TOP 2012

OK Go – Needing/Getting

Posted by Arseny Vesnin on 06 02 2012 15:33 · in Motioncollector, Musicollector, STAFF PICKS, TOP 2012, USA


The new music video from OK Go, made in partnership with Chevrolet. This is just awesome! Four month of working. No real music but…

OK Go set up over 1000 instruments over two miles of desert outside Los Angeles. A Chevy Sonic was outfitted with retractable pneumatic arms designed to play the instruments, and the band recorded this version of Needing/Getting, singing as they played the instrument array with the car.

The video took 4 months of preparation and 4 days of shooting and recording. There are no ringers or stand-ins; Damian took stunt driving lessons. Each piano had the lowest octaves tuned to the same note so that they’d play the right note no matter where they were struck.

Director: Brian L. Perkins & Damian Kulash, Jr.
Director of Photography: Yon Thomas
Editor: Doug Walker
Producer: Luke Ricci


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