I love the new video for the current single, I L U, by School of Seven Bells. It was directed by Toby Halbrooks and David Lowery. The puppets used in the video remind me a bit on the Paul Toupet’s gloomy mummies.
The David Mullett-directed video for the new School of Seven Bells single, My Cabal, has the band play in an equipment-filled soundstage as a single camera captures the action through a fish-eye lens. The video’s gorgeously saturated colors and disorienting, constantly-shifting camera angle create the sense of watching the band while sitting in a tiny, [...]
In School of Seven Bells’ music, a human element lurks behind a veil of technology and noise. Toby Holbrooks’ video for the Brooklyn trio’s single, Half Asleep, follows suit, depicting twin vocalists, Alejandra and Claudia Deheza, as earthbound beauties, while complicating their image through sped-up film, gauzy overlays, and brightly colored, weather-like disturbances. The clip [...]