Videodrome 111 – This week’s best videos
Here’s this week’s new wave of fresh music videos featuring excellent audiovisual treatments by directors like Annapurna Kumar, Nabil, Tim & Barry and Zia Anger for bands such as Jef Barbara, Arctic Monkeys, Sealings and many more.
#1 Jef Barbara – “I Know I’m Late”, directed by Jess Lee
Jef, my man! A kick ass video for the surprisingly catchy track “I Know I’m Late”. I can’t wait for the release of his album later this fall.
#2 DJ Dog Dick – “Dried Old Leaves”, directed by Max Eisenberg and Brad Hurst
Hailing from Bushwick, Brooklyn, this is DJ Dog Dick aka Max Eisenberg. “Dried Old Leaves” is from his debut album The Life Stains. It’s the find of the week, although I’m obviously pretty late in the game.
#3 Julianna Barwick – “One Half”, directed by Zia Anger
A gorgeous and ghostly track and video from Julianna Barwick’s forthcoming album Nepenthe out August 20th. Daniel, where’s your review?
#4 Kid Smpl – “Necklace”, directed by Annapurna Kumar
The Seattle resident Kid Simpl is back with a new and ethereal five track EP on Hush Hush Records titled Armour.
#5 Arctic Monkeys – “Why’d You Only Call Me When You’re High”, directed by Nabil
Watch Arctic Monkeys’ new video for the single “Why’d You Only Call Me When You’re High?”, off the album AM
#6 2NE1 – “Do You Love Me”
The K-pop girl group 2NE1 has a new, colorful video out for “Do You Love Me” which is the follow-up to their comeback single “Falling In Love”.
#7 The Bug ft. Flowdan – “Dirty”, Directed by Tim & Barry
There’s a lot of things going on here in this new video for “Dirty” taken from The Bug’s new EP. Plus, he did a Death Grips collaboration and a new album is expected to drop in 2014.
#8 Sealings – “My Boyfriends Dead”, directed by James Burgess
Need some strobe lights? Then go for this crazy, hazy noise clip above. The single is out on August 26th via Too Pure Singles Club.
#9 Cool Angels – “Nuance”
San Diego’s Dream Records prepares another upcoming Cool Angels tape release with this excellent neo-ambient track called “Nuance” which leaves you wanting more.
#10 Just Blaze & Baauer feat. Jay-Z – “Higher” , directed by Nabil
A cool video for a boring song. Filmed on location in Kerala, India.
Published August 14, 2013. Words by moritz.schmall.