Please feel invited to an audio-visual tour de force. Together with Max Dax we are showing our most beloved recent music videos. We call it MUSIC VIDEOS REVISITED and it’s part of the Musik Film Marathon. And we have guests: Robert Defcon, Alec Empire, Malakoff Kowalski und Phillip Sollmann. Do not miss it: Wednesday 30th March, 2011. Start 22h00. End 01h00.
Groovy. Prommer & Barck are set 2 drop their 1st collaborative album called Alex And The Grizzly - through Derwin Recordings. According to DJ Hell, this is the “most innovative and groundbreaking album of our time. I can hear the future.” Check the audio-visual future, directed by Berlin-based collective JUTOJO here.
Daniel Breretons Metronomy videos had a special kind of flavor that I liked very much. Then he was with WarpFilms. Now he seems 2 be back on track with this trippy video for New Zealand’s Connan Mockasin. Connan’s re-released debut LP Forever Dolphin Love, is soon out through Phantasy/Because Music. Check his new video here. (via)
#1 Protect-u - U-Uno, dir. Aurora Halal
#2 Rainbow Arabia - Without You, dir. Jovchic & Milenkovic
#3 Moullinex - Tear Club, dir.?
#4 Star Slinger - Mornin’, dir. Alan Jensen
#5 Jeremiah Jae - $easons, dir. Justin Staple
#6 Frittenbude - Bilder mit Katze , dir. Katrin Gebbe
#7 Beat Connection - Silver Screen, dir. Dumb Eyes
#8 Caribou - Jamelia, dir. Video Marsh
#9 Lady Lazarus - The Eye In The Eye Of The Storm, dir. Katherina Lackner
#10 The Dawns - Angels Dust, dir. The Dawns
2006: Berlin-based Janine Rostron = Planningtorock opened for The Knife’s Silent Shout tour. 2010: Janine Rostron collaborated with The Knife on the musical opera Tomorrow, in a Year. 2k††: time has come for the One-Woman-Show: her 3rd LP called W is out soon via Rostron Records/DFA. Watch the self-directed music video here. (via)
This elegant tune called FT2 Theme is taken from Phil Manley’s solo debut Life Coach - out via Thrill Jockey. Phil Manley is the founding member of Trans Am and kind of a freelance recording engineer (w/The Alps, Arp, Mi Ami, Moon Duo, Wooden Shjips). Check the Kerry McLaughlin-directed video here. (via)
Apparently there are areas of Brooklyn also known as Ground Zero for Hipsters, but despite my sociological interests, I haven’t researched the term fully. But I really dig this track: its like Beastie Boys team up with Betty Boo. DIY-style in Brooklyn still kicks arse in 2011. Gotta love NY. Check the video here. (via)
Cant believe Profan’s mastermind Wolfgang Voigt dropped a music video 4 his latest release called Du Musst Nichts Sagen. Looks like DIY-music videos a part of the game, again. Really like this video a lot. If anybody knows, who directed this video - please drop me a line. Now watch the video here. (via)
This map is a joke. Thanks 2 Mahatma and Jinnah there is 1 Pakistan and 1 India. No changes necessary. But the music, made by Montreal based producer d’Eon is seriously futuristic. Nothing but advanced synthesizer-based music, taken from his Palinopsia LP, available now through Hippos In Tanks. Check the wild-style video here. (via)
Bloavez Mad! I introdouched NY’s experimental electronic unit Excepter earlier 2 you on my tumblr. This hell of a track, the beat-less Anti-Noah is a live-to-stereo recording from the experimental cinema-restaurant Monkey Town, released on their rrrad Presidence LP via Paw Tracks. Check the badass video here. (via)
Zzz) Boring. There are already 2 many Best Video-posts overfeeding the interweb. If u are hungry for those lists, I recommend this, this or that. Otherwise check back next year, when msm delivers some progress- or: A) Go and buy the Spex-Magazine, there you’ll find my top-5-videos. B) You know its all about Uffie this year. C) you in 2011!
