OK GO did it again. The whole motion capture process took 4 seconds, and the results are just epic. But don't forget to read about how they achieved it this time
Directed by Sam Pilling with the help of Ukrainian and UK teams having all hands up for the "self-irony" politically engaged music video for DJ Shadow shot in Kyiv definitely inspired by the fights in Rada parliament or that epic internet picture below. Fight!
The album's first music video for "Fuck With Myself" found BANKS licking a mannequin replica of herself and lighting it on fire. Today, she reveals the second music video from the album, for "Gemini Feed." Directed by Philippa Price, the new clip is equally as highly stylized and sadomasochistic as the previous video, with numerous shots of the artist writhing around in ropes and leather masks amidst moody red lights.
Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA and Interpol’s Paul Banks recently teamed up to record an album as Banks & Steelz. Ahead of debut LP Anything But Words, which is out August 28, they’ve dropped a handful of singles—“Speedway Sonora,” “Love + War,” and “Giant”—and now they’ve shared the “Giant” music video. Directed by Wendy Morgan, the video sees the pair wandering through back-alleys and abandoned homes as they perform the song. Watch it below.
The electronic duo Is back, as brooding as ever, and elevating their visuals to new heights. Filmed in the Salton Sea, long since dried up, the video sees band members Sarah Barthel and Josh Carter walk amongst deserted homes as motocross bikers fly through the air and digitized waves reach epic heights. There's also plenty of unexplained latex involved. The music video's dark undertones come courtesy of director Grant Singer, who has spent the last year working with The Weeknd and Ariana Grande.
"You Don't Get Me High Anymore" is the lead single off Phantogram's forthcoming album, Three.
British electronic producer Jamie xx has enlisted director Romain Gavras for a new video for his chart-busting track "Gosh". Reportedly made without the help of CGI or 3D effects, the MIA and Kanye West collaborator created a dystopian city (shot in infamous Chinese abandoned satellite city Tianducheng filled with a tracksuit-wearing bleached blonde army.
Pianist Ludovico Einaudi performed one of his own compositions on a floating platform in the middle of the Ocean, against the backdrop of the Wahlenbergbreen glacier (in Svalbard, Norway).
British singer-songwriter Benjamin Clementine's "I Won’t Complain" is a particularly soul-baring moment from his Mercury Prize-winning debut album, At Least For Now. Clementine shares the beautifully shot video co-directed by Craig McDean and Masha Vasyukova at Spoon Films.
Radiohead just dropped the unexpected new album "A Moon Shaped Pool" that "turns out to be their most melodically accessible collection, almost meditative in its ethereal mid-tempo loveliness, yet shot through with the kind of edgy details that never quite let a listener relax. It is chill-out music to put your nerves on edge."
Director Paul Thomas Anderson was commissioned by Thom Yorke to create a music video for "Daydreaming" song