Video Premiere: Kalahara – Augustine

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In 2016 producer Lex Shellard and vocalist Lydia Kaye formed the downtempo act Kalahara in tandem with Black Echo Records. Their nascent musical partnership gave rise to the Wildfire EP, which included remixes by Howson’s Groove and Jabru & Landings.

The pair return on July 21 with “Augustine,” a mindfully deliberate affair, which is actually the first song Shellard and Kaye wrote together. Using the blueprint they etched out on their debut as their North Star, “Augustine” is a wonderfully sparse and aligns with their less is more ethos. Everything is inviting here — even the space between the notes.

We’re thrilled to world premiere the video for the song directed by filmmaker Craig Murray, whose list of credits include collaborating with Scottish post-rock band Mogwai. Murray’s wife is the video’s protagonist, and he beautifully incorporates stop-motion animation into the story.

Watch the view below and catch Kalahara’s debut live show in September, playing with the Festival No. 6 Orchestra conducted by Joe Duddell.

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