Labour-of-love of the week so far is certainly this stop motion animation for Fingers and Thumbs — the acoustic solo project of Dark Horses guitarist David Wheeldon - by Ian Newcomb. He spent three years thinking about making it, and then a whole year actually doing it.
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In the remote Westfords in Iceland, Hawk Björgvinsson has created an absorbing, strange tale for local teenage duo Between Mountains. A secret torchlight ritual between local villagers leads to an extraordinary phenomenon - individuals acquire a human shadow who echo their every move.
Ahead of the release of their debut album Wild Silence in February, country-pop quartet Wandering Hearts' ballad Burning Bridges gets a visual from Meji Alabi combining heartfelt performance with a steamily emotional tango-style dance routine.
First Aid Kit fulfill a long-held fantasy in their latest video. They get to go to the prom.
For Fireworks, Mats Udd follows up his Sliding Doors-inspired video for It's A Shame by dropping Klara and Johanna Söderberg at an Eighties-style high school prom, then adds a distinctly supernatural element.
Formerly a member of the B.O.M.B Squad grime collective, Hak Baker has become a compelling performer of 'G-Folk' and troubadour-chronicler of life in his home patch of the Isle Of Dogs. He's also made some strong videos, and the latest directed by Broken Antenna is the strongest yet: a remarkably vivid celebration of the traditional East London 'knees-up'.
Earlier this year, Will Oldham released a new song, Treasure Map, underneath his Bonnie “Prince” Billy moniker. At the time, it was included on a Southern Poverty Law Center benefit compilation, and it’s now been repurposed as part of the soundtrack for Moxie Pictures' feature film The Lure.
Make like it’s the late 80’s with this surprising and excellent latecomer video for KT Tunstall’s impactful collaborative song ‘Two Way’, featuring guitar-slaying, perma-hat-wearing, swoonesome James Bay, taken from her latest album release ‘KIN’.
The new video for Police Dog Hogan's Devon Brigade is a real family affair – appropriately so, considering story behind the song.
It revolves around the life of Paul Studholme, great uncle of PDF singer (and Blink Films MD) James Studholme, who was killed at the third battle of Ypres, better known as Paschendaele, at the age of 19 on 4th October 1917.