Tag: hiro murai

Leading up to the release of his album Because the Internet, Childish Gambino shared three different Hiro Murai-directed video projects: a 25-minute short film called Clapping For The Wrong Reasons, an album trailer called “yaphet kotto,” and a music video for the song “3005.” As someone who has spent time… Read More

If the video projects leading up to the release of Childish Gambino’s new LP Because the Internet are any indication of what the tone of the album will be, we can expect a dark, introspective hip hop album that comes from the perspective of an artist with a completely unique… Read More

Hip Hop videos are rich with tradition. Whether it’s rap hands, mean mugging, or random dudes everywhere, there are music video elements that have appeared in every era of hip hop. In the video for "Hive" by Earl Sweatshirt, director Hiro Murai takes some of those traditional hip hop elements… Read More

At the end of last year, Earl Sweatshirt released the Hiro Murai directed "Chum," a dark and introspective video that was easily one of the best hip-hop videos of 2012. Earl and Hiro’s latest collaboration, "Hive," has a similar dark tone and features Earl surrounded by several monsters wearing Vans… Read More

As we mentioned last month, OMG! Cameras Everywhere, the music video director-run nonprofit that offers free music video workshops to kids, is holding three summer camps sessions this year in New York, Los Angeles, and London. The first session, held in The Bronx, NY, is this week, and we’ll be… Read More

Editor Profile: Mandy Brown

Posted by Doug Klinger on June 3, 2013 in Interviews

When a good editor gets their hands on some raw footage, they're not only able to cut together that footage into something that makes sense, they're able to add something unique to the project. Mandy Brown is an editor who is frequently turned to by directors like Isaac Rentz, David… Read More

Whenever a music video comes out that features anyone from Odd Future, we pretty much assume that at one point or another, things on the set just broke down into chaos. We clearly have a poor perception of reality because according to Hiro Murai, director of Earl Sweatshirt’s “Chum,” it was (almost)… Read More

Odds are, if you’re reading this blog, you’re familiar with our podcast Music Video Land, where once a week we interview cool music video industry people. After 57 episodes, we’ve realized that there are way more than 57 cool people involved with music videos. We’ve also realized that some of… Read More

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