Spend the post-Labour Day summer comedown with Grime's long-awaited KoRn homage, some post-vapourwave VHS art, 3D animation and grotesque cartoonery. And in honour of back to school, we've also got a supplemental viewing & reading list. Watch the 15 best music videos of August 2014 below.
"Give it up for the restrained special effects, too: trippy cellular renderings, kaleidoscopic architecture, and the surrounding galaxies never push to be eye-popping, and that's why they are."
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"A lot of movie special effects secrets are revealed, like how they filmed the eye through the keyhole, the one handed cliff rescue, drowning person POV and much more."
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"She's said that the energetic clip was their "take on Dante's Inferno" with 'circles of hell [that] reflect more contemporary issues.'"
"The 3500 individually painted frames (previously seen at an exhibit at Videofag) are stitched together into one gorgeous and psychedelic cycle of characters, like you're on the soaring journey of The Snowman's "Walking In The Air" sequence while having your face smooshed into the Screamadelica and Yes Please! covers. Yes, please."
"It's all you need to get along with your roommates, really: form a rock band, practice in separate rooms, and surround yourselves with the fragments of art film interludes."
"Where's the Spuds MacKenzie for our post-vapourwave lifestyles? Right here! It's Teagle the Space Lobster and it knows which VHS dimension all the babes are in."
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"Nic Hamilton's video is constantly on the move with loads of gorgeous and fragmented 3D animated tracking shots, giving the impression of staring out the window of a train surfing over radio waves."
"To the tune of fretboard-immolating riffs and downy vocals chanting 'we evolve,' Angela Stempel delivers a beautiful animation of a rubbery dude going from slacker-to-yuppie while evading suits and raining televisions."
"The cartoon band steals an ancient chalice from a convenience store, and undergoes the sort of bloody and grotesque demon transformations you expect after imbibing from a horned skull cup."
"There's no story for the marathon man or the giant faces, bodies and snake he encounters during his tour of abandoned buildings, but the energy crackling off the composition of the images is enough to mesmerize."
"Apparently it is possible to conjure a stirring romance from pirated Playstation 1 caliber visuals."
"Every frame of the video, from the pre-party party to the party to the tragedy, displays different styles of post-production animation."
"The tear-stained 16-bit sounds might remind you of when you left your Super Nintendo running unpaused so you could listen to the soundtrack rather than actually play the game."
"...an amateur cryptozoologist's wildest dreams. Or, the beta design for an extremely dark Pokémon game. "
Now read: Chad's very great comic series