VIDEO NEWS: STAKE Release Video For ‘Devolution’
STAKE have released a video for their track Devolution, taken from their latest album Critical Method. The video was created by the band’s own guitarist/vocalist Brent Vanneste while in isolation, using public domain footage found online.
“We were not planning to release this single at this time, but everything about it is so scarily fitting to the state of the world we are currently living in, and once we started to think about it, and about the video, it all just made a lot of sense to us,” he explains. “With a lack of opportunities to make a video outside the comfort of our homes, due to quarantine, we used free public domain footage. To then further enforce the DIY nature of this video, the export function in iMovie wasn’t working so we had to film the screen!”
“At this present time, our every-day emotions are shifting from scared to optimistic, nervous and insecure to hopeful,” he adds. “We have never before experienced anything like this. Our spoilt generation in this country have suddenly been shaken by something uncontrollable; the uncertainty of how things will develop, and each day trying to stay positive; the melancholy of how things were. So many people before us experienced this already: not being able to roam free and be careless. Our hope is that people here, when all is well again (and it will be!) will remember this feeling and thus feel love and understanding for those who experience the pain of not being able to control their own lives and having to be scared and insecure every day.”
Critical Method is out now via Hassle Records, available to stream or purchase HERE.