Julian Casablancas Is a Traveling Man


We’re a bit late in posting the video for Julian Casablancas’s “11th Dimension,” but seeing as the Internet is basically in a coma this week, we hope you'll forgive us. It’s a throwback to schizophrenic mid-nineties MTV, where every other video was a weird-for the-sake-of-being-weird head-trip … which, of course, means it’s thoroughly enjoyable: In just a tick over four-and-a-half minutes, Casablancas basically travels through mystical anime pagodas, colonial America, Pump Up the Volume, The Warriors, the basement Bubbs lives in during the fifth season of The Wire, and the Sheila E. scene from Krush Groove. Man, eleven dimensions are so much better than three.