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Videodrome 150—December 2014’s Best Videos

The last Videodrome of the year has landed, with a fresh dose of clips that will rock your world.

#1 Panda Bear – “Boys Latin” [Directed by Isaiah Saxon & Sean Hellfritsch at Encyclopedia Pictura]

Here’s the new video from Panda Bear for his mesmerizing new single, “Boys Latin,” which is taken from his phenomenal forthcoming album, Panda Bear Meets The Grim Reaper, out via Domino on January 13.

#2 clipping. – “Get Up” [Directed by Carlos Lopez Estrada and Cristina Bercovitz]

The LA”noise-rap” trio known as clipping. is back with a simple but striking video for their unique instrumental smasher “Get Up.”

#3 Objekt – “Second Witness” [Directed by Rachel Buehlmann, Joe Dilworth & TJ Hertz]

This clip feels like a fresh take on the whole “3D Environments x Nostalgia” thing, except that it’s all actually shot on film and not rendered digitally. Weiter so.

#4 LEVELZ – “LVL 07” [Directed by Richard Reason]

Now you know why I go on about Manchester so much. Levelz set the bar with this one.

#5 Von Spar – “Chain Of Command” [Directed by Christopher Marquez]

Nice and easy video for Cologne-based elecro-pop quartet Von Spar’s “Chain Of Command” from their new album, Streetlife.

#6 Shams – “Nest”

Dark house fun brought to you by Brooklyn producer Shams, out now via HOSS Records.

#7 Tink – “Round The Clock” [Directed by DGainz]

Finally, a new female emcee who is worth quoting.

#8 Mr. Oizo – “Ham” [Directed by Eric Wareheim]

HAM from Eric Wareheim on Vimeo.

Wareheim’s bizarre and grotesque take on American consumerism arrived shortly after Black Friday. Relevant.

#9 Nicki Minaj ft. Drake, Lil Wayne, and Chris Brown – “Only”

I’m not a super for Chris Brown, but I do like Nicki’s bondage-themed music video for “Only.” However, the Nazi-inspired lyric video generated more controversy than it did props. Oh, Nicki, why didn’t you see that coming?

#10 Death Grips – “Inanimate Sensation” [Self-directed]

After calling it quits, Death Grips is back with a new video and a forthcoming tour.

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Videodrome 102 – This week’s best videos

Your weekly update on the best new music videos the internet has to offer, with highlights from Siriusmo, Slava, Lykke Li and David Lynch.

#1 Moon Gangs – “Sky”, directed by Garry Sykes

Without a doubt, when you need an update in unusual post-rock, Sexbeat London is your holy grail. But Sexbeat is much more than a blog, it’s a booking agency, promoter, label, everything. This wavy track above will see the light of day through this imprint next week.

#2 Joe Goddard ft. Mara Carlyle – “She Burns”, directed by Soandsau

Now this is a great video. “She Burns” is taken from Joe Goddard’s forthcoming Taking Over EP, which is out later this year.

#3 Emika – “Centuries”, directed by Matt Lambert

Fuckin’ hell this girl freaks me out. Epic video for an epic song.

#4 La Yegros – “Viene de Mi”, directed by Javier Lourenço & Mariana Youssef

Just when you thought we’re living in a loop, this little something appeared on my radar. After a quick research I also know the baby’s name: cumbia digital. This is all I need this summer.

#5 Excepter – “Lying On The Ground”, directed by Harrison Owen

My buddies Excepter are about to release their new album any time soon. “Lying On The Ground” was recorded live at Secret Project Robot in 2009, shot in Las Vegas 2011. Released this week.

#6 Siriusmo – Itchy / Cornerboy, directed by Jakob Grunert

Here comes the wonderfully filmed new video for Siriusmo’s “Itchy / Cornerboy”, teasing his upcoming 2xLP , which will be out on Monkeytown end of this week.

#7 Merchandise – “Totale Nite”, directed by Merchandise

I don’t like guitars, but I do like Merchanise. A lot. Hailing from Tampa, Florida, this is their title track—taken from their upcoming mimi-album on Night People.

#8 Slava – “Girl Like Me”, directed by Eugene Kotlyarenko

Watch the video for Slava’s “Girl Like Me” featuring a very special brother-sister relationship. The track is taken from the Raw Solutions album, which is out now on Software Recording Co.

