Dueling Music Videos: RM486 vs. Übermorgen

     |    Sunday September 27th, 2015  |     3

Perusing Social Media this weekend yielded two clips for electronica acts that deal with identity, gender and the pleasure of mise-en-scène. Rose McGowan, actress (“Grindhouse: Planet Terror”, “Scream”, “The Doom Generation”) director and vocal critic of gender inequality in Hollywood (bless ‘er), is consolidating the music career she has been pursuing as a sideline with 

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Musikvideo@Interfilm – Internationales Kurzfilmfestival Berlin

     |    Monday November 11th, 2013

From November 12 to 17, 2013, the 29th Interfilm International Short Film Festival Berlin will present over 500 shorts representing  a variety of recent trends in under 20 (minutes, that is) filmmaking. Classic narrative shorts, experimental works and films with social agendas comprise the program. Various permutations of music and image on screen have traditionally 

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New music clip for Berlin-based band Eva Sterk

     |    Tuesday December 27th, 2011

Eva Sterk is a Berlin-based singer-songwriter group with post rock overtones. Their latest music clip for the tune “No Note” was shot in the suburbs of Eastern Berlin and directed by realeyz.tv video blogger Laura Huertas Zurriaga. Some other members of the realeyz.tv team and their families are also involved. The clip’s considerable charm lies 

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The Future of the Music Clip Lies in… Playmobil

     |    Friday December 16th, 2011

SoftwareDR (Dirk Roth) has created an amazing shot by shot recreation of Joy Division’s career-making live rendition of “Transmission” on Tony Wilson’s show “Something Else” on Granada TV. Wilson was a British TV journalist who later founded the Manchester-based Factory Records, the label Joy Division, New Order, Happy Mondays and many other seminal post punk 

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Depiction of HIV/AIDS in Music Clips

     |    Sunday May 29th, 2011

  Photo: On the set of the music video ‘Gotta Give’ (courtesy of Steps for the Future) Reading an obituary about Gil Scott-Heron’s untimely death at age 62 on Friday, May 27, greatly saddened me. Scott-Heron’s witty and incisive social commentary had been a great source of inspiration, call to action and solace for almost 

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