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Go Vintage with Red Axes' New Video for “The Watkins”

How about a little surf rock for the nearest beach party?
June 2, 2014, 6:46pm

We've all seen enough sweaty, high-fidelity festival footage for a lifetime, so for Red Axes' new jam "The Watkins," video director Marco Dos Santos went vintage with these archival clips from French television. The images are a perfect dose of nostalgia, and the dusty footage provides an interesting counterpart to the song's throwback rockabilly psychedelia. In keeping with the theme, "The Watkins" begins with a simple surf rock guitar-line and transforms into a multi-layered dancefloor heater complete with a tempting bassline and a funky groove.

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