02.04.15 by Jeff

Music Video: Eating Out “Pucker”

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Here’s a video for Vancouver punk band “Eating Out”, directed by Dave Ehrenreich with cinematography by Liam Mitchell. Doing drugs all day isn’t my thing but I feel like Eating Out’s video captures youth culture in the same way that old Linklater films and classic music videos, like Smashing Pumpkins’ “1979”, did. Watch “Pucker” below.

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01.04.15 by Jeff

Music Video: Mew “Water Slides”

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New video for Danish band Mew’s “Water Slides”, directed by Anders Malmberg. Watch the video below.

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24.03.15 by Jeff

Music Video: FKA Twigs “Glass & Patron”

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FKA Twigs has just released a video for “Glass & Patron”, which she directed for the 2015 Youtube Video Awards. This was really the only video I liked. The song will be released as part of an EP later this year. In the video the dancer turned singer (turned director) gives birth to a vogue battle in the woods. Watch the video below.

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11.03.15 by Jeff

Music Video: Mysteries “Newly Thrown” Directed by Kris Moyes

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Director Kris Moyes has pulled off one of the riskiest music videos I’ve seen. I really respect how he tries something completely different from one video to the next. His video for The Presets’ “My People” several years back is still one of my favourites, and I think it would have been really easy to turn out several more videos using the same techniques, but he didn’t. I’m so inspired by this.

Watch the video below.

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10.03.15 by Jeff

Video of the Day: A VHS Style Journey Through India in 4 Minutes

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This video of David Aufdembrinke’s six-week trip to India might have been a lot more boring if it weren’t for some fantastic editing and some really unique colour grading. I don’t fully understand how the final effect was achieved but I know it involved an old VHS tape, a magnet, and lots of compositing. The editing style is very similar to that crazy video from Turkey, and if you’re an editor you may find yourself trying to advance frame by frame to understand how certain sequences were cut together.

Watch the video below!

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06.03.15 by Jeff

Video of the Day: Clipping “Summertime”

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Here’s a brilliant video for Clipping, directed and edited by Carlos Lopez Estrada. This is a great way to be able to put people in your video who may not even want to be in it! Lots of hilarious shots in this. Watch “Summertime” below.

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02.03.15 by Jeff

Music Video: José González “Leaf Off / The Cave”

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So many strange moments in this video for José González, directed by Mikel Cee Karlsson. Apparently this weird church is a real place in Sweden, and the portraits in this video are of members of the congregation. Watch the video below.

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24.02.15 by Jeff

Video of the Day: Joywave “Somebody New”

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New video for Joywave by director Keith Schofield (he always makes the best videos) gets progressively weirder as it goes. Watch the video for “Somebody New” below!

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