Thursday, 31 May 2012

Uffie ft Pharrell Williams - Add SUV ( Dir : Nathalie Canguilhem ) 2010


sexy candy pop ... supa sound prod ....  Pharrell's clever bridge at 1:45 !... moody & pleasant vid .... autotune ....Mirwais  .... ( SUV=4X4).............

Flairs - Better than Prince ( Dir : Jonas & François ) 2009


aged better than Prince ? fun & catchy ......

Les Deschiens - Un coeur à prendre French TV funny short


....un beau meuble ..... la bagatelle ....les cons .... Meetic... génial ......(sorry , still no subs available ...)

Wednesday, 30 May 2012

Innovation and Fire ( Funny ad ) 2010


 ..... hilarious ,  British humor , to watch absolutely (  as
" the  wheel " one ) .....

Sleigh Bells - Demons ( Dir : Derek Miller & Gregory Kohn ) 2012


heavy riff , punchy editing , singer's look ( stockings , jewels , crow black hair ) she's got it all........

Divers ( Plongeurs ) - Short animation ( Dir : Paris Mavroidis ) 2010


fantastic anime , Hollywood sync swim marvels , great ID & directing  , a dream.....

Foreign Legion - Son of a Gun ( Dir : Behn Fannin ) 2011


Tags : jazz hop , groovy , a touch of drum n'bass , well directed  vid , what else can a poor boy want ?.......

Tuesday, 29 May 2012

The Breeders - Cannonball ( Dir : Spike Jonze & Kim Gordon ) 1993


 Kim & Kelley Deal , slackers , twins , Pixies , Dayton ( Ohio ) ,  great track , good spirit .........

Familjen - Det var jag ( Dir : Mats Udd ) 2010


gold rush , Swedish electro master , bass drum with a real kick , melodic & uplifting , well sung , trolls ...........

Konstantin Bronzit - The God ( Short animation ) 2009


Tags : Shiva , fly, nerves , annoying , no self control/wisdom!  really funny ........

The Dogbones - All Your Friends (Are Going To Kill You) ( Dir : Brendan Cleaves ) 2010


Tags : Hey Courtney Love ( or is it Dale Brody ? ), get out this body  , we  recognize you ! sexy glam stuff .........

Monday, 28 May 2012

Blonde ! Ah ah ah ah !


Kuroshio Sea - 2nd largest aquarium tank in the world ( Dir : Jon Rawlinson ) 2010

Tags : music : Barcelona "Please don't go" , very relaxing  ......


Fever Ray - When I grow up ( Dir : Martin de Thurrah ) 2009


awesome , voice , song , vid , strong identity band & visuals ....

Innovation and the Wheel ( Funny ad ) 2010


hilarious British humor , to watch absolutely (  as
the " fire " one ) ......

The Fall - Victoria ( Kinks cover ) 1983

Tags : Mark E Smith , The North , The Fall , John Peel 
Ray Davies .......

Miike Snow - Rabbit ( Dir : Andreas Nilsson ) 2010


2 Live Crew , Jamaica ? , caribbean dictatorship , high NRG babes ...........

Saturday, 26 May 2012

Les Deschiens - Le blouson

Tags : avec mes gars Philippe Duquesne , François Morel et Olivier Saladin , un autre chef d'oeuvre .... ( sorry , no subs ...and it's a shame )

Metronomy - A Thing For Me ( Dir : Megaforce ) 2008


today's pop masters , great ID ,  well directed vid ...........

M83 - We Own the Sky ( Dir : David Altobelli ) 2009


smashing tune , top French electro , a classic now , today's Pink Floyd ..........

Naive New Beaters - Jersey ( Dir : Remy Cayuela ) 2012

Tags : no budget simple & pleasant vid , funniest American-French band .....

Grain Noir - Cos(mos) Short digital arts 2012


Generative / Random / Audio / Images / Numbers = grain , conceptual art , digital arts , beauty of machines  ......

Yankee Gal - Short animation ( Dir : Supinfocom ) 2008


Tags : Enola Gay , femme fatale , multi prize winner , fantasy , Marylin , Cole Porter ( Colporteur ) , Lolita ....    
                           Watch it   HERE !

Dan Black - Symphonies ( Dir : Corinne Bance & Axel d’Harcourt aka Chic&Artistic ) 2009


top notch job, opening titles , movies , teenage symphonies to God ? ......
                                  Watch it  HERE !

