Calculate the amount of time you've spent on YouTube over the past few years. You could have dedicated all those minutes to charity work, helping old ladies to cross the street or feeding the hungry ducks in the nearby park. If you don't feel guilty, like patten, you can always take this moment to watch a few more videos, selected by the Briton for PlayGround. He is one of the most promising artists of the new wave of nebulous techno and is on the verge of releasing his debut album “GLAQJO XAACSSO”, out on the 26th of September via No Pain In Pop. Incapable of choosing ten videos, patten disregards the ten-item rule and gives us twelve visual items he calls “pure gold”.
1. Feynman. “Fun to Imagine” 8: Seeing Things (1983)
2. “Contact Intro” (1997)
3. From the top of the Burj Khalifa's spire 828 m (2009)
4. Tony Schwartz. Nancy Grows Up (1970)
5. Bande À Part. Louvre Scene (1964)
6. Borges Interview (1998)
7. Space Shuttle Launch: Viewed From an Airplane (2011)
8. Steve Reich. “Music for 18 Musicians”: Pulse
9. Grandmaster Flash. Interview (1986)
10. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
11. Waking Life (1997)
12. Carl Sagan. Cosmos: 4th dimension (1978)
patten, one of the most promising new artists of dreamy electronica, uses his many hours on YouTube to give us twelve videos he loves.