While I was slow in being put on to this (it was out in 2014), it’s not entirely my fault. I realize we’ve come to a point where music videos aren’t life-changing events the way they used to be. We don’t talk about them the way we used to. In the visual for Chet Faker’s “Gold”, in what seems like a throwback to when alternative rock videos used to be uber-cerebral, the viewer appears to be peering out of the back of an old car driving down a deserted highway at night. The scene is perfectly set for horror until the first of three immensely¬†skilled¬†roller skaters glide into view and proceed to mesmerize you for the rest of the video, gliding effortlessly down the highway to a steady, bluesy groove. Read More →