Summertime Clothes by Animal Collective
6”x8” WATERCOLOUR ON PAPER, 2018 – Listen along on Spotify
The static and recording start as textured gray on the top left with low purples at 0.05. The textured beat is brown with high orange. From 0.19 the bass is black with green on the high twangs. From 0.33 the vocals are blue with green highs and black percussion. At 0.47 the vocals continue as blue with light blue and purple at 1.01. The blue continues with high magenta synth through the centre. At 1.32 the synth is green with black recording and low purple. The high pops from 1.42 are orange. At 2.00 the synth and harmonies are magenta with low purple and blue. The main vocals are blue with the high crystal in light blue. The beats from 2.28 are magenta with distinctive orange synth glowing below the vocals. At 2.56 the vocals are purple before blue and green synth. The vocals return as blue and purple. From 3.45 magenta dominates with high orange. From 4.16 is purple.
This piece is one of a kind and was commissioned for someone special. While the paint may fall differently on the paper, future interpretations of this song will capture the same colours and moments as heard in the song.