Jacob McQuade |
The Arsonists sparked a fire with their new music video featuring commentary on school shootings.
Hailing from Lawrence High School, The Arsonists is a band composed of a group of sophomores. The current band is Aden Smith on the drums, Jaxon Ray on the keys and accordion, Giovanni Ventello on guitar and vocals, and Giovanni Lule-Paredes on bass.
For the band's most recent song, "Alex," which also features fellow student Sadie Capps, the music video is filmed in black-and-white and features a school undergoing a lockdown situation during a lyrically implied school shooting. While the band plays in the gym, students hide under desks in classrooms and bathroom stalls, following procedure.
Jacob Schermerhorn, a University of Kansas junior from Wamego studying film and media, directed “Alex” with the goal of... Read more