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Gondry is like the stranger who comes back to town. He walks into the dive bar of some small Pennsylvania mining settlement. All of us there, huddled around our drinks. Soot on our faces.
In many ways Natalia Stuyk's video for Django Django's Reflections, from the new album Born Under Saturn, is a proper performance video - albeit with an important difference.
Alexander Brown has directed this video for Rainer's Nocture, drawing inspiration from a friend who discovered she had Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, or 'EDS', which swiftly ended her dream of being a dancer.
This cinematic and stirring promo by Max & Dania for Charles Hamilton's New York Raining featuring Rita Ora follows a love story set against the backdrop of the American civil rights movement in the 1960s.
Like a locomotive screaming down Mulholland, George Lewis Jr. (aka Twin Shadow) is caught in the crosshairs of an early '90's style action movie trailer called I'm Ready... that's the premise of the promo for I'm Ready by Lance Drake.
Jon Jon Augustavo's video for DJ Fresh and Adam F's team-up for drum and bass track Believer follows a courageous young girl's attempt to win the race at her local race track. Bullied by her competitors and neglected by her father, the girl needs to overcome all sorts of obstacles besides the physical training to win the race...
Eva Michon's wonderful video for Death From Above 1979's Virgins demonstrates what we've all long suspected - that the Amish of Pennsylvania are not quite as old fashioned and pious as they make out. They're really hippies in 19th century costumes.
At 24, Chris Toumazou has already proved himself to be multi-talented music video-maker. As a director he has helmed acclaimed videos for Tropics and Cloud Boat, while as a co-founder of burgeoning production company COMPULSORY he has signed and produced several up-and-coming directors from far and wide (including Norway and Canada).
Berlin folk-singer Alice Phoebe Lou’s music video for Rebel Rose directed by Cape Town-based Karien Cherry (aka Karien Murray), follows a lonesome twenty-something on a desolate night out, with plenty of alcohol-infused debauchery and a search for lasting connection.
Linear shapes and tangled bodies populate the new East India Youth video for Beaming White directed by Mathy & Fran. Photographically, the video is sleek and polished enough to sell cars, featuring the highly photogenic William Doyle, cast as a driver caught in a somewhat austere, directional light.
Samuel Gursky teams up with Eric Teti to capture Gainesville's impressive punksters Frameworks in various formats the video for Loom, as the band explore their Florida hometown - swimming, skating and indulging in some proper car vandalism. As you do.