Matt Helders and Joe Carnall share new music video
Good Cop Bad Cop, the new collaborative project by Arctic Monkeys’ Matt Helders and Miburn’s Joe Carnall, has released a new video.
The working relationship between the duo developed after singer Carnall wrote the material and sent Helders a selection of sample demos which the drummer worked on at his home studio on LA.
Having both created and forged the indie Sheffield sound we know well now, Carnall is exploring a new direction with the help of Helders. Penned by Carnall and produced by Helders, the project resides in the not-so-grey area between machine and man, synthesiser and well-earned local wisdom.
Now, the project’s lead single ‘Silk and Leather’ has been handed some visuals in the shape of a new music video which sees Helders stuck amidst intense interrogation.
Here it is:
Speaking to KEXP previously, Helders detailed his studio: “I’ve got a little studio set up at home now that, when I’m there, I can commit some time to,” he said. “That’s basically old drum machines and synthesisers – a bit more electronic and a bit more like soundtrack-y, like a John Carpenter kind of thing.”
He added: “There isn’t really a goal for what it will be yet. I’m just trying to drop in the tools in case, whether it’s a score or a record or what. I’m just enjoying it as a hobby and, when that leads to something, I think that feels a bit better for me when it’s, like, just something I wanted to do and have interest in.”