Music Category

LAMAR+NIK on Resurrecting the Magic Art of Kinegrams for Husbands’ Music Video ‘Manhorse’

Music

25th June, 2020

Made with a budget of just $200, we talk to directing duo LAMAR+NIK about using an old technique dating back to 1890 for Husband's 'Manhorse' music video.

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Medet Shayakhmetov Brings to Life the Twisted Morality of Addiction in Scriptonite Music Video ‘Kolesa’

Music

18th June, 2020

Medet Shayakhmetov discloses the intricacies and subtle touches in his surreal music video for Scriptonite track 'Kolesa'.

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Colin Read Artfully Breaks the Fourth Wall in Glass Animals’ Self-Assembled Music Video ‘Dreamland’

Music

17th June, 2020

Colin Read tells DN how he remotely shot a complexly lit, multi-layered tracking shot, in an ambitious DIY set build for Glass Animals' 'Dreamland'.

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Karni&Saul Curate a Muybridge-Esque Evolving Music Video in Isolation for Micah P. Hinson’s ‘You and Me’

Music

28th May, 2020

Karni&Saul tell DN how they reconnected with our collective humanness in their lockdown-based dance music video for Micah P Hinson's 'You and Me'.

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Mack Neaton Takes Down a Troublesome Ex With a Fantastical Feast in Neon-Infused Music Video ‘Spare Me’

Music

21st May, 2020

Mack Neaton explains how live-action, animation, VFX and painstaking art direction came together for her neon-infused music video debut 'Spare Me'.

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Erin Murray on the Challenges of Choreographing via Zoom for Thao & The Get Down Stay Down’s ‘Phenom’

Music

19th May, 2020

After the physical shoot for Thao & The Get Down Stay Down's 'Phenom' was cancelled Erin S Murray was tasked with recreating the video via Zoom...

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WeAreDN // Lockdown: Hearth & Home

Animation, Documentary, Film Festival, Music

17th May, 2020

A theme of 'Hearth & Home' alongside longing for places and people we hold dear awaits you in this week's WeAreDN // Lockdown shorts.

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A Celebrity Anti-Drugs PSA Degenerates Into Hallucinatory Chaos in Yousef’s ‘Braindead’

Music

12th May, 2020

If anti-drugs PSAs provided practical demonstrations they might look something like Yousef's freaky (and entertaining as hell) 'Braindead' promo.

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Adi Halfin Remotely Directs Dancers in Lockdown for Asaf Avidan’s ‘Earth Odyssey’

Music

1st May, 2020

Adi Halfin tells DN how she constructed a music video for Asaf Avidan's 'Earth Odyssey' utilising dancers currently under lockdown around the globe.

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How Justin Daashuur Hopkins Hand Crafted a Beguiling Ode to Isolation for Blake Mills’ Haunting ‘Vanishing Twin’

Art & Fashion, Music

24th April, 2020

Justin Daashuur Hopkins reveals how he created a collection of self-playing kinetic sculptures and instruments for beguiling music video 'Vanishing Twin'.

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The Tensions Between Religion and Rebellion Ignite in Taisia Deeva’s Generational Clash Music Video ‘Zver’

Music

23rd April, 2020

Taisia Deeva talks to DN about pitting religion against freedom of expression in her fractious generational battle music video for Dynoro track 'Zver'.

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HOSH & 1979: Midnight (The Hanging Tree) Feat. Jalja

Asides, Music

21st April, 2020

Erlendur Sveinsson hits the road for the post apocalyptic story of a woman desperately trying to outrun a violent storm in order to deliver a vaccine.

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