Videodrome 89 – This week’s best videos
Do you need to top up your dose of music videos? You’re just in time! This week’s episode of Videodrome features brand new clips from favourites like Lana Del Rey, Parachute Youth, Elliphant. And—of course—main man Gobby, the guy who’s about to redefine the technoise genre. Have fun!
#1 Azealia Banks – Harlem Shake, directed by Rony Alwin
Here’s the video to Azealia’s remix of Baaur’s “Harlem Shake”. Did she or her label pay Baauer for this?
#2 Transept – Muscle Beach, directed by Dan Tombs
The folks over at The Quietus premiered this video for electronic outift Transept, taken from their upcoming second album, Buff As Fuck.
#3 Emperor Zero – Mental Health Café, directed by Steven Cherry
Off of their forthcoming 7” Mental Health Care/ Hispaniola, here are some pretty ill visuals to discover. Plus it features Steve Evets, the star of Ken Loach’s Looking For Eric. Do not miss.
#4 Dan Friel – Thumper, directed by Nick Chatfield-Taylor
Ace new music video for Dan Friel, who hits you with a wall of distorted beauty. His full length Total Folklore is out February 19 on Thrill Jockey.
#5 Useless Eaters – Hypertension, directed by Beau Welsh
The brand new Useless Eaters LP Hypertension (his fifth by the way) will be out on Jeffery Drag Records next week. Here you’ll get an idea what it’s all about.
#6 Lana Del Rey – Burning Desire, directed by Adam Smith
Oh Lana… This is now my second favorite video of hers!
#7 MØ – Glass, directed by Casper Balslev
Danish future starlet Mø aka Karen Marie has only just signed to Sony Music and whoops, a video for her new single “Glass” is out already.
#8 Parachute Youth – Count To Ten, dir?
Parachute Youth just dropped their follow-up track to last year’s massively successful “Can’t Get Better Than This”—check it.
#9 Elliphant – Live Till I Die, directed by MOFO
Back in V I D E O D R O M E #50 I introduced Elliphant to you, and it still appears that she’s the new M.I.A. Agree? Or what? Whatever, let’s get Gavras doing a video for her please.
#10 Gobby – Krylon Surf Magix, directed by Jamie Krasner
Gobby is my man, but you know that already. Now that the teaser video for his debut album has gone live, there’s no excuses not to check his particular strain of madness.
Published February 18, 2013. Words by moritz.schmall.