Video: Valentín y los Volcanes - "Piedras al Lago"

Valentín y Los Volcanes was one of the most notorious breakthrough bands in Argentina, their debut album Play al Viejo Walkman Blanco brought them enough critical acclaim and fan following to call them a true revelation. While we were busy compiling our end-of-the-year lists, they released this really cool 8bit-looking video for their album’s best song “Piedras al Lago.” The video is nicely introduced by no other than Daniel Johnston, or a pixelated extension of his brilliant bipolar mind: “they’ll play their music, and I’m excited about that.” This version of the song is different to that on the album, but keeps those desolated melodies that have made bands like Los Punsetes and Niña among our favorites.