April 19, 2011

DANIELS' Awesome 'Simple Math' Music Video for Manchester Orchestra

I like music videos that tell stories, as opposed to ones in which the band plays their instruments and lip-synchs in front of the camera (as if to explain they are a band and they play music). DANIELS (so named because both co-directors are named Daniel) tell a wonderfully dreamlike, mixed-up story of a car crash with their video for the title track off Manchester Orchestra's forthcoming album Simple Math:

There's apparently a behind-the-scenes video on the way, but I wanted to share this now and add the BTS later if it shows up -- I thought the video was too great to wait.

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is ok

April 19, 2011

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My favorite band!

April 19, 2011

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alexander miller

I'll be the first to admit I didn't understand that, but I really like the way it was done. Very cool, and I can't wait to see the BTS.

April 19, 2011

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Alec Sprinkle

Awesome. But ironically enough I think it might be best enjoyed silently...

April 21, 2011

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Ty

Loved it. Nice editing.

April 22, 2011

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VanLazarus

unbelievable. I saw that several times with mouth wide-opened!

April 23, 2011

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secho

this is wow!!!!

April 23, 2011

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kisekka rajab

Great editing, looking forward to see the BTS.

April 24, 2011

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Manchester Orchestra is just Amazing, and this video.... Awesome! We need BTS Footage of this!!!

April 24, 2011

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So wonderful, inventive and playful, it adds to the art of music video.

Hard to remember it can still be an art form, that literal interpretation is not always needed, and that dreaming and films can be both connected and disjointed all at once.

This was all hard to remember until I saw this. Brilliant.

April 28, 2011

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smd

We used this technique in a video that came out in February.....
http://vimeo.com/20111063

June 11, 2011

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Any news on the BTS, Ryan?

June 26, 2012

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Embodies the truth of art...

May 13, 2014

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Dave