Chad Vangaalen’s music is fantastic. He conjures up some very bizarre stories in his songs and completely does his own thing. Not only does he create music, but he also animates his own music videos, which are equally as amazing. It’s as if he is from another world.
I’m not sure what I like more: Chad VanGaalen’s dreamy campfire rock tune or it’s alluring animated video clip. Or maybe I’m just swept away by both since the psychedelic video perfectly fits the song. It’s a warping, Fantastic Planet’esque creation, abounding with blue-skinned aliens and fanciful, intergalactic landscapes. The man is a genius and […]
Yippee! Canadian musician and artist Chad VanGaalen has released a new animated video, prior to the release of his fourth album, Diaper Island’, and it’s another hand-drawn masterpiece, literally dripping with bright colours and touching pathos. [check out Chad VanGaalen's video for J Mascis]
One of the real tragedies of the modern entertainment industry is that ridiculously talented artists such as Chad Vangaalen, who wrote and performed this song and video, will probably make less money in his entire career than Justin Bieber makes just for getting a stupid haircut and winking in the right direction.
Extra Happy Ghost!!! will be releasing our debut full length album, Modern Horses. We recorded this album with Chad VanGaalen at Yoko Eno Studio in Calgary, and we’re very excited to share it with those who may enjoy it. Here is a link to the first single, So At One. It can be downloaded for […]
Chad VanGaalen’s music project Black Mold, despite its name, is pretty a mellow and playful, consisting of strings, horns, and other acoustic elements laid over with pleasant synth lines. VanGaalen animated his own video for the track ‘Metal Spiderwebs.’