Superimpose: How Self Expression on YouTube Created the Most Modern Of Albums (2016) Online
SUPERIMPOSE explores the hyper postmodern story behind The Range's (Brooklyn-based electronic producer James Hinton) new album Potential, which exclusively uses the voices of people who posted videos of themselves signing on YouTube. The documentary sheds light on the unique and varied human stories of the people featured on the album who were completely unknown to The Range when he originally selected them from the deep reaches of low view count YouTube. To tell these stories the documentary travels to off-the-beaten-path neighborhoods of New York City, NY; Kingston, Jamaica and London, England - from Kai, the shy Brooklyn teenager who loves singing Ariana Grande covers; to Damian "Naturaliss" Gordon, the charismatic Jamaican correctional officer by day, dance-hall singer by night; to Ophqi, the determined Brixton rapper and dutiful father with a difficult past who is still waiting for his moment to succeed as a musician; and more. While diverse as the backgrounds of the people The ...