Tuesday, 31 July 2012

Whales In Cubicles - Nowhere Flag ( Dir : Leo Weston ) 2012


a  hit I hope , mass exodus , London's blowing , Tories out ! .....
matte painting , XLent FX's .....

Monday, 30 July 2012

Mineapolis - Video FX's performance ( by Nieto ) 2012


             clever , full of ideas , funny performance .......
                                                Watch it HERE !

Olympic Vermin - Short animation inlay ( Dir : Leo Bridle ) 2012


alternative torch relay , London , funny ....

Les Deschiens - Morts de rire ( Lol ) French TV short


MDR , LOL , tuant , hilarious , you'll name it !
( sorry , no subs ... ) ....

Nine Inch Nails - Perfect drug ( Dir : Mark Romanek ) 1997


Gothic , perfect mise en scene , haunted great song 
a masterpiece ......

Kodaline - Lose Your Mind ( Dir : Ian Gamester ) 2012


Meher baba vs UK bullies , meditate on this , brilliant !

Los Straitjackets - Space Mosquito ( Dir : ? ) 2012


master musicians from Nashville , Mexican wrestler , surf , twang , tapette à mouche ......

Sunday, 29 July 2012

Django Django - Hail Bop ( Dir : Daniel Swan ) 2012


great song ,  clever arrangements , very good band , superb video , nothing to add , just enjoy .....

James Brown - Sex Machine ( Dir : David Thomson ) 2012


good spirit vid based on THE funk track ....

Mason vs Princess Superstar - Perfect ( Dir : Marcus Adams ) 2008


XLent mashup , Mason's instrumental dance track Exceeder & Princess Superstar's 2005 single Perfect , funniest rappin' lady , perfect timing with the Olympic Games & the body cult !....

EndAnd - Commando ( Dir : Ravid Ben Tsur ) 2012


grungy, 90's sound , ENORMOUS riff , vid's O good Edit , strong catchy  power rock......

Saturday, 28 July 2012

Sigur Ros - Ég anda ( Dir : Ramin Bahrani ) 2012


Isidora Can right comment : they watch us, with shame, in our folly .... slow down , take the time to watch this , it's worth it .....

Nice Face - Equipped ( Dir : Robert Wallace ) 2012


psyche US garage , simple & catchy  ( the voice 
remind me of The Hives )....

Friday, 27 July 2012

Simon's Cat - Shelf Life 2012


cute ? ! ......

Kuedo - Onset (escapism) ( Dir : Boemtjak edit ) 2012


Dubaï , London , Antwerp , Berlin edit on stop-motion film , photography , time lapses , top notch ....

The Real Tuesday Weld - Black Birdies Come ( Dir : Catherine Anyango ) 2008


 2:01 of nostalgia , peace & beauty , Stephen Coates , Clerkenwell's pop craftsman , I love it ...... splendid video ..... ( also here :
http://leschicsclips.blogspot.fr/2012/11/the-real-tuesday-weld-bathtime-in.html )

Thursday, 26 July 2012

Beck - Gamma Ray ( Dir : Jess Holzworth ) 2008

  ...........1st version of the vid , Chloe Sevigny , supa catchy .......
                                                        Watch it   HERE !

Hauschka - Radar ( Dir : Jeff Desom ) 2012


instrumental modern jazz , human puppet , live performance & digital FX's blend , Patrick Williams ......

Tuesday, 24 July 2012

Saturday Night Live TV Show - Don't fear the ( cowbell ! ) reaper ( Written by Will Ferrell ) 2005



More cowbell !!!   W. Ferrell , C. Walken & the S. N. L.  bunch in a classic skit  .... funny , a masterpiece .....   " It just need a bit more cowbell in it ".... 
                               

Monday, 23 July 2012

Surfin Kaos - R&R Girl ( Dir : Laszlo Hace ) 2011


raunchy girRRRls , wild , road movie , Thelma & Louise , Basque country  , gun's and cash , power rock  ......

Feelmymethod - Now Looks Like Then ( Dir : Wallace Wainhouse ) 2012


weird country/bluesy/dub step mongrel , the beauty of the devil ,  very enjoyable , amazing voice , DON'T MISS IT !

Al Dente - Short animation ( Dir : Supinfocom ) 2007


young girl must beware of pasta & .... ogre of wine .....

