple in TEED’s videos. The pieces featured in this video include a geometric wire-framed headpiece, crafted by UK wearable art designers Yunus And Eliza, and a feathery piece reminiscent of a Native American headdress.
Each of TEED’s videos are amalgams of a number of wordly influences, and TEED himself has a hard time explaining where they come from. When asked if there are any cultures which he finds particularly inspirational, he responds, “Eastern, western, northern, southern..? I don’t know what to say. I also feel it is unhelpful to examine your influences too much; the important thing is the moment of inspiration, and there isn’t a formula for that as far as I know. Though its fair to say that I get the most energy from the people I come into contact with who are also making things…”