Friday, 30 November 2012

John Tejada - Orbiter ( Dir : Dan Findlay ) 2012


strange & fascinating , Hong-Kong , post-nuke , geometrical kind of open air jail , instrumental , hypnotic , a trip .....

The Electric Soft Parade - Lose Yr Frown ( Audio track ) 2003


One of my fav' Indie rock song ....The Brakes ...one hit wonder ? ....

Hors d'oeuvre - Funny & Experimental short ( Dir : Monica Menez ) 2012


award winning short ( Best Art Direction ) , kitsch , Pierre & Gilles , fun , off beat humour , stylish , 50's suburb , desperate housewife , Ozon 8 femmes , ........

Thursday, 29 November 2012

Professor Elemental - I'm British ( Dir : Moog Gravett ) 2012


amusing jolly good old fellow ! Spiffing ( dixit my old chap Phil M. ) , humoristic  talk-over ....unmissable ....luv'it , gov'....

Leroux - Metamorphosis Funny animation ( Dir : Hélène Leroux ) 2012


heaven or hell ...that is the question ....

Grant Lee Buffalo - Fuzzy ( Audio track ) 1993


                        great song .....
                                     Listen to it HERE !

Wednesday, 28 November 2012

Nosaj Thing - Eclipse Blue ( Dir : Daito Manabe, Takcom, Satoru Higa & Mikiko ) 2012


quiet magical , Blonde Redhead's singer , splendid choregraphy / lightingFX's mix , the sky is the limit .....

Sylvain Sylvain - Teenage News ( Audio track ) 1980


Rock n' Roll perf' track , fun , fast , melodic & exciting ....

Cheetahs on the Edge - Documentary ( Dir : Gregory Wilson ) 2012


EXTRAORDINARY footages ! amazing precision , elegance & beauty of those shots .... slow motion ( 1200 frames per second ! ) combined with high speed ( + 50 miles per hour ! ) traveling ..... le Guépard.......

Tuesday, 27 November 2012

Monday, 26 November 2012

Stupeflip - J'refume du shit ( Audio track ) 2002


vs the previous post  ! ( Since I smoke dope again ! That's why the guy is runnin' to nowhere forever ...) bit sad & funny too  ....

Stupeflip - Je fume pu d'shit ( Dir : S.Bellenger & JP. Michel ) 2002


amazing song (  " Since I gave up smokin' dope " ) , funny & catchy , Jacno's cameo , followed by ....

Hesta Prynn - Can We Go Wrong ( Dir : Randy Scott Slavin ) 2010


amazing stop motion vid ( 13 k still photographs ! ), singing limit out of tune but sexy ( I like the dimple ) & catchy indie pop , arty , Central Park  , Can I go wrong ?

Sunday, 25 November 2012

Mexican Institute of Sound - Mexico ( 2012 )


hypnotic & catchy track ,  footages of protest against the unbearable violence of today's Mexican society , very moving & informative ....

Making of The Shining Part. 2 ( Dir : Vivian Kubrick ) 1980



very interesting doc' .... funny , charismatic & energetic Jack N. , touching Shelley .... fascinating Stanley Kubrick ... aka The Man ....
                                        Watch it HERE !

Making of The Shining Part. 1 ( Dir : Vivian Kubrick ) 1980


very interesting doc' .... funny , charismatic & energetic Jack Nicholson  .....  fascinating  movie , director & actors ......
                             Watch it HERE !

Austin Lace - Kill the Bee ( Dir : Matthieu Frances ) 2004


catchy Belgium pop tune , fresh & entertaining , melodic , cute , baby ....

Saturday, 24 November 2012

Julian Plenti - Games For Days ( Dir : Javier Aguilera ) 2009


film noir references , seedy  ... Interpol :Paul Banks ,  Metric : Emily Haines , New York ,:Toronto  ....

