Jason Baum's Top 10 Music Videos of 2020

Posted by Jason Baum on January 21, 2021 Contributor Post

What is left to be said about 2020? Literally nothing. I thought about bowing out this year, but I just needed you to know that despite all the frustrating heartbreaking chaos in the world, these videos exist and leave us all with something to aspire toward creating. Much of my… Read More

Jason Baum’s Top 10 Music Videos from 2010 - 2013

Posted by Jason Baum on December 31, 2019 in Lists Contributor Post

I wasn’t invited to contribute until 2014, but I wanted to share my top 10 from 2010 - 2013 because I’m a crazy obsessive. In alpha order as ranking them was just too hard. 2010 Arcade Fire “The Suburbs” (Dir.: Spike Jonze) James Blake “Limit To Your Love” (Dir.: Martin… Read More

Jason Baum's Personal Top 10 of the Decade

Posted by Jason Baum on December 31, 2019 in Lists Contributor Post

If you follow my top ten lists every year, you might recall that I normally don’t include videos that I have worked on. However, given the celebration, I’d like to think I’ve made some pretty cool things. So indulge me as I share some stories on the videos that are… Read More

Jason Baum's Top 20 Music Videos of the Decade

Posted by Jason Baum on December 30, 2019 in Lists Contributor Post

When Doug first hit me up to put together a list for the best of the decade, I was pretty excited and I basically scribbled this entire thing down in Notes within an hour at 11 PM. It came so easy because I still think about all of these videos… Read More

Jason Baum's Top 6 Music Videos (and 4 Music Films) of 2019

Posted by Jason Baum on December 30, 2019 in Lists Contributor Post

I admit, I struggled to make a top ten this year. But, that doesn’t make the talent in this list any less dope. The truth of the matter, I had to do three other lists (here, here, and here) so let’s just get to it for once! At number one...… Read More

Jason Baum's Top 10 Music Videos of 2018

Posted by Jason Baum on January 5, 2019 in Lists Contributor Post

Has it already been a year?  In the words of IMVDB editor Doug Klinger, "it really makes you think."No long intro needed, let’s start at the top.Anderson .Paak – “'Til It's Over” aka “Welcome Home” (Director: Spike Jonze)  Arguably not a music video (hence why it isn’t on IMVDB).  But,… Read More

Jason Baum's Top 10 Music Videos of 2016

Posted by Jason Baum on December 31, 2016 in Lists Contributor Post

Hello IMVDB land! It is I, Jason Baum, back to bring you my top ten list for 2016. (see 2015 / 2014) I’d like to think that my annual list is now a crucial staple of the music video community. Something certain in a world of uncertainty. Right there next… Read More

Jason Baum's Top 10 Music Videos of 2017

Posted by Jason Baum on December 31, 2016 in Lists Contributor Post

Hi IMVDB readers! I know this site has been a bit broken as of late, but it doesn’t mean you can’t rely on it for your annual recap of everything good in music video land for 2017 AD. (Anno Domini, not Assistant Director) The internet was overwhelmingly exhausting this year… Read More

Jason Baum's Top 10 Music Videos of 2015

Posted by Jason Baum on December 29, 2015 in Lists Contributor Post

Hello everyone in music video land! I am back to share my thoughts again on the past year— the year formerly known as 2015. Was a great one methinks. Hey, even the NYTimes felt compelled to chime in! If you weren’t around last year, my criteria is simple and is… Read More

Jason Baum's Top 10 Music Videos of 2014

Posted by Jason Baum on December 31, 2014 in Lists Contributor Post

Editor's Note: For our end of the year wrap up, we asked a few filmmakers to compile their own top music video lists. This list was compiled by producer Jason Baum.I love me a good year end list. I’ve been doing this for myself with movies for a while. So… Read More