The latest from Promo News
Some superlative videos appeared on Promo during this week, from Skrillex to Simian Mobile Disco to Maya Jane Coles' laundrette earth-mother, and a lot more besides - like an Estuary tale by George Belfield for Arthur Beatrice, a tainted love story for Jackson and his Computerband by So Me, and Josh Homme hanging out with his Japanese businessmen buddies to indulge in a spot of ultra-violence
The Ramona Flowers' Tokyo has given Bouha Kazmi the chance to explore his fascination with Japanese culture - and particularly the phenomenon of the Geisha.
A Simple Beautiful Truth, from Wild Beasts' acclaimed new album Present Tense, has inspired this joyous video directed by Klaus Thymann and Mike Hughes, which sees the band wearing electric suits and dancing around the Brecon Beacons.
It's an unbeatable combination of stunning scenery with absurdist behaviour - with wonderfully inventive costume design by Grace Snell.
In his video for Equals' Pyre, Louis Ellison cleverly integrates the talents of dancer and choreographer Fabrice Omores with the song's fiery theme. The dancer makes his way through the backstreets and deserted docks of East London, emitting clouds of smoke, with smouldering clothes.
Edward Housden, director and bandmember of rock-blues-soul outfit Gentlemen (described somewhere as what The Beatles would've sounded like in 1972 if they hadn't split up), has now created a two-part video – to coincide with the release of two EPs, Night Reels I and Night Reels II – focussing on the story of a Holy Child.
Maverick Sabre's heartfelt Breathe is matched with an impressive video directed by Johny Mourgue, making something of a comeback into promos.
Warner Bros/Parlophone Records in London has appointed two new members to the record label's video/visual content team, with Andrew Law joining the department as junior video/visual content commissioner, and Luke Thomas joining as video/visual content coordinator.
De La Muerte and their army of make-up artists deliver a stylish visual feast for Kyla La Grange's The Knife.
Shot in an old building filled with paintings, Kyla - styled by Bojana Kozarevic - performs in the arty setting for a couple of ordinary blokes who, we suspect, are feeling a tad out of place...