Major Lazer: Hold the Line by Ferry Gouw

07.06.10
Major Lazer: Hold the Line, directed by Ferry Gouw Now I wouldn’t normally sing the praises of Major Lazer the British music duo and their generally rather saucy videos, but Major Lazer the cartoon monster hunter definitely gets my vote. His back story: a Jamaican commando injured in the secret Zombie War of 1984, rebuilt with a lazer in place of his right arm by the ...
The Horrors: Sheena is a Parasite

11.01.10
The Horrors: Sheena is a Parasite, directed by Chris Cunningham This promo was banned by MTV when first released in 2006, not for the gruesome content, but for the strobing imagery it contains (epileptics might want to avoid clicking on the link below). Legendary director Chris Cunningham, (famed for other nightmarish works such as Come To Daddy and Rubber Johnny), has once again created an inventive ...
David Sylvian: Small Metal Gods

21.12.09
David Sylvian: Small Metal Gods, directed by Hiraki Sawa Here Hiraki Sawa illustrates the sentiments of David Sylvian‘s track Small Metal Gods with his own tiny animated deities. The video echoes the haunting vocals of Sylvian (former frontman of new wave pop band Japan) with the imagery of miniature airplanes eerily gliding about an uninhabited apartment in Sawa’s signature minimalist style. Hiraki Sawa first film, Dwelling, ...
Pearl Jam: Do the Evolution

09.11.09
Pearl Jam: Do the Evolution by Kevin Altieri and Todd McFarlane To celebrate the return of the 6th Comica Festival, our movie this week is the music video for American grungers Pearl Jam and their fantastic track, Do the Evolution. The video was co-directed by Kevin Altieri, the director responsible for animations including The Real Ghostbusters and Batman: The Animated Series, and legendary comic book artist ...
Radar Music Videos

05.11.09
radarmusicvideos.com An inspired idea from founder Caroline Bottomley saw a music festival transform into an online network – what better way to see the work of up and coming music video directors without leaving the comfort of your own home? Simply put, Radar Music Videos is a space not only to showcase work, but also for record labels and bands to advertise their music video briefs ...
Passengers by Rob Gallagher

01.10.09
Eyes Without a Face, Georges Franju A host of new, interactive viewing technologies mean that when it comes to moving images we’re increasingly used to being in the driving seat. All of the works below play at some point or in some way with notions of what it means to be a passenger – to sit back, delegate control and see where you end up. 1. Yeux ...
The Dead Weather: Treat Me Like Your Mother by Jonathan Glazer

28.09.09
Still from Treat Me Like Your Mother by The Dead Weather This graphic new video from Jonathan Glazer sees The Dead Weather duo, Jack White and Alison Mosshart, in a contemporary Western style shootout. It’s a moody, violent portrayal of a relationship gone sour, where the couple armed with machine guns and rapid fire lyrics, try to gun each other down. There’s some nice behind the scenes ...