An appropriate follow-up to our feature on Experimental Music on Children's TV
, Nor-Cal powerhouse Merrill Garbus of tUnE-yArDs
leads listeners into similar notalgic territories with the music video for "Water Fountain". With the aid of director Joel Kefali
, the group explores nostalgic backdrops of children's television shows, incorporating everything from dance routines and 8-bit animations to Peewee's Playhouse
-style puppetry and hoaky scientists. In the Q&A below, Kefali speaks to the ease of working with Garbus and company as well as the benefits of mixing media.