Music. Sometimes it’s all that separates an artistic bike video from a vaguely irritating one. Especially if we’re talking BMX and mountain bike videos. I love the way this video mixes big trick BMX riding with very cool, laid-back music.
Lars Veenstra is already in my good books for his Thank You, Bicycle video. His first video about the Bensink Compound is good but this one is better—and the music has a lot to do with. Also, it’s shorter—and brevity counts. Good art is economical.
Finally, I hadn’t noticed it so much in the first video but here the compound seems surrounded by corn fields. Hmmm, if you build it…