Two months into 2019, and we're clocking up some very good work, from Dexter Navy's latest collab with A$AP Rocky to Low Country hip-hop artist Zwanger Guy's eyecatching videos.
Videos Of The Month - May 2016
Picking the best videos of the past month is always hard. But this time, its been really difficult, and keep the list to a reasonable number. As the number of favourite videos on our initial list crept into the 30s, and then the 40s, we realised that this is either the busiest month in the history of Promo News, or the standard of work this year is creeping ever upwards. Or both.
Other trends? The emergence of Malia James, whose video for Honne (above) is included here, as a new director who clearly delights in making pop videos is up there.
So here is our list for May. There are some very good videos, of all stripes and persuasions, in here. We've tried to keep it a reasonable number, but boy, it was hard...
No hanging about in 2019. You guys have hit the ground running with an unusually strong start to the year in terms of the output of music vids.
Another playlist on the video output of 2018, and this is the one that's all about the final month of the year. As the holiday season loomed, December was the month that saw a customary …
A massive month for music videos saw amazing work from an eclectic range of sources, including double servings of bangers from both A$AP Rocky and The 1975.
Ben Strebel has created a strikingly metaphorical and intensely visceral video for The Hour; a harrowing look at disenfranchised Britain and the exploration of freedom.
Two Door Cinema Club are back with a beautifully wacky form of lyric video from Max Siedentopf, who's taken inspiration from every single sentence of the band's new song Talk, and has …
Rita Ora proves to be a master of disguise - and have more than a passing resemblance to J-Lo - in this video directed by the prolific Hannah Lux Davis that ponders the downside of fame.
Christopher Rogers directs a dreamy, sun-drenched visual for up and coming London rapper Lord Apex.
A deceitful televangelist and two church servants exploit the devotion of an ensemble of innocent believers, until events spiral strangely out of control, in Ian Isak's compelling …
A sick mother and her son escape from hospital to have a special day together, in Charlotte Regan's emotional video for Mumford & Sons' Beloved.