Watch Mikal Cronin's Cathartic 'Change' Video

The Californian reunites with director Claire Marie Vogel for another emotional house party clip

David Bevan WRITTEN BY
David Bevan

Last week, San Francisco garage-pop craftsman MIkal Cronin unleashed MCII, his SPIN Essential sophomore full-length and one of the best records of the year so far. "Change" is its most aggressive moment, a "wild and wooly" guitar freakout "made more forceful by dizzying strings and woodwinds." So for its video, Cronin brings the song to a house party for friends and strangers alike, including an invisible kid who makes good use of the song's dizzying final minute. Director Claire Marie Vogel makes a quick cameo early on — meganerds may recognize her from her role as Ty Segall's cheating girlfriend in Epsilons' Laguna Beach-lampooning "Teeny Boppers" clip, which used Cronin's home for its closing (house party) scene back in 2007. 

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