Outkast - B.O.B ( Dir : Dave Meyers ) 2000

Tags : almost Drum n'Bass track , high nrg , candy coloured vid , contrast , a classic ......

Friday, 25 May 2012

Skrillex & Wolfgang Gartner - The Devil's Den ( Dir : Arev Manoukian ) 2012


Tags : NOT FOR CHILDREN UNDER AGE  , ( les enfants ne regardez pas ça si vous êtes trop jeunes ) , top notch directing & editing , sex , thrill ,  a great new vid by Arev , subjective camera ...........

3OH!3 ft Wiz Khalifa - Double vision [ Remix : Sidney Samson ] ( Dir : Evan Bernard ) 2010


  Catchy tune & mix ! Good ID vid , sexysexypoppop.......
                           ***  Best of 2010 ***

Wednesday, 23 May 2012

Stéphane Guillon - à propos de DSK ( France Inter ) 2009


Tags :toujours aussi drôle et  prémonitoire ..........

The Phenomenal Handclap Band - 15 to 20 ( Dir : Moh Azima ) 2009


XLent vid  , new funk , catchy , sexy , brilliant splitscreen FX , The Conversation , 70's thriller , big bros is watching YOU..........

Peter , Bjorn and John - Nothing to Worry About ( Dir : Andreas Nilsson & Filip Nilsson ) 2009


Sweden , Japan , rockers , bikers , yakusa , tatoos , hairspray ,black leather & quiff , 50's melancholia.........

The Micronauts - The Jag ( Dir : Gregg Araki ) 1999


boys , girls , twins , drugs , shops , dance , sex , mind bubble , teens & Araki, insane track , French touch , brilliant use of subjective camera ( POV ).......( Sorry can't find better Q for now ) ....

Motörhead - Ace of spades ( "Fake" live ) 1980

Lemmy, Phil Taylor & Eddie Clarke ..... the real thing ..........

Little Cars - Short Animation ( Dir : Lilian Hardouineau ) 2010


Tags : locomotion , surfin' , USA , Duel , Bullit , S. McQueen , AWESOME ! no budget , just talent ..........

Tuesday, 22 May 2012

Annular Solar Eclipse - Tokyo ( Photographer : Masashi Hara ) 21st May 2012


Natural art

Annular eclipse - Phoenix ( Photographer : Michael Chow ) 20th May 2012


    Natural marvel

Cleary & Harding - We No Speak Americano Percussion performance ( Dir : Jonny Reed ) 2010


amazing performance , rythm & grace , fingers dance ........

Pony Up - The Truth About Cats and Dogs ( Dir : Toben Seymour ) 2006


great vocal harmonies , catchy chorus , indie pop tune , simple & charming ......

Jamiroquai - Feels Like It Should ( Dir : Joseph Kahn ) 2005


very entertaining  & technically perfect , blockbuster vid .....

Randy Mandys - Where are my dollars ? ( Dir : Henri-Jean Debon ) 2012


acting , waiting , great moment of solitude , guts , rock tune , actor's studio , simple & effective idea , XLent .........

Céleste Boursier-Mougenot - Interview


Tags : Aurélien ... , lots of kind memories , art , radio wave , coffee as a drug , gilding and Eno ...... 
               Watch and listen to him        :            HERE !

Monday, 21 May 2012

Tristesse Contemporaine - I Didn't Know ( Excerpts from The City by Tom Beswick ) 2011


moody , Suicide , Bela Tarr , Alan Vega , Bauhaus , Kas P. , Metal , urbains , hypnotic , french sadness ...........

きず / 在日ファンク Zainichi Funk - Kizu 2009


Japanese JB , fun funk , tight clothes , XLent musicians .... long live Yamesu Burobunu  ( James Brown in Japanese ) ......

Q-Unique - Green Grass ( Dir : Ian Pons Jewell ) 2011


UK rap , ganja , Bricklane , fly's undone simple & XLent vid ( at 3:01 an Indian bloke seems doing a nazi salute ?!?!...strange ) ......

Nocturne - Short film ( Dir : Vincent Laforet ) 2009


no outside light sources added , Michael Mann's Heat & Collateral " ambiance " , XLent directing .....

The Kinks - Plastic man ( Live " Beat Club " German TV show ) circa 1967


class , classic , Michel Nègre lookalike , great tune , cool attitude.....

Bloc Party - Helicopter ( Dir : Chris Wood ) 2012


great track , band & drummer , very good animation ....

