There’s been some mighty fine music videos released lately: here’s a selection of our favourites.
First up is the video for Simple Song by The Shins, which is a beautifully shot tale of a dysfunctional group of kids coping with the death of their father, who continues to torment them even from beyond the grave. Directors: Daniels. Production company: PrettyBird.
This video, for recent XL signing Willis Earl Beal has been entirely illustrated by Beal himself. The song is Evening’s Kiss.
Romain Segaud has directed this charming promo for Off The Wall by Yuksek.
You may well have seen this video for Odd Future’s new track Rella, as it’s been storming the internet since its release earlier this week. But if you haven’t, check it out: it is indeed odd… Director: Wolf Haley. Production company: Happy Place.
This new video for Sissy Wish’s She’s A Star features some lovely image layering effects. Director: Stine Hole Mankovsky.
Lex Halaby & Toben Seymour have directed this lovely bone-shaking animation for Hallways by Islands. Production design: Monster Effects.
The promo for The Party by Singtank features an impressive Alice In Wonderland-esque set. Directed by AB/CD/CD. Production company: Partizan.
Josh Ritter’s Love Is Making Its Way Back Home video was created using over 12,000 pieces of construction paper, and was all shot in camera, with no effects added in post. Director: Erez Horovitz. Concept: Sam Cohen + Erez Horovitz. Illustrator: Sarah Graves.
This interactive video for Sam Sure & Giacomo’s track Dark Inside uses 360 degree technology that allows you to send central London into a spin. Play with it online at samsureandgiacomo.com. Directed and produced by: Richard Nockels. Production company: Yellow Bird.
We finish with this delightful animation starring a boy and his pet llama, created by Joel Trussell for M Ward’s track The First Time I Ran Away.
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