So after our pick of the best videos under the headings of Animation, Narrative, Comedy and Performance, now here's our ultimate list of the best of the best, the absolute bangers... our …
Best Music Videos of 2018: Performance
Music videos turn pop stars into icons, and this year was no exception. Here are our favourites this year when it's been all about the performance.
That mostly means the artists who have lit up the year, but much more besides, including numerous great dance performances, and also performances tht come within a stupendous concept.
And more of than not, the performance video is where the craft of music video making comes to the fore; where the performance is framed by astonishingly great photography, production design, styling, edting and of course, direction.
So from Matty of 1975 to Christine, Florence to Rosalía (above), this is our take on the great music video performances of 2018.
Here's our favourite funniest videos of the year - and also some comedy that was not necessarily hilarious, but used satire to create a seismic cultural reaction. We're talking Childish …
From straight documentary to surreal flights of fancy, narrative is the backbone of so many type of music videos. And this year has seen a rich vein of storytelling in music videos.
So it's time to begin the review of the music videos of the year, with the special relationship. Since it all began, the application of animation to music videos has been the source of magic. …
On Monday, March 18th, Karen O and Danger Mouse performed their new single Woman on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, and made history - all thanks to Spike Jonze.
A heady monochrome tale of romance set against a misty London backdrop, with a dark twist in the tale.
London-based director Luis Hindman has done an impressive job here for Ferreck Dawn & Robosonic's club banger In My Arms.
After their great 'origin' videos Guilt Trip and Sleep In The Heat, PUP and Jeremy Schaulin-Rioux now flash-florward 40 years, to the band's dotage, in a grimly believable dystopian …
Filmawi's ethereal video for Hamzaa is located on a mist-shrouded beach, where a dancer appears to walk on water, finding inspiration through the gloom, while Hamzaa herself provides a …
In Pavel Brenner's delightful video for Yumi Zoumi, it's Date Night in suburbia. And when a young man arrives at this girlfriend's suburban house, the parents are away, and he's …