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Watch: Daniel Lanois' abstract, pastoral 'Iceland'
Watch: Daniel Lanois' abstract, pastoral 'Iceland'

Producer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Daniel Lanois will release his latest solo album, “Flesh and Machine,” on Oct. 28. Pop & Hiss is premiering the video for the instrumental track “Iceland.” The gently unfurling tune, based on a wandering seven-note melodic motif, is accompanied by film imagery assembled by Jim McKay, who has directed episodes of TV shows including “The Wire,” “Treme” and “Big Love.” The film echoes the piece and feel of the ambient music with a single take showing McKay’s daughter moving around a woodsy pastoral environment, her actions accelerating and decelerating in an unusual way. ...

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