Welcome to the 30th edition of our weekly music video update, featuring How to Dress Well, Blackbird Blackbird, Pandr Eyez, Kap Bambino, Shabazz Palaces and more! Enjoy!
#1 Pandr Eyez – Shinin’ (directed by Georgia Hudson)
A slice of avant R&B, amplified with perky synths and gritty bass in the form of a girl/boy duo. Amaze.
#2 Lil B – Rich Ho (dir.?)
Lil B drops another visual, this time for ‘Rich Ho’ which appears on Legendary Based Music.
#3 Kap Bambino – Rise (self-directed)
It’s a brand new Kap Bambino track called ‘Rise’. That shot with Caroline and Orion blowing out smoke looks super menacing.
#4 Shabazz Palaces – Black Up (directed by Kahlil Joseph)
Here is something called an “official album video presentation” for one of our favorite albums of 2011, Shabazz Palaces’ Black Up. And yes: it’s really cool.
#5 Francis and the Lights – If They Don’t Come Tomorrow
This new video for ‘If They Don’t Come Tomorrow’ is a perfect fit for this beautiful, understated song. A caption of a recent show Francis Farewell Starlite did in New York called The White Room.
#6 How to Dress Well – Ready For the World (directed by Czlowiek Kamera)
Are you familiar with the work of Dziga Vertov? The Polish video manipulator Czlowiek Kamera surely is. Google Czlowiek-Kamera if you wanna know more.
#7 Your Favourite Color – Spooky Song (directed by Daniel O’Connell)
Your Favorite Color is the side project of Florida-based artist Geramy Layug (also of Saskatchewan). ‘Spooky Song’ is a psychedelic trip that hinges from a repeated synth line, everything swirls around it.
#8 Wax Idols – Golden Sneakers (directed by Hayden Shiebler)
Normally something so straightforwardly garage-punk wouldn’t grab us, but this song was written for Fortune’s now deceased ex-boyfriend Jay Reatard, who owns. So here you go.
#9 Blackbird Blackbird – Tear (directed by Brendan Canty)
The new vid for the SanFran project off their forthcoming EP Boracay Planet. Directed and edited by Brendan Canty.
#10 In Flagranti – Illusion Of Control (dir.?)
In Flagranti and Codek Records are back with the fifth installment of Sounds Superb. This is their latest strike called ‘Illusion of Control’. Gotta say yes!