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Standish/Carlyon – “Nono/Yoyo” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Back in February, we posted “Nono/Yoyo,” the debut single from Standish/Carlyon, a hazy flutter-pop project from two members of the Australian band Devastations. Today, we get the song’s Aurora Halal-directed video, which takes stock footage of beaches and canyons and models’ faces, then swirls it around into a disorienting blur that fits the song’s dazed… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 2, 2013 - 10:39 am

Ital – “Boi” Video

Techno producer Ital has a new record called Dream On coming out on 11/5 and today he let go of the video for single “Boi,” a visual collaboration with the artist Aurora Halal. It’s a jarring bit of spliced-up imagery which contrasts a little with Ital’s relatively more laid-back approach. Watch it below. More »

By: Corban Goble / October 22, 2012 - 11:46 am

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

The two highest-profile videos of the week were almost certainly Rihanna’s “We Found Love” and Coldplay’s “Paradise.” I didn’t put either video on this list. I didn’t leave them out because they’re pop videos; I’m absolutely happy to show love to a great pop video. But both of those videos seemed forced, in opposite directions. More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 21, 2011 - 1:42 pm

Friends – “I’m His Girl” Video

The Brooklyn Band To Watch Friends now has a video for the catchy-as-hell bubblefunk single “I’m His Girl,” and I’m not dissing at all when I call it Kreayshawn-esque. The whole thing, with its fashionably retro camerawork and its energetic portrayal of too-cool New York street life, works as a sort of East Coast take… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 18, 2011 - 10:37 am