Dirty Projectors – Hi Custodian: Music News
In case you happen to miss the cinema premiere in New York for Hi Custodian, the movie from Dirty Projectors, Pitchfork and YouTube will be hosting a premiere Sept 7th.
Hi Custodian was filmed over the course of five days in late April in several locations in Southern California. Inspired by music films like Kanye West’s Runaway and Prince’s Purple Rain, it follows band members as they inhabit a variety of characters in a surreal narrative about spiritual death and rebirth.
Amber plays a lost and lonely searcher. David plays a yōkai, a shapeshifting undead spirit from Japanese folklore. Nat plays a truck driver as well as a newborn child. Amber and Haley also feature as girls from the British Midlands, as well as sister Fates in an unindividuated dyad.