Music Category

How Sinéad Mcdevitt Crafted a Luminous Celebration of Authentic Lesbian Love in Dance Music Video ‘The Ocean’

Music

20th September, 2019

Sinéad McDevitt reveals how she combined music, film, dance and VFX into a luminous celebration of authentic same-sex relationships in 'The Ocean'.

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Vincent René-Lortie Pays Honour to the Cherished Memory of a Dying Father in Diamondstein’s ‘Antique Stores’

Music, Premiere

17th September, 2019

Vincent René-Lortie and Diamondstein explain the intentions which underpinned the emotional resonance of their new music video 'Antique Stores'.

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Tyler, the Creator: A Boy Is A Gun

Asides, Music

17th September, 2019

Tyler, the Creator leans into his IGOR alter-ego as his deteriorating romance runs its course in an opulent mansion in 'A Boy Is A Gun'.

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Stormzy: Sounds of the Skeng

Asides, Music

13th September, 2019

A music video collaboration we hope runs and runs, Henry Scholfield is back ripping up lesser MCs with Stomzy in swaggering promo 'Sounds of the Skeng'.

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Beardyman: 6am (Ready to Write) ft. Joe Rogan

Asides, Music

13th September, 2019

A manic drugs binge turns into a surreal Pinocchio hallucination of epic proportions in Ian Pons Jewell’s promo for Beardyman’s '6am (Ready to Write)'.

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Meg & Dia: American Spirit (Director’s Cut)

Asides, Music

12th September, 2019

A robotic camera goes postal on the set of a music video in Saman Kesh & Justin Daashur Hopkins' high-concept music video

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James Massiah: Natural Born Killers (Ride for Me)

Asides, Music

6th September, 2019

Summer in the city becomes a blistering ordeal in Ian Pons Jewell’s sweltering promo for James Massiah’s 'Natural Born Killers (Ride for Me)'.

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Kano: Pan-Fried (Feat. Kojo Funds)

Asides, Music

4th September, 2019

Taichi Kimura takes Kano back to his roots in 'Pan-Fried', a celebration of community bonds forged in the travails of less than ideal life circumstances.

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A$AP Rocky: Babushka Boi

Asides, Music

30th August, 2019

A$AP Rocky and his colourful gang get their heist on and run up against the law in Nadia Lee Cohen’s sleek pig-themed music video for 'Babushka Boi'.

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It’s Get Out Meets Groundhog Day in Tomson Tee’s Dark Suburban Satire ‘Nobody I Can Trust’

Music

27th August, 2019

Tomson Tee tells DN how America's deeprooted societal issues informed his darkly satirical music video for Kemba's 'Nobody I Can Trust'.

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Directors Notes Reading & Leeds 2019 Cinema Tent Shorts

Animation, Film Festival, Live Action, Music

23rd August, 2019

August bank holiday weekend is the time when DN gathers our favourite short films and music videos from the past year for our Reading & Leeds screenings.

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Rob Simonsen Culminates a Journey of Self-Discovery for the Finale of His Music Video Trilogy with ‘Ondes’

Music, Premiere

22nd August, 2019

Film Composer Rob Simonsen tells DN how he made the transition to creating his own music and, in turn, his own audio-visual identity with 'Ondes'.

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