Links (archive page)
music video blogs & sites
- earnest's cliptip
- The Video Militia: select videos and interviews.
- biscuit lion clips: a selection of choice videos (in Polish).
- MVMVMV ronan's music video tumbler.
- GBH selects new videos.
- music video directors request, download (hi-q!), and vote on selected music videos.
- 音樂共享黨 高品質MV下載站, hi-q download links to chinese (and other) music videos.
- La Blogothéque's Concerts Ã emporter, impromptu live music videos by Vincent Moon (commentary mostly in French + some English)
- msm dope promos via berlin
- 30frames, "Inside the world of music videos"
- cliparchiv.tv - popzoot's Music Video Database
- indust - CZ & SK music videos
- European music videos blog (Hungarian)
- Submarine Channel's 2pause.com | "Freezing Music Video Culture"
- pancho's the swamp - scouring the best of vimeo
- videoterapia, a once-daily Spanish video blog
- Keep On Movin', "all killer, no filler"
- Podoba-Glasba (The Music-Image), a Slovenian web magazine "dedicated to the art of the music video"
- Overbearing Cologne mainstream dance music videos (dead)
- if:mv Indeed Fantastic Music Videos (dormant)
- Los, Brian & James' Shots Ring Out, formerly SoHotRightNow, select videos and commentary. (dead)
- videology "Music ft. Videos" - director interviews. (dormant)
- Videos.Monostep.Org: one choice music video mov link per week (roughly). (dead)
- Unvisionary Clip: albert alcoz' selection of artful videos, with some erudite commentary (in Spanish). (dormant)
- Mi cerebro y el video clip SebastiÃ¡n Soto-ChacÃ³n's mv selections and thoughts (in Spanish). (dead)
- the geeky collector, mvstills' selection of music videos. (dormant)
- videoclectic "fresh selection of indie / electronica music videos" (dormant)
- The After Life (formerly Videos of the Past) "conjures the ghosts of music video's heyday, hoping to shed a light on the ignored and forgotten." (dead)
- sohh's Talkin' Videos, "the latest HATE on Hip-Hop TV, Movies and Music Videos" (dormant)
- Grammofon.nu's Videoblogg (Swedish) (dead)
- music video blog actually more of a parasitic (and also unwieldy) music video blog scraper/aggregator. (dead)
- VideoMixer selects music videos from youtube. (dormant)
- MViDSCENE: download links for hi-q uuurbaan vids. (currently dormant)
- video-a-hula-baby - "nicorola loves music videos". (currently dormant)
- eMpTvV music video reviews. (currently dormant)
- Duncan's Music Videos reviews, lyrics & links
- Un dia, un videoclip selects one music video a day from youtube. (currently dormant)
- friday night videos - belgian newcomer to the u2b+opinion music video blog crowd. (currently dormant)
- mirjam's vive le video! videozine extraordinaire - dutch newcomer to the u2b+opinion music video blog crowd. (currently dormant)
- Joselito's collectivisionâ„¢ (currently dormant)
- Mustache's music videos & vernissage (in French) selects videos (u2b & qt) and comments on them. (currently dormant)
- spleendid indie music videos (in French; currently dormant)
- Superette (in French; currently dormant)
- Obtusity "essays, not reviews, on music videos and more" with youtube links. (dormant)
- Ben Rollason's fink five (dormant)
blogs with music video categories
- DeK's no fat clips!!! "Music videos, short movies, and other kinds of short visual entertainment." (dormant)
- Culture Bully features new music videos.
- stashmedia.tv features select new music videos.
- The Daily Swarm's Must-See Videos of the Week... as selected by Courtney Smith.
- Eternal Gaze // Beyond Cinema: select music videos and insider director interviews & selections
- Cartoon Brew's music video category.
- DoCopenhagen often features music videos
- nozap on motion design and inspiration; sometimes features music videos (english and dutch)*Nerd Litter's Music Video Tuesday selects interesting music videos with youtube links.
- niall's nialler9 sometimes features music videos
- soundblog.de's Video category often features music videos (in German)
- intro.de's AudioVideo >> Sehen section often features music videos (in German)
- holland-based finefinemusic sometimes features music videos
- Inside The Wall, othastar's video blog. (dormant)
- Music Video Mondays @ Derek's GoodWeatherForAirstrikes (currently dormant)
- visions.de's Video section lists 20 new music video links (in German; currently dormant)
- kamigurumi's satememo sometimes selects music videos (in Japanese; currently dormant)
- littleoslo's mv library (in Chinese; currently dormant)
- killerweblog's wktvs (in Spanish; currently dormant)
music videos 2.0
- MOG TV
- / Lucidhouse
other general music video sites
- The Directors Label
- Music Video Directors Alliance
- Music Video Production Association
- Music Video Wire (dead)
- wikipedia:Music video
- Music Video Link Explorer
- Bogodir - New music video database / resource
- Music Video Archive and Database
- 'boards (dormant)
- RES (dead/dormant)
- SpecialTen (dead)
- hideout.it's videoclip immersions and videoarchive (in Italian)
- We Love Musique (here's their video archives) page.
music video podcasts
- Antcast, the antville video podcast (antville post of launch)
- del.icio.us link-podcast of mpg's, mpeg's and mov's tagged "music".
