Sunday, 30 June 2013

Bloc Party - Ratchet ( Dir : Cyriak ) 2013


..... another master work by Cyriak ....catchy & exciting !
Bloc Party is touring all the big festivals at the moment ...

Saturday, 29 June 2013

Wire - Our swimmer - ( Audio track ) 1981


...a gem ....GREAT , GREAT band ....thanks to Jean Marc Wenger ...

Twigs - How's That ( Dir : Jesse Kanda ) 2013


....splendid fractals FX's ......return of the Trip-Hop ? .....Arca ....
Do not miss it !

Friday, 28 June 2013

The Pixies - Bagboy ( Dir : LAMAR+NIK ) 2013


The Pixies = The RETURN ! ......minor track ? ....maybe but a minor track by one of the best band ever is way above the rest ! ...UNMISSABLE !

Magnetix - Spider in the corner ( Dir : Nanda Fernandez Bredillard ) 2012


...Sixties garage rock inspired  indie duet .... fresh & retro ...strobo ....

Thursday, 27 June 2013

M.I.A - Bring the Noize ( Dir : Skinny ) 2013


FANTASTIC Track & vid ...when the West meet the East , perfect crossover....best female hip hop act for my taste ...strong , political & sexy ....& very catchy

Wednesday, 26 June 2013

The Strypes - Hometown Girls ( Dir : Finn Keenan ) 2013


...made in Cavan by the Irish lads ... pub rock ...suits & attitude ...gifted & snotty ...the story's repeating ....

PRKTRNIC - Funny short film ( Dir : Julien Patry ) 2013


PRKTRNIC, la rencontre entre le sommet de la French Touch et l'excellence de la gastronomie charcutière française. 
 PARKTRONIC, the meeting between the top of the French Touch and the excellence of French delicatessen gastronomy.
.........Franfort ..... Morteau ....Toulouse ...sausages of the World ...UNITE !

Monday, 24 June 2013

A-Trak ft Galantis - Jumbo ( Dir : Jason Miller ) 2013


... even if Michel Gondry has done it before .....It's fun , strong & exciting ..... so it deserve to be on Les Chics Clips.....

Sunday, 23 June 2013

Editors - The Weight ( Dir : Handheldcineclub ) 2013


In studio , in B&W & America with group members  ....serious & concentrated ...no fun ...but emotions ....

Saturday, 22 June 2013

Ok Go - I'm Not Through ( Dir : Nelson DeCastro ) 2013


Contest Winner of the Saatchi & Saatchi Music Video Challenge ....amazing tricks ! ...multiplied shadows & colours reminds me of american artist's Sandy Skoglund .....as usual , brilliant  " choregraphy " ....

Thursday, 20 June 2013

Laura Mvula - Can't Live With The World ( Dir : James Swindells ) 2012


Supa dreamy track ...creative & elegiac ...good news , UK still know how to produce interesting music ...( when you look at today's charts , one can have doubts ...)

Wednesday, 19 June 2013

Tuesday, 18 June 2013

Monday, 17 June 2013

Sticky Boys - Miss Saturday Night ( Dir : Didier Kerbrat ) 2013


CATCHY ! best riff since ?.... minimalist ... sounds like AC/DC ... contains every heavy metal clichés ...and it WORKS  ..... new French touch ? ( too much ) .....

Sunday, 16 June 2013

Joe Goddard ( Hot Chip ) ft Mara Carlyle - She Burns ( Dir : Sophie Diess & Jean-Christophe Saurel aka Soandsau ) 2013


.....amazing visuals , ideas , acting & directing ....top notch stuff ...& Joe Goddard ( with a name like this , one have to care about  music videos )  ...knows how to produce a catchy electro track ....

Saturday, 15 June 2013

Friday, 14 June 2013

This is Shanghai - Short & time lapse film ( Dir : Rob Whitworth & JT Singh ) 2013


In 1980 Shanghai had no skyscrapers. It now has at least 4,000 — more than twice as many as New York. ‘This is Shanghai’ explores the diversities and eccentricities of the metropolis that is Shanghai going beyond the famous skyline.

Thursday, 13 June 2013

Miles Kane - Don't Forget Who You Are ( Dir : Dan Sully ) 2013


... going back to your roots ...sharp dressed man ....Liverpudlian clichés ? ( where are the junkies ? )...but still ,  shots are great ( Aubrey Woodiwiss’s black and white grade )& the track is catchy  ....

Wednesday, 12 June 2013

Je t'aime ... Duffy ? - Mashup ( Edit : Phil RetroSpector ) 2013


Phil , on t'aime nous non plus ! ....XLent mashup ( as usual  I should say ) by the always melancholic & talented RetroSpector ....rare shots of Serge G. being cool & happy in Venise with Jane B.....

Tuesday, 11 June 2013

Vampire Weekend - Diane Young ( Dir : Primo Kahn ) 2013


.....Directed by Joseph Kahn son ?  ...Dying young ? ....Chromeo's & Santigold cameos .... L'Ultima Cena ( Last Supper )......
catchy stuff & musical style change  ....

Sunday, 9 June 2013

The Black Angels - Don't Play with Guns ( Dir : Bo Mirosseni ) 2013


......great track ( 60's psyche inspired ) , great vid , funny & moody ...great acting .... adults nervous breakdown....kids ! ...don't play with guns .....
                                                        Watch it HERE !
or here : http://www.vevo.com/watch/the-black-angels/dont-play-with-guns/USV351344051

Saturday, 8 June 2013

Sigue Sigue Sputnik - Love Missile F1-11 ( Dir : ? ) 1986


.... 80 's quirkiness ,  n'importe nawak .... glam & fun ....London nostalgia ...fashion ....tons of hairspray ....

Friday, 7 June 2013

Steed Lord - 123 If You Want Me ( Dir : Einar Egils ) 2011


...great voice .. Icelandic Alison Moyet .... Erasure / Vince Clarke's influenced ?...strong 80's style electro beats & sounds ...( not so sure about the lyrics ?!? ) ...queen of kitsch ?

Tuesday, 4 June 2013

Trees Of Maine - Venice On The Inside ( Dir : ? ) 2012


...Trees Of Maine is an indie acoustic dreampop act from Poland .....Matthew Sweet's soundlike voices ....

Monday, 3 June 2013