Have you seen this short doc about the making of Gotye‘s album Making Mirrors? Seriously, its worth taking 10 minutes.
This is what I love about music.
The film is an inside look at musician Wally De Backer (aka Gotye) and how he converted his parents barn into a recording space, using a variety of collected equipment and instruments to record his album Making Mirrors. Taking us through the process of how he multi-sampled acoustic instruments, or dug up rare LPs from hock shops to sample, its a great snapshot at an artist who is driven by the art of creating new music.
His album has already gone certified two times platinum in Australia, with a release on this continent at the end of Januaray of 2012 (via Samples’n’Seconds/Fairfax Recordsings/Universal Republic). The lead single (“Somebody That I Used To Know”) has reached five times platinum down under as well, as well as the #1 spot on the Australian iTunes charts.
Look for Gotye on the road in the spring.
2/2 – El Rey Theatre – Los Angeles, CA (SOLD OUT)
2/6 – Bowery Ballroom – NYC (SOLD OUT)
3/22 – 9:30 Club – Washington, DC
3/23 – TLA – Philadelphia, PA
3/27 – Webster Hall – New York, NY
3/29 – Paradise – Boston, MA
3/30 – Corona Theatre – Montreal, QB
3/31 – Phoenix Concert Theatre – Toronto, ON
4/3 – Park West – Chicago, IL
4/4 – Varsity Theatre – Minneapolis, MN
4/6 – Bluebird Theatre – Denver, CO
4/8 – Vogue Theatre – Vancouver, BC
4/10 – Neptune – Seattle, WA
4/11 – Venue TBA – Portland, OR
4/12 – The Independent – San Francisco, CA