Category Archives: Music Videos

Sparkly… Like Music To Your Eyes

By: Lee Cahill Song: “Sparkly” Artist: Young Magic Director: Dylan Wiehahn Label: Carpark Records Video looks like: Megan Elizabeth McKee’s adventure through time-lapsed footage shot on the East Coast of Australia. Music sounds like:  Shoegazey electro dream pop Reason to … Continue reading

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I Can Hear The Trains Coming… Like Music To Your Eyes

By: Lee Cahill and Sarah Besnard Song: “I Can Hear The Trains Coming” Artist: Mathieu Santos Director: Albert Birney Label: Barsuk Records Production Co: Jubadaba Video looks like: A hipster alien wearing an extremely colorful suit made of tape attacking … Continue reading

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Legend In My Own Mind… Like Music To Your Eyes

By: Lee Cahill Song: “Legend In My Own Mind” Artist:  The Stepkids Director: Tom Scharpling Label: Stones Throw Video looks like: A sepia-tinted dreamy walk through pop music’s past. Music sounds like: Old-school soul with voices akin to Smokey Robinson … Continue reading

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Music Video Favorite: El-P “Smithereens” dir. Cassidy Gearhart

By Dorian Tocker Blood. Lots of it. Filmed in super-slo-mo glory, the video features indie-hip-hop trailblazer El-P (rapper, producer, owner of record label Def Jux, and one of my favorite artists), snarky as ever in an orange jumpsuit and being subjected to … Continue reading

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SXSW Music Videos: …Like Music To Your Eyes

by Dorian Tocker Cathy Davey “Little Red” dir. Lorcan Finnegan Lorcan Finnegan’s video for Irish songstress Cathy Davey is a colorful and alternative take on the Little Red Riding Hood story, where Little Red (played by Cathy herself) and the … Continue reading

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Bear Hands “Crime Pays” dir. Andrei Bowden-Schwartz

By Lee Cahill Brooklyn-based Bear Hands has been quickly gaining popularity amongst indie-rock fans since the release of their new album Burning Bush Supper Club. They’re signed to Cantora Records (MGMT, Francis and the Lights) and they give us exactly the … Continue reading

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Kraak & Smaak “Squeeze Me” dir. André Maat & Superelectric

By Dorian Tocker Dutch commercial-directors André Maat and Superelectric don’t shoot infomercials about clogs. (Why would you think that—just because they’re from the Netherlands? Pffff…) Actually, their music video for Kraak & Smaak’s track “Squeeze Me” (horrendously overlooked by the … Continue reading

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