Great New Videos

When I Grow Up by Fever Ray, directed by Martin de Thurah
Here’s a round-up of great new videos to help ease you to the end of the working week. We kick of with a moody number for Fever Ray track When I Grow Up, directed by Martin de Thurah.


When I Grow Up by Fever Ray, directed by Martin de Thurah

Here’s a round-up of great new videos to help ease you to the end of the working week. We kick of with a moody number for Fever Ray track When I Grow Up, directed by Martin de Thurah.


Day and Night for Kid Kudi, directed by So-Me

So-Me return with this neat live action and animation combo for Day and Night by Kid Kudi.


Love Etc by the Pet Shop Boys, directed by Han Hoogerbrugge

Han Hoogerbrugge is behind this animated promo for the Pet Shop Boys’ catchy new single Love Etc (the lyrics of which contain a reference to artist Gerhard Richter – impressive for a pop tune).


Halston Fall 2009 film, directed by Nez

This film is technically not a pop video, but as it shows a great combination of image with music it is worth a mention here regardless. Directed by Nez, the film was created for fashion brand Halston and was used recently to launch its Fall 2009 Ready-To-Wear collection instead of a traditional catwalk show. The film was emailed to editors and retailers, who were then invited to see the collection at Halston’s showroom in New York.


Welcome to Heartbreak for Kanye West, director: Nabil

Finally we end with some more ‘datamoshing’, as seen recently in Ray Tintori’s video for Chairlift. This one is for Welcome to Heartbreak by Kanye West, directed by Nabil.

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The Sony Bravia Zoetrope

Fallon’s latest ad for Sony Bravia launches today. The spot features the enormous Bravia-drome, the world’s biggest ever zoetrope (as verified by the Guinness Book of Records no less). Click through to view the ad.

Gatorade channels Python, Mr Strings and other nice work

Quest for G for Gatorade, agency: TBWAChiatDay Los Angeles, Production company: @Radical Media, director: Tarsem
For your Friday afternoon pleasure, here is a selection of new commercials and music videos that have caught our attention of late. First up is a spot for Gatorade, directed by Tarsem, which looks to Monty Python & the Holy Grail for inspiration.

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Q&A: Adrian Tomine

Detail from a 2004 New Yorker cover by Adrian Tomine
US author Jonathan Lethem described comic book artist Adrian Tomine’s contemporary fiction series Optic Nerve as “deceptively relaxed and as perfect as a comic book gets”. Tomine’s stories of everyday people living out everyday lives, laced with a heavy dose of humour, have led to comparisons with fellow New Yorker Woody Allen. Simon Creasey caught up with Tomine during a rare visit to London to promote his latest collection of stories, Summer Blonde, which has just been published in the UK by Faber & Faber…

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