The ’70s-esque clip for “Silhouette” by Julia Holter demonstrates how the simplest of imagery can relay loneliness and yearning for a love lost. A compilation of home videos flashing in and out of black-and-white and color cinematography sets the mood for new album Have You In My Wilderness. Check out the clip below.
Unknown Mortal Orchestra just released a psychedelic video for “Necessary Evil.” A pulsating line slowly transforms into a ’70s-style animation that makes you feel like you’ve fallen down the rabbit hole. A boy and girl take a trip to a place only the most imaginitive of minds could configure. Your mind will be forever boggled by the artistry that is “Necessary Evil.” Check out the clip below.
We hope you had a happy Thanksgiving. Now that you’re awake again following your post-meal nap and the Bears/Packers game is almost over, it’s time to celebrate with a song from MAGNET hero Ray Davies. Here’s a solo live clip of “Thanksgiving Day” from 2005.
Hazy images, blurring silhouettes and an all-appearing eye make up the entirety of Publicist UK‘s cinema-art video for “Cowards.” It’s a dark and chilling ode to those who are dastard and looking to release their burdens of cowardism. Vocalist Zachary Lipez invites you in with almost ritualistic-like chanting and lingering growl. Check out the entrancing clip below.
The sultry voices of Hey Rosetta! put you in a dream-like state with their smooth serenades for the video “Trish’s Song.” The four band members play in an empty music hall, surrounding a piano. The live, elegantly conducted version of the song will resonate with you long after you’re finished listening. Check out the clip below.
Jason Collett introduces his new video for “Song And Dance Man” through archival clips of dancing. Salsa, synchronized swimming, berlesque and interpretive dancing are just a few of the realms he covers. Flipping through like scenes out of an old film, the song has a “happy go lucky” vibe. The single is the title track off Collett’s first new album in almost four years. Check out the clip below.
Florence + The Machine return to the dog days they once knew in their new video for “Delilah.” This bizarre rendition of love and forgiveness strikes a similar tone to that of past clips done by the group. Artistry is at its peak, and the understanding of it might not be so clear, but it will definitely make you think. Check out the video below.
In Here We Go Magic‘s new video for “Be Small,” a mysterious cloaked woman drags a suitcase behind her to an unknown destination. With each change of scenery, the will to get the package to its destination stays constant. The identity of the woman is never revealed, nor what is in the package. A creepy narrator warns that if this individual is ever sighted, take a photo—she may be an angel. Check out the clip below.
The celestial voice of Denmark native Jannis Noya Makrigiannis poetically sings a song of realization and desire in his new video for “Jeg Ser Dig.” Loosely translating to “I See You,” Makrigiannis introduces a new side to Choir Of Young Believers‘ artistry. Riding on the back of a motorcycle and passing landscapes, the band executes a simply effortless clip. Though you may not be able to understand a word he is saying, the music speaks for itself. Watch the video below.
Whoever said punk is dead has never met the black-leather-jacketed, mohawk-rocking juveniles in Will Butler‘s video for “What I Want.” An adolescent anarchy has taken over the tri-state area, and Butler (Arcade Fire) and actress Jennifer Morrison experience it first hand in a nightclub full of rambunctious kids, doing what they want. Butler and Morrison battle the youth with ray guns that turn the boisterous children into conforming adults. Check out the clip below.