Rare Americans release their new music video, “Cats, Dogs, & Rats” today. The video makes use of a colorful, low-fi animation style (courtesy of Harry Tietelman, who animated Killer Mike of Run The Jewels video for “Reagan,” seen here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6lIqNjC1RKU), and traces the life of a criminal cat who winds up serving time in a prison of dogs. Watch here
Rare Americans enjoy and draws inspiration from the likes of the Arctic Monkeys, Modest Mouse, Bad Religion and Run the Jewels. Stylistic elements from these artists are evident in the unique blend of indie and alternative sound from Rare Americans.
“Cats, Dogs, & Rats” is a truly unique video pushing the traditional visual boundaries of an punk influenced alt-indie group like Rare Americans. The video is available for viewing on YouTube and Rare Americans’ social media profiles.