22.01.15 by Jeff

Music Video: Majid Jordan “Forever”

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Jamie Webster directs another video for Majid Jordan (the duo that sang on Drake’s “Hold On, We’re Going Home”), not that long after the last one. Still no word on a release date for their highly anticipated full length album. Watch “Forever” below.

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22.01.15 by Jeff

Music Video: Viet Cong “Silhouettes”

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Calgary indie rock band Viet Cong get a great video from director Brook Linder. The band sorta reminds me of Interpol and the video sorta reminds me of 2001 (and both are good in my books). Watch the video for “Silhouettes” below.

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22.01.15 by Jeff

Music Video: Ratking “Snow Beach” Directed by Ari Marcopoulos

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Wiki, Hak, and Sporting Life, aka New York-based hip hop group RATKING, team up with renowned photographer/filmmaker Ari Marcopoulos for their track “Snow Beach”. Watch the video below.

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22.01.15 by Jeff

Music Video: Years & Years “King”

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London-based Years & Years team up with choreographer Ryan Heffington (Sia’s “Chandelier”) and director Nadia Marquard Otzen for their latest video. Watch “King” below.

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22.01.15 by Jeff

Director Spotlight: RUFFMERCY

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I’m not really sure how this is possible but somehow, despite having a slew of Vimeo Staff Picks, this is the first time I am posting about RUFFMERCY. The director/animator is based in Bristol, and has sorta trademarked an expressive rotoscoped animation style. I’ll just let the videos do the talking. Enjoy a bunch of my favourites below!

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21.01.15 by Jeff

Video of the Day: New York Dancers Flex to Fela Kuti

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New York-based dancers Flizzo, Opt, Jay Donn, Sedo, and Danny respond to the afrobeat rhythms of Fela Kuti by ‘flexing’, a style of dance that came out of East Brooklyn. Watch “Fela Flex”, directed by Dominick Sheldon, below!

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21.01.15 by Jeff

Music Video: Total Giovanni “Can’t Control My Love”

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What more can a guy ask for than to lay in the grass and eat a gummi worm with the girl he loves? Sherwin Akbarzadeh directs this video for the 5-piece Melbourne-based band known as Total Giovanni; Spike Punch, Vincent D, Shidi Amin, Cavallo Nero, and Shattered Guru. File this under chill disco vibes. Watch the video below.

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19.01.15 by Jeff

Video of the Day: Richie Jackson Performs Skateboard Tricks Using Random Objects

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Highlights of this music video for Moon Duo include skateboarder Richie Jackson kick-flipping a pitchfork, and surfing on top of actor Kyle Mooney’s car. I love both these guys and had no idea they were friends until now.

Watch Moon Duo’s “Animal” video below!

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