Watch Skrillex Getting Tormented By Fatman Scoop In The Brilliantly Trippy Animated ‘SQUAD OUT!’ Video

Skrillex and fellow producer Jauz get into an ordinary-looking elevator, but it inexplicably ends up blasting them into outer space. Once they arrive God-knows-where, the petrified pair are tormented by an elephant-nosed hulk with the voice of Fatman Scoop – yes, the Fatman Scoop – and his squad of intergalactic freaks. No, this isn’t a properly bonkers examples of fan fiction, but a synopsis for the brilliantly trippy animated video for Skrillex, Jaux and Scoop’s collaborative track ‘SQUAD OUT!’ Explains the video’s director, Adult Swim animator Adam Fuchs: “There was this really great moment that happened before starting the video… I woke up from a deep sleep on my couch to a late night talk show on my TV. They were airing a bit that had a fake Skrillex battle-rapping with Mozart and I was so exhausted, I didn’t quite know what I was watching. It was one of the weirdest and most confusing things I’ve seen in a long time. I knew at that moment, I had to make something that could be viewed in the same way I saw that skit. I hope I accomplished that.” We reckon he accomplished all that and more – but decide for yourself by giving it a watch below.


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