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Canadian directing outfit Video Marsh just unveiled these milky visuals for one of the several superb remixes on on the b-side of Shlohmo’s debut LP, Vacation. With strangely colored, amorphous forms coagulating and pulsating across the frame. the clip looks a lot like a microscopic film of my brain on Monday morning. It's also the perfect visual accompaniment to the track, a deliciously......read more
With this clip for "Blessing" by Felix, London-based filmmaker Andrew Telling makes the move from short docs to music videos, and the results are gorgeous. Starring Marisa Beck as a lone girl wandering the woods and hills of rural England, the beautifully-shot video is nicely paired with the heavy and moving ballad. Not that we needed it, but Telling's piece offers more proof that you don't......read more
Following the release of her excellent Ekstasis LP, esoteric songstress Julia Holter linked up with Jib Kidder (aka Sean Schuster-Craig) to produce this wobbly, country-sampling tune that we've had on repeat all day. "My Baby" takes snippets from Kidder’s "Ringtone Cowboy," off his forthcoming Steal Guitars album, adding Holter’s dreamy vocal to the country & western......read more
Here's a mindmelting new video for "OJ" from AU, the Portland-based experimental pop duo. Directed by takcom (aka Japanese motion designer Takafumi Tsuhiya), the visuals feature a flurry of warping and dripping images that reflect the tune's ticking percussion and textures. Tripped-out, psychedelic stuff -- Takafumi definitely did the track justice with this one. AU’s newest album......read more
After a five year silence, Aesop Rock is back with a new album, Skelethon, hitting stores this summer. In advance of the release, the backpack rap vet dropped this video for the lead single, "Zero Dark Thirty" (that's military speak for half past midnight -- hat tip to Yahoo! answers). Always true to the OG elements of hip hop, Aesop remains so here, as he leans against a wall rapping away......read more
Here's Canyons' new video for "When I See You Again," the standout track off the Aussie band's Keep Your Dreams LP. Directed by Fleur & Manu, the same team behind some of our favourite clips from the likes of M83 and Sebastien Tellier, the video weaves together a bunch of found footage of friends, lovers, sunshine and memories. The whole thing views like a weird highlight reel of the......read more
The kaleidoscopic video trend keeps spinning along. UK illustrator Ben Symonds submits his addition to the movement with this trippy vid for "Lifeblood" by Halls. Using footage from Planet Earth and Frozen Planet, the two mindmelter BBC nature series, Symonds applies evocative coloring and lysergic effects to the glacial electronic sounds of Halls. "Lifeblood" is the second track on Halls'......read more
Hand-crafted art meets natural history dioramas meets stop-motion animation in this amazing video assembled by Brooklyn-based animator Hayley Morris. Inspired by the found sounds contained on Silfra, the album from Grammy-winning American violinist Hilary Hahn and German modernist composer Hauschka, Morris applied a similar approach to her visuals for "Bounce Bounce." "I really wanted to capture......read more