This guy’s making a music video in his mum’s car… mum doesn’t care, mum needs cigarettes

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By Rachel Oakley in New Music, Video on Thursday 2 April 2015

Parents can be sooo embarrassing. Like when you’re making music videos in your front yard – complete with your mum’s floor fan – and she comes out in a huff wanting you to get out of the car so she can go buy cigarettes. Yeah, that’s embarrassing.

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This music video featuring some incredibly well-timed choreography has to be seen to be believed

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By Milo Sumner in Video on Wednesday 29 October 2014

Oh hey everyone. Got a little something you might want to see here, it’s only the GREATEST MUSIC VIDEO EVER! No kidding. This video by OK Go seriously has it all. Shot in one continuous take, this marvel of cinematography has hundreds of extras spinning and dancing with umbrellas so that they form patterns and writing for the drone-mounted camera.

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Pharrell’s new video is an anime produced by Takashi Murakami: it’s amazing, of course

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By Zolton in New Music on Wednesday 1 October 2014

You’ve got to give it to Pharrell Williams. Not content with releasing the biggest hit of 2013 and most viral music video of 2014 (444 million views and counting), and supplying the vocals and melody to the next best song of 2014, he’s now teamed up with legendary artist, Takashi Murakami, for his latest music video, It Girl.

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This piece by David LaChapelle is everything you’d want in a (glam) music video

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By Christopher Stribley in New Music on Monday 25 August 2014

David LaChapelle has created a candy floss dream for fashion icon Daphne Guinness’ new music video, along with legendary producer Tony Visconti. It’s Ziggy Stardust meets Velvet Goldmine on an overdose of Wild Berry Skittles. In other words, it’s everything you’d want in a (glam) music video.

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Waiting in Line 3D: ManCub’s latest music video game

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By Rebekah Rhoden in Video on Saturday 14 December 2013

To promote ManCub’s latest song, director and interactive artist Rajeev Basu created a music video/video game that is guaranteed to not go viral. The premise of the game is … well, waiting in line. That’s it. The most interesting part of the game is punching yourself in the face to stay awake. But don’t punch […]

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Sleeping Bag and Rozwell Kid: Chinchilla

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By Geoff Hoskinson in Video on Sunday 17 November 2013

Enter into this candy-coated trip about modern food science via the life of a donut rodent who loves gettin’ massive air on his board and rippin’ radical solos on his axe.

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Memoria: Minimalistic electronic music by Murcof

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By Marcus Byrne in New Music on Saturday 28 September 2013

Murcof (aka Fernando Corona) had been around for some time in various electronic multimedia groups before emerging with his own debut album, Martes, in 2002. He’s signed to UK label Leaf, home of Four Tet, Susumu Yokota and Caribou, among others. I was lucky enough to meet him in a town called Sligo on the […]

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Cookie Monster advocates dietary restraint

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By Annie Churdar in Video on Friday 6 September 2013

Child obesity has become such a large issue in America (pun intended) that not only Michelle Obama, but also the Cookie Monster are advocating for dietary restraint. With the 44th season of Sesame Street about to be released on PBSKids, a few changes were made to the classic children’s show to keep the positive messages […]

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Bounce, Bounce, Bounce with Breaking Bad (R. Kelly remix)

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By Erin Emocling in New Music on Thursday 29 August 2013

Everybody’s breaking badly as Breaking Bad’s final season approaches its end. Here’s something unexpected: a Breaking Bad x Ignition by R. Kelly remix. A butt-load of thanks to whoever made this because you’ve totally broken us to our worst.

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A Celebration of the Computer Cusor by Moniker

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By Jessica Chow in Cool Websites on Thursday 20 June 2013

Amsterdam-based studio Moniker have created an interesting way to celebrate what they believe is where the cursors can be seen for one last time. Using a music video by the band Light Light, viewers of this website are told that their cursor movements are being recorded and are told to follow certain instructions in rather […]

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Epic music video combines watercolour with digital effects

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By Calvin in Video on Thursday 23 May 2013

In this music video, the artist combined traditional watercolor techniques with digital effects. Every texture, illustration or letter was painted and scanned several times to achieve this beautiful effect. It took weeks to produce because of the high level of details and the painting effect the artist wanted to achieve. It’s a brilliant combination of […]

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Hand drawn creatures star in Amanda King’s new music video

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By Nicola Smanio in Video on Thursday 23 May 2013

Amanda King’s music is a mesmerizing form of indie folk. The music video for her song Yellow Velvet Mountain, directed by Nicola Smanio, is a mix of live action, plastic lenses, model landscapes and hand-drawn creatures, all spiced up with a bit of dreaminess and mysticism.

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Sugar: the new single by Brooklyn band Natureboy

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By Luigi Campi in New Music on Monday 6 May 2013

To listen to Brooklyn band Natureboy is to enter a submerged world. When I first heard them perform live, I was hypnotized. The second time, I walked up to singer-songwriter Sara Kermanshahi and asked her if she wanted to collaborate. The result is the music video Sugar, from their forthcoming album, The Sweep.

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Disclosure’s music video for their new single White Noise

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By Cormack O'Connor in New Music on Thursday 2 May 2013

UK brother duo Disclosure, or Guy and Howard Lawrence as they are known individually, are one of my favourite acts to surface recently on the electronic music scene. First grabbing my attention back in 2012 with their killer tune Control, they’re back now with the release of their music video for White Noise, featuring AlunaGeorge. […]

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Animated music video for Send Me On by Seyra

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By Benjamin Lim in Video on Tuesday 30 April 2013

Seyra, a Singapore band, has released their latest music video for their new single Send Me On, an indie-pop tune that gives you a warm fuzzy feeling. Directed by Sean Christie, the animated typography and pastel colors accompany the simple soulful melodies, sending you into one of those wistful afternoon moods.

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