Taken from Haim's 2013 debut long player Days Are Gone, the track "If I Could Change Your Mind" has been followed up with an 80s aesthetic music video. Consistent with the 80s feel, it's lo-fi and a touch corny, but very well choreographed. View it below:
Christchurch three-piece T54 are heading to Australia for their first ever series of concerts outside their native New Zealand. In anticipation of the tour, the AU is proud to present the exclusive premiere of the band's new video "AC Parade", off their debut record In Brush Park, out now. It's dreamy, fuzz pop at its finest.
Before he jumps on a plane to play SXSW in Austin, Texas and some shows in Canada, we at the AU are proud to present the world premiere of Kid Mac's new music video for his track "Haters", taken off his record Head Noise. The video was shot throughout 2013, documenting 100+ shows over 5 countries around the world. From the Playboy Mansion to the Great Wall of China and back to Sydney again, this is a year in the life of one of Australia's quickest growing stars.
Now that they're in high demand, Aussie hip-hop duo Jackie Onassis have released their first music video. Single "Special Occasion" - from their exceptional Juliette EP (review HERE) - gets the honors and allows the boys to throw one very colourful house (boat) party. Check it out:
Fresh from their recent European support dates with St. Vincent, Oxfordshire quartet Glass Animals have unveiled the video for their new single "Gooey", which is out now via Wolf Tone/Caroline. The video was directed by Australian duo Lily Coates & Gavin Youngs (aka The Aviary), and shot in Berlin.
BAYSIDE release their official music video for single "Time Has Come". The new music video is unleashed as a part of their sixth album release CULT on February 18th worldwide via Hopeless Records Unified.
Norwegian producer and DJ Cashmere Cat is damn good at making slick trap and R&B-based beats. His new music video for "Wedding Bells" – taken from Wedding Bells EP(released earlier this month) – is a mock film trailer centred on the trials and tribulations of a young couple, complete with plot, characterisation, climax, conflict and press commentary referencing the track itself. Feel free to include your own commentary below after viewing it here:
Australian indie-pop favourites The Holidays have just released the new music video for "All Time High," the second single off their recently released sophomore LP Real Feel. Directed by Dimitri Basil, the video was designed to be shot like a short film.
Artist PJ WOLF aka Thief has revealed his official video for single "Closer". For the EP out now via Rabble Records, Thief teamed up with renowned Brisbane based producer Matt Redlich to create four glorious tracks. Keep your eyes peeled as he embarks on an Australian tour supporting The Aston Shuffle and makes his stateside debut at SXSW.
Musician Lune from Sweden has released a new music video for our listening pleasure. Via Refune Music, she'll release her debut album Music And Sports worldwide this March 10th featuring focus track "Made Of Steel". She went to number 6 on the triple j Hottest 100 in 2010 with the track she co-wrote and featured on with Adrian Lux "Teenage Crime".
Earlier this week the lovely Karen O was joined by Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig for a beautiful duet of her Oscar-nominated "Moon Song".
UK three-piece Band Of Skulls have released a sinister new music video for their single "Nightmares". This track is the second single off their forthcoming third LP Himalayan, due March 28. Band Of Skulls play the Melbourne Hi-Fi on June 17; Sydney Hi-Fi on June 20 and the Brisbane Hi-Fi on June 21. Watch their new music video below:
Our favourite Harajuku girl Kyary Pamyu Pamyu has released her 8th single titled Yume No Hajima Ring Ring. In this video we see Kyary outgrow her older video concept and graduate to a Japanese Kimono that is fashioned in traditional Kyary Pamyu Pamyu style!
It has been announced, finally. Melbourne's Chet Faker will be releasing his debut album Built On Glass via Future Classic on April 11. Wooooeeee! His new music video for "Talk Is Cheap" (off the forthcoming LP) is an incredibly symbolic visual representation of human existence and inevitability. Check it out here:
We've taken a bit of time getting this one together - what a year it was! - but we finally bring you our annual look back at the best videos of 2013. This year we have a mix of local and international, with a dose of interactive experiences thrown in for good measure. Enjoy this trip down memory lane...