Posts tagged "Phil Morrison"

Superchunk – “Me & You & Jackie Mittoo” Video

Superchunk's emotive punk-rock rager "Me & You & Jackie Mittoo" is a passionate, powerful, catchy-as-hell song about the inadequacy of music, about how it can't always pull off whatever miracles we need from it. Almost all of the song's new music video, from Junebug director Phil Morrison, is a collage of still images -- people… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 19, 2013 - 10:31 am

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

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 »

By: Tom Breihan / February 1, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Yo La Tengo – “I’ll Be Around” Video (Feat. Mac McCaughan)

Phil Morrison, who directed the movie Junebug, made the video for Yo La Tengo's minimal-but-aching Fade ballad "I'll Be Around," and it's a weirdly powerful piece of work. It starts out with Superchunk frontman Mac McCaughan lip-synching the song in some beautifully-shot verdant woods while text flashes on the screen, and it ends up with… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 30, 2013 - 10:49 am