IAMX (Chris Corner) releases the dramatic new video for ‘Stardust,’ the latest single from his recent album “Alive in New Light” featuring guest vocalist and kindred spirit Kat Von D. The censored version makes its premiere via Alternative Press, while the uncensored version will debut globally on Playboy.com next week.
Directed by Corner himself, the video for Stardust, which opens AINL was filmed in downtown Los Angeles. “I rented an industrial work loft and spent a month experimenting with lights, mirrors and different camera techniques,” IAMX explains. In it, Kat Von D helps transform one of the band members aristocratic to anarchic against stark and angular lighting and camerawork, but IAMX leaves the meaning up to interpretation. “I never really go in with a solid concept. it’s more like piecing together a puzzle. I dislike narratives but I love visual art and performance art. So that’s what I tried to incorporate in this video. I also wanted to capture a little piece of the IAMX live experience, because it’s such an integral part of the project.”