Watch Cayucas’ Glitchy, Stop-Motion Romance ‘High School Lover’

“High School Lover” is about a girl who would write [Cayucas frontman] Zach [Yudin] love letters,” says Cameron Dutra, director of the Californian indie-rock outfit’s brand new clip, for a highlight from their Richard Swift-produced debut, Bigfoot. “Yet he would never respond despite actually liking her back. I tried to abstract the idea of a high school girl’s notebook with doodles and sketches into stop-motion graphics and titles.”

In fact, Dutra deployed a glitchy stop-motion effect he developed himself, sending Yudin (whose twin brother Ben also plays bass) and his paramour into altered, near levitative states. Cayucas are touring the West Coast this month and next; check out tour dates and an official Bigfoot track list below. 

January 22 – Visalia, CA @ The Cellar Door 
January 23 – Santa Barbara, CA @ Velvet Jones
January 24 – Santa Ana, CA @ Constellation Room
February 7 – Vancouver, BC @ Venue
February 8 – Seattle , WA @ Neptune 
February 9 – Portland, OR @ Wonder Ballroom
February 11 – San Francisco, CA @ The Fillmore
February 12 – Los Angeles, CA @ El Rey Theatre 
February 13 – Santa Ana, CA @ The Observatory 
February 15 – Solana Beach, CA @ Belly Up Tavern 
Track List:
1. “Cayucos”
2. “High School Lover”
3. “Will “The Thrill”
4. “A Summer Thing”
5. “East Coast Girl”
6. “Deep Sea”
7. “Ayawa ‘kya”
8. “Bigfoot”


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