Being a dude in a Brooklyn band is hard. You’re surrounded by a bunch of other dudes with the same haircut doing the same thing as you, wearing the same cardigan as you, and probably buying the same distortion pedals as you are. It takes a LOT to stand out, but the dudes of Hints have already stepped away from the pack by crafting perfectly 80s tinged, clean music with lyrics that are actually tangible.
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It’s hard to tell what’s more disturbing in the latest Guts Club video for “All of the Babies”. Is it the creepy amount of infants sitting on a sofa or the almost phallic milk bottles and epileptic horses surrounding them?
The video and song come from the mind of Lindsey Baker who performs solo acoustic pop under the Guts Club moniker. Following on from her video for “Weird Boat” it seems Baker takes slightly weird but familiar grainy home video footage then draws illustration/animation around them. The result is a DIY crafty/America’s Funniest Home Videos vibe thrown in with some early 2000s anti-folk.
Ahead of the release of her forthcoming debut album, The Arm Wrestling Tournament we tried to find out more about Lindsey’s fascination with babies and horses.
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