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Toro Y Moi – Low Shoulder by Chris Murdoch

For the video to Toro Y Moi’s latest single “Low Shoulder” the directors Elisha Smith-Leverock and Chris Murdoch have drawn inspiration from everything from pulp magazines and Cinderella to sploshing and mono-brows. It’s a nod to Italo-horror flics from the 70s and 80s. It features an appearance by 60s it-girl Daphne Sherman, wife of the legendary mod tailor Ben Sherman, who stars as a demented ballroom dancing reject/ waitress.

“According to Chaz the song was written for his girlfriend asking her to not fall asleep whilst driving. We based the video on the idea of this sleep-deprived girl calling at a roadside diner for a coffee. Next thing you know she’s semi-conscious and experiencing some really weird sh**” Low Shoulder was shot in studio and on location at the Marina Cafe on Mare Street, Hackney on very small budget with the help of a rather energetic and like-minded crew.

Directors: Chris Murdoch & Elisha Smith-Leverock DOP: Elisha Smith-Leverock Editor: Ryan Boucher Art Department: Jessica Bernard Hair: Hiroshi Matsushita Make-up: Freya Danson-Hatcher Actors: Daphne Sherman, Isamaya fFrench, Eva Doll;

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