Slaves "Sockets" (Ciaran Lyons, dir.)

The multi-talented Ciaran Lyons put his body on the line for Virgin/EMI duo Slaves, both in front and behind the camera, describing his electric new video as, "like an episode of Bottom directed by Jan Svankmajer. This aesthetic concept guided all my decision making: the grimy production design, the extensive use of action-based close-ups, the slapstick violence, and the Rick Mayall inspired performance." 

Hero Fisher "Punk" (Ciaran Lyons, dir.)

From the Director:

"The aim was for the video to show two very distinct depictions of Hero and the band. It was about acknowledging that they are simultaneously performers, and just a bunch of friends who play music together.

So one section of the video is very stylised and theatrical, and the other section is as natural and raw as possible. Once we started pushing this concept a bit further, we ended up experimenting with different filming equipment and techniques. It was a really playful process."


By halcyon - on November 17, 2014 @ 8:00am PST

Mike Mago "Outlines" (Ciaran Lyons, dir.)

Ciaran Lyons, director: "The video grew from the idea of a dancer's movements leaving behind visual echoes (outlines) as she moves around a space. Together with a great dancer, I started playing around with this idea to see where we could take it. We were interested in her movements creating a variety of different types of figures. Sometimes her movements are graceful; sometimes they're awkward. Sometimes they're dreamy and abstract; sometimes they look like backing dancers on Top of the Pops."


By halcyon - on August 28, 2014 @ 6:00pm PDT

Camo & Krooked "Loving You Is Easy" (halcyon, dir.)

A 70s TV pastiche from director's halcyon (Jack Pirie & Alex Hylands-White).

"To reflect the mix of different musical styles in Camo & Krooked's new Zeitgeist album, we created a video that emulated the opening credits of a 70s crime show, but set in the modern day. In this show, we follow a femme fatale - Detective Lily Stone - a sexy & dangerous character who isn't afraid to bend the rules to get her way. 

By halcyon - on November 18, 2013 @ 9:00am PST

Fake Blood "All In The Blink" (halcyon, dir.)

Fake Blood - All In The Blink (Official Video)

halcyon - that’s Jack Pirie and Alex Hylands-White – have ‘unearthed’ a lost film of scientific experimentation from the 1970s…. experiments at ‘Zenith Medical Technologies’ in the field of ‘ecteneic energy’ which are murky, dangerous, and ultimately devastating.

Mark Knight "Your Love" (halcyon, dir.)

Mark Knight - Your Love (OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO)

"We wanted to make something dark and immersive that kept with the underground feel of the track whilst exploring the idea of DJs with cult status"

Toolroom label boss Mark Knight teams up with halcyon – Jack Pirie and Alex Hylands-White – for the promo to Your Love.

The directing duo marry the filtered synth-driven club stormer with a trippy, largely slow-mo promo, peppered with cool lighting FX and some creepy unease provided by the masked revellers…

By halcyon - on April 23, 2013 @ 6:50am PDT