When it comes to free will, the Brooklyn band Chairlift pursues flirtation as philosophy. In this endlessly enticing video for their new single, “Met Before,” watch and determine the course of lead singer Caroline Polachek’s grad school infatuation with your keyboard arrows. It’s a heady cocktail for the Noble Savage: equal parts William James, Tommy Ton, lipstick LUGs, psilocybin kaleidoscopic fantasies and couture poses. Click here to indulge your newfound powers of persuasion.
FYI: Chairlift opened my eyes to the delirious possibilities of music videos in the internet age. The pixelated paganist romps of their 2009 video, “Evident Utensil,” inspired my first-ever “favorite” on my Youtube channel. In case you missed it: