Today, Los-Angeles based experimental post-punk artist CROWJANE (real name: Heather Galipo) is premiering her watercolor-animated video for “Circular Valley” via American Songwriter. “Circular Valley” is the latest video released from her debut album MATER DOLOROSA, which came out in September via Kitten Robot Records.
Directed by Eric Livingston (Mr. Bungle, Dead Cross), the video details Atlajala, a spirit who enters a person or an animal’s body and feels what they feel. “‘Circular Valley’ is inspired by a short story written by Paul Bowles,” CrowJane tells American Songwriter. “The brief summary of the short story is this: In the Circular Valley lives a spirit, a mute presence, Atlajala. Thirsting for sensation, this spirit enters a moth, a panther, an eel, and feels what they feel – the cool darkness of water, the pleasure of a kill. // Continue to the full article