Category Archives: Music Video

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OK Go: I Won’t Let You Down

OK Go strikes again with another enthusiastically elaborate music video, this one featuring some very cool Honda scooters and a bunch of Japanese schoolgirl dancers with umbrellas. It's directed by Kazuaki Seki and bandleader Damian Kulash Jr. and shot by Makoto Okuguchi. … more »

Weezer Back to the Shack

Weezer: “Back to the Shack”

Director Warren Fu puts the band on the moon and has some fun defying the laws of anti-gravity. Fu also edited and did the special effects.

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Brunettes Shoot Blondes “Knock Knock”

With more small screens in circulation than ever before, it was only a matter of time before someone—in this case, Ukrainian band Brunettes Shoot Blondes—choreographed an animated music video across 14 separate screens of varying MacShapes and iSizes. The animation was … more »

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The Dove & the Wolf: The Words You Said

We've all gotten used to watching music videos in high-definition, but we don't see too many these days that were shot on film. This one (a bit NSFW for nudity) for duo The Dove & the Wolf was directed and … more »

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A Surprise ‘Music Video’ for Karen O

Well, if you happen to be backstage at the Metropolitan Opera on a Sunday afternoon with a couple minutes to spare, why not shoot a "music video?" Director Spike Jonze (Her) and actress Elle Fanning (Maleficent) made this one spontaneously … more »

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Cobra Starship “Never Been in Love”

In director Randy Scott Slavin's lyric video for Cobra Starship, the song's lyrics are light-painted with a Pixelstick on a variety of locations around New York City. Graphic designer Jordan Roland explains his typography for the clip at Shutterstock's blog.

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Wolvves “White on White”

High-decible beats and dubstep wub-wub-wub drive quick edits of aggressive monochrome imagery in this video for Wolvves directed by Daniel Gomes for New York production company Good Company. Adam Newport-Berra is the DP; Adam "Zuk" Zukerman is the editor. 

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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 »