Posts Tagged: music video

John Carpenter’s “Utopian Façade”

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“Utopian Façade” is a track from the director’s second studio album, Lost Themes II, and the video, directed by Gavin Hignight and Ben Verhulst, is a kind of Neon Genesis Evangelion meets zombie forest freakout set to the hum of Carpenter’s darkly suspenseful composing. Speaking of their goals in the project, the video’s directors said: [Carpenter’s] work stands the test […]

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Causation and Awards Nominations

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It’s either a testament to the general belief held in director Grant Singer or a confirmation that buzz determines award nominations above all else, depending on how you look at it: The Weeknd and Daft Punk collaboration “Starboy” has received an MTV VMA nomination before its formal release. Listen to the song here.

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Sound Takes: Here the Blue River & Rumpus Video Premiere

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She takes a simple story and turns it into something the listener can hold in the palm of their hand.

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Joanna Newsom Tour and Film Screenings

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Joanna Newsom’s US tour dates have been announced for her new album Divers, which is coming out October 23rd via Drag City. But before the record hits stores and the tour begins, the video for the album’s titular track will be screening in theaters across the country. Like the video for “Sapokanikan,” released this past August, […]

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Rose McGowan the Pop Star

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Dissatisfied with the sexism of Hollywood, the scream queen has been thinking about a pop career for some time now. Rolling Stone quotes McGowan on the motivation for her switch in creative milieu: I woke up one day and realized I hated acting and that I’d always hated it. Imagine, it’s predominantly men whose scripts get done […]

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Ode to Half Dome

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Toro Y Moi released the video for his single “Half Dome,” and it’s a trippy and sometimes gorgeous tribute to the eponymous rock formation in Yosemite National Park. The video circles around Half Dome and travels to some of the park’s other incredible spots, including a hot spring that we’d drop anything and cruise over to […]

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Bjork’s Virtual Reality “Stonemilker” Comes to Your Desktop

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If you weren’t able to make it to the virtual reality version of Bjork’s latest video release from the 2015 album Vulnicura, a desktop-friendly approximation has premiered via Dazed Digital. “Stonemilker” was originally released via VR headset in March, with opportunities to view the 360-degree experiment at Rough Trade’s London and Brooklyn locations and MoMA PS1 […]

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