Category Archives: Music Video

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Taylor Swift “Style”

It's all light and shadow, reflections and projections — and a hint of True Detective's opening titles — in the third music video from Taylor Swift's runaway hit album 1989. It's directed by Kyle Newman (Fanboys) with cinematography by Alex Disenhof. 

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Death Cab for Cutie: Black Sun

Death Cab for Cutie goes behind the scenes of an action film to find out what really lives inside the stuntman's heart in this slow-motion video for "Black Sun." Recent DNA signee Robert Hales was the director, Todd Banhazl the cinematographer and David … more »

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Siska “Unconditional Rebel”

The footage in this three-and-a-half-minute music video for French artist Siska was captured in just five seconds with the Phantom Flex4K shooting at 1000fps. Guillaume Panariello directed and Thomas Rames was the cinematographer.

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Throne: Tharsis Sleeps

This video for heavy-metal band Throne is embroidered, frame by frame, from start to finish. "I completely ruined any kind of social life," director Nicos Livesey (also the band's singer and guitarist) told Dazed. "I haven't spoken to anyone in the … more »

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Sunken Foal “Never Knew”

Director/DP Kevin McGloughlin shot this video with Canon DSLRs and lenses, then manipulated its depiction of the passage of time in Adobe After Effects and Premiere Pro CS6. Click through to the Vimeo page for more on the process.

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FKA Twigs “Pendulum”

Acclaimed English musician and dancer FKA Twigs directs herself in a music video that mines Japanese-style Shibari rope bondage as a vehicle for self-expression.

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The Correspondents “Fear & Delight”

This kaleidoscopic music video for English hip-hop swing duo The Correspondents directed by Naren Wilks was captured using clever circular multicamera DSLR set-ups. Check out the making-of video for more.

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Victoria + Jean “Why Won’t You”

Flames dance with a stop-motion flicker as they burn up hundreds of still photographs in this music video from filmmaker Christophe Thockler that's all about fire, glorious fire, for Swedish-Belgian duo Victoria + Jean (link NSFW).

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Beyoncé “7/11″

Beyoncé is the top-earning woman in music, earning $115 million in 2014, according to Forbes. She can afford whatever she wants. Even so, her new video is a completely low-budget affair — just Beyoncé and a few friends dancing around the … more »

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Philip Selway “Around Again”

For Radiohead drummer Philip Selway's latest solo release, Madrid-based directing collective NYSU has its camera spinning in a circle to capture a spooky, theatrical performance that spawns ghosts of itself as the camera pans.