- PromoNews occasional video podcast
- VideoMilitia video podcast
- Shots Ring Out video podcast
- Vincent Moon's Concerts Ã Emporter video podcast (also available for itunes)
- hellthy music video podcast (dormant)
- cliptip video podcast (dormant)
- Superette video podcast (dormant)
- Waveform electronic music video podcast (dormant)
- Telemusicvision video podcast (dormant)
personal video sites
- Lotfai.com My music videos and Broadcast design Work
- The official Hellaimorth website, videos in QT !
- director-file.com - Chris Cunningham et Michel Gondry (dormant)
- Jey's Hype Williams, Paul Hunter, Little X website (dormant)
- Money for Nothing: A History of the Music Video from the Beatles to the White Stripes - Saul Austerlitz (Continuum, 2007)
- Reinventing Music Video: Next-generation directors, their inspiration and work - Matt Hanson (Focal Press, 2006)
- Video Thrills The Radio Star. Musikvideos: Geschichte, Themen, Analysen - Henry Keazor & Thorsten Wuebbena (transcript Verlag, 2005) (the first german compendium about music videos)
- I Want My MTV by Craig Marks and Rob Tennenbaum
this would SO need a going-over...
and don't forget 2pause show-casing cutting-edge music videos:
Shameless plug.. my video channel > The Swamp: vimeo.com
I invite you to visite my personal videoblog It's writen in Spanish and I comment music videos daily:
VIDEOTERAPIA (ONE DAILY DOSE OF IMAGE AND MUSIC)
Os invito a visitar mi videoblog personal escrito en español donde comento videos musicales diariamente:
VIDEOTERAPIA (UNA DOSIS DE IMAGEN Y MUSICA AL DIA)
all killer, no filler.
my facebook.com has a bunch of videos, some are similar to antville. most are new within a few hours from various watched artist and production companies.
Here's my contribution: I've chosen 20 books about music videos published in the last 25 years. It's a personal selection, but I do believe it represents fairly the way academics, journalists and fans have been approaching the medium.
2007 – Money For Nothing. A History of the Music Video from The Beatles to The White Stripes, New York: Continuum.
AYEROFF, Jeff; Reiss, STEVE; FEINEMAN, Neil; STIPE, Michael
2000 – Thirty Frames Per Second: The Visionary Art of the Music Video, New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.
1996 – Monopoly Television. MTV’s Quest to Control the Music, Boulder: Westview Press.
BEEBE, Roger; MIDDLETON, Jason (eds.)
2007 – Medium Cool: Music Videos from Soundies to Cellphones, Durham: Duke University Press.
1998 – Analysing Music Multimedia, New York: Oxford University Press.
DENISOFF, R. Serge
1988 – Inside MTV, New Brunswick: Transaction Publishers.
FRITH, Simon; GOODWIN, Andrew; GROSSBERG, Lawrence (eds.)
1993 – Sound and Vision: Music Video Reader, London: Routledge.
1992 – Dancing in the Distraction Factory: Music Television and Popular Culture, Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.
2006 – Reinventing Music Video: Next-generation Directors, their Inspiration and Work, East Sussex: Rotovision.
KAPLAN, E. Ann
1987 – Rocking Around the Clock: Music, Television, Postmodernism and Consumer Culture, London: Routledge.
KEAZOR, Henry; WUBBENA, Thorsten (eds.)
2010 – Rewind, Play, Fast Forward: The Past, Present and Future of the Music Video, Bielefeld: Transcript.
MARKS, Craig; TANNENBAUM, Rob
2011 – I Want My MTV: The Uncensored Story of the Music Video Revolution, New York: Dutton Adult.
1996 – MTV: The Making of a Revolution, Philadelphia: Running Press.
1999 – Popular music on screen. From Hollywood musical to music video, Manchester: Manchester University Press.
RAILTON, Diane; WATSON, Paul
2011 – Music Video and the Politics of Representation, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.
RAINER, Herausgegeben von Cosima; ROLLIG, Stella; Daniels; DIETER; AMMER, Manuela (eds.)
2009 – See This Sound. Promises in Sound & Vision, Köln: Lentos.
SEXTON, Jamie (ed.)
2007 – Music, Sound and Multimedia: From the Live to the Virtual, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.
2008 – The Cinesthetic Montage of Music Videos, Saarbrücken: Verlag Dr. Müller.
2004 – Experiencing Music Video: Aesthetics and Cultural Context, New York: Columbia University Press.
2003 – Why I (Still) Want My MTV: Music Video and Aesthetic Communication, New Jersey: Hampton Press.