Videodrome 74 – This week’s best videos
Yep, it’s that time once more. Join Moritz Gayard as he explores the newest, coolest videos this week has to offer. This edition features the likes of Steve Hauschildt, Mitzi, The Sea and Cake, Mt. Wolf and many, many more. Tuck in!
#1 Funkineven – Dracula, directed by Hiroo Tanaka
Funkineven drops “Dracula” in time for Halloween—on red vinyl of course! With a freaky video by Hiroo Tanaka aka Inumikaku, this is on a Nosferatu tip.
#2 Spaceape – On The Run, directed by Hiroo Tanaka
Hyperdub‘s resident MC and regular Kode9 collaborator the Spaceape puts out a brilliant track and accompanying video: experimental and tribal.
#3 Lulu James – Be Safe
Gem of the week: 21-year-old soul girl Lulu James has released her new video for next single “Be Safe”, released through Black Butter Records on November 19. Watch and listen to cop one of next year’s rising stars.
#4 Danny Brown – WitIt, directed by Bijoux Altamirano
They say I’m a menace… I meant it… I’m in it…
#5 Mitzi – Who Will Love You Now, directed by Lewis Miles & Elliot Shields
The new video from Brisbane’s Mitzi is one part Windows Media Player Visualizer to two parts outer space with a little dash of Tumblr. The track is the first single from their upcoming album Truly Alive on Future Classic.
#6 Desire – Tears From Heaven, directed by Alberto Rossini
New visuals from Desire, which is the teaser track for the long awaited After Dark II compilation by the legendary Italians Do It Better label, made by frequentl collaborator Alberto Rossini.
#7 The Sea and Cake – Harps, directed by Jay Buim
This is the brand new Jay Buim-directed video for “Harps”, taken from the unmatched kings of jazz-pop The Sea and Cake. Their 18th album, Runner is out now via Thrill Jockey.
#8 Melody’s Echo Chamber – You Won’t Be Missing That Part Of Me, directed by Matthew Saville
This Monday we hosted the pre-release stream of Melody’s Echo Chamber’s long awaited, self-titled album. Today Domino send over this new video. We dig both.
#9 Steve Hauschildt – Interconnected, directed by Sabrina Ratté
Steve Hauschildt, who is also one half Emeralds, just dropped the first teaser from his new solo LP Sequitur.
#10 HEALTH – Tears, directed by David Altobelli and Jeff Desom
As part of The Creator project directors David Altobelli and Jeff Desom joined forces to come up with a short film, which also functions as a music video for a big new tune from L.A.’s post-psychs HEALTH. 2013 will be a HEALTH year, I can sense it.
#11 Mt. Wolf – Life Size Ghosts, directed by Jean-Philippe Blunt & Thom Humphreys
Welcome to the chill. Stunning ambient track from four-piece folk/electronic band Mt. Wolf, based in London. Their great Life Size Ghosts can be streamed on their Soundcloud page..
#12 Sky Ferreira – Sad Dream, directed by Grant Singer
Sky Ferreira releases her new visual directed by Grant Singer, for the track “Sad Dream” off of her recently released Ghost EP, available now.
Published November 01, 2012.