Category Archives: Music Video

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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.

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Waiting: New York at Night in 3,454 Paintings

Artist Zachary Johnson made thousands of oil paintings of New York City at night to illustrate a song from The Sea The Sea's debut album Love We Are We Love.

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Taylor Swift “Blank Space”

When you sell more records than anyone else in the music business, you can afford to hire people like Joseph Kahn to direct your music videos. "Blank Space" is the follow-up to "Shake It Off," directed by A-lister Mark Romanek.

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Lorde “Yellow Flicker Beat”

Happy birthday to Lorde, who turns 18 today. Music video director Emily Kai Bock (featured previously) captures her animated, visually amplified stage presence in different settings in this clip for "Yellow Flicker Beat," a song from The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I. (You … more »