Jay-Z & Kanye West – Ni**as In Paris (Explicit) – YouTube. LSD: Using mirrored footage, simple becomes complex.
Talking Heads – “Once In A Lifetime” – YouTube. David Byrne is Brilliant.
The 30 All-TIME Best Music Videos | Godley and Creme, ‘Cry’ (1985) | TIME.com. Simple and beautiful concept. I like the intro where there is a graphic representation of crying.
A ha Take On Me Official Music video – YouTube. Comic book pencil sketched character comes to life. Pencil sketch animation.
Don’t Come Around Here No More – YouTube. Reintpretation of Alice in Wonderland imagery. black and white checkerboard painted set.
The 30 All-TIME Best Music Videos | Run-DMC, ‘Walk This Way’ (1986) | TIME.com. Remix plays out with hip hop trying to win a blast the music war with Steven Tyler.
The 30 All-TIME Best Music Videos | Peter Gabriel, ‘Sledgehammer’ (1986) | TIME.com. Stop Motion meets microscope. Use of a variety of media.
Nine Inch Nails – Closer (Director’s Cut) – YouTube. Visceral surreal. Perfect for the song. Graphic in a different way than you’d expect.
The 30 All-TIME Best Music Videos | Weezer, ‘Buddy Holly’ (1994) | TIME.com. A performance done by the band seamlessly pasted onto an Episode of Happy Days!
The 30 All-TIME Best Music Videos | Jamiroquai, ‘Virtual Insanity’ (1997) | TIME.com. Trick: The walls move not the floor. The dancing is so great, too! Very lovely to watch.