The veilsNew Zealand-based band The Veils – singer Finn Andrews and bass player Sophia Burn with Henning Dietz (drums), Dan Raishbrook (guitar) and Uberto Rapisardi (keys) – share this rather strong video for ‘Axolotl’, the perfect introduction to their impressive forthcoming album ‘Total Depravity'(out August 26 via Nettwerk Records).

Speaking about the video, shot in New Zealand, directed by Tu Neill and produced by Alex Gandar, front man Finn Andrews (who is due to appear in David Lynch’s new installment of ‘Twin Peaks’) says…”This was an extraordinarily fun video to make, I think because we got to shoot it back home in New Zealand with our friends Tu and Alex, whilst pulling in favors from heaps of really great people. Art Director Sinclair Lonsdale was working for ‘Ash vs Evil Dead’ in the day, then coming and building these huge tentacle puppets for us at night.

All the black goo coming out of everyone’s mouths was made out of the same stuff they put in mince and cheese pies just with black pigment in it. The day we filmed it, I spent the whole night just wandering around giggling to myself. It’s also probably the only time I’ll get to hear the sentence ‘Oil the tentacle, choke the jock. Action.’ Though you never know I guess.”

‘Total Depravity is co-produced by El-P (Run The Jewels), Atom Greenspan and Finn Andrews.

Tour dates:
21.10.16 Milan @ Serraglio
22.10.16 Bologna @ Locomotiv Club
25.10.16 London @ Koko
29.10.16 Paris @ Maroquinerie
01.11.16 New York @ Bowery Ballroom
03.11.16 Toronto @ Horseshoe Tavern
04.11.16 Washington @ DC9
07.11.16 Los Angeles @ The Roxy Theatre
09.11.16 San Francisco @ The Chapel
11.11.16 Vancouver @ Fortune Sound
12.11.16 Seattle @ Barboza
23.11.16 Berlin @ Bi Nuu
24.11.16 Amsterdam @ Melkweg
25.11.16 Brussels @ Orangerie