From 'The Future Sugar,' album, out now on LP, CD, download & cassette
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Video by Derrick Acosta & Dustyn Peterman
Back in July we premiered the Julian Casablancas-produced “Fire Away” from Mexican rock band Rey Pila’s Cult Records debut album The Future Sugar. Today we share the accompanying music video, which is in-keeping with the track’s synth-heavy New Wave vibes. The entire video is pixellated, rendering the entire band and their environment into 8-bit arcade game mode. You follow the band as a player in a first-person car-racing game, advancing through levels and trying not to get shot down by rogue helicopters and weird alien-type-looking-thingies. The boss battle sees you fighting a really terrifying giant robotic tarantula, and then its head explodes. Wonderful stuff. -- Stereogum
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