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This is the week the music-video gods finally awoke from their slumber. I had to leave so much good stuff off the list this week: self-deprecating superstar send-ups, excitingly one-note punk-rock rave-ups, disturbing dystopian visions, intense adoreableness, experimental visions that didn’t quite work, the Lonely Island’s big return. The five I ended up with below… More »

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Grizzly Bear – “gun-shy” Video

We’ve already heard the Lindstrøm remix, and now here’s the squirm-inducing video for Grizzly Bear’s Shields song “gun-shy.” Kris Moyes directs the video, and shows the band in all sorts of body-horror situations: Eyes melting, skin bubbling, veins jumping. There’s a part about toenails that seriously queased me right out. And yet Moyes films everything… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 28, 2013 - 10:18 am

The Rapture – “Sail Away” Video

In director Kris Moyes’s video for the Rapture’s “Sail Away,” frontman Luke Jenner rides what appears to be a gigantic pouch of Capri-Sun around the streets of Brooklyn, while the other two members of the band blow conch-shell horns. It’s a weird video. There’s apparently also an extended version on the way, so maybe that’ll… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 16, 2011 - 10:48 am

New Presets Video – “My People”

Congratulations Kris Moyes, you’re one of few video directors to get a Stereogum tag (it’s really small right now, sorry mate). Kris has proven to be the go-to guy for most every indie-oriented Australian act we write about, from Architecture In Helsinki to Cut Copy to Sia; he’s turned himself into a regular Patrick Daughter… More »

By: Stereogum / December 6, 2007 - 12:15 pm

New Sia Video – “Buttons”

Sia Kate Isobelle Furler repeatedly braves head and face gear that push her to the brink of asphyxiation and facial derangement to illustrate she’s “no good for you” — and that she’s a little crazy (“seeing ghosts” or no). Maybe we’re no good for you, too; obviously this has been out for like a week… More »

By: Stereogum / July 31, 2007 - 10:31 am

New Architecture In Helsinki Video – “Heart It Races”

Architecture’s master plan for the first single from Places Like This has included a gaggle of remixes and sending us vid pics with love from Mexico City, where director Kris Moyes led the sextet in search for environs conducive to the track’s globe-spanning groove. The result of their sojourn is a mock doc, with the… More »

By: Stereogum / May 3, 2007 - 2:40 pm