Man's Best Friend winds up going where no man has gone before in this fantastical sci-fi video in which a dog gets trained and equipped to operate some high-speed machines to destinations seriously unknown.
Jack Whiteley, director: "Spring King are good friends of mine and I’ve watched them as they’ve grown from a DIY solo project to a signed, four-piece band. For me, one of their unique selling points is that their drummer, Tarek, is also their frontman and lead singer. So I wanted to do a video that centred on his performance and really captured the amazing energy that him and the rest of the guys bring to their performing.
Rattling Stick director Ed Morris creates a promo for XL’s new signing - Cuban French twins Ibeyi. The film plays on the theme of baptism central to the new release -‘River’ and shows the duo submerged in water and emerging to sing lines from the track.
The film is compelling and charged, with the girls holding their breath under water for up to a minute or more between verses. Wearing plain white shirts and minimal make up, the film expresses the sole intention of allowing the audience to see the girls in their pure form, their voices encapsulating the listener.
Perhaps not what you'd expect for a song with a title like "I Wish I Was A Girl," but thise introduction to various young Middle Eastern dreamers keys in on the "I Wish" part, showcasing career and creative ambitions not any dissimilar than most other places.