201V: HERE ARE SOME OF OUR FAVORITE BOSTON MUSIC VIDEOS OF 2015

Vanyaland.com  |  By Vanyaland  |  December 22, 2015

Channelling Blade Runner is no easy task.  Owning it is otherworldly.  As is Mei Ohara, Boston's solo experimental dynamo who here shines through a lens inspired by dystopian science fiction.  Produced and directed by Jesse R. Sherman, the video captures Mei Ohara's chaotically beautiful sound.  "There's an idea of who we each belong to, if not ourselves, and to what degree one runs from themselves or others to fulfill their own identities," she tells Vanyaland.

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GOIN' UP ON A TUESDAY: ALLSTON GETS LOOSE FOR INTERGALACTIC DANCE PARTY II

Dirtywaternews.com  |  By Sterling Golden  |  September 22, 2015

Photo by Mick Murray

Photo by Mick Murray

As most of all y’all know by now, my nightlife entertainment company 320 Entertainment promotes an ever-growing dance party movement out here called KNTRL, which is held monthly on third Wednesdays at ZuZu (474 Mass. Ave Cambridge). Featuring DJs AlexXxan & Howie Rivet on the 1s & 2s, KNTRL focuses on good vibes of an otherworldly nature, with futuristic house & techno sounds and monthly themes that are sure to entice even the most selective alien-type party people. I could totally go on for days about how proud I am of AlexXxan & Howie, and how grateful I am to see so many embrace the KNTRL movement. Buuuuut, that is not why we are here today.

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VIDEO PREMIERE: MEI OHARA CHANNELS BLADE RUNNER IN A QUEST FOR CONTROL IN 'BYSTANDERS'

Vanyaland.com  |  By Michael Marotta  |  September 16, 2015

Photo by Jesse R. Sherman

Photo by Jesse R. Sherman

Last night, a few Hollywood stars came together for a film premiere in Coolidge Corner. Further down Harvard Avenue, past the point where Brookline morphs into Allston, there was a different galaxy on display at Wonderbar, where experimental electronic-pop artist Mei Ohara unearthed her latest video aesthetic, “Bystanders.”

As the sun rises this morning and peeks through the September clouds, the video, produced and directed by Jesse R. Sherman, completes its galactal-pop transmission through a lens inspired by the dystopian science fiction of Blade Runner.

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