Rightfully billed as a music film and not a music video, this beautiful 10 minute piece matches spoken-word philosophical meditations by lead singer Matthew Caws' late father, Peter Caws, with Nada Surf music, and poignant and powerful visuals shot around the world in Cambridge, Los Angeles and Sydney.
While music video production has slowed down amidst the COVID-19 pandemic — although a restart appears on the near horizon — it's a good time to revisit this re-released, remastered and now uncensored version of Pearl Jam's 1992 classic "Jeremy" video that has essentially never been seen before. This original cut increases all the power of the original, making clearer the effects of bullying, teen suicide and the easy availability of guns.
Three videos in support of the new Low album Double Negative come together as one in this longform artpiece. Things start with Ben Chisholm's "Quorom," then segues into "Dancing And Blood" directed by Karlos Rene Ayala, and culminates with director Mark Pellington tackling "Fly," with all three seeming like an Exquisite Corpse traipse through memory and dream.
An epic tale starring Imagine Dragons frontman Dan Reynolds and his wife Aja Volkman, covering a gamut of love, mistakes, regrets, crimes and punishments, all with an underlying belief in redemption even if it's just wishful thinking.
As befits a song called "Nightlight" there's just a glimmer a light in the otherwise dark reality that we find in this epic music video return by Silversun Pickups. Las Vegas. Boardwalk Empire actress Meg Steedle comes closest to the heart of darkness here, navigating a nightmare filled with sex, death, revenge, paranoia and all the other charms of Las Vegas that don't get mentioned in the ad campaigns.
An enigmatic short film collaboration between director Mark Pellington and NYC band The Indecent, which tells you everything you need to know, while never fulling in the full details, about the heartbreak that defined the Brout triplets who make up the band.