Sunday, 20 May 2012

Adventure Galley - Weekend Lovers ( Dir : Benjamin Ross Lyerly ) 2012


Hey ! youth , good rockin' pop tune , party & babes , love & fun  , colorful  , danceable , what else do we need ? Hey ! .......

The Chemical Brothers - Get Yourself High ( Dir : Joseph Kahn ) 2003



 An absolute M-A-S-T-E-R-P-I-E-C-E !! One of the best clip ever !!!
                          

Reulf - Short film & animation ( Dir : Charlesque ) 2009


postal cards Paris , B&W marvel , bugs , fun , nag
 music by Robert le magnifique & Olivier Mellano  ....

Calvin Harris - Merry Making At My House ( Dir : Kinga Burza ) 2007


party time XLent electro pop , groovy , fun & fresh ( Calvin's sound has change since then .....)

Friday, 18 May 2012

Combo - Street arts short film ( Dir : David Ellis & Blu ) 2009


amazing stop motion street arts performance ..........

Chappo - Hell no ( Dir : Brandon LaGanke & John Carlucci ) 2012


great cast of funny faces , extravert , tasteless & very enjoyable , good pop rock tune , XLent editing.......

Tahuna Breaks - Giddy up ( Dir : Leah Morgan ) 2010


funk , fun ,  sexual pinball , crude animation , 70's , New Zealand , odyssey of a spermatozoïd ......

Kinky - Sister twisted ( Dir : Sergio Granados ) 2006


when groove meet accordion , funny tune , vid & dance , Mexico .....

Beardo - 24 Hour Party ( Dir : Nicholaus Goossen ) 2009


closest thing to The Ramones , fav' moron of mine !( with Mickey Avalon , André Legacy & Dirt Nasty ), cheap & nasty , Zappa lookalike HAVE FUN ! .....

Thursday, 17 May 2012

Alabama Shakes - Hold On ( Dir : Stephen Shirk & Chris Hershman ) 2012


for rock addicts , GREAT VOICE , good band  ( but dull & static video !)  ......

Iggy Pop - Mask ( Live on French TV show Nulle part ailleurs ) 2001


Top rock performer , heavy band , back to basic , Stooges ......

Neneh Cherry - I've Got You Under My Skin ( Dir : Jean - Baptiste Mondino ) 1990


Cole Porter's jazz classic , Artists against AIDS , Red Hot & BLUE , great bass line , Mondino , skins , share love don't share the needle ..........

Sherlock Holmes Film - End credit sequence 2009


        amazing film(s) , Guy Ritchie , London , Robert &  Jude    gothic punchy , Rachel ! , sepia ,  very pleasant ..........
                                          Watch it   HERE !

Cazwell & Peaches - Unzip Me ( Dir : Bec Stupak ) 2011


Amanda Lepore , ( Patrick Juvet lookalike !),  trans , hot , Dr Botox  , white eyelashes , sex ? , zip ? Art ? muscles , fun (?).....

Wednesday, 16 May 2012

The Move - I Can Hear The Grass Grow ( Live circa 1966 )

great band &  tune , attitude , sound  ,  the audio is a bit out of sync on u2b but it still top stuff ........
( I saw Glenn Tilbrook playing this with his 3 pieces band around1990 in a London pub , it was incredible ... & by the way Squeeze was probably the only band able to cover properly any Beatles song ) .
    Another very good  ( better ? ) version  ( BBC's colour me pop 1969 )  HERE ! : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bMzD_jGqp1Q

Biting Elbows - The Stampede ( Dir : Ilya Naishuller ) 2011


thrilling , dynamic , subjective camera , great mise en scene , video game  , Moscow band..........

Patrick Timsit - Les chercheurs ( Stand up live show ) 2008


XLent french stand up comedian , ( no subs  sorry ) ............

Leather Hands - Vertical Lines ( Dir : Miles Flanagan ) 2010


guilty pleasure , pop tune 80's style ,  ( Maori lead guitarist straight from Tenacious D ! ) ,  pure sexism (?) hypnotic for most men , awful for most  women ! true or false verticality ?......

Tuesday, 15 May 2012

Brigitte - Ma Benz ( Dir : Mark Maggiori ) 2010


slow cover , NTM , Joey Starr , Kool Shen , interlope ,
Mercedes , Claude Perron lookalike ........

