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The French electronic band M83 has been working with the directorial team Fleur & Manu to produce a trilogy of sci-fi music videos following the adventures of a group of children with X-Men-type powers. We’ve already discussed the first two videos, for their songs “Midnight City” and “Reunion,” and now we have the third video for the song “Wait” — all off the album Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming. Serialized videos are nothing new, but the style and scope is nothing short of spectacular. Click through to check out all three. More »

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Music videos have been around for years, and while you’re less likely to see them on television as much anymore (ahem…MTV), there has been a resurgence in the form thanks to services like YouTube and Vimeo spreading the videos around the globe. While the line between short film and music video can be fairly hazy, it’s not often we are fortunate enough to get a full-blown alternate universe and a story serialized over the course of one album. That album, Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming from M83, and its music videos for the songs “Midnight City” and “Reunion,” feature a group of children with super-human abilities. In the timeline of the story, the second video takes place right after the first — so be sure to check them out in that order below. More »