Austere, enigmatic and whimsical, this new animated CG music video by Michael Fragstein (director/architect and co-founder of the Büro Achter April studio in Stuttgart) reads like a dreamscape full of strange juxtapositions and unexpected constructs. “Happiness Has A Hole – Solo Piano Version” is included [Read more]
Inventive and minimalist character work keeps Utrecht studio Job, Joris & Marieke on our must-watch list. Like this music video for instance: a monochrome romp with dark undercurrents for fellow Dutchman Job Roggeveen and his collaborative musical project called Happy Camper. “The Daily Drumbeat is a sunny song [Read more]
Rush back thru a fever-dream of pop culture as Kris Mercado (NY director and style frame master) tackles his “more awkward years” chasing the visuals for “Red Tuxedo” for Aussie pop-rockers The Griswolds.
Mercado: “My only goal with this piece was to make people smile and remember how it was to love when you where young, and to remember how bitter it was, but how sweet it was too. Cartoons, celebrities, icons, sex, anime, video games, money. Getting lost in that nostalgia really struck me. The escapism of it all. The cool shit we as a generation shared, I mean I fucking love Power Rangers. I still wish I was the Green Ranger till this day.” [Read more]
Barcelona’s Tigrelab nudge the lyric video genre forward by interpreting the melancholy of “Blue on Blue” from James Blunt’s latest album Moon Landing thru the cold detachment of technical schematics. [Read more]
Bristol director/designer/animator/seizure inducer and Stash fave Russ Murphy teams with director Pace Rivers for his latest graphic maelstrom, a flickering glitchiphonic “Apocalypse” by NY rapper/producer TiDUS – shot in the artist’s home town and screwed with heavily back in RUFFMERCY studios. [Read more]