Anyone remember Nujabes? The sorely missed jazz-hop producer collaborated with a variety of rappers throughout his lifetime; one of the most notable might be Shing02, without whom this captivating music video for Nujabes and Shing02’s track “Luv (sic) Pt. 2” might never have seen the light of day.
Shing0 works in multiple mediums, and when he wanted someone to handle cinematography for a short film he directed — set to the song “Out of Your Element” by Brooklyn-based indie/dream-pop outfit The Attic Ends — he went with Neo Sora ’14. Though Sora may not have received the director credit, the premise of the video (
YouTube commenter: “technology causes people to be isolated from other people”) relies heavily on the shots themselves, so Sora’s involvement was central. Check out the video when you’ve got five minutes today, and you’ll have a great excuse to walk up to him at a party. I’d give you a picture to help further the endeavor, but the best I could find was this mysterious snapshot.
Here’s that video I mentioned earlier, because it’s just that good: