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Polykite 'Bones' by Vasily Ovchinnikov

25/09/2017

Polykite 'Bones' by Vasily Ovchinnikov

Prolific Russian director Vasily Ovchinnikov's video for Aussie band Polykite explores the love between two young seamstresses in an unspecified past, that begins over the sewing machine and leads to the decidedly sensual use of a tape measure.

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Nina Nesbitt 'Best You Had' by Alexander Darby

25/09/2017

Nina Nesbitt 'Best You Had' by Alexander Darby

Nina Nesbitt's old boyfriend has made a terrible error of judgement and Nina is here to reveal the contrast between theirs and his new relationship.

Alexander Darby's video for Best You Had has two stories running concurrently, organised around a mirror-image set. And it all gets pretty steamy. 

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Yael Naim 'Coward' by Paul, Luc & Martin

20/09/2017

Yael Naim 'Coward' by Paul, Luc & Martin

What happens when superheroes get old?

This video for French-Israeli singer-songwriter Yael Haim’s Coward is directed by Paul Van Haver – otherwise known as Stromae, the Belgian pop star making his directing debut – together with Luc Junior Tam and Martin Scali. It actually came out late last year, but we missed our radar then. More fool us – it's an absolute gem.

 

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Beck 'Up All Night' by CANADA

11/09/2017

Beck 'Up All Night' by CANADA

A modern Joan of Arc dons her armour to undertake a daunting mission in one of the most hostile and challenging environments known to man - the teenage houseparty. And what could be a more noble cause than rescuing your useless drunken brother from infamy and ridicule? 

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The Wandering Hearts 'Devil' by Michael Baldwin

07/09/2017

The Wandering Hearts 'Devil' by Michael Baldwin

When The Wandering Hearts' arrive in a one-horse town to do a show, there's only one problem. There are no people, let alone horses, to watch them.

Michael Baldwin plonks the Hearts in a Wild West ghost town in his video for Devil. But then the band's rollicking performance gets the ghosts to come out and play. 

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London Grammar 'Non Believer' by Jodeb

06/09/2017

London Grammar 'Non Believer' by Jodeb

Jodeb returns to videos with an awesome cosmic headscratcher for London Grammar.

As workers flee the facility where the energy core has gone into meltdown, one girl heads towards the plant, and jumps into the hole, with an unexpected result. She falls through space and dimensions, and her head fills with a flashback which may suggest what this is all about. On the other hand...

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Mount Kimbie 'Delta' by Frank Lebon

06/09/2017

Mount Kimbie 'Delta' by Frank Lebon

We follow Milson Pulse on 21/05/17; the day he is convinced to plan and take part in a robbery lead by his girlfriend. it is also the day Milson goes missing.

Frank Lebon's experimental visual drama for Mount Kimbie's Delta is dreamy, inventive, engrossing.

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