Phoenix's new video is an irreverent reworking of cultural history by Chris Hopkins at Melbourne-based design and directing team Lost Art, where the band become an integral part of a rare '80s documentary about legendary and controversial fashion photographer Helmut Newton.
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The second NERD video – or 'Tutorial' – directed by Scott Cudmore and Todd Tourso. Like the first it centres on phenomenal dancer Mette Towley, but the video for 1000 is more controversial, diving headlong into the polarised politics of the United States.
The video for Kruangbin's Maria También, the first single from the Texas-based trio's new album, tells the story of Iranian women prior to the revolution of 1979 that transformed the country into a theocracy.
RUFFMERCY applies the trademark style to some "out-of-date soft porn" for Ross Harris's new project Teardrop Estates, and it is utterly fab.
Raoul Paulet's video for Ainé takes the conceit of Who Framed Roger Rabbit?, and applies it to stock footage. So instead of Toon Town, we have Stock Town – where it's all going down...
Joseph Wright juxtaposes apathy and action in this black & white docu-style narrative piece.
The video cuts between a group of teenagers idly killing time and sequences of footage from actual riots. It has the same strange teenage apathy that Spike Jonze's video for Arcade Fire's The Suburbs, only with a little more European hopelessness.
Swedish directing collective Stylewar return to music videos after a long absence for the latest visual treat for Bonobo.
Like the two previous videos for tracks on the current album, for Kerala and No Reason, everything here is subject to subtle manipulation. In this case, each scene contains looping elements, which keep in sync to the beat of the track.
Veteran rock 'n roll rebel Peter Perrett's lacerating critique-cum-love letter addressed to the USA now has a great visual accompaniment directed by Focus Creeps which revels in its old school video aesthetic.