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Deep in a Z-movie primordial jungle replete with gigantic bugs, carnivorous plants and ominous icons, Django Django perform the suitably garage surfy sound of Shake & Tremble. It's a cool affair directed by Pete G.D. with a lo-fi video look, reminiscent of a 90s promo.
Following its successful launch year in 2014, Homespun and Stitch have announced the opening of entries for the second year of Homespun Yarns - a filmmaking competition conceived when commercial editing house Stitch launched Homespun last year as an ideas-first editing collective aimed at nurturing young
Stuart Birchall has delivered this dark, emotive piece for the Young Guns' track Daylight. Isolated and trapped in dystopian, shadowy interiors, characters face their struggles before the light comes in, casting the darkness away.
Angela Slater has directed this video for Midlands-based electro-pop duo Field Harmonics' euphoric Girls – a tender yet mysterious love story featuring what appears to be a lake-dwelling supernatural girl that pays her teenage friend a visit.
The Stian Andersen-directed video for the remix of Röyksopp & Robyn's Monument won Best Video at the 2015 Nordic Music Video Awards, held in Oslo last Saturday night (May 23rd).
Connor Gilhooly's well-crafted video for Gengahr's Heroine builds a sensual experience based upon the legendary archetypes of a sleeping princess and her chivalric hero, using projections and colour separation to create a certain amount of sexual ambiguity.
Davis Silis has delivered a heart-rending video for Aquilo's track Calling Me, about a young man who faces the hardships of being bullied, and also facing rejection in the very place where he feels most comfortable.
South London songstress Misty Miller brings some frenetic energy to her new video Happy, and Sophie Muller shows yet again why she's the best at drawing out inspirational performances from artists, whether they are huge and experienced (like Rihanna, Sam Smith, Beck, and many others that Sophie's worked with) or completely new.
A girl swathed in chiffon increasingly battles with the earth and ashes from which we come - and will return – in Aidan Wood's fine video for Lamb's What Makes Us Human - itself a return to form for the duo known in the Nineties for their sophisticated drum and bass.
Here at Promo News, we've been waiting patiently for the release of full uncensored director's cut of the Vince Staples video for Señorita. Forget the watered-down version on YouTube, because Ian Pons Jewell's bleak satire on modern America has to be experienced as it was meant to be seen.