• E*Rock

    WANTING TO VISUALIZE MUSIC is a natural inclination. I was first drawn to that experience through making animations on a camcorder and playing in bands; I loved the superflat images of cartoons, video-game graphics, and 1960s psychedelic illustrations. When I saw Flash animation in the late ’90s, in fact, I thought it was garbage—I preferred a more handmade feel. But then I discovered the artist Mumbleboy [Kinya Hanada], who used Flash to create an idiosyncratic, self-contained world. I began making music for his animations and then started creating my own videos. The ability to produce at