Hank Friedmann introduces us to the wacky world of H. Kink, the LA-based indie duo, who appear to be the alter-egos of a couple of actors from a low-budget public access children's show...
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Everybody's doing live videos these days - even Gorillaz.
Well, almost. The gang is back as Gorillaz director/co-creator Jamie Hewlett and director Nicos Livesey at have teamed up once again to create the world’s most famous virtual band’s first ever performance video, for Tranz.
Gemma Yin Taylor brings her mixed media animation approach to Django Django with very pleasing results.
She takes DD's frontman Vincent Neff into a dimension bubbling with sea life, using a combination of pixellated live action of neff, cutouts and her own line drawings and other illustrations. A stop motion with a light post-Warholian aesthetic.
Jack Barraclough's video for indie trio Muncie Girls is inspired by some ill-thought out psychology experiments from the 1920's. It sees the bandmembers submit themselves to a series of increasingly strange tests from a creepy quack scientist and his beleaguered assistant.
Made with the band on a shoestring, Clinic hits exactly the right note of indie-charming.
A Kind Of Man - that's the new solo project from singer, songwriter and composer Bjørn Rosenquist – enters a fascinating alternate reality in this absorbing video by Meeto.
A bunch of teens with quirky hairdos to the necessary and go for the big chop in Tom Gregson's breezily watchable video for Sleepyhead. It's time for their Teenage Haircut.
Colour is everything in this intense performance video for St. Lucia by Henry Kaplan.
Kaplan starts with red, and very tight shots of the band. Then the main colour changes - to blue, then yellow, then green - without shifting the framing. But then a surprising new conceptual element is revealed - and a very different perspective on the proceedings.