At home with White Light Riot


I don't have a problem with the homemade music video. I'll go one step further: I salute the homemade music video. Our own White Light Riot has taken the genre back to its roots: the video made in your parents' home. At least I think it's a parents' home. The copper kettles and the indoor wind chimes are pretty compelling evidence.

One thing about the homemade music video though (and I'm talking about the genre as a whole here): it never fails to suck a song of its blood--in this case displacing the blood with a flood of public-access-grade schlock. But just as I salute the homemade music video, so must I salute that great sub-genre of the homemade: public access.

So while I stand here and salute, go ahead and watch the video: