‘Part Twelve’ Has a Cinematic Music Video
Paul Kalkbrenner Releases Cinematic Music Video for Part Twelve!
WATCH THE VIDEO FOR ‘PART TWELVE’ HERE
The German live electronic artist Paul Kalkbrenner originally released ‘Part Twelve’ as part of the 2018 2018 LP ‘Parts of Life’. Afer that, Paul today releases the music video for the album track. Currently, Paul has eight studio albums to his name. In addition, he has countless performances at the world’s most sought-after clubs and festivals. Paul Kalkbrenner is an artist who has consistently remained at the forefront of electronic music. Prior to becoming a mainstream artist, Paul was an underground artist. In addition to his electronic music career, Paul Kalkbrenner notably composed the soundtrack to Hannes Stoeh’s feature-length film ‘Berlin Calling’. The German cult film rose in popularity seeing Kalkbrenner’s soundtrack go Platinum with standout single, ‘Sky and Sand’. As a result, the track spent over one hundred and twenty-one weeks in the German singles charts, marking a German record.
“Music videos can be tricky. They sometimes can ruin the spirit of a song with the wrong images. I was intrigued with this project from the beginning, especially as ‘Part Twelve’ was never a contender for a video. Taisia certainly gave the song a new level.” – Paul Kalkbrenner
Paul Kalkbrenner’s Background Before Part Twelve
In the past, Paul has collaborated with the Kyiv based production house Radioaktive Film. Their projects have gained global accolades at major film festivals including Cannes Lions, MTV Music Video Awards, EPICA Awards. In addition, Radioaktive Film is awarded the 2018 ‘Best Service Production Company of the World’ at the SHOT’s awards. In the same vein, Radioaktive Film produced HBO/Sky’s critically acclaimed TV mini-series ‘Chernobyl’. Critics viewed ‘Chernobyl’ as one of 2019’s standout series. The show received nineteen nominations at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards. The hit series won three awards for ‘Outstanding Limited Series’, ‘Outstanding Directing’, and ‘Outstanding Writing’. In addition, IMDB ranked the show as the fourth-highest rated TV series.
Russian born female director Taisia Deeva wrote and directed the music video. Her arthouse short productions have won awards at several international film festivals across Spain, Australia, Russia and Italy, ‘Part Twelve’ focuses around the life of a patriarchal and totalitarian community living in an isolated place after the death of the oldest man, their leader. For example, whilst all the male members are allowed to leave and progress with life. In addition, the female members commit collective suicide in order to join their leader in the afterlife.
“I am a big fan of Paul Kalkbrenner’s music. The first time I heard ‘Part Twelve’, it made me literally feel like life was flowing through my body. Sparks of ecstasy. A stabbing feeling of regret. The story then started to unfold in my head.” – Taisia Deeva
Paul Kalkbrenner’s ‘Paul Twelve’ available to watch now. The project has already picked up support from tastemaker and digital video platform NOWNESS.
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