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Russ Chimes' Midnight Club EP: 1 film = 3 music videos

Music Video / Film

Posted by Gavin Lucas, 25 August 2010, 12:06    Permalink    Comments (12)

The music video that accompanies the release of artist Russ Chimes' debut EP of original material (he's made a name for himself remixing the likes of Sam Sparro, Ellie Goulding, Chromeo and The Nightcrawlers), is actually a 15 minute film, divided into three instalments - the first of which is released online today...

Directed by 23 year old director Saman Keshavarz, through Beverly Hills-based production company Mighty8, the three part film tells the tale of love, loss and retribution. I don't want to give the game away - but the first instalment, called Never Look Back after the track that forms its soundtrack, leaves you wondering what happens next...

Russ Chimes - Midnight Club EP (Part 1: Never Look Back) from Russ Chimes on Vimeo.

Part 2 is due to be released online next week and Part 3 the following week.

Midnight Club EP by Russ Chimes is due for release in October on label Eye Industries


Director: Saman Keshavarz
Writers: Saman Keshavarz, Nate Eggert
Executive producer: Lanette Phillips
Producers: Francis Pollara, Saman Keshavarz, Romson Niega
Associate producers: Nate Eggert, Tom Lee
Cinematographer: Justin Gurnari
Editor: Nate Tam
Production designer: Julie Chen
Stunts: Ken Arata
Graphics: Cosimo Galluzzi
Label: Eye Industries (
Production company: Mighty8 (

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This is probably great, but Vimeo is always, always, always choppy and unwatchable. Shame, cos the music deserves better.
Jason Regan
2010-08-25 12:36:11

it worked fine for me. WHAT'S GOING TO HAPPEN NEXT??? What happens to the girl?? Nooooo
Sam ;)
2010-08-25 21:38:28

it's a bit dizzy after watching this, but amazingly drags me to the curiosity of wat happens next!!!!!!!!!!!can't wait!
Natalie Sun
2010-08-26 01:02:07

Awesome video. Not sure how well it works as a soundtrack though, I was so caught up in the 'movie' that the music was pretty forgettable... nice work all the same!
2010-08-26 02:23:21

Great Music, Great Video, Great Times.
Matt B
2010-08-26 09:57:16

I feel motion sick after watching that. But I agree that i just want to see the next installment...

It's a shame that more music videos aren't as thought provoking and engaging as this.
Craig Davis
2010-08-26 10:06:57

Very well shot video, great music. The director of this video Saman Keshavarz has a great future. I would be interested in finding more about his other work.
SEO Chelmsford
2010-08-26 10:55:17

Sort of reminds me of this

video for the cinnamon chasers.
2010-08-26 20:08:59

Thanks! Love this tune but video is too much far away from music.
2010-08-27 20:36:52

@ andrei

Yeah I was going to say something about that. The same is true for the video of the link I posted, beautiful, summery disco house tunes with videos that don't relate at all, that said I didn't write anything because if you think about it, there are tons of music videos that have absolutely no relation to the tone or feel of the music. I guess they only exist to raise awareness and exposure for the artist
2010-08-27 23:12:06

Watched it without the sound, interesting..
Graphic Design Manchester
2010-08-30 10:01:41

the reason it reminds you of the luv deluxe video is because it's the same director
2010-09-02 21:28:46

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