SURVIVE is a rather mysterious electronic act, whose work manages to possesses an extremely cinematic quality; in fact, their latest single “Hourglass” appeared in Adam Winguard’s The Guest –  and as a result, Group Film One created a video based around themes of intimacy, desperate and confinement, as it’s shot at an extreme macro-level closeup that’s both beautiful and uncomfortable. 

As for the song, it’s comprised of layers of icily cascading and staggering synths and swirling electronics that evoke an unsettling, tense, anxiousness at it’s very core – while being, as I mentioned earlier, extremely cinematic. It sounds as though it should be part of a soundtrack to an art film based around the difficulty of intimacy in an age of constant internet connections, the confusion between love, lust and obsession.