The Unseen Sea - Short time lapse film ( Dir : Simon Christen ) 2010


time lapse, San Francisco Bay Area , Nick Cave , Mary's Song , fog , awesome vid , must be watched ..........

Stephen Malkmus - Baby C'mon ( Dir : Andy Bruntel & Lana Kim ) 2009


 young musicians should listen to this , this is how it's suppose to be done ! go get Stephen and Pavement record ! Supa vid too ......

Roachford - Cuddly Toy ( Dir : Michael Geoghegan ) 1989


great track .... synth & drums sounds a bit " passé " but still  punchy & catchy .... one of the best band in London Circa 1990 .....

Monday, 14 May 2012

Futureshock - Late at night ( Dir : Ne-O ) 2004


fav' electro track  , awesome FX's , amazing vid ,  enjoy and move , are you ready for some AAAAction ?.......

The Tarantino Mixtape - Excerpts edit ( Eclectic Method ) 2009


fantastic edit , Quentin's obsession , good musical taste , Bible verses , guns , girls , drugs ....... and  talks , talks , talks .....

UNKLE ft Mark Lanegan - Another Night Out ( Dir : Toby Dye ) 2012


Mark Lanegan's haunted voice , B&W slow motion , close-ups , broken noses ......

Sunday, 13 May 2012

Far Away From Fiji - We are here ( Edit : Søren Kragh-Jacobsen ) 2012


XLent Danish pop band , simple & touching excerpt from 80's Danish movie , good editing & idea ......

Made in Japan - Short ad for Marie Claire/Australia ( Dir : Richard Truscott ) 2012


Tags : Japan , Australia , Québec , funny song , faux ami , turlute ! Traditionnal song = french slang for b... job !  ........

Hazmat Modine - Mockingbird ( Dir : Mattias Gordon ) 2012


brass blues band , HAZardous MATerial , New York city , good spirit , collage vid .......

Fatboy Slim - Weapon of choice ( Dir : Spike Jonze ) 2000


... Christopher Walken , top dancer , elegance , classy ,   palace hotel .....  a wonderful classic music video .......

Unknown Mortal Orchestra - Little Blu House ( Dir : Liam Bachler ) 2011


one of best song of 2011 , perfect today's pop ............
( not sure about the bloody ending ....)

Saturday, 12 May 2012

Aphex Twin - Windowlicker ( Dir : Chris Cunningham ) 1999


one of the greatest clip ever filmed ( by UK latex moulding genius C. Cunningham ) , Richard D. James , disturbing , sexy ? It really start at 3:50 , too long , too much , too everything ......

Andy Rehfeldt - The Beatles Play Death Metal - Twist and shout


Bördi , pig voice , they're so heavy ! ...... pop sacrilege ?!?.........

Les Deschiens - Fais bécot parrain ( Funny TV short )



.... racisme commun , bonneteau ,  nappe plastique et misère morale , Atmen Kelif , Olivier Broche , Philippe Duquesne .... ch'ti .... génie comique  ..... la France quand c'est rance  .....( sorry , no subs available ...)

Friday, 11 May 2012

Love Punks - Junk Punks ( Dir : Benjamin Ducroz , Dudley Billing ) 2012


Western Australia , Roebourne , junk , youth ,  rust  , vitality , Mad Max drumming ......

Modeselektor & Thom Yorke - This ( Dir : Andrew Jones) 2012


Tags : Fantastic aesthetic , wait till bridge , moody , touching ,
great directing  , Thom's voice , it's Electro time folks ! .......

non standard institute - sync 15 ( Dir : Playroutine ) 2012


non standard institute - sync 15 from Playroutine on Vimeo.
Kraftwerk , ARP ,  Oberheim , a trip inside the machine , sound factory , sequencers , Berlin .......

Roscoe - Lowlands ( Dir : Norman Bates ) 2012


kids fight , betting , coming-of-age , Bucharest ( Bucarest ) ,  Belgium band , great cinematography  , cynical days ....

Thursday, 10 May 2012

Le Concorde - Parallel Lives ( Dir : Alex Mechlin ) 2008


I love this song , the arrangement , soft-rock at his best , High Llamas , Supertramp (without the fat & pretention) , Prefab Sprout , top notch ......

Django Django - Waveforms ( Dir : Kim Coleman ) 2011


simple & effective , track & vid , timeless ......
( & here& here & here ...)

Wednesday, 9 May 2012

Le Corps Mince De Francoise - Gandhi ( Dir : Emma Kemppainen & Megan Cullen ) 2010


néo-baba , hippies ,  Finnish , fun & funky , catchy , psyche .....

