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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.
After tickling the fancies of hipsters for years, postmodern CGI properly hits the mainstream with Elliot Sellers and Erik Ferguson's enjoyably demented trip through Lil Jon, Offset and 2 Chainz's Alive.
PBR Streetgang's witty demolition of the inanity of pretty much everything, delivered by R&B singer Mattie Safer, becomes a vehicle of baby-boomer scorn in Bob Gallagher's video for Everything Changes.
Safer's voice is taken by a rascally old gent with a punk attitude (Michael O'Sullivan, excellent), mocking the trivial preoccupations of the Instagram/selfie generation.
Wolf Alice frontwoman Ellie Rowsell ends up in a very dark place indeed in the very creepy video for Sadboy by Hamish Stephenson.
Ellie's reckless drinking at a party has terrible consequences when she starts coughing up a vile black liquid, passes out, and then finds herself somewhere between Stranger Things' Underneath and the black void of Under The Skin.
Rosa and Jenny of Let's Eat Grandma wander through a digitally-drenched pink world in Balan Evans' video for Hot Pink.
Mark Pellington demonstrates just why he is regarded as a music video directing legend, with his remarkable 11 minute 'music film' for Imagine Dragons' Next To Me.
Visual artist and animator Marcel Vockrodt has fashioned a beautiful abstracted Arctic forest for German modern composer Jan Roth in an imaginative CGI-based tour de force.
Grant Singer shows Camila Cabello hogging the limelight in two different formats - on home video and music video.
The latest single from The Magic Gang's debut album The Magic Gang features bassist Gus Taylor taking centre stage on vocals, and the elegantly simple video by The Marshall Darlings suitably casts him as a lone figure bearing his soul in front of the camera.
Caviar have signed Belgian filmmakers Norman Bates for commercial & music video representation in Belgium, Holland, Spain and the UK.
Conducta goes from London to Paris to meet a girl, and ends up meeting another one, in Lewis Rose's breezily entertaining video for Only U.
It's a wonderful ad for Anglo-French relations, with a bittersweet ending that could be seen as a symbol of our ending partnership with one of our main partners in the EU, like a metro ticket disappearing into a machine...