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​Junior Boys Share New Video and Robert Hood Remix of "Big Black Coat"

Techno pioneer reworks the Canadian synth-pop duo's single into a throbbing dance floor epic.

Benjamin Boles

Photo by Tom Weatherill

Hamilton synth-pop duo Junior Boys have just shared a video for the title track of their new album Big Black Coat, and a remix by techno legend Robert Hood. Hood keeps most of the track's original vocals, while stripping down and chopping up the rhythm tracks into an aggressive club track that straddles Detroit and Berlin influences.

"[The video] evolved from mine and the band's mutual love for early analogue video and experimental film art, industrial techno, and the audio/visual performances of seminal DIY electronic band The Severed Heads," expains the video's director Tim Saccenti in a press release. "Following the beauty and driving movement of the track, I wanted to create a piece of emotional innocence to run through the grinder of distortion."

Listen to Hood's remix and watch the video below.

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