VIDEO: Shadow Monster – Out Of My Mind

Shadow Monster is the stage name of Gillian Visco, a singer/songwriter from New York, who is also an actor in theater and film, an experience she used in the new video for “Out of my Mind”. There is a theater company behaving strangely, a cemetery (Green-Wood?) and tears are shed.[…]

VIDEO: Francine Thirteen – Lady Mary, The Lord and Spark

Since FKA twigs’ brand of audiovisual experimentation has moved closer to the mainstream, there is room for something new: Francine Thirteen tackles the topic of female archetypes in a new EP due later this year. The video “Lady Mary, The Lord and Spark” is full of symbolism and feels more[…]

VIDEO: The Dose – Cold Hands

Compelling visuals, interesting narrative with a touch of suspense even, directed with a decisive artistic vision, band mates who don’t need to hide (and luckily they don’t!) and on top of it all a crazy catchy indie-rock song: “Cold Hands”, the first video by the Los Angeles rock duo The Dose, delivers all that and[…]

VIDEO: FMLYBND – Space & Time

They have a picture of the Empire State in the apartment, but other than that “Space & Time” by California band FMLYBND has a strong West-Coast-y feeling to it. They obviously have a lot of fun with what they doing and that shines through in their music. Us on the[…]

VIDEO: Eliot Sumner – Half Way To Hell

Eliot Sumner lost a game of dice with the devil in this video, which brings her at least “Halfway to Hell”, where she already finds a lot of fire around. The power rock/pop mix of her music may be a little out of fashion, but she pretty much owns that[…]

VIDEO: Rina Sawayama – Where You Are?

Her T-Shirt says “Disco Sucks” but that is obviously irony in Rina Sawayama’s video for “Where Are U”, inspired by the Michael Jackson hit “I Wanna Be Where You Are”. She also plays guitar and handles her social media on two laptops and an iPhone from her bedroom. Or listen[…]

VIDEO: Monogem – Gone

This is a simply beautiful video: Monogem’s “Gone” shows two gorgeous women dancing through a sun-filled loft apartment. “I’m gone ‘cause I can do better” sings Jen Hirsh and it is up to you to make up the story here.

VIDEO: Brave Shores – Surfs Up

When Stephanie and Jay McCarrol aka Brave Shores literally couch surf to an island they are invited to a beach party. Weird things are happening that don’t really fit to the upbeat mood of the song. Pay attention to the details!

VIDEO: Emika – Flashback

Berlin producer Emika just finished the recording of a full symphony in Prague and is already back to release new music on her main line: dark, melodic, beat-driven synth pop. Watch the video to “Flashbacks”:

VIDEO: Postaal – Burnin’

Postaal are a duo from Paris and that’s all we know at this point. The video is set somewhere in Southeast Asia and juxtaposes serene landscapes with city life and Thai boxing. Somehow, this summarizes nicely the chorus: “Keep the fires burnin’, baby”.