#9 Rone – “Let’s Go”, directed by Julien Carot

Zero gravity! Rone’s latest endeavor takes us to a bewildering, surreal world devoid of gravity. It visually fuels the intense energy of the latest track from the Parisian producer.

#10 Lykke Li & David Lynch – “I’m Waiting Here“, directed by Lykke Li and Daniel Desure

Last week Mr. David Lynch announced his upcoming album The Big Dream, which comes with this marvelous collaboration with the very talented Lykke Li, who co-directed this clip.~

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Videodrome 101 – This week’s best videos

After spending last week down in Austria attending the marvelous Spring Festival opening presented by Electronic Beats, today your dear Videodrome is back with its 101st edition. Ever since the music video industry broke down in the early 2000s, when both MTV and VIVA decided to stop broadcasting cool videos, replacing them with ringtone commercials, the landscape of music’s moving image has been a barren place. Never mind, the audiovisual joy continues on the internet. That’s where I stumble over these new and cool videos from the likes of Vampire Weekend, Katy B, Shlohmo and many more.

 

#1 Shlohmo – “Don’t Say No” (ft. How To Dress Well), directed by Video Marsh

LA-based producer Shlohmo has unveiled the video for his How To Dress Well-featuring track “Don’t Say No”, taken from his recent Laid Out EP. Directed by Video Marsh.

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#2 Co La – “Make It Slay”, directed by Andrew Strasser

Here’s the amazing 3D video for Co La’s new single “Make It Slay”, taken from the wonderfully relaxed Moody Coup album—out now via Software Recording Co.

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#3 Vampire Weekend – “Diane Young”, directed by Primo Kahn

Check out the new music video for Vampire Weekend’s song “Diane Young”. I kinda love it. Also, extra points for its guest list: Sky Ferreira, Santigold, Chromeo, Dave Longstreth (Dirty Projectors) and Hamilton Leithauser (The Walkmen).

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#4 Fat Freddy’s Drop – “Clean The House”, directed by Mark Williams

In this new clip for FFD you can see some puppet dance. It actually fits to the classy, laid back sound which the New Zealanders are offering us with this first teaser from their upcoming full-length release in June.

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#5 HVOB – “Always like this” (andhim Remix), directed by lichterloh.tv

A few weeks ago, we offered you the exclusive pre-stream of HVOB’s self-titled debut album. Now one of their standout tracks has received a nice remix and an audiovisual treatment. If you’re into animation this shouldn’t be missed.

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#6 Disclosure – “When A Fire Starts To Burn”, directed by Bo Mirosseni

Momentum alarm! If you are not aware of Disclosure’s upcoming album, ‘Settle’, you obviously live under a rock. Your final chance is embedded above: it’s the Bo Mirosseni-directed video for their infectious “When A Fire Starts To Burn” track.

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#7 Jacques Greene – “On Your Side” feat. How To Dress Well, directed by Trusst

Jacques Greene has teamed up with Tom Krell aka How To Dress Well’s to release “On Your Side”. It’s another house track in the vein of his recent collaboration with R&B siren Tinashe on “Painted Faces” for Yours Truly’s “Songs From Scratch” series.

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#8 Mazes – “Bodies”, directed by Austin of Vision Fortune

Mazes just dropped “Bodies”, the first track from their forthcoming album Ores & Minerals which is ‎available to download for free from their Soundcloud page. Worth drawing attention to just how difficult it is to keep a body still.

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#9 Dylan Ettinger – “The Pale Mare”, directed by Logan Owlbeemoth

Oh, yes. Looks like Mr. Ettinger is saying goodbye to the post-weirdo stuff he was dealing with in the last few years. Mind you, his video art hasn’t changed that much… Here at least some bass is striking back

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#10 Katy B – “What Love is Made of”, directed by Emil Nava

It’s been quite a while since we’ve heard from Katy B. Now there’s a new track called “What Love is Made of” which serves as the official first single from the still untitled second studio album. Due later this year via Rinse/Columbia Records Records.

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Videodrome 100 – This week’s best videos

After two silent weeks without any Videodrome I’m back on the front desk with a selection of new, cool music videos from around the globe. Enjoy audio-visual highlights from the likes of Julia Holter, Dnte, Young Wonder, Beacon and many more below.

