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A snapshot of the most popular videos online and on-air... This is very much a moving target, so consider this to be 100% correct only for the next few minutes... MTV — Most Popular Videos on March 6 Mindless Behavior... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2013 at Video Static: Music Video News
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How does 50 channels of music video TV sound? Zuus Media launched its streaming outlet zuus.com, offering 50 channels of linear programming that makes it the music video equivalent of Sirius Radio. Most genres and tastes are covered, from Rock... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2013 at Video Static: Music Video News
P.R. Brown is directing the lead video off new Goo Goo Dolls album Magnetic..... artist: Goo Goo Dolls song: "Rebel Beat" label: Warner Bros. director(s): P.R. Brown production co: HELLO! producer: David Lawson DP: Ketil Dietrichson exec. producer: Kerri Kleiner... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2013 at Video Static: Music Video News
Video in production for the new Hot Chelle Rae single... artist: Hot Chelle Rae song: "Hung Up" label: RCA director(s): P.R. Brown production co: HELLO! producer: David Lawson DP: Ketil Dietrichson exec. producer: Kerri Kleiner commissioner: Nicholas Robespierre Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2013 at Video Static: Music Video News
Longtime Fantasia Barrino fans might connect the retro Boardwalk Empire vibe of this video which the "Summertime" cover that exemplified her winning run on American Idol season. The clip mixes old-timey film effects with an elegant speakeasy that has a... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2013 at Video Static: Music Video News
The double entendre is probably not lost anyone, but just in case: When Nelly talks about checking Porsche's undercarriage, bagging it up and taking a quick spin, he's referring to his girl. Director Ethan Lader splits the difference, casting both... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2013 at Video Static: Music Video News
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artist: Wale song: "Bad" label: Atlantic director(s): Alexandre Moors production co: Good Company rep: Lark Creative commissioner: Emmanuelle Cuny-Panicker Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2013 at Video Static: Music Video News
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artist: Crystal Bowersox song: "Dead Weight" label: Shanachie Entertainment director(s): Tiger Tiger production co: Foundation Content producer: Evan T. Cohen DP: Corbett Jones editor: Anna Patel commissioner: Bill Cason Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2013 at Video Static: Music Video News
You know a video is odd when the data-moshing is the most "normal" element in it. Director Scott Cudmore gives us a series of off-kilter portraiture shots that look like they were stolen from a Photo Studio run by somebody... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2013 at Video Static: Music Video News
The visuals are lush and hypnotic with echoes of old world glamour and the sensation that we are getting pulled into the dream right along with Marina. Director Thomas Knights makes sure she looks great in a debauched vintage bombshell... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2013 at Video Static: Music Video News
Take a creepy walkabout through a house party and then out into the streets with director Nolan Wilson Goff, who keeps things pulsing-up the tension. --> watch "Hounded" Mister Lies f/ Exitmusic "Hounded" (Lefse) Nolan Wilson Goff, director | Rachel... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2013 at Video Static: Music Video News
Finally, director/writer Tom Scharpling brings us the real story of The Postal Series via these unearthed audition tapes. Aimee Mann, Tom DeLonge, Duff McKagan and other music (and some comedy) luminaries all try to impress Jimmy Tamborello and a Sub... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2013 at Video Static: Music Video News
And you thought your family reuinions were weird and crazy dramatic? The cultish clan in this creepy narrative clip stop shy of full-on Wicker Man madness — but not shy of enhanced interrogation madness — as their leader tries to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2013 at Video Static: Music Video News
artist: Mika f/ Ariana Grande song: "Popular" label: Island UK director(s): Chris Marrs Piliero production co: DNA rep: Marisa Garner (UK only) / Tommy Labuda producer: Ryan Kohler DP: Rob Witt exec. producer: Missy Galanida Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2013 at Video Static: Music Video News
After exploring a more personal terrain on her previous video "My Vag" (NSFW, of course), Awkwafina takes a lo-fi space walk in this new one directed by Court Dunn. --> watch "Yellow Ranger" Awkwafina "Yellow Ranger" Court Dunn, director Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2013 at Video Static: Music Video News
If you imagine Davey And Goliath with a punk rock edge and lots of on-screen masturbating, then you'll have some idea of what to expect from this pupperific NSFW video for Unknown Mortal Orchestra. It's yet another great clip from... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2013 at Video Static: Music Video News
artist: Fitz And The Tantrums song: "She's Out Of My League" label: Elektra director(s): Jordan Bahat production co: Artists And Derelicts commissioner: Alex Bittan Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2013 at Video Static: Music Video News
Reality bends, bows and swirls as Cee-Lo Green and Lauriana Mae approach each other, but it's not enough to close the literal chasm that separates them. --> watch "Only You" Cee Lo Green f/ Lauriana Mae "Only You" (Atlantic) Ethan... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2013 at Video Static: Music Video News
Focus Creeps go for a gritty '80s vibe, complete with video artifacts, statics and ghosting as Willy Moon and his girl make do on the other side of L.A. --> watch "My Girl" Willy Moon "My Girl" (Island Records UK)... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2013 at Video Static: Music Video News
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Stephen Pitalo of The Golden Age Of Music Video has been covering some of the great '80s videos for Videostatic. This week's subject is a flim noir video by Jim Lenahan for Tom Petty. Jim Lenahan has known Tom Petty... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2013 at Video Static: Music Video News
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The video of the month is "Harlem Shake." All of them. Even if you think most of them are awful. And timing is partially the reason why. The most important news to hit the music video world in years: YouTube... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2013 at Video Static: Music Video News
artist: The-Dream song: "Slow It Down" label: Island Def Jam director(s): Motion Family production co: London Alley rep: Tommy Labuda producer: Jack Hogan exec. producer: Luga Podesta commissioner: Margo Wainwright Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2013 at Video Static: Music Video News
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artist: George Watsky song: "Ugly Faces" label: Steel Wool Records director(s): Jackson Adams production co: Steel Wool Media producer: Brad Simpson DP: Alan Gwizdowski editor: Joe Shahood art director: Natalie Groce Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2013 at Video Static: Music Video News
Doesn't take too much digging to find old movies that elevate smoking to a glamorous perch that most people now view as misguded, at best. Perhaps we'll look the same way on tanning, but damned if this video doesn't make... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2013 at Video Static: Music Video News
Ever feel like your iPhone has become a part of you? The hero/victim in Valibationfaces a uniquely literal version of that affliction, forcing him to stop living through his technology and start learning to love himself. And yes, that's a... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2013 at Video Static: Music Video News