Western Medication Debut Video For “Problems in DC”

Picture 8Finally! I’ve been waiting on this video for a good bit. It seems that JLando and co. have finally finished the video for their shit-kicking song “Problems in DC.” The song is off their EP, The Painted World, that debuted earlier this year. With that said, the song is good, but the video is fucking great. In the interest of full disclosure, I’m not pro-GOP on any level, so I might be biased in saying I like this video a lot. Still, I don’t think you have to be as politically-biased as me to find a roid-raging Mitt Romney, a Goldie-locks wearing Bush or (even better) a boner-wearing Condoleezza Rice to be funny.  Justin also gave some background on the video that I’m going to jack from the Impose page. Take a gander:

“The video was being made right around the presidential elections last year so it was really fun to dig through all of my books and magazines to try and find the right expressions for the political figures. The song is obviously about ‘Problems in D.C.’ Not so much about a hatred for political opinions but more about the idea of a political system that works the same way as a company would. Our Leaders of Men are doing nothing more than looking for the best deal from lobbyists that will help them reach their goal of staying in political power.

This sounds bad but it gets really bad when you think that this system works for all problems the government faces. How much of our government decisions are being made by companies that have a leg up on our political system. We’re not making our decisions in the world based off our own good ideology. We go whichever way the man with the nicest alligator skin wallet tells us to unload our garbage.

Take the issues in Syria right now. A huge amount of money is coming from AIPAC, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, in favor of military action against Syria. Does this sound like the right way to make world decisions that affect us all? I don’t really have a good solution to these problems. Instead I wrote a song about coping with that feeling you have when you’re a child and you first learn the worlds not fair and equal, or rational. It’s the cynic in me coming out. “Is that what you want? Well that’s what you’ve got. Problems in DC.”

Pretty dope. Another fun fact is the video also marks the music video debut of my buddy Brian Mayo. You can see him beating the shit out the drums and tambourine. Nicely done, dude. You can see for yourself below. A new EP is in the works apparently. When I hear about a release date on that or more live shows, then so will you.

Problems in D.C. – Western Medication

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