#1 Julia Holter – “World”, directed by Rick Bahto

Los Angeles singer-songwriter Julia Holter has just announced the release of her third album Loud City Song to be released later this year. She’s already teasing it with this release of a beautiful new video. In a class of her own.

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#2 Beacon – “Drive”, directed by Will Joines

Brooklyn duo Beacon are obviously working on the future of R&B pop. This track is off their recent debut album The Ways We Separate out via Ghostly International.

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#3 Bipolar Sunshine – “Rivers”, directed by Greg Walsh

Known for their stellar remixes for Ellie Goulding and Lana Del Rey, new British band Bipolar Sunshine have just published the video for song “Rivers”, off the upcoming debut EP Aesthetics.

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#4 Dnte – “Translucent”, directed by Klubicki

Hungarian-born, Germany-based producer Dnte dropped the video for “Translucent”, taken from his Moments EP.

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#5 Valentina – “Ladders”, directed by Ben Reed

Valentina has unveiled the video for “Ladders” from her recently released EP Wolves. Directed by Ben Reed, the clip is a futuristic lo-fi affair.

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#6 Young Wonder – “Electrified”, directed by Brendan Canty & Conal Thomson

Irish electro-pop duo Young Wonder share visuals for latest single “Electrified” from their recently released EP Show Your Teeth.

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#7 Touch Sensitive – Pizza Guy, directed by Entropico

A new one from Australia’s finest nu-disco purveyors Future Classic. I really can’t stop listening to this Touch Sensitive track.

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#8 Keys N Krates – “Treat Me Right”, directed by Ohji Inoue

The song is two months old, but these chill trap producers have just made their video for this popular track, “Treat Me Right” which is full of awesome, animated covers.

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#9 Anton Zap – “Water”, directed by Ernest Yakovlev

Theo Parrish meets Actress… From Moscow with love. Out via Ethereal Sound.

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#10 Make The Girl Dance featuring YO Majesty – GIRLZ, directed by Pierre Mathieu

Je kiffffffffffffffffffffe grave.

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Videodrome 99 – This week’s best videos

After spending the weekend in Poland—or to be more precise, in Poznań attending our Electronic Beats Festival—this week starts without an weekend, but still contains a brand new edition of your favorite music video round-up. You know the game—it’s time for V.I.D.E.O.D.R.O.M.E.

 

#1 David Guetta – “Play Hard ft. Akon & Ne-Yo”, directed by Andreas Nilsson

David just made a video I love for a song which I should hate. Kudos to Andreas Nilsson (again).

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#2 Beat Club – “Globetrotters”, directed by Zach Kranzler

This is just fantastic. Kinda smart video for a kick-ass track, taken from the “Something Better” maxi-single released last year via PCM/Boombox Recordings.

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#3 Vitalic – “Fade Away”, directed by Romain Chassaing

Excellent new video for Vitalic‘s “Fade Away”, which turns out as some sort of mini-movie. Question: who gets the suitcase?

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#4 Crystal Castles – “Affection”

I cant help myself, but Crsytal Castles almost feel like a retro band in 2013. Distorted images + Alice Glass lost in fog, all filmed in your park next door…

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#5 Female Smell – “Look at Me Now”

Here the new Birmingham-based outfit Female Smell surprises with a bloody, straight-forward punk rock track. Looks like this is their first track, check their band camp for the debut EP.

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#6 SpaceGhostPurrp – “Bringin Da Phonk”, directed by SpaceGhostPurrp

Taken off of last year’s Mysterious Phonk: Chronicles of SpaceGhostPurrp, here’s a pretty authentic, dark, and self-made video for ”Bringin Da Phonk“.

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#7 Exercise One – “Vapor”, directed by by Jacopo Carrears

This is the first beast released from Exercise One‘s new three-track EP, out in May through Exone. Excellent techno is all I need.

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#8 A$AP Ferg – “Persian Wine”, directed by A$AP Ferg & Thuan Tran

Fellow Rocky set the bar quite high, but these days there’s Ferg trying to set new limits. Hate these guns, btw.

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#9 Strip Steve – “Hood”

You know that I am a lover of this goofy french techno (remember Panetrose two weeks ago?)—here Paris-born and Berlin-based wunderkind Strip Steve drops a blast called “Hood”.

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