Google "California Inspires Me with Kim Gordon" by Bartle Bogle Hegarty Los Angeles

Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon continues Google Play's "California Inspires Me" series of web films discussing her formative years in the Golden State.

The digital entertainment division of the search giant has released several films with artists discussing how America's most populous state shaped their lives. Past videos featured celebrities such as Jack Black and Devo's Mark Mothersbaugh.

Gordon – who moved to California as a young girl – extols the art classes, jasmine blossoms and musical opportunities in LA as critical to formation as an adult.

The visual style of the ad is similar to the line drawings of Ed Emberly. Motion is shown in a rotoscope fashion, revolving around a young Gordon as she listens to records in her LA home.

The latest instalment from Google's web series debuted weeks after Gordon's autobiography, Girl In A Band, hit shelves. The next part of the series by Bartle Bogle Hegarty Los Angeles will debut in May.


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