DJ Mike - Jay Z & Weezer - 99 problems vs Buddy Holly mashup ( 2006 )


two great track & two amazing vid ( by Mark Romanek & Spike Jonze )  mixed together ....
complete here :  http://leschicsclips.blogspot.fr/2012/02/jay-z-99-problems-dir-mark-romanek-2004_24.html
& here :  http://leschicsclips.blogspot.fr/2012/04/weezer-buddy-holly-dir-spike-jonze-1994.html

Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events - Opening titles (2004)



I’m very disappointed in you children ( Count Olaf ) , Jim Carrey , Les orphelins Baudelaire ( in France ) brilliant movie ..........
                                        watch it HERE !

James Nachtwey, War Photographer ( Dir : Christian Frei )


probably the best war photographer of the last 20 years ... a ( long , sorry ) documentary in English & German with Spanish subs... this guy got guts ...& passion ....it's worth watching ..

Friday, 23 November 2012

Wave Machines - I Go I Go I Go ( Dir : Alasdair Brotheston & Jock Mooney ) 2009


love the clip & the uplifting song , indie pop at it's best ....Kitsch " à la Jeff Koons " ....

Pirupa - Party Non Stop ( Dir : Emile Rafael ) 2012


Ibiza dance track , " porno chic " , supa babes , technically perfect  , if you're under age , do not watch this ! ( or ask your parents before ...I'm sure you will ) ....

Thursday, 22 November 2012

Sebastien Schuller - Nightlife ( Dir : Emily Kai Bock ) 2012


....Miami's nightlife ... Barbie  ....saddest eyes ....Cuba......

Joan As Police Woman - Eternal Flame ( Audio track ) 2006


               superb singing , sensual & moving ...Jeff B. ....
                                                Listen to it HERE !

Cheap Trick - Dream Police ( Dir : Arnold Levine ) 1979


XLent classic American power pop , Beatlesque 
well ( over ? ) produced.....

Wednesday, 21 November 2012

Diwali ( festival of lights ) Photographs - 2012


good over evil , Lakshmi : goddess of wealth and prosperity 

YAS - Get it right ( Dir : Stéphane Sednaoui ) 2009


Yasmine Hamdan & Mirwais Ahmadzaï , Caïro happy few , catchy ...

The Real Tuesday Weld - Bathtime in Clerkenwell ( Dir : Aleksey Budovsky ) 2002


Clerkenwell geniuses , Stephen Coates , B&W , animation , great track ...  ( also here : http://leschicsclips.blogspot.fr/2012/07/the-real-tuesday-weld-black-birdies.html )

Fever Ray - Keep the streets empty ( Dir : Willem Martinot ) 2012


      Cascais , Portugal , amazing framin' , shootin' , editin' ,
sharpeness ... magical stuff ....
                                                      Watch it HERE !

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Mother Mother - The Sticks ( Dir : Chad VanGaalen ) 2012


Canada , sad cartoon  , good heavy guitar & drums , love this band ...

Spank Rock - The Dance ( Dir : Twotab ) 2011


very funny , cheap  ( day light aesthetic  , no budget , socks , acnea , etc ) & slightly disturbing , Dale , Baltimore , Britney Spears ...

Monday, 19 November 2012

Sigur Rós - Valtari ( Dir : Christian Larson ) 2012


extraordinary dancers & choregraphy in a post-nuke world 
( love always win ? )... XLent cinematography ( to be watch in HD ) & beautiful ( as always ) music by Sigur Ros ......a gem ...

Sunday, 18 November 2012

Touch of Evil - Opening title ( Dir : Orson Welles ) 1958


Probably the most famous sequence long take in cinema history , it's magical ... directing , camera movement , crane shots , framing , light & music , timing ... just perfect ...
                                                            Watch it HERE !

Ninos Du Brasil - Tuppelo ( Dir : Giulio Tami & Nico Vascellari ) 2012


stompin' & beatin' , can't stop dancin' , electro-samba , repetitive & hypnotic ....

The Walkmen - Four Provinces ( Dir : Bruno Levy ) 2009


moving Nepalese kids shots , stop motion ,  rocks ,
roof of the world  , pub song ....

Saturday, 17 November 2012

The Oners - The Night Is On The Go ( Dir : Stefano Bertelli ) 2010


Hey Hey Sexy girl  ! Italians do it better ! Supa babes &
pleasant simple rock track , pop as it should always be ?.....

