Saturday, 31 October 2015

Other Lives - English Summer ( audio track from " Rituals " LP ) 2015



.... superb pop orchestral song with amazing vocals harmonies ....  Beach Boys/Kinks/National  ... americana  ..... melancholia ....

Friday, 30 October 2015

Chimney Crow - 17 Guns ( Dir : Electric Phantom Productions ) 2015



..... very low-fi , exciting & funny .... Is it an Alan Vega clone behind the mask ? .... ( or a Martin Rev one? )

Wednesday, 28 October 2015

Breaking Bad - Motivated Camera Movement ( Scene analysis by : Vashi Nedomansky ) 2014



..... instructive & clever ..... how appealing is to have your brain manipulated by these artist .... one of the best series ever done ...

Saturday, 24 October 2015

Wednesday, 21 October 2015

Heyrocco - Loser Denial ( Dir : Jenna Stebbins ) 2015


.... great track & attitude ! ... I love those self-confident teenagers who do it like if they had invented power-pop just yesterday ! ... rock is not dead ( but it's getting more & more difficult to do it right ) !

Tuesday, 20 October 2015

Saturday, 17 October 2015

Jan Dark - Thin Ice ( Dir : An Tôn That ) 2015



... very nicely shooted in Taipei & Saigon ( Hô-Chi-Minh City ) ... beautiful sounds , amazing voice , very moving  ...  Sylvian/Sakamoto/Bowie's connection .... a really interesting artist ... human & sensitive ... I'm a fan ! ( also :  http://leschicsclips.blogspot.fr/2015/05/jan-dark-im-all-around-dir-jan-dark-at.html )

Friday, 16 October 2015

General Elektriks - Whisper To Me ( Dir : Arno Salters ) 2015


..... Arno does the filming , Hervé is singing & create the music .... two gifted brothers .... nice stuff .... Berlin ...

Thursday, 15 October 2015

Hamilton Bohannon - Bohannons' Beat ( Audio track ) 1975



..... hypnotic ( Booker T. & MG's like ) & repetitive .... so groovy it hurts ..... a gem of the " genre " .... pure funk beyond disco....
( see also , a very good " modern " Bohannon's remix ( 2005 ) :  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rwz2_rpWeDM )

Tuesday, 13 October 2015

Cameo - Be yourself ( Live playback on US TV - Rythm & Rawls ) 1982


...... another of my fav' track by my fav' funk band ( see also : http://leschicsclips.blogspot.fr/2014/05/cameo-talkin-out-side-of-your-neck-dir.html ) .... mega syncopeted & slapped bass line ... catchy & fun ....( from LP " Alligator Woman " 1982 ) .... Atlanta , ( Georgia ) ... ( sorry for the poor visual Q , can't find any better ) Prince 's Doctor Fink lookalike on keyboards ????

Friday, 9 October 2015

Will Butler - Anna ( Dir : Brantley Gutierrez ) 2015



... Arcade Fire's leader goes solo ... catchy danceable track ... sensual star actress ( Emma Stone ) .... classic choregraphy ....

Wednesday, 7 October 2015

Liz Phair - Supernova ( Dir : Liz Phair ) 1994


..... Supa Sexy Super Nova ..... " you fuck like a volcano " ( censored by MTV , good old times ....! )

Tuesday, 6 October 2015