April 2014



If you were planning on submitting your music video to Sprockets 2014, there's still time! The deadline (the final deadline) is tomorrow, Wednesday April 30th. Fun fact: your music video doesn't have to have been released within a certain time period to be included in the program, so if you've… Read More

So far, Brooke Candy’s career has played out almost exclusively through music videos. She first caught the world’s attention in 2012 when she was featured in Grimes’ “Genesis” video, and then a few months later formally introduced herself through the Matt Boman-directed “Das Me.” Since then, Brooke has blessed us… Read More

FRINGE MUSIC FIX's Weekly Top 5 (4/27)

Posted by Adam Alexander on April 27, 2014 in Lists Contributor Post

Each week, FRINGE MUSIC FIX culls the latest music video releases, carefully selecting the most bizarre, provocative, and remarkable videos from across the world. Sit back, relax, and open your mind’s eye; things are about to get interesting. The following are our selections for the week ending April 27th, 2014.… Read More

There were lots of popular music videos flying around this week, you guys. In fact, half of the top 10 came in at over a million views, with "Marilyn Monroe" by Pharrell Williams topping the week with nearly 5 million. That’s a lot of views! In addition to views, the… Read More

Tune-Yards' video for "Water Fountain" is what do you get when you mix director Joel Kefali, lead singer Merrill Garbus, and the soul of Pee-Wee’s Playhouse into a music video. Vibrant, fun, and full of fantastic animation, “Water Fountain” seems aesthetically and tonally inspired by Pee-Wee’s Playhouse, but is able… Read More

1.) Anything animal. And I’m not talking animal print. I mean, wrap yourself in something still breathing, crawling, and preferably slimy. Put an octopus on your head. Call it a hat. Braid its’ tentacles into your hair. Bedazzle snails to your arms or on your finger nails like a manicure. It’s sure… Read More

In “Senile” by Young Money, director Collin Tilley creates surreal worlds for Tyga, Nicki Minaj, and Lil Wayne, each with their own uniquely outlandish elements and characters. Tilley often tackles colorful and flashy music videos like this one, but he always seems to have the most fun when paired with… Read More

FRINGE MUSIC FIX's Weekly Top 5 (4/20)

Posted by Adam Alexander on April 20, 2014 in Lists Contributor Post

Each week, FRINGE MUSIC FIX culls the latest music video releases, carefully selecting the most bizarre, provocative, and remarkable videos from across the world. Sit back, relax, and open your mind’s eye; things are about to get interesting. The following are our selections for the week ending April 20th, 2014.… Read More

Hi. Good to see you again. It's Friday, so we're looking at the most popular videos that were released this week. This is the last thing I have to write before I go to Applebee's and meet up with some friends to order a Chicken and Shrimp Tequila Tango. Just… Read More

The Los Angeles Music Video Festival is currently accepting submissions for LAMVF 2014, the 4th year of the LA-based, amazing festival that includes screenings, panels, and more. The festival submissions are broken down into categories that cover a wide range of videos (Student, Narrative, Non-Narrative, Unofficial, Animated, and - for… Read More

Over the past few years of IMVDb, we’ve counted down the top 10 music video GIFs of all time on five occasions. After some discussion, we realized that music video GIFs need to be looked at more frequently (specifically, weekly), and so we’ve decided to dedicate one day of each… Read More

One of our goals for 2014 is to get the information on IMVDb out into other parts of the internet. The information we collect on the site exists in bits and pieces all over, and there should be another use for it other than just on the site.So today we're… Read More

Most of the time on Music Video Relapse I am writing about a music video that is a classic for a good reason - either being iconic or just fondly remembered. Sometimes I write about a music video that was release relatively recently but I think needs a second look… Read More

There is this thing that happens in hip hop where if you do a music video with Hiro Murai you’re required to just keep making awesome music videos with him. It’s a trend that was established by Earl Sweatshirt with “Chum” and “Hive,” and has now moved onto Childish Gambino… Read More

FRINGE MUSIC FIX's Weekly Top 5 (4/13)

Posted by Adam Alexander on April 13, 2014 in Lists Contributor Post

Each week, FRINGE MUSIC FIX culls the latest music video releases, carefully selecting the most bizarre, provocative, and remarkable videos from across the world. Sit back, relax, and open your mind’s eye; things are about to get interesting. The following are our selections for the week ending April 13th, 2014.… Read More

It was neck and neck all week, but despite being racecar themed, “Summer” by Calvin Harris came just short of “Magic” by Coldplay for the most popular video of the week. Don’t worry Calvin, we still got madd respect for you. We also got madd respect for the rest of… Read More

Can you all just do me a favor at take a few minutes to get funky with me here at the end of the day on a Friday? Can you do that for me please? We’ve all had a long week, work's been shitty, Tina from accounting has been a… Read More

As the popularity of DVDs decreases and digital distribution increases, one thing that I hope sticks around is DVD commentaries. This was a really neat feature that was never possible before: you could choose to watch a movie with the director or maybe an actor talking to you about it.… Read More

Last night on The Tonight Show, Stevie Nicks recreated her 1981 music video “Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around,” with Jimmy Fallon playing the part of Tom Petty. The trick to recreating a performance video like “Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around” is in the subtleties, and from the slow fades, to the… Read More

After releasing a fairly simple video for “Midnight” earlier this year, Coldplay is back with a much larger production for their “Magic” music video. The video begins with the words “a Jonas Åkerlund film,” and that’s no exaggeration as everything about this video feels like a film, more specifically a… Read More

Let me give you guys a word of advice: no matter where you are, if you ever see Queens of the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme with a group of Asian business men, you need to get the fuck out of there as fast as you can. If you stick… Read More

Last month while at SXSW, we caught up with Meg Myers to chat with her about her videos for “Desire” directed by Jordan Bahat, and “Heart Heart Head” directed by Elliott Sellers. Having already talked to both Jordan and Elliott about their videos, we were excited to get Meg’s perspective… Read More

There are a few ways to approach the music video for an emotional ballad like “Still” by Katy B. There are some directors who may have tried to go with a more literal interpretation of the lyrics, showing two former lovers still thinking about each other having being apart from… Read More

FRINGE MUSIC FIX's Weekly Top 5 (4/6)

Posted by Adam Alexander on April 6, 2014 in Lists Contributor Post

Each week, FRINGE MUSIC FIX culls the latest music video releases, carefully selecting the most bizarre, provocative, and remarkable videos from across the world. Sit back, relax, and open your mind’s eye; things are about to get interesting. The following are our selections for the week ending April 6th, 2014.… Read More

This week is one of those rare occasions where the most popular music video of the week is also one of our favorites, with "Ragga Bomb" by Skrillex feat. The Ragga Twins coming in at over 3 million views. Don’t get us wrong, we love all music videos, but man… Read More

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