Auckland based electronic duo, imugi 이무기, are releasing their new music video for the new single ‘Be Here Soon’, ahead of a new EP release next month. The single launches worldwide tomorrow, but Metro has been given a sneak preview and permission to share it today.
imugi 이무기 is made up by Carl Ruwhiu and Yery Cho, two high school friends and bedroom artists, who released their first single in 2014, taking their time to slowly release their next project in 2017. Imugi’s debut EP, Vacasian was self-released a year ago. Earlier this year they released the first taste from their upcoming EP – Greensmoke.
Yery Cho says Be Here Soon is about "falling into misconceptions. Waiting around endlessly for promises made by your own expectations. It's easier to dissociate than face the fact that no one really needs anyone but themselves. It's an ode to leaving behind disappointing relationships and moving onto embrace the many forms of self-care that self-love can bring.
"The video-animated by Nic Little, is a 3D VR reimagining-a trip into Imugi's world. The colours and playful vibes bounce with the beat of the song as we provide this experience to all who could use a little trip into cyberspace.”
The music video was created by NZ based art studio, Worldpeace.FYI and is a VR experiential video - but if you're lacking a VR headset, watching it on your phone or desktop works just fine too.