Music Category

Love and Freedom Are Found On the Open Road in Thomas Vernay’s LGBTQ Music Video ‘Bad Things’

Music

28th April, 2021

Thomas Vernay returns to DN to discuss the production of his single-take music video 'Bad Things', a romantic ode to freedom, love and the open road.

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Sam Davis & Tom Andrew Capture the Longing for UK Club Culture in ‘VOID – One Year Of Silence’

Art & Fashion, Music

22nd April, 2021

Sam Davis & Tom Andrew discuss using emptiness to express the powerful escapism offered by dance floors in 'VOID - One Year Of Silence'.

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Craig Range Elegiacally Captures a Dying Way of Rural Life in Meditative Music Video ‘Everything Reminds Me’

Music

9th April, 2021

Craig Range breaks down the process behind his 'Everything Reminds Me' music video - a gorgeous document of rural life on the Saskatchewan prairie.

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Tony Comley Weaves a Harmonic Spider Web for His Graceful Animated Music Video ‘Time to Recover’

Animation, Music

25th March, 2021

Long-time alum Tony Comley walks DN through the self-reflective gestation behind his harmonious animated Serfaima Steer music video 'Time to Recover'.

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Moe Najati Captures the Evolving World of Cuban Rumba’s Intersecting Beliefs and Gender Biases in ‘Uproar’

Documentary, Music

4th March, 2021

Moe Najati reveals how stumbling upon an astounding all female Rumba group during a research trip reshaped his Cuban music documentary 'Uproar'.

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Nathan Nzanga’s Life Is Told Through Illusory Montage in Caleb Slain’s Startling Hip Hop Film ‘Enough’

Music

26th February, 2021

Caleb Slain reveals the important relationships his crew established to tackle the personal subject matter at the heart of his lifespanning film 'Enough'.

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Learn About Metronomy’s Anna Prior Across Five Words in Tiago Ribeiro’s Fashion Short ‘Who is Anna’

Art & Fashion, Music

10th February, 2021

Tiago Ribeiro explains his desire to biographically document the contemporary cultural woman in fashion editorial/music hybrid short 'Who is Anna'.

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Andrew Litten on Capturing the Two Sides of Rapper Nana’s Childhood in ‘King’s Blvd’

Music

9th February, 2021

A tale of the American dream told through rap, director Andrew Litten reveals how he conveyed the conflicted upbringing of rapper Nana in 'King's Blvd'.

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Egor Tarasov & Vladimir Ivanov Bury the Pain of a Lingering War in Exquisite Music Video ‘Yamakasi’

Music

26th January, 2021

Filmed in a stark, abandoned mountain town Egor Tarasov & Vladimir Ivanov walk us through the logistical & technical challenges of epic promo 'Yamakasi'.

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Delia Simonetti Spotlights Milan’s Afro-Italian and Queer Community in Celebratory Motion Portrait Promo ‘Foreplay’

Music

22nd January, 2021

Delia Simonetti reveals how she gathered Milan's tightly-knit Afro-Italian community for a series of playful portraits in vibrant music video 'Foreplay'.

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Pedro Takahashi Captures Shame’s Kinetic Live Energy Through Hyperfast Editing in ‘Water in the Well’

Music

18th January, 2021

Pedro Takahashi explains how he channelled Shame's dynamic and urgent live sensibility into exhilarating location-shifting music video 'Water in the Well'.

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High Culture Meets Subculture in Emilie Norenberg’s Contemporary Dance Film ‘Voguing With Beethoven’

Art & Fashion, Music

14th January, 2021

Emilie Norenberg shares the experience of modernising classical music for 'Voguing With Beethoven', her dance film commemorating the famous composer.

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