January 20, 2014

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Cass McCombs – “Brighter!” featuring Karen Black from Hector Savage on Vimeo.

Cass McCombs – “Brighter!”

A tribute music video to the late Karen Black. Her husband, Stephen Eckelberry, helped make it.

Stephen: “Cass McCombs emailed me in late November 2013 and asked if I would create a music video for Brighter! using classic clips from her movies. It struck me as an opportunity to explore a theme that interests me – the relationship of film and memory. We watch a movie and the images from that movie become part of our memory stream. An image came to me: Cass himself becoming a screen for the projection of images of Karen – as if his memories of her were playing themselves out over his body. I found a clip I had shot with my iPhone when Cass was over at our house rehearsing the song with Karen, and I combined that with clips of her movies, some iconic, some more obscure.