Some Film Noir - Short animation ( Dir : Rafael Jurado ) 2012


Amazing work ( 12 hours ! ) , homage to the best classic Film noir  , music : Miles Davis " Nuit Sur Les Champs-Elysées " from  "Ascenseur pour l'échafaud " soundtrack ( Louis Malle - 1957 ) .....

The Megaphonic Thrift — Broken Glass / Yellow Fingers ( Dir : Blank Blank ) 2012


A trip .....( watch in HD ) ....LSD not dead ...

Friday, 16 November 2012

Delilah - Love You So "Joe Goddard Remix " ( Dir : Emil Nava ) 2011


sensual & sexy song ( & singer !)" à la Santigold " , very grippin' mood , brilliant remix ...

The Wave Pictures - Sweetheart ( Dir : Ben Reed ) 2010


another great vid by Ben Reed , superb illustration work , fast ( ! ) & clever ( sense , phonetic , Etc ... ) .....hours of fun , watch & re watch & again .......

The Peach Kings - Lonely ( Dir : Paul Trillo ) 2012


Splendid vid , voice " à la Lana " ( no botoxed lips here...)  bluesy & hypnotic song , not emphatic just right , do not miss it .....

Thursday, 15 November 2012

Siriusmo - Wow ( Dir : Martin Waltz ) 2010


sexy absurd (n'importe nawak ) ,  XLent dance track , Berlin sound ...

Mostar ( Bosnia ) - Short documentary ( Dir : DGA Productions ) 2012


Amazing ! Splendid ! Do not miss it ! A short & powerful film  on Mostar , the old bridge restoration , some of the scars of the war , the islamic and catholic history of the city , the divers ... and a bright future ( I hope ) for this land after such a trauma ....

Stuck In The Sound - Ouais ( Dir : David Fontao & Raphaël Lopez ) 2009


one of my fav' french indie rock track ( the song is in english )....yeah ! ( Ouais ).....

Tuesday, 13 November 2012

Monday, 12 November 2012

Mike Winkelmann - IV.10 ( Animation ) 2012


Candy colours , hard house beat , hypnotic & fun , sledgehammer,VJ  ....

Finley Quaye - Shine ( Dir : ? Fan video ) 2012




I heard that the guy is quite unstable .... but he still knows how to write catchy/groovy songs, that's for sure , glad he's back ....
                                                    

Boards of Canada - 1969 ( Man Ray - 1929 - Les mystères du château de Dé ) 2012


Man Ray's short film , strange & magical , matching the track ....

Sunday, 11 November 2012

Mac 'n' Cheese - Short funny animation ( Dir : Utrecht School of Arts ) 2011


full of reference , fast & furious short ,a visual trip ....
 Drum n'Bass , The Grateful Dead , Casey jones ........

Snow Patrol - Spitting Games ( Dir : Paul Gore ) 2003


flat vid but XLent " classic " indie tune , Oooo - oooh .....always worked ! Scotland ......

Moviestars - Say much ( Dir : Pablo van Wetten ) 2012


Awesome cinematography , Shot in Moscow , beautiful B&W , emotional tension , a 5 mns little movie ........

Saturday, 10 November 2012

Feist - My Moon My Man ( Dir : Patrick Daughters ) 2007


Supa voice from Toronto , catchy tune , classic vid with chore , technically perfect ...
                                             Watch it HERE !

Otis Redding - Try A Little Tenderness ( US TV show )


It still give me the thrill ......in memoriam of Donald " Duck " Dunn  fav' bass player ( and very nice man dixit Steve Cropper ) ......written by : J Campbell , R Connely & H Woods in 1932

A Place To Bury Strangers - And I'm Up ( Dir : Karl Ackermann ) 2012


 Usual Chinese made toys battle ,  the budgets & creativity level of music videos is so low at the moment , this seems better than average ......catchy noisy indie track ....

Thursday, 8 November 2012

Elefant - Misfit ( Dir : Adam Levite ) 2000


      Not a particular good vid ...but I always  liked this catchy tune !
                                                      Watch it HERE !

Earl Parker - The world of science ( Dir : ? ) 2011


Very catchy ,  electro , 80's sound , Alan Vega's hook  , no budget psyche VHS FX's vid , pleasant .......