We are Gent. The Glimmers are David Fouquaert and Mo Becha from Gent, last October their 3rd album called Whomp That Sucker was released via Eskimo Recordings Gomma. Go’n get it! And now there’s a video: made by Silvia Defrance, who studied animation film at the Faculty of Fine Arts in, yes: Gent. Feel it here. (via)
Koudlam’s newest video, The New Order, was directed by long time contributor, the paris born, berlin based artist Cyprien Gaillard. The video combines one of my favourite artists and favourite musicians. The track is from his Live At Teotihuacan LP released through the french label Pan European. Watch the video art here. (via)
Arcade Fire - The Suburbs, dir. Spike Jonze
Simian Mobile Disco - Sweetbread, dirs. Hans Lo & Jose Otero
Massive Attack - Pray For Rain, dir: Jake Scott
Chromeo - Hot Mess, dir. Jérémie Rozan
Klaxons - Twin Flames, dir. Saam Farahmand
Hot Chip, Hot City + Bernard Sumner - Didn’t Know, dir. Andreas Nilsson
White Lies - Bigger Than Us, dirs. Jonas & Francois
Twin Sister – All Around And Away, dir. Mike Luciano
Zach Hill - Second Life, dir. Christian Megazord Oldham
Faction G - Revival, dir. Mr.G
Lykke Li, my obsession of 2007, began composing her 1st songs on her own label, LL Recordings. Now she had just gotten into bed with Atlantic Records/the Warner Music Group. Atlantics new PR-campaign 4 the track Get Some includes a 2 x File/MP3-Single + this Johan Söderberg-directed video here. (via)
Fuck the industry and motherfuck radio, man! Since blogs are also labels, everything is much better. The next proof is this killa track from Puzzle, called Impala. Released on the blog/label Generation Bass. The accompanying video art was made by Vincent Griffaut. Look at this and think about it here. (via)
#1 Jee Day - Snake Bite, directed by Alan Calpe
#2 Yelle – La Musique, dir. We Are From L.A.
#3 La Roux - In For The Kill, dir. Legs
#4 Tocotronic – Die Folter endet nie, dir. Nina Könnemann
#5 Avey Tare - Lucky 1, dir. Abby Portner
#6 Midnight Juggernauts - Lara Vs The Savage Pack, dir. Schreiber & Pegard
#7 Autre ne veut - Emotional, dir.?
#8 Crystal Castles - Baptism, dir. Rob Hawkins
#9 Miley Cyrus - Who Owns My Heart?, dir. Robert Hales
#10 Rye Rye feat. M.I.A.: Sunshine, dir. Jess Holzworth
Last week Prince Rama debuted at #3 on Billboard “new age” charts (…) with their new album Shadow Temple, released on Paw Tracks. Now there’s a music video 4 the track Om Namo Shivaya. And, yes, the clip is in the same vein as Prince Rama’s philosophy: totally spaced out. Enter the psychadelia here. (via)
76! For many years I heard people say: she is a silly dumb blonde, she is with the far right, she is nasty, she is not interested in children, she just cares about animals = she is a crazy old lady. Hmm. Obviously she is pretty lost these days, but back in the days she was somehow special. Bonne anniversaire-video here.
#1 Salem - Asia, directed by Salem
#2 Cubic Zirconia- Hoes Come Out At Night, dir. Tiombe Lockhart
#3 Zach Hill - The Primitives Talk, dir. Stephanie Davidson
#4 Dominique Young Unique - The World Is Mine, dir. Lily Smith
#5 El Guincho - Bombay, dir. Nicolas Mendez
#6 Animal Collective - Bluish, dir. Jason Oliver Goodman
#7 M.I.A. - Story to be told, dir.?
#8 Sleigh Bells - Infinity Guitars, dir. Phil Pinto
#9 OK Go - White Knuckles, dir. Trish Sie and OK Go
# 10 Blonde Redhead - Not Getting There, dir. Timothy Saccenti
Beast on the beats from L.A. The joint Skullcrack is off Dibiase album Machines Hate Me, which was released this week on Alpha Pup Records. Whether you smoke or not, or smoke but not in the house, or smoke but not tobacco, the Ant Ciannamea-directed video gonna give you a contact high from just watching it. Try here. (via)
For irish-american Marcus Lambkin = Shit Robot, early bird and co-constructor of DFA Records, time has finally come 2 unveil his debut album: From the Cradle to the Rave. Recorded in Germany over the past five years with a little help from Juan Maclean, Nancy Whang and Alexis Taylor. Watch their new Tuff Enuff stop-motion video here. (via)