Great new music vids

Things get a bit trippy in this week’s round up of the best new music videos, with pyschedelic shapes, some charming animated creatures, and a bullfight in slow motion…

Things get a bit trippy in this week’s round up of the best new music videos, with pyschedelic shapes, some charming animated creatures, and a bullfight in slow motion.

First up is Ori Toor’s animated video for experimental hip-hop group Kingdom Crumbs, which takes repetitive, trippy animation to a whole new level.

This video for Half Moon Run, directed by Człowiek Kamera, uses some clever camera trickery to turn pairs of hands into the stars of the show. If that isn’t enough, there’s a singing sky, and twins that look like they’ve taken their fashion advice from The Shining.

Mathew Dear’s Earthforms, directed by Morgan Beringer, is more of a slow-burner, with a whole wood full of trees melting and morphing into one another.

The video for Little People’s Aldgate Patterns features a masked shaman performing some kind of desert ritual, accompanied by a pair of onesie-clad helpers. It’s not entirely clear what’s going on, but it makes for a great use of pattern and colour. The video was directed by Master of Shapes, and produced by WORK.

Alt J’s latest video takes the theatre of the bullfight and slows it all the way down. Even so, there’s plenty of drama to be had, even at half the speed, and some eventual tragic consequences. Directed by Brewer, and produced by Pretty Bird.

We finish up with this super charming video for Wilco’s Sunloathe, directed by Peter Glantz, which stars a whole host of fantastical, animated characters. It’s worth watching all the way to an end for an unexpected turn of events.

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