Wednesday, 30 April 2014

Tuesday, 29 April 2014

The Leafs - The Error of Your Ways ( Dir : Gus Kemp ) 2012



... Elliott Smith .. Donovan ... plenty of ( top stuff ) influences ... moving & beautiful track ... simple & effective video ... bravo !

Monday, 28 April 2014

Kaiser Chiefs - Everyday I Love You Less And Less ( Dir : Tim Pope ) 2005



.... XLent pop song ... catchy hooks " savoir faire " ... Brit lads at their best ! ... they never miss a beat ....

Sunday, 27 April 2014

Saturday, 26 April 2014

Beck - Everybody's Got To Learn Sometime ( Written by James Warren - The Korgis 1980 ) 2004



... from the Eternal sunshine of a spotless mind OST ( Michel Gondry 2004 ) ... moving song , moving amazing movie & moving cover version by Beck (Bek David Campbell) ....

Thursday, 24 April 2014

Wednesday, 23 April 2014

Light Installation for the Montreux Jazz Festival - ( Cauboyz ) 2014


.... Swiss craftmen's ...  at the service of jazzmaking instead of watchmaking ( sorry , OK ,  I'm out ...).. pleasant & interesting ...

Tuesday, 22 April 2014

Shapeshifter - Endless ( Dir : Nick Dwyer & Tu Neill ) 2013



... superb Tokyo night life fantasy ... hang around ... I'm not sure about the song .. you can turn it off but the video is worth watching ....

Sunday, 20 April 2014

Friday, 18 April 2014

Wax - California ( Dir : Spike Jonze ) 1995



.... US 90's wave punk band ... hot rush ....( " le feu au cul " in french ? ) ... no fuss & perfect directing ....

Thursday, 17 April 2014

Thee Oh Sees - The Lens ( Dir : Alex Theodoropulos ) 2014



.... psychedelicious garage band from San Francisco ... somewhere between The Zombies & The Left Banke .... Wonderful music ....intergalactic vid

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

MZO! (Monster Zoku Onsomb!) - The New Cocksucker Blues Hardcore '92 Remix ( Dir : Adam Raboczi ) 2014



... delirious ... crude , perfectly NSFW but alright for school .... Australian , funny , energetic , colourful with a perfect dentist drill bits synth sound ... Do not miss it !
 

Tuesday, 15 April 2014

Coldplay - Magic ( Dir : Jonas Åkerlund ) 2014



.... classic , beautiful & perfectly controlled direction by Jonas Akerlund ....silent movies melodrama ... Houdini ... watch it directly from the music video agency ,great HQ , HERE !.....

Monday, 14 April 2014

Tokyo Reverse - Extracts ( French France 4 TV show ) ( Dir : Simon Bouisson et Ludovic Zuili ) 2014



.... music : Francesco Tristano ....amazing & dreamy trip in Tokyo's streets ...simple but quite fascinating , good idea & directing ... great " reverse " video by Spike Jonze , HERE !

Sunday, 13 April 2014

Saturday, 12 April 2014

Judah Warsky - Bruxelles, capitale de l'Europe ( Dir : Jamie Harley ) 2013


... Gainsbourg leave this body ( throat ) .... peculiar mood & atmosphear ... real cool vid .... Dick Annegarn & Trans Europe Express ( Kraftwerk ) are invited ...

Friday, 11 April 2014

The Train Kept A-Rollin' - Four versions of the same song ( Audio & Music videos ) 1951 / 1957 / 1968 / 1974

Original version : Tiny Bradshaw ( Composer ) 1951    HERE !
 Rockab' versionJohnny Burnette Trio   1957              HERE !
 British blues explosion The Yardbirds  1968         HERE !
American heavy rock  Aerosmith    1974              HERE !

Uncontacted by anthropologists ( Photographer : ? ) 2014


    Indians who are considered uncontacted by anthropologists react to a plane flying over their community in the Amazon basin near the Xinane river in Brazil's Acre State, near the border with Peru, on March 25. Many indigenous groups, including the Huni Kui, Ashaninka, and Madija, live in villages in the Brazilian rainforest near the border with Peru .....

Thursday, 10 April 2014

The Monkees - I'm A Believer ( Shreded by : Mr Shredy Krueger ) 1966


... hilarious .... & musically unbearable ... Shredy Krueger ...( & well chosen , The Monkees were pretty poor musicians ...)

Wednesday, 9 April 2014

Queens Of The Stone Age - Smooth Sailing ( Dir : Hiro Murai ) 2014



... Sake/acid party  .... XLent Japanese  short thriller staring Josh Homme/QOTSA's frontman ...  influenced by Takeshi Kitano ... Point Of View .... directed by the great Hiro Murai( see also :
http://leschicsclips.blogspot.fr/2012/02/st-vincent-cheerleader-dir-hiro-murai.html )

Tuesday, 8 April 2014

Bibo - Splendid short animation ( Dir : Anton Chistiakov & Mikhail Dmitrief ) 2013



...I'm a poor lonesome robot ... I could cry ....wonderful work .... incredibly aesthetic ....
                      ****  Best of 2013  ***

Monday, 7 April 2014

Sunday, 6 April 2014

Michael Jackson & Janet - Scream ( Dir : Mark Romanek ) 1995



.... still the most expensive music videos ever made ( lots of million bucks ) ... it was before the democratization of digital FX's software .... 2001 : Space odissey inspired ( like 99 % of sci-fi film made since ! ) ... very clean & efficient directing by Mark Romanek  ...

Saturday, 5 April 2014

Red Axes ft Abrao - Kicks Out Of You ( Audio track ) 2014


 
..... Tel-Aviv ... Dori Sadovnik & Niv Arzi ... meets Brazilian percussions & patterns .... supacatchyhypnoticalgroove ....

From Dad to Son - Short animation ( Dir : Nils Knoblich ) 2012

... cute papercut animation ... based on Aesop 's fable «The father and his sons» ... multi awards' winner short ...


Friday, 4 April 2014

The Human League - Only After Dark ( Mick Ronson's cover ) Audio track 1980

.... from "Travelogue " ...  ( on keyboards , Martyn Ware & Ian Marsh before Heaven 17 ) ....  great song & cover version ... Sheffield sound ....( original here : http://leschicsclips.blogspot.fr/2013/02/mick-ronson-only-after-dark-dir-mark.html )



Heaven 17 - I'm Your Money ( "12 Version Audio track ) 1981

.... "machine driven" music influenced by Kraftwerk  ... perfect match music/lyrics ... satire of Reagan/Thatcher era capitalism & Yuppie culture .... catchy track  .... Glenn Gregory on vocals + Martyn Ware & Ian Marsh ( ex- The Human League  ) ....



Tuesday, 1 April 2014

Arif Lohar - Mirza Sahibaan ( Live TV show, Coke Studio Sessions ) 2010


.... very strong & brilliant Punjabi funky stuff from Pakistan  ... if listening to this , you don't feel like dancing , you are probably dead I'm sorry to say ...
                                Watch it HERE !