Rewind: Our 5 Favorite Music Videos of the Last Week
While it’s far too easy to lose ourselves in the deluge of new music releases that grace us every week, one thing that cannot and should not be overlooked is the art of the music video. With the heyday era of MTV long behind us, Rewind sees us taking a look back at a handful of our favorite music videos of the past week.
My Favorite Color - “Nissan”
Love travels well so maybe it is inevitable that vehicular romance is such good fuel for cruise tunes, pulling up and pulling on the main squeeze. Having both a vibey cruise cadence and a double-entendre-riddled jam, My Favorite Color lets the basics of a good car date unravel in the Globe-directed video for "Nissan," taking all the staple scenes and letting them rev up a great video. Hop on in above.
Coach Party - "What's the Point in Life"
As an ardently existential publication, we can attest there isn’t much point in life beyond music, specifically the ironically lazy and sour tune of Coach Party, a ruthlessly angsty song that gives you just enough will to live with its guitar-forward energy. Directed by Becky Garner and Oska Zaky, the video for "What's the Point in Life" sees the band and their dog surviving an all but them life-ending event and enjoying the give no fucks rusted-out Garden of Eden they find themselves in.
Tessa Violet - "BAD BITCH"
Those that know know, and Tessa Violet has been an independent tour de force since her early days, the only thing changing is the force of her confidence which crystallized into the shot calling hit "BAD BITCH." Taking that autobiographical get-out-of-my-way energy, directors Mariel and Martia Gomsrud deliver Violet in all her statuesque swagger—whether it be in vinyl gowns, a sequence sparkling dance harem, or culminating as a full static museum piece to be admired on a pedestal. A tune writhing in bullshit survival energy confirms what we always knew, Violet is one bad bitch.
RMR - "FEVER"
We’ve had a fever about the masked troubadour that is RMR since his gangster gospel debut, and while his sound has steadily evolved, his sense of theatrics and the heat he brings to his tracks have remained palpable. Taking cues from Guy Richie's classic Snatch, director Julien Chinchilla has our masked man on a full-fledged caper in full action mode, providing his own driving retro soundtrack to a fiery heist.
Humane the Moon - "A Track In Orbit"
We don’t usually gravitate to lyric videos, but for newcomer Humane the Moon’s debut single, "A Track in Orbit," it's safe to say we were immediately drawn to the rising talent's clear promise. Taking what would qualify for an antique TV and VHS combo spilling out black and white stock images with some artistic B-roll as well, heres hoping director ‘Nobody Newman’ has more involvement with the East Londoner's creative going forward. A truly epic first single above.