Tag Archives: Ian Svenonius

New Escape-ism video: Bodysnatcher

Video: Escape-ism – “Bodysnatcher” Directed by Alexandra Cabral. From The Lost Record, out September 7 on Merge. Another minimalist disco jam from the twisted funkbone of Ian Svenonius. The video features the subtle but enticing dance moves of Svenonius and collaborator/director Alexandra Cabral as they get down on the craggy shore of a tropical island…or … Continue reading New Escape-ism video: Bodysnatcher

New Escape-ism video: Nothing Personal

Video: Escape-ism – “Nothing Personal” Directed by Alexandra Cabral. From The Lost Record, out September 7 on Merge. Ian Svenonius is prolific. It was only November when he introduced the world to his new project, Escape-ism. And now there’s a second album coming due in September. “Nothing Personal” continues with Introduction‘s minimalist soul. The video … Continue reading New Escape-ism video: Nothing Personal

New Escape-ism video: Walking in the Dark

Video: Escape-ism – “Walking in the Dark” From Introduction to Escape-ism, out now on Merge. Escape-ism is Ian Svenonius. I first heard him way back in 1999 when downloading songs from the Internet was brand new and Svenonius had a band called the Make Up. I probably read something about them in a Greil Marcus … Continue reading New Escape-ism video: Walking in the Dark