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AKA George shows he can rock with Manic Machine. And he can also do the near-impossible and rock a portable mobility scooter, with the help of his manager's 80s year old mother, in Tom Ewbank's endearing video.
It's quite a change from Ewbank's last music video outing, a gripping psycho-drama for Jordan Rakei. But as with that one, he was pretty much a one-man crew.
Thibault Dumoulin's intensely dramatic work for French singer-songwriter Clément Froissard offers a sometimes harrowing portrait of the loss of childhood innocence.
Pale Waves's Heather is part-puppet, part-human, very Scissorhands, and a really quite Robert Smith, in Adam Powell's video for Heavenly.
It's a minimalistic and graphically powerful set-up, with Heather animated via the cables attached to her bodysuit by a great unseen puppet-master (or mistress).
He's a director renowned for his VFX and motion graphics work, but Tim Fox returns to music videos with a pure pop performance video for British country duo The Shires, shot in Los Angeles.
Lucrecia Taormina brings Cuckoolander to a performance cube where she can collaborate with her dancer-sisters for Mercury – with highly expressive choreography to echo the song's frantic sentiment.
Courtney Barnett explores the universe with a little help from some stylish pointy-faced aliens - the sort you'd find in an episode of Star Trek directed by St. Vincent - in her latest collaboration with Danny Cohen, who directed the videos for Barnett's recent team-up project with Kurt Vile.
Following their successes including Rhianna and Fine Wine, KVLDR and Yxng Bane collaborate yet again for Vroom, a performance-based video with additional VFX wizardry.
Frank Turner's easy charisma is very much to the fore in Michael Baldwin's straight-ahead performance video for Blackout.
Oliver Jennings video for One Way has Suspect, Skepta and Jesse James Solomon each taking the wheel in a studio-set action thriller, taking care of business and running the gauntlet with the law.
Two men get to know each other during a night out in Moscow - one taking the other on an eventful tour of the city before he returns home the next morning – in George Papazov's noir-ish tale for Russian rock outfit Naked Lunch.
David Wilson's long-awaited mega-video for Arcade Fire is a double-sided beauty as contrasting as it's title, Money + Love.
First comes the Black Mirror-esque satire for Put Your Money On Me, where the band are sold ino recod company slavery, with Toni Collette as the ice-hearted label exec, who makes them play a product-endorsing show at a casino.
American director Nathan R. Smith, director of videos for DRAM and Lil Yachty, Joey Bada$$, T-Pain, Erykah Badu and other leading artists, has joined Kode Media for UK music video representation.
Hailing from Washington DC, Smith (above) starting forming relationships with up-and-coming artists Goldlink, DRAM, Mick Jenkins and Joey Bada$$ after graduating from film school.