Frontman Tunde Adebimpe created a companion film for his band’s latest record, “Nine Types of Light,” along with 10 other directors who he invited to help portray his vision. The hour-long extravaganza weaves in music videos for each of the 10 songs on the record. The segment for “You,” directed by Barney Clay, which premiered separately today is a hilarious look at TV On The Radio meeting at a diner one year after a fictional break up.
Dave Sitek has invested all of his money in a “Bush administration on Ice” show, Kip’s been deep into a Peanuts LARPing community, playing cool Snoopy of course, and Tunde has been having a mid life Prince crisis — of the formerly known as kind. “I don’t actually go by Tunde anymore” [he draws a picture of a cryptic symbol]. “It’s kind of a… it’s an unspeakable name.”
Read our interview with Tunde Adebimpe, discussing music and film, right after he starred in “Rachel Getting Married.”