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A new throwback: this is my rediscovered and finished 2009 skate part. Basically a continuation/ left over/ following year of “Dirty Maneuver” (2008).
The footage was mostly filmed by Ryan Cambage and Casey Schultz throughout 2009 in various Upstate, NY locations – Saratoga, Glens Falls, Lake George, Warrensburg, & Wilton.
It was  all shot on MiniDV tape via an SD Sony Handicam and fisheye lens attachment. The footage was captured and sorted over the years until this month when I finally reviewed, arranged, and edited it.

Music by Devon Williams
“Bells” from Carefree, 2008 Ba Da Bing! and “New Guidance” from Beyond the Beyond, 2015 self released.

Full credits and thank you’s at the end of the video.
Produced by Rated gnaR Films / Bad Culture Films ©2017.

A couple new videos from a great show last summer. ETERNAL CRIMES performs at 51 3rd, Troy, NY 6/13/14. Filmed by Christopher Brown.

Download/ Stream their debut album DREAM GAG at http://www.BadArcher.bandcamp.com

“Past Lives”  (from their upcoming album TBA currently in the recording stages)

“Language of Flowers” (from the album Dream Gag)

Also on this bill were MOON MAGIK (albany, ny) and HOME BODY (north hampton, ma)

Contact Kiss shoot

SUPER DARK HomeVideo presents the new Contact Kiss music video for “Firewater”
from the self titled EP available for free download at
http://www.contactkiss.bandcamp.com

Directed and Edited by Christopher Brown
Filmed by Contact Kiss (Nicholas Blair, Shane Sanchez, John Gill, Christopher Brown)
Lighting by John Gill
©2014 Lofi Kabuki Records / SUPER DARK HomeVideo / Bad Culture Films

Sun Burdens SDHV at Collar Works 8:29:14

Photo by Christopher Brown

Here’s the new music video for Sun Burdens “In Solar (Rest My Soul)”
from the s/t album
up for FREE DOWNLOAD
courtesy of Lofi Kabuki Records

directed and edited by Shane Sanchez
filmed mostly by Christopher Brown
with additional footage by Nico Jordan
and additional visuals by Jason Cosco (1983)

copyright 1014
Super Dark HomeVideo
Chainsaw Disco Films
Lofi Kabuki Records

On a very hot summer afternoon in 2013, Casey and Chris skated what is known to the locals as ‘Ames’ loading dock in Saratoga Springs, NY. It was a quick, fun session, here’s what came out of it.

Starring and Filmed by Casey Ray Schultz and Christopher Brown
Edited by Christopher Brown
Produced by Rated Gnar Films
Music: “Idiot” by Wavves, from King of The Beach, 2010 Fat Possum Records
Copyright 2014 Rated gnaR Films/ Bad Culture Films

can’t wait for the snow to go away…

casey rogers rock
Photo (rip from video) by Christopher Brown

Back in June, Casey and I wanted to make a video for National Go Skateboarding Day aka the first day of summer aka June 21st 2013. We wanted to do something different, something interesting in the world of skateboarding and for ourselves. So Saturday June 22 we grabbed the video camera, tossed our boards in the car, and drove an hour north to Hague, NY to Rogers Rock Campground. There’s a nice mountain trail there leading up to a beautiful view over Lake George. We made our way to the top stopping off where we felt inspired and challenged to skate. There were moments where we put ourselves at serious risk of being hurt or killed but all in good fun and filmmaking. Also, skating on rocks is very difficult and this video doesn’t do justice to how tough it is. We had a blast, enjoy.

Filmed and Directed by Casey Ray Schultz and Christopher Brown
Edited by Christopher Brown
Produced by Rated gnaR Films
Music” I’ll Cut You Down” by Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats
from the album Blood Lust, 2012 Metal Blade Records
Copyright 2013 Rated gnaR Films/ Bad Culture Films

chris cliff
Photo (rip from video) by Casey Ray Schultz

lea liam
photo by Christopher Brown

Here’s an excerpt of the performance by Lea Bertucci and William Rees at Spring Street Gallery in Saratoga Springs, NY 7/6/13.

The video captures not only the sound and visual of the musicians themselves but also an interesting look at a couple pieces from the photography exhibit “Faces of Nepal” by Emma Dodge Hanson

Also a piece of Lea’s solo clarinet performance before the two of them played

Tiki Bats “Like Before” live at the UAG in Albany, NY 8/10/13

So I just joined Tiki Bats (the noise rock, psyche grunge, brainchild of Asa Morris)
Check out the bandcamp and facebook pages for music/ downloads/ whatever:
http://www.tikibats.bandcamp.com
https://www.facebook.com/TikiBats

The new lineup is:
Vocals/ Bass – Asa Morris
Drums – Shane Sanchez
Guitar – Christopher Brown

We had our debut show as this lineup as part of farewell show for Girls of Porn and as a benefit for the drummer of Girls of Porn for unfortunate matters.

