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JAY Z & Kanye West – “Otis” Video

Let’s watch together, as a family. Directed by Spike Jonze… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / August 11, 2011 - 9:01 pm

Beastie Boys (Feat. Santigold) – “Don’t Play No Game That I Can’t Win” Video

Beastie Boys have reteamed with longtime collaborator Spike Jonze for this epic video featuring action figures — “NOT dolls” — of Ad-Rock, MCA, and Mike D. Santigold is on hand too as the crew tries to escape a gang of assassins during a series of ill escapades. More »

By: Scott Lapatine / July 18, 2011 - 9:11 pm

NME’s 100 Greatest Music Videos

To celebrate the launch of, NME put together a list of the 100 greatest videos of all time. While other publications’ countdowns have given props to groundbreaking-but-dated ’80s clips like “Thriller,” “Sledgehammer,” “Money For Nothing,” and “Take On Me,” the British rock mag eschews many obvious choices in favor of a thoroughly modern overview. More »

By: Scott Lapatine / July 5, 2011 - 2:34 pm

Scenes From The Suburbs Trailer

You got a taste of Spike Jonze’s Scenes From The Suburbs in the video for Arcade Fire’s “The Suburbs.” As we reported before you could affix Grammy Winners to the band’s name, Scenes is a short film centering on “friends growing apart” and that it was shot somewhere near Austin, TX. Win and Will Butler… More »

By: brandon / March 14, 2011 - 3:02 pm

The 10 Best Videos Of The Week

This week’s clips from Arcade Fire, Rokysopp, Simian Mobile Disco, No Joy, and White Lies show off what’s possible when your videos don’t have to fit particular television formats and time limits. The suburban dystopias in Rokysopp’s and Arcade Fire’s extended videos are a little long and a little much for TV, especially with the… More »

By: jessica / November 19, 2010 - 4:56 pm

Arcade Fire – “The Suburbs” Video (Directed By Spike Jonze)

That Spike Jonze finds this band inspiring is no secret. But back in April the internet got wind of something particularly clandestine brewing between the auteur and Arcade Fire, with the only details either camp would confirm being that it was some sort of short film centering on “friends growing apart” shot somewhere near Austin,More »

By: Amrit Singh / November 19, 2010 - 5:33 am

Arcade Fire, Spike Jonze Collaborating On Something Secret

According to /Film, the director will be in Austin, TX to do a short film with the band based on the concept of “friends growing apart.” MTV also got a Jonze spokesperson to confirm the collaboration and location, but he wouldn’t name any other details. Jonze and Arcade Fire were bound to work together after… More »

By: jessica / April 9, 2010 - 5:56 pm

Watch Kanye & Spike Jonze’s We Were Once A Fairytale

It depicts a typical night in the life of Kanye West: a boorish, blurry, endless evening in an anonymous night club. “This is my song! I made all the notes!” It’s basically his The Wrestler, but weirder. His entire life has led up to this one perfect role. More »

By: Amrit Singh / October 19, 2009 - 10:20 am

How Arcade Fire Inspired Where The Wild Things Are

Spike Jonze told Ain’t It Cool News he wrote WTWTA’s script while listening to Funeral (“[the] record is thematically very connected to the film”) and that before shooting he cut a mood piece soundtracked by “Wake Up” to inspire his crew. Karen O who? More »

By: brandon / October 15, 2009 - 4:29 pm

Spike Jonze & Kanye Debut Weird Film

West and Jonze premiered We Were Once A Fairytale at the Los Angeles Film Festival the other day. It was gonna be an 808s music video, but maybe the
pillow fucking, self-mutilation, and vomiting rose petals didn’t pair well with autotune. More »

By: Amrit Singh / June 26, 2009 - 12:57 pm

Arcade Fire Soundtrack Awesome Where The Wild Things Are Trailer

Spike Jonze + Arcade Fire + Nostalgia + Magic + Monsters + Snowballs + Scribble Font + Shouting Off A Cliff = this thing looks scientifically designed to fuck up hipsters’ shit. (Bonus: Karen O is composing the score!) Get your mind blown at Videogum. More »

By: Scott Lapatine / March 25, 2009 - 2:41 pm

New Kanye West Video – “Flashing Lights”

Along with the constant spew of outspoken nonsense, Kanye’s Grammy-grabbing LP’s produced a slew of solid singles, and a spate of undeniably memorable videos. Spike Jonze does the honors here, and does them well: apparently this is what happens when Kanye’s girl gets fed up with him leaving that lightjacket on in the middle of… More »

By: Amrit Singh / February 13, 2008 - 4:38 pm
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