The latest from Promo News
Joined by She & Him (actress Zooey Deschanel and guitarist M. Ward), Brian Wilson gets set to release his new single On The Island - taken from his album No Pier Pressure (April 7) - and is subject to this uber charming lyric video from director Will Kindrick.
In October last year, after a five year hiatus, German pop-rock band Tokio Hotel came out with their fifth studio album Kings of Suburbia, whose tracks have been paired with some fresh videos to express their change in sound.
Laurie Lynch unveils an emotive tale about Elliot, a 15 year old boy riding around his neighbourhood with a rifle and a boombox, suffering from epilepsy and regular teenage angst, in the video for indie-slacker baritone Oscar Scheller's rather excellent Daffodil Days.
Jamie XX and Romy of The XX take us on a dreamy trip around London by skateboard in the video for Loud Places, directed by Simon Halsall and JB Babehhausen.
Candy-coated Megan Nicole has hit the big league with this video for Escape, from her debut album of the same name, directed as part of Youtube Music Awards by The Young Astronauts - best known for their mega-successful videos for Ariana Grande, including the Iggy Azealia-featuring Problem
Shot at Adele producer/writer Paul Epworth's Church Studios in London, director Jamie Carter captures The Wombats in a stripped-down, intimate live setting performing new single Give Me A Try - beautifully lit and captured in one take by DP Bud Gallimore.
Director Thor Brenne's video for Norwegian rapper Lars Vaular plays out like an urban performance video with strange flashes of unsettling, dreamlike scenes inside of a shadowy café. He has achieved an aggressive, threatening atmosphere throughout, giving the impression that Vaular could snap at any second...
London-based production company FRIEND have added several directors of leading US music video production outfit Doomsday Entertainment in the UK to their roster, and have directors from their Europe-based roster repped by Doomsday in the US in return.
Taken from his forthcoming second solo album The Desired Effect (May 18), Killers frontman Brandon Flowers teams up with Roboshobo for the dramatic promo to first single Can't Deny My Love, and shows some quality as a cinematic as well as music frontman in a suspenseful period drama.
Sarah Chatfield has directed this elegant video to compliment the soulful track Emotional, by Swedish singer Snoh Aalegra.
At the fore is the video's black & white fashion photography aesthetic – heightened by the use of slow-motion and reverse-playback techniques to capture the motion of Aalegra's passion-filled performance.