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New Girls Video: “Fixing the Chairs”

Seattle punk vets get scary in the lo-fi imagery for this track off their forthcoming album, Yes No Yes No Yes No.

William Goodman // September 15, 2008

Like an underexposed home movie with a kick-ass soundtrack, the new video from the Girls — #2 on’s top 5 up-and-coming Seattle bands list — is a dark (and we don’t mean menacing — we mean there’s a lack of lighting), lo-fi work brimming with seizure-inducing qualities. Consider yourself warned.

The video zeros in on each member as bright colors flash, embodying what drummer Elie Goral calls, “the Girls’ take on ’80s new wave trash, with a punk rock feel and hi-8 video aesthetics. It’s supposed to hit you fast, and be done before you can even catch your breath.” Wheeez, wheeez, wheeez….