New Reels: “The Sky Behind The Flag” by Owen Pallett

New Reels: “The Sky Behind The Flag” by Owen Pallett

New video for Owen Pallett´s “The Sky Behind The Flag” Released on April  15th, 2015, Canadian musician, composer, violinist, keyboardist and vocalist Owen Pallett debuts the video for “The Sky Behind The Flag” The Sky Behind The Flag – Owen Pallet “The song is about how great distance can exist between things that appear to be very close, like two lovers, or two halves of a bran: the extrovert that is engaging with the world, and the introvert that providing commentary.” Owen Pallet The video was directed and animated by Eno Swinnen. See more of this illustrator´s art on his Read more »

A Charlie Brown Christmas: Christmas (and life) in 25 minutes

A Charlie Brown Christmas: Christmas (and life) in 25 minutes

As the festive season draws to a close for another year we take a look at the enduring Charles Schultz Christmas classic. Today I have decided to write a post on one of the greatest Christmas classics: A Charlie Brown Christmas. I am talking about the first musical animated television special based on The Peanuts. (My personal favorite comic strip of which by the way I am sure I will write about again). It aired on December 9th 1965 and even though the world has changed the infinite wisdom contained in the strip will be relevant for many decades to Read more »

This Amusement Never Ends: The timeless appeal of Peter Gabriel’s ‘Sledgehammer’.

This Amusement Never Ends: The timeless appeal of Peter Gabriel’s ‘Sledgehammer’.

If there’s one thing that we here at MVD feel it is probably our duty to do, seeing as we are a site dedicated to exploring the marriage of music and video in all it’s forms, it is to take a look at those music videos which can be seen for one reason or another to be milestones in the history of the form, ones that genuinely pushed boundaries and explored new techniques and artistic territory. And if it’s milestone videos you’re after then they don’t come any more milestone-y than this! I can clearly remember the fuss surrounding this Read more »