Thursday, September 10, 2015

Viet Cong Unveil 'Bunker Buster' Video // Embark On N. America Tour With Greys

Calgary quartet Viet Cong unveil their new video for 'Bunker Buster', directed by Yoonha Park, ahead of their run of live dates.

Shot on 16mm film, the clip pays homage to many classics of the science fiction genre, using robotic arms, surgical tubes, and a mannequin overlaid with projections of human faces mouthing the song's lyrics. Park gives the song a grainy, sci-fi treatment, taking influences from the likes of Wong Kar-Wai, Philip K. Dick, and Lars von Trier.

Since the release of their self-titled debut album in January, Viet Cong have played sold-out shows across North America and Europe, and garnered enthusiastic acclaim for their tight, angular, and catchy brand of post-punk.

Live dates

11 Hudson, NY, Basillica Soundscape
12 Hamilton. ONT, Supercrawl
14 Quebec City, QC, Le Cercle*
15 Fredericton, NB, Capital Bar*
16 Halifax, NX, Gus' Pub*
17 Portland, ME, SPACE Gallery*
18 Montreal, QC, Theatre Fairmount*
20 Kingston, ON, Mansion*
23 Milwaukee, WI, Cactus Club*
24 Minneapolis, MI, 7th Street Entry *
27 Fargo, ND, The Aquarium

14 Vancouver, BC, The Cobalt
15 Vancouver, BC, The Cobalt
16 Seattle, WA, Neumos
18 San Francisco, CA Treasure Island Festival
20 Portland, OR, Doug Fir Lounge

* w/Greys

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