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Artist Update: The Cool Kids

posted February 16, 2012, 2:12 pm by Ben Oliver | Filed Under Editorial, General Interest, Music News, Tour, Video | comment Leave a Comment

Tags: Mac Miller, The Cool Kids


Green Label Sound is excited to release the brand new video for The Cool Kids‘ “Rush Hour Traffic“.  Filmed this Winter in various locations around Chicago, including the Bridgeport Art Center where the band was performing their sold-out show, director Joey Garfield (Ghost Robot) captured Chuck Inglish and Mikey Rocks while animator Elliot Lim (Well N’ Good) layered his lively animation into the duo’s favorite hometown haunts.

“Rush Hour Traffic,” appears on The Cool Kids’ full-length album, When Fish Ride Bicycles, released last year on Green Label Sound.  The video came to be when Mountain Dew Code Red approached the guys to perform at their event.  Chuck Inglish described their similarities “We don’t have a formula, there’s really no blue print to what we do,” which also describes their relationship with the label which, “always gives us a chance to do newer and creative things on a higher level.”

More of his thoughts as well as the making of the video are available to view in this behind-the-scenes clip:

The duo is also getting ready to support Mac Miller on his Macadelic Tour this Spring:

Macadelic US Tour
03/27/12 Norfolk, VA Norfolk State University
03/28/12 Clemson, SC Clemson University
03/29/12 Radford, VA Radford University
03/31/12 Fairfax, VA George Mason University
04/01/12 Loretto, PA Saint Francis University
04/03/12 State College, PA Penn State University
04/04/12 Ypsilanti, MI Eastern Michigan University
04/05/12 Kalamazoo, MI Western Michigan University
04/10/12 Green Bay, WI University of Wisconsin Green Bay
04/11/12 St. Louis, MO St. Louis University
04/12/12 Bloomington, IN Indiana University
04/14/12 Dayton, OH Wright State University
04/16/12 Charlotte, NC University of North Carolina Charlotte
04/17/12 Atlanta, GA Georgia State University
04/20/12 Orlando, FL University of Central Florida
04/26/12 Baltimore, MD Towson University
04/27/12 Clarion, PA Clarion University
04/29/12 Oneonta, NY SUNY Oneonta

05.18 – Asbury Park, NJ (Bamboozle Festival)
05.29 – Brussels Ancienne, Belgique
05.30 – Paris Le Casino de Paris
06.01 – Amsterdam, Melkweg

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