Posts tagged "Young Replicant"

The xx – “Fiction” Video

Director Young Replicant‘s new video for “Fiction,” the spindly slow-burner from the xx’s Coexist, is a visually ravishing black-and-white affair that finds Oliver Sim moodily wandering through an expensive-looking hotel area, like Stephen Dorff in Somewhere. First, he’s stepping over slumbering bodies, those of his bandmates among them, in an indoor suite. Then, he’s out… More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 6, 2013 - 10:29 am

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Virtually the entire music-blogging universe (except me) is at CMJ right now, so you’ll have to forgive the indie music universe for neglecting to drop too many videos in the past seven days. I always think it’s funny how things come to a near-complete stop for the assumption that most music writers and publicists are… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 19, 2012 - 10:38 am

The xx – “Chained” Video

In the xx’s new video for “Chained,” one of the standout songs from their new album from Coexist, we see the group’s three members as they plunge, in extreme and near-fetishistic slo-mo, into a giant swimming pool. The whole clip is gorgeously shot, and it’s a small triumph in design and composition. Young Replicant direct… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 15, 2012 - 12:43 pm

The 8 Best Videos Of The Week

This week we’ve got new videos from Lykke Li, Stars, Hooray For Earth, Son Of Kick, and Jargon. A few of the videos I really liked last week had strong actresses stealing the show. Lykke Li does the same here, holding her own in this video with well-regarded Swedish actor Stellan Skarsgård. One thing I… More »

By: jessica / April 29, 2011 - 12:12 pm