Empire of the Sun thrive off spectacle. They make masks that recall peacocks, make music seared with M83‘s cosmic magnificence, and keep a straight face the whole damn time. That’s why it works. That’s why their video for the characteristically grandiose “DNA” is so easy to watch. The Australian duo of Luke Steele and Nick Littlemore still rock their space garb, but this time around they’re just biking around the San Fernando Valley, causing a little mischief with a gang of rowdy teens. Ice On the Dune is out on now iTunes.
Video: Empire of the Sun - "DNA"