As fans eagerly anticipate his next full-length project, Sam Lachow drops off some aesthetically enchanting visuals for a cut off the Seattle-by way of-NY artist’s Motels & Minivans EP.
Lachow and Nacho Picasso take turns looking inward while contemplating the effects of their environment as they trade bars on the Paranoid Afterparty-produced “Albino Rhino”. The back and forth delivery allows the track to feel even more high paced and cluttered, capturing the essence of cocaine use well. Representative of where they are at in their respective journeys, neither artist glorifies drug use, although they remain honest in their personal depiction of the experiences they’ve had both in using and sobering up.
Visually stimulating, the Lachow and Andrew Imanaka-directed video highlights the dichotomy of a cocaine-infused nightlife. Thanks to Noah Samsen’s edits, the visual experience is fun and more than slightly trippy, but viewers see first hand the depleting and deteriorating impact of cocaine thanks to the sluggish and washed energy depicted by Lachow’s mannerisms.
And bonus points for the use of the WWE/Erik Rowan/Wyatt Family sheep mask.
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