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Henrik von der Lieth’s video for Mass & Fieber track ‘James Bomb’ is the perfect secret agent title sequence

By Sam Bathe on 30 Aug 2016

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A preview to their play which will open next summer in Zurich, Henrik von der Lieth has created a sumptuous video for Mass & Fieber’s sultry track, James Bomb. Inspired by the James Bond franchise’s iconic title sequences, the music video blends an electric colour palette with course texture and detailing as a secret agent sleuth tracks down a mysterious villain. Releasing an album and performing the music in concert this summer, expect updates about Mass & Fieber’s play, also titled James Bomb, later this year.

Milton Melvin Croissant III’s stunning retro visuals create a bizarre world for Thug Entrancer single ‘Ronin’

Posted in Music, Music Videos
By Sam Bathe on 28 Jul 2016

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Part of a series of music videos and live visuals for musician Thug Entrancer, Ronin is Milton Melvin Croissant III‘s stunning black and white, retro animation. Set in a neo-futuristic world of high rise cities above, and raves down below, the video follows a huge ship as it makes its way to a distant planet, before transporting you into the mind of the ship’s leader. With only a loose narrative guiding you through, Ronin lets you can find your own story in amongst the gritty, textured visuals, pulsing away to the beat of the techno track. Thug Entrancer’s second album, Arcology, is out now on Software Records.

Metronomy throwback to a ’70s dinner party in the video for new single ‘Old Skool’

Posted in Music, Music Videos
By Sam Bathe on 21 May 2016

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The first track off upcoming album, Summer 08, Old Skool is a throwback to middle England dinner parties, with parents letting loose downstairs while the kids experience the mayhem through the banisters. Styled to a T, director Dawn Shadforth‘s music video comes complete with shag carpets, bell bottoms and too much food and drink, as Sharon Horgan and Ben Crompton take a lead on the dance floor. As the eccentricities play along to the quirky track, the album itself is named in honor of the last summer front man Joseph Mount had free, so hopefully the rest of it is similarly spritely. Metronomy’s new album, Summer 08, is out July 1st.

Radiohead announce the release of their new album with the mysterious Paul Thomas Anderson-directed video for single ‘Daydreaming’

Posted in Music, Music Videos
By Sam Bathe on 8 May 2016

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Coinciding with the announcement of their hotly-anticipated ninth studio album – itself landing as soon as tomorrow on select digital services – Radiohead have released a fascinating video for mesmeric single, Daydreaming. Collaborating with lauded filmmaker, Paul Thomas Anderson, the video follows a mysterious Thom Yorke walk the streets, buildings and beaches of LA, creating a visually arresting short you just can’t take your eyes off. Sent out to independent cinemas across the US, theatres including New York’s Metrograph and Austin’s Alamo Drafthouse will be showing Daydreaming all week before regular listings on 35mm. And don’t miss Radiohead’s new album, out tomorrow.

Rosamund Pike gets into trouble in the subway in Massive Attack’s new video ‘Voodoo In My Blood’

Posted in Music, Music Videos
By Sam Bathe on 24 Feb 2016

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From their surprise EP released last month, the video for Massive Attack’s Voodoo In My Blood sees Rosamund Pike get into trouble in an underpass. A collaboration with Young Fathers, the track’s dark tone is more than matched by Ringan Ledwidge‘s gritty video, as Pike crosses paths with a mysterious floating ball, hell-bent on her destruction. With another EP planned for later in the year, it’s good time for fans of the iconic band, with Hiro Murai already directing a video for Take It There.

Animal Collective tell a technicolour love story with the trippy video for new single ‘FloriDada’

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By Sam Bathe on 8 Jan 2016

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The first single from forthcoming album, Painting With, Animal Collective return with a trippy video for new single, FloriDada. With an epilepsy warning for the final minute or so, the video tells a psychedelic love story, with two bright, vibrant characters playing out a strange courtship. Animated by kyttenjanae and Caleb Wood, and directed by PFFR, the video ties into the themes of Animal Collective’s new album, with a procession of bright colors and experimental mediums. Painting With is out February 19th on Domino.

Wild Nothing share two new tracks ‘To Know You’ and ‘TV Queen’ inside the world of their new album cover

Posted in Music, Music Videos
By Sam Bathe on 26 Nov 2015

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Announcing his third full-length album alongside two brand new tracks, with Life of Pause Jack Tatum is hoping to reinvent the notion of Wild Nothing. Taking on a heavier, more diverse sound, Wild Nothing’s new music video plays To Know You and TV Queen back-to-back in a walk through the band’s living album cover. As Tatum explains, “I’m terrified by the idea of being any one thing, or being of any one genre,” and while his last two albums Gemini and Nocturne were both fantastic, seeing him try out new styles is certainly something to look forward too. Wild Nothing’s Life of Pause is out February 19th 2016 on Bella Union/Captured Tracks.

Delorean break a relationship apart in the trippy, animated video for new summer single ‘Crystal’

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By Sam Bathe on 28 Jul 2015

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Ahead of a new album in 2016, Delorean have released a psychedelic video for summer one-off single, Crystal. Directed by Joan Gausch, the video is an abstract look at the different stages in a relationship. Using a photogrammetry technique to create the models and textures, from more than 2500 still pictures, Gausch has created a mesmeric sequence to accompany the pulsing electronic track.

An alien crash lands in an ancient settlement in the video for Alagoas’ new single ‘Ghosts’

Posted in Music, Music Videos
By Sam Bathe on 30 Jun 2015

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When an alien ship crash lands in an ancient settlement, the natives are mesmerised by its intoxicating movement and extravagant colours. Written and directed by Dvein, the music video for Ghosts boasts the same sense of momentum as the excellent Alagoas track, while the mysterious alien could be something straight out of a Pixar movie. Alagoas’ self-titled album is out now on Better Problems.

The video for Art Department’s latest single ‘Walls’ is as sultry and alluring as the track itself

Posted in Music, Music Videos
By Sam Bathe on 9 Jun 2015

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Hugo Moreno‘s stunning video for Art Department’s new single, Walls, is a dark tale as the world turns from light to dark. With hover cars on the road, one man struggles in the retro-futuristic world, soon filling the city with his over-powering blight. Directed by Grandson & Son, Hugo Moreno and Jonny White, the alluring track has a fitting accompaniment in this 80′s-inspired video.

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