Category Archives: Music Video

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Coldplay “Magic”

Watch director Jonas Akerlund borrow from silent-film aesthetics as he directs Chris Martin and actress Zhang Ziyi in this new Coldplay music video.


Fanfarlo “Cell Song”

Animator-director Ewan Jones Morris (part of the team of Casey & Ewan) uses "found images from the dustiest of science journals, encyclopedias and magazines" to construct this surreal, shape-shifting video for a song from the London-based band Fanfarlo.


Kishi Bashi: Philosophize in It! Chemicalize with It!

More happy-go-lucky than trippy, this music video Geoff Hoskinson directed for Kishi Bashi—K Ishibashi of Regina Spektor and Of Montreal fame—manages to suggest the constellations of atoms, pixels and colors that connect all of us. It's also just plain fun … more »


Banks “Brain”

A moody black-and-white music video shoot for singer-songwriter Jillian Banks gets a more intense, hallucinatory quality with the addition of kaleidoscopic animation and strategic splashes of color. Barnaby Roper directed for production company Black Dog Films. Jackson Hunt was the … more »


Route 94 “My Love”

You've probably seen videos shot with thermal-imaging cameras over the years, but have you seen what the latest hardware can do? Director Ryan Staake and DP Adam Donald shot this music video with a highly specialized FLIR SC8300. It's vaguely NSFW toward the … more »


London Grammar “Hey Now”

Stop-motion animator Chris Ullens and string artist Sebastien Preschoux collaborated on this enigmatic video for a track from British trip-hop outfit London Grammar. In a director's statement, Ullens says it's inspired by Hayao Miyazaki films including Princess Mononoke.


U2: Invisible (RED) Edit Version

Director Mark Romanek spent three days in a Santa Monica airport hangar with U2 and a new song last month, and this is the result. The light panels behind the band recall the wall of color in Romanek's video for … more »


Young Rival’s Autostereographic Music Video

Want to see 3D figures, shapes and textures — even a dinosaur — emerge from your screen? If you can see a Magic Eye-style stereo image, you're in luck. Director Jared Raab and artist Tomasz Dysinki captured 3D data with … more »


Secret Colours: It Can’t Be Simple

This music video is made up entirely of vintage clips from the Prelinger Archives, a public-domain collection of "ephemeral" films — including promotional, educational and industrial material — that's offered online for unlimited reuse at the Internet Archive. For projects … more »


Pacman and Peso: Escape to North Korea

Pacman and Peso were just another couple of unknown Washington, D.C., rappers until they raised some money on Kickstarter to make what may well be the first rap video ever shot in North Korea. The Guardian has more info on the … more »