Following the visual wit of their videos for Boyfriend and Better Sit Down Boy, Brisbane indie-dance crew Confidence Man have released their debut album Confident Music For Confident People, and that coincides with the release of their third video by directors and creatives Schall & Schnabel, with additional direction by Julian Lucas - and it's their most confident collaboration t
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Courtney Barnett explores the universe with a little help from some stylish pointy-faced aliens - the sort you'd find in an episode of Star Trek directed by St. Vincent - in her latest collaboration with Danny Cohen, who directed the videos for Barnett's recent team-up project with Kurt Vile.
Courtney Barnett introduces her new solo record (quite quickly after the release of her team-up with Kurt Vile on the excellent Lotta Sea Lice LP) with Nameless, Faceless and a kooky melange of cut-out fun from Berlin-based animator-director Lucy Dyson.
William Robertson and Scott Stirling's video for Aussie dreampop outfit TEES employs motion graphics to disrupt an intimate band performance.
The graphics break, overlay and ultimately redefine the original images, a technique inspired by the song, which asks: 'can we ever really know somebody, or are we only seeing fragments of what they want us to see?'
Aussie outfit Jungle Giants link up with German outfit Schall & Schnabel and create brilliant soundwave-style visuals for new track Bad Dreams, and its very good indeed.
A brilliant combination of colour, three dimensional waves perfectly align to the track, and the head of actor Tom Verstappen, makes this a mesmerising experience.
"90% of budget went on hiring the sofa and armchair," says Alexander O. Smith (the director formerly known as Alex Smith), referring to his new Donny Benét video. He certainly came up with a novel way for not paying extras to play the party guests.
A totally unhinged spoof Western from Melbourne director Danny Cohen, featuring the best whistling solo of the year (new MVAs category?) and Aussie legend Jimmy Barnes as a spirit guide with a particular way with words. Stay for the credits!
Anthony Bristol (aka Cry\\Wolf) sets up the first part of a sprawling revenge Western in the deserts of Morocco for Australian band Safia.