March 20, 2012

PBUH-042: Monroeville Music Center - Le Progrès DVD

You read that right: DVD. Today we're announcing the first DVD release on our Crash Symbols imprint, done in partnership with incredible Florida filmmaker Joshua Rogers, producing through his company Broken Machine Films. We also couldn't be more honored to say that our first DVD contains a track by track visual accompaniment to Monroeville Music Center's gorgeous Le Progrès EP, released last year on Brooklyn-based digital imprint Dracula Horse. Above is Rogers' video for the EP's opener "En Route (ou Enfin! Le Défilé Capsule de Temps va au Centre de Contrôle)", setting the track to his bizarre found footage of the triumphant machinations of some aluminum beings, marching through factories as they're transformed from raw materials into more practical "extruded shapes". Roger does an incredible job of syncing the music and  accidentally or deliberately his new juxtapositions feel like the completion of the original Le Progrès.

Buy the limited edition DVD and stream the original Le Progrès EP here. You can watch a couple promos and look at some pictures of the final product after the jump.