Videodrome #73 – This week’s best videos
Honestly, ever since last week, when the rumors began circulating that Electronic Beats would be live streaming Depeche Mode‘s press conference from Paris, I’ve felt compelled to revisit their video backcatalogue. Well, until I stumbled over the new Ital video that is. Find that one below, as well as my most beloved DM video and a selection of other televisual highlights. Enjoy.
LA Vampires feat. Maria Minerva – Seasons Change, directed by Benjamin Shearn
Everybody’s darling Maria Minerva has teamed up with LA Vampires/Amanda Brown. The result is this post-jazzy track called “Seasons Change”. Their collaborative Integration LP will be out soon on Not Not Fun.
#2 La Sera – Break My Heart, directed by Cassandra Hamilton
Indie rock cuteness: check out this nice new video for this nice song off La Sera’s sadly not so nice debut LP Sees The Light.
#3 Chromatics – Looking For Love, directed by Alberto Rossini
The gem of the day is basically a sweet rendez-vous between music and fashion. Small detail at the end: The video features a short version of the song—its actual length is 17 (!) minutes.
#4 Rochelle Jordan – Shotgun, directed by Sharon Jane D
It must be in the Canadian air which breathes fresh artists in and out of the industry. Get ready for Rochelle Jordan (ROJO) and her first video from her album P R E S S U R E. Futuristic R’n’whateva at its best!
#1 Pantha Du Prince & The Bell Laboratory – Photon
German post-techno plus some oldschool Norwegian bells. This is the first song to drop from the upcoming Pantha Du Prince record, which will be released early next year in collaboration with The Bell Laboratory. And yes, it’s not a video.
#6 Ital – Boi, direcetd by Aurora Halal & Daniel Martin McCormick
Here’s the new and very trippy new Ital video for his beats entailed “Boi”, which is the first single of his new album Dream On, due out on November 5 via Planet Mu.
#7 Action Bronson – The Symbol, directed by Rik Cordero
Whitesploitation anyone? Action Bronson just released his new video for “The Symbol” – off his upcoming Rare Chandeliers mixtape. Watch the video above and get ready for his dry beats.
#8 Depeche Mode – Hole To Feed, directed by Eric Wareheim
Yes, you already know that EB and DM are best friends, and since this video always pops up in my mind when I wonder what their next masterstroke could be, I thought today was a good day to share this excellent track. Comes laced with a sens of humor that is uniquely Eric Wareheim.
#9 Lee Ranaldo – Stranded, directed by Kelly Jeffrey
Sonic Youth guitarist Lee Ranaldo has premiered a music video for “Stranded.” Taken from his new solo album Between the Times & Tides.
#10 Daphni – Long, directed by Jane Eastlight
The video for “Long”, which which is probably the most unique track on his recent album Jiaolong.
Published October 23, 2012. Words by moritz.schmall.