Video premiere: 'With You' by Oakland's DRMS


Eclectic local eight-piece DRMS (formerly Dreams) today released a haunting video for “With You” off the band's self-titled debut LP. The album release party takes place Sat/28 at Rickshaw Stop.

The video for “With You” was funded through –  say it together now –  Kickstarter. The Oakland band raised $5,000 to create it, a thousand bucks more than its initial goal.

Director Elia Vargas says the video, which depicts color-punctuacted scenes of lead vocalist Emily Ritz wandering through an old Victorian, “explores themes of transposing human ideas and human emotions onto inanimate objects.  Specifically, inanimate spaces – like the home,” adding “We transformed a house to engage in a flirtatious dance with [Ritz].”

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Doubly impressed - the video and the song are equal parts awesome! This band is new to me but I'm curious to check 'em out. Are they playing the Bay Area anytime soon?

Posted by Mr. Button on Jul. 24, 2012 @ 12:33 pm

Impressive indeed! @Mr. Button - they're releasing their new album this Saturday July 28 at the Rickshaw Stop.

Posted by MobShelter on Jul. 24, 2012 @ 2:36 pm

The video enhances the ethereal quality of the song. Excellent production. More! More!

Posted by Guest on Jul. 25, 2012 @ 10:44 am

Wow Em I am very impressed! Great Video! Suzy

Posted by Suzy on Jul. 25, 2012 @ 6:01 pm

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