Yo La Tengo - Sugarcube ( Dir : Phil Morrison ) 1997


Yo La Tengo - Sugarcube par yrtunes
XLent vid , very clever and funny ( if you like Spinal Tap, Wayne's world and School of Rock it's for you ! ) ...... sorry , I can't find better Q

The Adventures of Tintin ( Unofficial Title Sequence ) ( Dir : James Curran ) 2011


Brilliant animation , Spielberg ask to meet the director after seeing this ( and offered him a job , so I heard ).......

Lord Cry Cry - Blind Lightnin' Floor ( Dir : Francis Kamprath ) 2012


blues , flowers , drums&bass , daffodils , sometimes it's not a bed of roses .....

Sunday, 22 July 2012

Kalle Mattson - Water Falls ( Dir : Kevin Parry ) 2012


naïve indie folk song , 4mns' San Francisco visit , Hitchcock " Vertigo's " reference , Americana , Castro mythical theater , etc , etc ....time lapses ......

The Kills - Future Starts Slow ( Dir : Philip Andelman ) 2011

infectuous guitar riff , going pop without selling out .....sensual stuff .......

The Joy Formidable - A Heavy Abacus ( Dir : Christopher Mills ) 2011


XLent UK noisy rock pop , My Bloody Valentine , great heavy sound , anthemic , rotoscopic FX's , love it .....

Tuesday, 17 July 2012

The Drive Thru - Funny short ( Dir : Teteaclaques.TV ) 2008


hilarious , communication era  .....
   Watch it HERE ( in English ) et  (en Français )

Factory Floor - Two Different Ways ( Dir : Factory Floor & Ethan Reid ) 2011


hypnotic dance ( Jason Hull ) , geometrical VJing , better than mushrooms  ?!?.......

Jack White - Freedom At 21 ( Dir : Hype Williams ) 2012


Hype's big budget/splendid babes/fast car/ technical mastery  = usual tricks , a bit vain but it looks great , J.W. ( as M. J. lookalike !) does the job ....

Sunday, 15 July 2012

Max Min – Alpaca Socks ( Dir : Max Min ) 2011


yes , we need a new financial system & not cosmetic cheap tricks as usual ..... good political pop & vid ....

Ramon Pipin's Odeurs - Je m'aime ( Dir : ? ) 1979



Shitty Télaouine ... offbeat humour , dérision , ( sorry , no subs .... basically it's about one's loving himself to death ) ... Dorian Gray 's syndrome .... predictive of Fb bad outcomes ( egomania ).... Odeurs was a great live band too , really funny shows & solid musicians ...... this blog is definitely marvellous for promoting such rare gems , I love my blog ....

The Damn Jammage - Dream Tobacco ( Dir : Jenny Dowdell ) 2012


stop motion , 1572 oil (?)( acrylic would dry to quickly ?) paintings , sand in the throat's voice .....

Audrey Totter's amazing faces ( Dir : Robert Montgomery ) 1947


song : Doris Day , Hollywood film noir , B&W wonder .....

Saturday, 14 July 2012

Calibro 35 - The band from BBQ ( Dir : Francesco Brunotti ) 2012


60's style funk , photonovella , pulp thriller , cheap FX's , collage , instrumental music , great fun ......

Mellow - Fantastic ( Dir : Patrick Volve, Arnaud & Caleb ) 2003


nice cartoon drawings , great pop song ...one of my all time fav' ...( lyrics by Emilie Simon ) ( can't find better Q )
also :http://leschicsclips.blogspot.fr/2014/02/mellow-another-mellow-winter-dir-roman.html

Matt and Kim - Let's go ( Dir : Colin Devin Moore ) 2012


magicial Pat the Roc , performance , NY pop duet  simple but not their best ( first vid for the single ) , sympathetic .......

Fugenn & The White Elephants - Prays ( Dir : ? ) 2012


XLent electro prog/ambient from Japan , solarised time lapses FX's , poetic & stroboscopic , crowded or empty japanese spaces......

Monday, 2 July 2012

Dear followers and videos freaks ,
      I'm taking two weeks off , I'm sure that there is
some posts  you missed since February ,
take time to watch ( and listen to! ) it , if you can .
     Les Chics Clips will be back around " Bastille day "
(14th July ) .
    Love .

Sunday, 1 July 2012