Category Archives: Music Video

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Unknown Mortal Orchestra

Unknown Mortal Orchestra: Can’t Keep Checking My Phone

Inexplicable yet visually compelling, this (briefly NSFW) Unknown Mortal Orchestra video catalogs "strange occurrences, syndromes or phenomena," says director Dimitri Basil. It was inspired by trading cards, like the famous Mars Attacks series, that feature brief text snippets with evocative illustrations.


Burning Man: The Musical

Silicon Valley meets Rent in Burning Man: The Musical, a crowdfunded project that poses the very 21st century question: "What would Steve Jobs do?"


Milkywhale: Birds of Paradise

Producer/director Magnús Leifsson made this video for Milkywhale, a music-and-dance project by Melkorka Sigríður Magnúsdóttir, who worked with musician Árni Rúnar Hlöðversson (of electropop band FM Belfast) on pop songs to showcase her choreography. The cinematography is by Arró; it was edited by Sigurður Eyþórsson, … more »


Darth Punk: The Funk Awakens

Today's Internet oddity is this electronic dance music video featuring a Daft Punk knock-off duo dressed as Darth Vader and Boba Fett. It's the creation Infectious Designer, a filmmaking team of "five painfully cool geeks": Brian Curtin, Matt Hall, Mat Powell, … more »


Chvrches: Leave a Trace

Every camera angle on Chvrches singer Lauren Mayberry adds a new dimension to the smoky, carefully lighted environment created by directors Warren Du Preez and Nick Thornton Jones (through Black Dog Films). Tim Maurice Jones was the DP.

david gilmour rattle that lock

David Gilmour: Rattle That Lock

To promote his first solo studio album in early 10 years, ex-Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour turned to Aubrey Powell, co-founder (with the late Storm Thorgerson) of the legendary album cover design studio Hipgnosis. Powell was creative director on the album … more »


Foals: Mountain at My Gates

Want to see that GoPro spherical rig in action? Fire up Google Chrome (use AWSD keys or your mouse to move the viewport) or the YouTube mobile app and check out this 360-degree music video for English rock band Foals directed by … more »


Kendrick Lamar: Alright

Kendrick Lamar's latest music video, directed by Colin Tilley for production company London Alley Entertainment and shot in black and white by Rob Witt and Corey Jennings, is like a magic-realist West Coast response, post-Ferguson, to Jay-Z's classic "99 Problems." … more »


James Horner: Titanic Suite

Remember the life and work of composer James Horner through this symphonic performance of perhaps his best-known piece from the annual gala concert Hollywood in Vienna. Watch all the way to the end to see the composer's reaction as the lights … more »


Mastodon: Asleep in the Deep

Visit a secret, psychedelic feline dreamscape imagined by directors Skinner, Shane Morton, and Video Rahim. Love it? Set pieces are being auctioned off in a benefit for The Humane Society of the United States. Credits: Creative Direction: Mark Szumski and Gina … more »