Goddammit, this is glorious. I WANT ONE.
I loved this when I was watching it live. I still love it now. It’s a really impressive pre-taped piece. And kind of a sweet love letter to one of our most idiosyncratic filmmakers.
SNL Director of Photography Alex Buono explained how it was made.
I wrote about Anamanaguchi before on this website. Loved there music then; still love it now.
No idea how I didn’t see this video before. “Prom Night” is on their 2013 album Endless Fantasy. This video’s from 2011, which means that they’ve been tinkering with the song for 2 years before realization. The final product is much more polished, and it’s got those strange talkey-voice sounds. “Vocals” I think they’re called.