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video premiere: Taken By Trees – “Large”


Here's the new official video for Taken By Trees' Other Worlds highlight "Large," shot mostly around Echo Park on an iPad and directed by one of the dudes responsible for the best song of 2012, Ariel Rechtshaid, and edited by Victoria Bergsman herself (*spoiler: she blows herself up)...

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Taken By Trees x West African indigo dyeing


I wanted to make merch for my tour that evoked the tropics and the Pacific so I decided to try out Indigo Dyeing. Indigo has that deep beautiful blue. While I was dyeing I almost felt like I was cooking, which is one of my favorites things to do...

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The Durutti Column – “Sketch for Summer” (Madrid 1983)


taken by trees x coconut cut

coconut cut

Taken By Trees x La Super-Rica


[Located in Santa Barbara, La Super-Rica Taqueria is my favorite Mexican restaurant, hands down. You must get the Tacos de Rajas. -- Victoria x

The Paragons – “When the Lights Are Low”


Taken By Trees x raccoons

TBT x raccoons

I have a vegetable garden and the raccoons have been stealing all the plants so it's been my mission to keep them away. As well as squirrels! -- Victoria x

Lijadu Sisters – “Come On Home”


I love the playfulness in this song and how their voices come together. This was a real inspiration for the backing vocals on Other Worlds. -- Victoria x

David Hamilton x Taken By Trees


I've always loved David Hamilton's work and two years ago, I came across this image again, and a seed was planted in my mind that would eventually grow into Other Worlds. It all started with this photograph...

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The Beach Boys – “Diamond Head”


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