The video for “Jardín Infinito” is based on a very odd 1928 Russian film called Zvenigora. It’s a surreal, pre-psychedelic film that I re-edited and treated to tell a different story from what was there prior. I like that it’s a little open-ended. Perhaps the old man is “vision-questing” and experiencing all the different permutations of his trip. On the other hand, this could be a purgatorial experience where everyone he encounters is a reflection of himself or reliving some wrong. I like that he gets a glimpse of what looks like a beatific afterlife but still is forced to suffer with the demon above him on an infinite loop at the end.
The Killing Moon (Cover)
Ari Rosenschein is a Seattle-based writer whose work appears in Meow Meow Pow Pow, Entropy, The Bookends Review, Lunch Ticket, P.S. I Love You, From Sac, Literally Literary, and elsewhere. He holds an MFA from Antioch Los Angeles. A lifelong musician, Ari also records and performs with his bands STAHV and The Royal Oui. STAHV is one human creating instrumental post-rock incorporating shoegaze, doom, psychedelia, and esoterica.
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