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Watch murder in action in CROWD OF CHAIRS “Hollow Thoughts Of Wrong”

Every few months, I get highly obsessed with true crime shows and I binge-watch them for days until I feel like I’m doing mental and emotional damage to myself and then I cut myself off. I like the classier ones you can find on Netflix, sure, but the shows I’m talking about are the classic ones like Cold Case Files and Forensic Files. It’s been a while since my last binge, and it feels dangerous for me to be watching this new video from Ghent, Belgium’s post-noise-punk band CROWD OF CHAIRS. It’s like one of those shows created the dopest dramatizations for a story about a man murdering his warehouse co-worker; everything from the camera pans to the angles to the eerily 3D effect. And it’s all set to the addictive sounds of Crowd of Chairs; strident and ethereal post-punk with an almost psychedelic vibe. The track is called “Hollow Thoughts Of Wrong” – which legit sounds like a true crime episode title – and it’s off their forthcoming record Mod Kid With Dog that comes out February 21 via Sentimental Records – pre-order here. Today I’m excited to share the video with you below, I hope it sticks in your mind the way it’s glued itself to mine. If you’re in Belgium, check out the tour dates we have posted below – they’re playing at We Are open Belgian Showcase festival this Friday!

Video by Crowd Of Chairs
Mixing by Kasper De Sutter
Mastering by Frederik Tack

Photo: Kasper De Sutter

CROWD OF CHAIRS live shows:

08/02 We Are open, Trix (BE) (Showcase festival)
22/02 Instore release show at Weekday Ghent
27/02 Café Café, Hasselt
09/04 Volta, Brussels w/ Fornet
17/04 De Centrale, Ghent –> TBA!
23/05 De Kreun, Kortrijk w/ Show Me The Body (us)

 
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Meghan MacRae grew up in Vancouver, Canada, but spent many years living in the remote woods. Living in the shadow of grizzly bears, cougars and the other predators of the wilderness taught her about the dark side of nature, and taught her to accept her place in nature's order as their prey. She is co-founder of CVLT Nation.

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