Niia – Body (2014)


Niia’s debut 6-track EP, Generation Blue, is out today. Produced with Robin Hannibal of Rhye, it sounds sumptuous and a little risqué, like a moonlit rendezvous with a secret lover. To commemorate the release, Niia is premiering a sexy new video for lead single “Body”. Directed by Timothy Saccenti.

OK Go – I Won’t Let You Down (2014)



Creative Director: Morihiro Harano
Art Director: Jun Nishida
Director: Kazuaki Seki and Damian Kulash, Jr.
Choreographer: furitsukekagyou air:man

Cameraman: Makoto Okuguchi
Lighting: Akiyoshi Irio
GRIP: Takashi Taniguchi
DIT: Taito Oyama
Multi-Copter Pilot: Kenji Yasuda
Stylist: Kazuki Yunoki
Hair Make: Asuka Fujio
Sound Operator: Isao Yoshida
Location Coordinator: Kyohei Kitamura
Online Editor: Shunsuke Kakuuchi, Takashi Tanaka
Colorist: Shigeyuki Toriumi
Translator: Aiko Ishikawa, Ryuzo Tsutsui, Sumire Matsumura

UNI-CUB: Kazuyuki Iwata, Hirokazu Hara, Shinichiro Kobashi, Makoto Hasegawa
Mass Games Design + Previsualization: Daisuke Sasaki, David Robert, Munechika Inudo, Yoshifumi Sadahara, Gilles Brossard
Interactive: Ryo Tsukiji, Kousei Motoyoshi, Nobuaki Arikata, Kenshiro Nakashima, Junichi Arakawa, Masanobu Ishii, Yusuke Kitani
Making-of: Makoto Kubota

Assistant-director: Hideaki Jinbo
Production Manager: Satoshi Miyata
Agency Producer: Shiro Miyamoto, Naoyuki Masuda, Misato Tachibana
Producer: Mitsuru Yamamori

Cast: OK Go
Cameo: Perfume
Special thanks to: the school girl dancers and Honda

Creative Agency: Mori Inc.

U2 – The Miracle (Of Joey Ramone) (2014)


“The Miracle (of Joey Ramone)” is a song by Irish rock band U2. It is the opening track from their thirteenth studio album, Songs of Innocence, and was released as its lead single. It was produced by Danger Mouse, Paul Epworth, and Ryan Tedder. It was first unveiled by the band at an Apple Inc. product launch event on 9 September 2014, coinciding with an announcement that Songs of Innocence would be released digitally to iTunes Store customers free of charge. The song’s title refers to American musician Joey Ramone, lead singer of influential punk rock band, the Ramones.

John Cale – If You Were Still Around (2014)


Lou Reed died one year ago today, and his former bandmate and occasional creative jousting partner John Cale has marked the occasion with a moving new video for his old song “If You Were Still Around” (a version of which appeared on Music for a New Society, from 1982). The video was directed by Abigail Portner, and Cale shared it this morning with a cryptic note that seems to make an allegory out of his famously contentious relationship with Reed:

“A Moth and a Candle met. They decided to become friends. Everyone enjoyed watching their discourse—especially the risk takers. Then one day a big rain came. The Moth couldn’t fly and the Candle puttered out. Everyone laughed in bitter awe and blamed the rain. Most however knew the deeper truth—the Candle remains lit and the Moth will stay close.”

Depeche Mode – Enjoy The Silence (Live in Berlin) (2014)


Depeche Mode Live in Berlin – A Film by Anton Corbijn

The new DVD from Depeche Mode’s 2013/2014 Delta Machine Tour, out November 16th (Europe) | November 17th (North America).

Music video by Depeche Mode performing Enjoy The Silence. (C) 2014 Venusnote Ltd., under exclusive license to Columbia Records, a Division of Sony Music Entertainment

Cinema premiere October 28, 2014 in Germany.

Simple Minds – Alive And Kicking (1985)


“Alive and Kicking” is a song by the Scottish rock band Simple Minds, released in 1985, which reached the Top three on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and served as first single from the band’s most successful album, Once Upon a Time.

Following on from the success of previous non-album single, “Don’t You (Forget About Me)”, “Alive and Kicking” was released as a single, reaching number 3 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and number one on the U.S. Mainstream rock tracks chart.

The music video for “Alive and Kicking” was filmed near the Town of Hunter,at North and South Lake in the Catskill Mountains of New York State.