The latest from Promo News
Franz Ferdinand are back. A new album from the Scottish artrockers is out in February, with the first song (and title track) Always Ascending released in late 2017, accompanied by a mesmerizing video directed by French directing team AB/CD/CD.
Nottingham MCs Young T & Bugsey put their best feet forward in this stylishly-shot video for Greenlight directed by Dir.Lx and Jeaniq, that swings between nightclub, studio and street.
HollySiz is a garment factory worker in a repressive dictatorship, inspired by love to revolt through dance, in Thibault Dumoulin's dramatic and rhythmic video for Rather Than Talking.
Kieran Evans’ longstanding creative collaboration with the Manic Street Preachers continues with this promo for International Blue – the first single from the band's forthcoming album Resistance Is Futile – shot in Nice in France, birthplace of artist Yves Klein, and inspiration for a song described by MSP's Nicky Wire as the European sequel to their early 90s hit Motorcycle Emptiness
Henry Scholfield gets back together with Dua Lipa for a kind of sequel to the MVA-winning, near-billion viewed global smash New Rules.
Diplo gets back together with Mø with another surefire smash with Get It Right, and then they take a surprisingly sweet route with the video.
Ciaran Lyons' latest video for Leeds rock outfit Hookworms examines a young salaryman's unexceptional routine, in all it's repetition and its minor variations - and lack of personal interaction - with a characteristic graphic sensibility and dry wit.
A young man explores his own identity, testing the boundaries of how far he can go, in Thomas Hinkamp's engaging video for British alt-pop singer songwriter Vivienne Chi.
Timbuktu band Songhoy Blues's collaboration with Iggy Pop gets the coolest treatment by animator Alden Volney.
A series of trademark Volney-esque animated loops captures the mood and spirit of Sahara - a combination of majestic African landscapes and wildlife, banal Western consumerism, iconic guitar-playing and the unmistakeably sinuous body of The Ig.
Jak Payne's video captures their down-at-heel lounge lizard vibe of Insecure Men for their debut video.
The band are holed up in a seedy house, pining for a blonde Mod girl - their Teenage Toy. The lovely old school kitchen sink feel comes courtesy of DoP David Foulkes's splendid photography.
Stitch Editing have announced that Jack Singer has joined their team of editors at their London base.
Singer moves over to Stitch after a nine-year career at Cut+Run, where he built up an impressive portfolio of work including several MVA-nominated music videos. He also joins the Homespun roster, Stitch's division for music videos and non-commercial content.