Aha! It was only a matter of time. This new Chairlift music video is all about the warped, chromatic beauty of bad video compression:
It’s really hard to watch without thinking something is wrong, yeah?
Reminds me of the first time I saw the UK Big Brother series 7 graphics, which were similarly MPEG2tastic: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VW-k8aUaJmc
it’s called datamoshing. viz.: paperrad’s cranberry umbrella, sven koenig‘s aPpRoPiRaTe, and takeshi murata.
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