Category Archives: Music Video

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Taylor Swift “Shake It Off”

Taylor Swift shrugs off her country persona — and maybe shocks her fanbase — going pure pop with the help of Mark Romanek, long one of the go-to directors for music megastars.

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Goldfrapp “Laurel”

Goldfrapp delivers the sixth in an ambitious series of music-video character studies from 2013 album Tales of Us. Shot in Los Angeles by DP Christian Bruno in moody black-and-white and once again directed and edited by Lisa Gunning (featured previously … more »

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Paolo Nutini “Iron Sky”

Check out this enigmatic, visually arresting video for the new single by Scottish singer-songwriter Paolo Nutini, who samples Charlie Chaplin's famous anti-war monologue from The Great Dictator. (A few shots may be NSFW.) Director Daniel Wolfe calls it "a dystopian vision … more »

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Old Navy “Unlimited”

Celebrities from YouTube network AwesomenessTV are featured in a new four-minute spot for Old Navy that does double-duty as an inspirational music video. Directed by Matt Dilmore of Biscuit Filmworks, the clip features a "Womp Womp" creature designed by Legacy … more »

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Lily Allen “As Long As I Got You”

English singer-songwriter Lily Allen wandered the grounds of the Glastonbury Festival near Somerset, England, last month, interacting with concert-goers and turning her latest music video into a spirited mini-documentary. Christopher Sweeney directed.

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Aaron David Gleason “Mastermind”

New York-based filmmaker Jeremiah Kipp directed this fever-dream of a music video for artist Aaron David Gleason with appearances by Chris Sarandon and Tony Award-winners Alice Ripley and Joanna Gleason. It's edited by Patrick McGowan and the DP is Kenneth … more »

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“Weird Al” Yankovic “Word Crimes”

Great lyric video or the best lyric video? "Weird Al" Yankovic, pop parodist extraordinaire, sends up the Robin Thicke smash "Blurred Lines" with this amazing, animated ode to good copy editing. The video's director, Jarrett Heather, has built a generous … more »

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The Peach Kings: Mojo Thunder

New York design and animation studio Ataboy created this animated white-on-black music video for L.A. duo The Peach Kings. Directors Kris Merc and Benjy Brooke considered chalk and crayon drawings on cardstock and newsprint before deciding to create the entire … more »

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DyE “She’s Bad”

Sex is downright predatory in this humorous but potentially trauma-inducing (and NSFW) music video for French provocateur DyE. It's directed by filmmaking collective Dent de Cuir and makes wicked use of wild-animal stock footage.

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Royal Blood “Figure It Out”

Red and blue filters in front of the camera obscure and reveal details in this grisly music video directed by Ninian Doff (repped by Pulse) for the British duo Royal Blood.