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Young Fathers & Massive Attack Share The Creepy 'Voodoo in My Blood' Video, Starring Rosamund Pike

Rosamund Pike gets possessed by an evil floating sphere in Massive Attack and Young Fathers' new music video.

Young Fathers. Photo courtesy of the artist.


Trip hop veterans Massive Attack and Young Fathers drop the video for “Voodoo In My Blood,” their collaboration off Massive Attack’s Ritual Spirit EP from last year.

The Ringan Ledwidge-directed music video is a creepy and uneasy affair that follows actress Rosamund Pike (who you might remember as the very creepy "girl" in Gone Girl) to a deserted subway station where she becomes overpowered by an evil floating sphere that takes control of her body and mind.

"Am I involved?... Someone said the girl in the video looks like me. I have been to the Joe Strummer subway. I did have a strange encounter there once." Pike mentions in a press release.

Watch Massive Attack and Young Fathers’ “Voodoo In My Blood” below. Young Fathers are currently supporting Massive Attack on an extensive European tour before embarking on their own North American dates.

Interview

This Compilation Shines a Light On East African Underground Music

We talk to a few of the artists featured on the Music For the Eagles compilation from Uganda's Nyege Nyege.

Nyege Nyege, a label in Kampala, Uganda is channelling the confidence brimming over a whole continent. Africa is no longer the future. For dance music, its time is right now.

Music For the Eagles is a compilation released in conjunction with Soundcloud to showcase the best new acts that East Africa has to offer outside the mainstream. A new wave of artists firmly blasting non-conformist energy for you to spasm to. Music that takes you places. Otim Alpha's high BPM wedding frenzy of incessant rasping vocals accompanied by feverous violin will have you clawing the walls to oblivion. Anti Vairas' dancehall from a battleship with super galactic intentions doesn't even break a sweat as it ruins you. FLO's beautiful sirens call, is a skittish and detuned nursery rhyme that hints at a yearning for love but reveals something far more unnerving. Ecko Bazz's tough spiralling vocal over sub-bass and devil trap energy is an anthem that can only be bewailed. And Kidane Fighter's tune is more trance-like prayer. These are only some of the highlights for you to shake it out to.

We got to chat with a few of the artists featured on the Music For the Eagles compilation as they took a break from the studio below.

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