The Hives - Go Right Ahead ( Dir : Travis Schneider ) 2012


Sweden , rocks , brass section , serious & competent , dry humour , it rocks .......

"Weird" Al Yankovic - Amish Paradise ( Dir : "Weird" Al ) 1996


A  classic ......unmissable .....hilarious....Witness .....

L'homme 100 têtes - Short film ( Dir : JUL & MAT ) 2008


heads , very poetic & funny , music : Julien Fargo ...........

Marbert Rocel - Ba ba bounce ( Dir : Marbert Rocel ) 2010


groovy ... lights FX's ... well sang ... German  Chinese shadows .... highly funky & pleasant......

Amy Winehouse - Teach me tonight ( Live at Jools Holland's Later TV show ) 2005


It shows how great JAZZ singer she was ..... before the hype & the pressure..... just  marvellous ......

Tuesday, 8 May 2012

Valley Lodge - All of my loving ( Dir : Dave & Rory ) 2010 ( Repost)



Chanson accrocheuse  / catchy pop song ....... fortunately , the musicians kept their clothes on .....

Au coeur de la fabrique ( Short students film ) 2012


First appearance of my son Robin in a film ! Directed by a collective of cinema school's students from Bordeaux ( S - W.  France )  January 2012 (Arnaud PROUST, Thibaut TORRES, Elodie ROY, Mélanie VIAUD, Anna CAMPOLO, Morgane DUMAS) . It start in the dark , don't change your screen settings , be patient  !
                                               

Chris Milk - Last Day Dream ( Short film ) 2009


A man watches his life pass before him in 23 scenes .

Brazilian Girls - Good Time ( Dir : Graydon Sheppard ) 2009 ( Repost )



    guilty pleasure ,  Sabina Sciubba ,  New York City band , european accent , whistle , catchy candy pop tune .......

Skunk Anansie - Twisted ( Live N P A French TV Show ) 1996



                      Loud sounds on french TV in the 90's !
                                                            

Monday, 7 May 2012

Little Comets - The Isles ( Dir : Aoife McArdle ) 2011


Fourth world , Ireland , spirit , pride , great anthemic song ....& vid .....

Hot Chip - One pure thought ( Dir : Bevis Martin & Charlie Youle ) 2008


 fantastic harmonies & arrangement , sophisticated British pop at its best !........

Here We Go Magic - How Do I Know ( Dir : Sean Pecknold ) 2012


 very catchy pop song Dave Matthews style , simple & pleasant video  ......

Le Quinquennat - Générique de fin ( Mai 2012 )


No comment ( no subs available , sorry )......

The Beach Boys - Fun , fun , fun ( Live US TV show ) 1964


vocal harmonies , fun , Brian Wilson = genius , Mike L. = embarrassing , California , endless summer .......

Saturday, 5 May 2012

Cass McCombs - Executioner's Song ( Dir : Focus Creeps ) 2009 (Repost)


        He's such a good song writer ,  simple vid , I love it....

Eureka Hot IV - Mercury Girl ( Original footage - Jan Pehechaan Ho - Gumnaam (1965) 2009 (Repost)



Rock band from  Spain . Bollywood excerpt .


The Hold Steady - Chips ahoy ( Dir : Moh Azima ) 2006


                 Fantastic song   , XLent US power pop band......
                           Watch it HERE ! ( You may need to install or update
                                            Quicktime if you are using Windows )

Swizz Beatz ft Eve - Everyday (Coolin') ( Dir : TAJ ) 2011




      Just Supa Hop ! B&W aesthetic .....  catchy beat & sliced FX ..... production " à la Pharrell " .....

Wednesday, 2 May 2012

Liars - Plaster casts of everything ( Dir : Patrick Daughters ) 2008


           Lynch's Lost highway inspired .... Awesome vid by Patrick Daughters ( &  catchy track ).......
                                        Watch it HERE ! or HERE !                               

Barbariön - My Rock ( Dir : Dave Budge ) 2011



VERY funny ,  Australia ,  metal's clichés , Tenacious D  
humour .......

Les Deschiens - Bonnie and Clyde Funny Short ( French TV )


... best impersonation of Serge G. , ever ... Lorella Cravotta : Brigitte Bardot , Philippe Duquesne : Serge Gainsbourg ...  .... "classieux les p'tits gars " .........