Posts tagged "DANIELS"

Passion Pit – “Cry Like A Ghost” Video

The directing team of Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, known collectively as DANIELS, are among the brightest and most reliable entities making music videos today, and their new video for Passion Pit’s Gossamer cut “Cry Like A Ghost” plays out like an extended regretful fever dream. The clip tells the story of a girl, running… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 27, 2013 - 11:37 am

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Kanye West’s new video for “Lost In The World” is being positioned as a collaboration with a filmmaker rather than a “music video,” and that’s good, since it’s a pretty shitty music video. If there’s a sure bet in music videos, it’s Mr. West, who tends to have a ton more vision and audacity tha… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 4, 2012 - 11:29 am

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This week, we ran into a bit of a problem as it pertains to this list: For some reason, YouTube embed aren’t rendering when we put them in. We’re not sure why that is, but we’re looking to fix it. (And if any readers know anyone at YouTube or Google who could help us out,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 24, 2012 - 4:07 pm

Battles – “My Machines” Video

Battles went and made a video for “My Machines,” the collab with electro-pop god Gary Numan that shows up on their Gloss Drop album. The clip, from the directing team DANIELS, tells the story about a guy falling slowly and dramatically down the up escalator at a mall, never able to get up or to… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 7, 2011 - 9:44 am

The Best Videos Of 2011 (So Far)

Today’s my last day at Stereogum, so instead of the best videos of this week, I’m posting the best videos of the year so far. They line up pretty closely with my favorite videos of the year, but hey, it’s my last day. I get to pick my favorites. I included videos from my two… More »

By: jessica / June 17, 2011 - 5:09 pm

The Best 10 Videos Of The Week

These week we’ve got new videos from TV On The Radio, Cool Kids, Manchester Orchestra, Parts & Labor, and the New York Dolls, among many others. I put the Def Sound and Parts & Labor videos together because they use the same editing technique (doing full takes and stitching them together) to create a sort… More »

By: jessica / April 15, 2011 - 4:33 pm

The 10 Best Videos Of The Week

This week we’ve got new videos from Diamond Rings, Katy Perry, The Dø, and directing team DANIELS. There are some cool tricks to some of these videos — SixToes stretches a seven-second shoot to four minutes, DANIELS put green screen cloth around the heads of puppies to turn them into skateboards, and Kenton Slash Demo… More »

By: jessica / April 1, 2011 - 6:13 pm

The Hundred In The Hands – “Pigeons” Video

“Pigeons” is a single from Brooklyn duo The Hundred In The Hands’ forthcoming post-This Desert full-length debut. Its sweaty late-night clip — which opens like a cautionary Harmony Korine tale from 1995 before the Alice Glass-like protagonist starts puking sparks and defying gravity — was directed by Daniels for Warp Films. (Brooklynites: You’ll get a… More »

By: brandon / July 29, 2010 - 2:00 pm

FM Belfast – “Underwear” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

FM Belfast are a Reykjavik-based dance trio who throw around the word “fun” a lot when describing their shows. Part of it, they admit, is their limited vocabulary, but mostly “fun” is just the goal: They gave away packs of gum and drawings at the SXSW appearances, they’ve closed shows with “The Power” by Snap! More »

By: jessica / May 18, 2010 - 10:56 am