Bonobo ft Innov Gnawa 'Bambro Koyo Ganda' by Stylewar

Bonobo ft Innov Gnawa 'Bambro Koyo Ganda' by Stylewar
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Swedish directing collective Stylewar return to music videos after a long absence for the latest visual treat for Bonobo.

Like the two previous videos for tracks on the current album, for Kerala and No Reason, everything here is subject to subtle manipulation. In this case, each scene contains looping elements, which keep in sync to the beat of the track.

But it's the overarching theme that is really breathtaking: from the overhead shot of a beach to planes landing in formation, time-lapse train footage to a busy port, these mainly stock footage snapshots, lay bare the speed and ceaseless activity of the world as it is now - everywhere – reflecting the themes of Si Green aka Bonobo's current album Migration.

From the director

STYLEWAR:

“[It] is a vast collection of material, including some footage shot specifically for this video as well as existing footage from around the world, Then, through the magic of editing, we endeavoured to make every movement in the video correspond to the movement of the music, whether to its rhythm or to the very notes themselves. If you look closely, you should notice that the smallest details have been tweaked to sync the music to the movement. Like the music of Bonobo, it celebrates the rhythmic beauty of our world.”

Credits

Director
Stylewar
Production Company
Smuggler
Executive Producer
Allison Kunzman
Post production company
The Mill
Executive Producer
Enca Kaul
Producer
Marcus Speaker
Production Coordinator
Daniel Beldy
Production Coordinator
Chris Lewis
Creative Director
Robert Sethi
Grade Producer
Diane Valera
Colourist
Adam Scott
Editor
Zen @ General Editorial
Director's Rep (UK)
OB ManagementOB Management website
Commissioner
John Moule
Label
Ninja Tune
COO
Andrew Colon
2D Lead Artist
Steve Cokonis
2D Artists
Tara Demarco, Jale Parsons, Tom Van Dop, Scott Johnson, Patrick Heinen, Greg VanZyl, Scott Wilson, Glyn Tebbutt, Alex Candlish, Matthew Dobrez, Jamie Beckwith
Executive Producer, Colour
Thatcher Peterson
Production Coordinator, Colour
Robert Cohen

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