The full lineup was:
Scuz
Tiki Bats
Mallwalkers
Lester Mullhannan
Girls of Porn
and DJ PartyHorn mixing it up in between

the show ended like this
UAG destroyed

Here is the second installment of the “Just for Fun” footy. This is bonus and throwaway footage from the 2008 filming of my “Dirty Maneuver” skate part.

I love having all of this footage because it’s awesome to go back on and realize so much of these years are well documented. So many good times and moments captured to reflect on and feel nostalgic about.

Remember, skateboarding is fun. So here’s me having a great time and enjoying some of the less serious moments as well as the plenty of rad things that just couldn’t make the cut in the actual part. enjoy.

always, much love and thanks to everyone involved in this footage: from skating to filming to just hanging out and sharing life. all the credits are in the video. peace to dan levy.

Love Ritual
Screen Shot from the movie

The story of 3 heartbroken men who turn to a satanic love ritual in desperation to rekindle their lost relationships, but things get weird and reality is skewed for them and their unsuspecting roommate.

Directed, Filmed, Starring, and Music by
Christopher Brown
Ian Klamp
Shane Sanchez
Samuel Yager

Edited by
Shane Sanchez
Christopher Brown

Produced by Super Dark Collective

©2013 Chainsaw Disco Films/ Super Dark Home Video

Check out/ follow the new Super Dark Home Video youtube

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Roam-a-roids
Eh, we needed some sun and nature 🌞🏞📸😎
water-lapses
OK! SO, before music and smart phones consumed my life (and many of our lives) I used to skateboard a lot more and film, edit, and produce skate video with some rad, talented, & inspiring friends. 10 years ago we were hoping to put out a semi-full length skateboarding film for fun and documentation - a little slice of people and spots within our Saratoga Springs skate scene. Before iPhones, we carried around a MiniDV tape camcorder with a fisheye lens (all standard, at best, quality at the time) and went everywhere and hit every spot we could with basically no money or regard for the rules. We filmed mostly in 2008 & 2009 around Saratoga and other Upstate, NY places in hopes to upload this thing on YouTube (which had only existed for like 3 years). As time went on, the concept kind of got abandoned and as the parts were slowly finished they popped online and eventually that’s where they all ended up. BUT NOW, for the first time ever, the full film is actually complete (enough) and presented for nostalgic good fun. Those days and the people involved with this video were so important, fun, and inspiring to me. The good ol’ days. Love you all, and skateboarding, and I’m still throwin’ down as much as I can <3 Rated gnaR Films (in association with Bad Culture Films & Rec City Skates) presents DIRTY MANEUVER 25+ minutes (plus bonus videos) featuring @superdarkchris @casey_gnar @paullydiamond @toilet_victim @zakyounginstafam and Dan Levy Please excuse the quality of (some of the skating & antics haha) and the decade old equipment. Thank you all, share with the homies, and enjoi! https://youtu.be/DP2emyubPHk
A couple (force-cropped) pre-distancing shots of me by @confidently_medicore
Times can be uncertain, sad, & scary... like now... which reminds me of my twenties heh... so seems like an appropriate time, since no can do much anyway, to let you know my two lofi solo albums are on all streaming sites (and bandcamp) if anyone is interested. Both compiled/ created during my 20’s and represent a specific, nostalgic journey and moments in my life during that era. Both are experimental in some way, but the first album is songs that came to be over time and whether winged or half-written I chose to make exist instead of forgetting them or not creating a all. I’d call if lofi alt-folk post-punk I guess. The second album is instrumental and structured loop based “practice jams” basically, but they have their moments and meaning all recorded randomly in a year span while living on Church St in Saratoga where Super Dark Collective was born. I’d call it lofi experimental loop jams. I was inspired at the time to actually collect all of these lofi weirdo sad time half songs and put them out thanks to Asa, Shane, Kieran, & Tony. Hope you all are doing well and staying healthy and safe out there! Much love!
William Hale at Gug’s 3/14/20
Brain Medicine at Gug’s 3/14/20
Asa Morris at Gug’s 3/14/20
Montreal Hangs pt 2 - more Musée des beaux-arts, pics of me by @tessiabek, street art & graffiti, phone booths, bar hangs, karaoke, stickering the city
Montreal Hangs pt 1 - “Night Owl” corner store, Museum of Fine Art with Egyptian Mummies exhibit, gig at Quai De Brumes, bar decor, stickers, signs, & more
Hot Garbage at DA’s 3/9/20 #superdarkcollective #superdarkmondays #desperateannies #hotgarbage

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