FRINGE MUSIC FIX's Weekly Top 5 (9/14)

Posted by Adam Alexander on September 14, 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 September 14th, 2014.… Read More

Last week, we had a Spanish language video take the top spot for most popular music video. This week, it’s a Korean language video taking that title, with "Sugar Free (BigRoom Version)" by T-ARA coming in at #1 with over 950k views. While the most popular video of all time… Read More

There are some songs out there that just make you happy. As soon as you hear them, you just can’t help to think happy thoughts, about things like flowers, babies, or finding $5 in the dryer. “Somebody Loves You” by Betty Who is one of those songs. Every time you… Read More

Directed by...

Posted by Chris Black on September 12, 2014 in Taped Before A Live Studio Audience Contributor Post

Hey imvdb heads! It's ya boy, Yung Parker Lewis Can't Lose! Bringing you another installment relating to all things Music Videos. Just want to thank y'all for the love! So today we'll be talking about artists "directing" their own videos. Let me share a story with you... Back in 2011,… Read More

Lost & Found: Em-bed.de/d by Yung Jake

Posted by Allen Price on September 11, 2014 in Lost & Found Contributor Post

Over 6000 years of video are uploaded to youtube per year. Sometimes, a brilliant labor of love in released into this hard world and the wind blows before it can hit everybody's radar. Lost & Found is a spotlight on some of these brilliant, fascinating, or wonderful videos that you… Read More

Yesterday, singer/songwriter Vance Joy released his awesome debut studio LP Dream Your Life Away on Atlantic Records. While Vance is set to release his fourth single from the album later this month, the lead single, “Riptide,” continues to generate a buzz. The incredibly catchy song has a light hearted, quirky… Read More

“Special” by Billon feat. Maxine Ashley is a song about a lady who needs someone in her life to make her feel special. Directed by Roboshobo, the video centers around a teenage girl who has found that special someone, and after about 30 seconds of bedroom underwear dancing, it is… Read More

Serious Inquiry

Posted by Chris Black on September 9, 2014 in Advice Contributor Post

What's the science all my IMVDB heads?!It's ya boy, "Soulja Boy Tell'em Large Marge Sent Ya!"I usually drop on Monday, but it's been a crazy weekend. And as you know, I drop those heavy gems on Thursday and if Thursday is the official album drop, consider this my free mixtape… Read More

FRINGE MUSIC FIX's Weekly Top 5 (9/7)

Posted by Adam Alexander on September 7, 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. This week, a common thread appears in all five of our selections. They all feature explorations of the relationship between mankind and nature with technology and… Read More

I've got one word for you guys this week: abs. That's right. Abs all over the place. I gotta back up first. Did you know that Lenny Kravitz is 50 years old? It's true, and it's also true that he's got some pretty bangin' abs. Don't believe me? Check out… Read More

“Inside Out” by Clipping is a music video sequel to the band’s last collaboration with director Carlos Lopez Estrada, “Work Work,” which was released back in May. In “Work Work,” Clipping MC Daveed Diggs spends the whole video biting a curb until his head is stomped by featured artist Cocc… Read More

Note: Portions of this article have been adapted from "Music Videos in the Digital World," a talk given by IMVDb at Sprockets Music Video Fest 2014.On the track “So Appalled” from Kanye West’s 2010 album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, West has a warning for potential love interests: “the day… Read More

Videos I <3: Juvenile "Ha" (1998) Directed By Marc Klasfeld

Posted by Chris Black on September 3, 2014 in Videos I <3 Contributor Post

What it do IMVDB whaodies?! I’m bringin you a new series called “Videos I Read More

Lost & Found: Dioscuri Part II by Billygoat

Posted by Allen Price on September 2, 2014 in Lost & Found Contributor Post

Over 6000 years of video are uploaded to youtube per year. Sometimes, a brilliant labor of love is released into this hard world and the wind blows before it can hit everybody's radar. Lost & Found is a spotlight on some of these brilliant, fascinating, or wonderful videos that you… Read More

FRINGE MUSIC FIX's Weekly Top 5 (8/31)

Posted by Adam Alexander on August 31, 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 August 31st, 2014.… Read More

It’s no surprise that the week after the VMAs, the most popular video features the three ladies who opened the show: Jessie J, Ariana Grande, and Nicki Minaj. Their video for “Bang Bang,” directed by Hanna Lux Davis, was a fun a stylish blockbuster that pulled in over 6.5 million… Read More

The first guests on our inaugural podcast episode back in in February 2011 – then called The FilmedInsert Podcast – was director Mike Diva (who joined us along with PDFlo and Josh Harraway). One of the things we talked about in that episode what Mike’s prank video Sexy sax man… Read More

Hannah Lux Davis has become the go-to director for the post-VMA pop star blockbuster music video. Last year, she was in New York the day after the VMAs directing “23” by Mike WiLL Made It feat. Miley Cyrus, Wiz Khalifa, and Juicy J – one of the biggest videos if the year, currently… Read More

*Good Ass Job was supposed to be the name of Kanye's My Beautiful, Dark, Twisted Fantasy and it felt appropriate.PRESS PLAYWhat it do IMVDB heads!It's ya boy CB aka Kenan Thompson's stunt double aka Yung Long Read. Apparently IMVDB felt the hate mail we receieved (we received A LOT) wasn't… Read More

Hiro Murai’s newest music video for “#CAKE” by Shabazz Palaces centers around a deserted, broken down city that has been taken over by giant heads and snakes. The video follows a young man running through the city as he encounters surreal object that seem inspired by Shabazz Palaces’ new album… Read More

Juicy J pretty much owns the southern style club bangers lane. A fan of the finer things in life, Juicy J has turned his love of lean, stayin’ fly, and tearing da club up into a remarkably successful career than spans over 20 years. Whether it’s writing songs for Academy… Read More

Chris Black's VMA recap

Posted by Chris Black on August 25, 2014 in Event Coverage Contributor Post

What's gucci my hittas?!?!Did you watch the MTV Video Music Awards last night? I didn't. I mean...if Yeezy ain't there, then why bother?Here's my recap of the VMA's...First of, shout out to Jackson Hunt for winning Best Cinematography for Beyonce's, "Pretty Hurts". The video looks good and he certainly did the… Read More

Last night we did what we do every year at IMVDb - dutifully watched the MTV Video Music Awards. It's the most talked about night dedicated to music videos - a big venue for the format. Not only do all the awards go to music videos (even the Artist to… Read More

FRINGE MUSIC FIX's Weekly Top 5 (8/24)

Posted by Adam Alexander on August 24, 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 August 24th, 2014.… Read More

40 million. That’s how many times Nicki Minaj’s music video for “Anaconda” was watched this week. That’s over 6 years worth of time spent watching Nicki Minaj shake her butt and spray herself with whip cream over the past 2 days. It is by far the most popular video of… Read More

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