Sophie Hunger - LikeLikeLike ( Dir : Jeremiah ) 2012


Fun " footballistic " ballad in Parissensual singer with guts , good right foot & energy , Switzerland ......

Wednesday, 7 November 2012

The Flow ft Berg Beaugé - Berg & Ernie ( Live at the Meatlocker ) 2012


Toronto ,  young jazzmen collective , jazzy groove & rap .....
very pleasant , XLlent musicians .....

The Sleepy Jackson - Good Dancers ( Dir : Nash Edgerton ) 2003


XLent popsong , the owners of the vid doesn't want me to share it directly from Vimeo ( they like to shoot  their own foot , f...in' idiots self called " genius " from business schools !...)
                                       Watch it HERE !

Wolfgang Gartner - Love & War ( Editing & Selection : Zapatou/Luc Bergeron) 2012


Amazing u2b compile ! , best of web 3 , ( many vid are already in complete version on LCC ) , fast & impressiv

Tuesday, 6 November 2012

Jara - Hope ( Dir : Logi Hilmarsson ) 2012


Icelandic " always interesting " pop , the song start around 0:45 , awesome nature & wilderness , Lolita voice .......

Ben Lee - Something Borrowed, Something Blue ( Dir : Nash Edgerton ) 2002


Good simple power pop , Australia , road movie , cool .....
                                            Watch it HERE !

Birthday - Short film ( Dir : Pietro Malegor ) 2012


perfectly done , very touching & spiritual , amazing short .....
cinematographer :Michele Brandstetter de Bellesin ........

Monday, 5 November 2012

Katerine - Je Vous Emmerde ( Dir : Gaêtan Chataignier ) 1999


Katerine - Je Vous Emmerde par Katerine
Funny lyrics ( sorry no subs ) , provocative and funny guy
poète pouêt pouêt , importunant , Les Betteraves ......

Largo al Factotum - Short funny film ( Dir : Dougal Wilson ) 2009


Mathew Baynton , Figaro , Rossini , the Barber Of Seville ,
Chewbacca ..... very amusing  ...

The White Stripes - I Just Don't Know What To Do With Myself ( Dir : Sofia Coppola ) 2003


Dusty Springfield cover , David/Bacharach ,  Kate Moss B.B. lookalike .....
                                                   Watch it HERE !

Sunday, 4 November 2012

O Mistério de Picasso - Documentary ( Dir : Henri-Georges Clouzot ) 1956


Extraordinary doc' about the process of creation , & when the artist is Pablo Picasso and the filmmaker  H-G Clouzot , it's fascinating  .... ( in French with Spanish subtitles ) ....

Prefab Sprout - Doo wop in Harlem ( Audio track ) 1990


A gem .... a masterpiece for many ...last song of the album ,   one of the all time best UK's pop album  ....

Labrinth - Express yourself ( Dir : Jonas & Francois ) 2012


" fell good " track & vid , in this cold & grey weather ( in Europe ), it gives a boost ....

Saturday, 3 November 2012

CutOff - 3D Short animation ( ESMA school ) 2012


AWESOME ! Do not miss it !  french with english subs , amazing work  ( texture & animation )......

Balloon over Godewaersvelde - Photograph ( North of France )


Here's a way to travel nicely & peacefully ..... 

Duran Duran - Girl Panic! ( Dir : Jonas Akerlund ) 2011


I don't usually like Duran D but this vid is good (thks Jonas ) ,
witty , self-derision & glamourous so ..... ( but I still don't like their music ) ......& Naomi , Eva , Yasmin , etc ......

Friday, 2 November 2012

The Right Place - Cartoon ( Dir : Jamie Gallant ) 2012


A little marvel ... funny , rightly done , right music : Dr. John's " Right place , wrong time " .......

Dragonette - Live In This City ( Dir : Wendy Morgan ) 2012


Gay friendly  pop , pop , pop, superficial  but supa catchy & entertaining ......

Charade - Main Titles ( Dir : Naissance.tv ) 2012


reappropriation of Stanley Donen's masterpiece Charade titles , XLent  & classy .... music " The mating game " by Bitter Sweet ......

Thursday, 1 November 2012