Juxtapoz Presents: "The Science of Imaginary Solutions"—The Making of a Music Video

Music // Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Mark Whalen (featured in the January 2012 issue) had his signature characters featured in a brilliant animated music video for Autolux's track, "The Science of Imaginary Solutions." We are here to present a behind the scenes look at the making of Autolux's music video based on artwork of Mark Whalen, with direction by designer and animator, Thomas McMahan.

Gorillaz in CGI for "DoYaThing" Video

Music // Thursday, March 01, 2012
Coinciding with the Gorillaz x Converse Collection, the successful music/animation project  Gorillaz is back with a new video featuring the animated characters with CGI effects. The track also features former LCD Soundsystem-er James Murphy and Andre 3000 from Outkast.

I love Bombay

Erotica // Monday, January 30, 2012
  Spanish recording artist, El Guincho makes music that evokes elements of Afrobeat, Dub, Tropicália and, Rock & Roll.  His latest music video, for the track Bombay, is sexy, playful, fun and creative.  The video is heavily inspired by the 70?s in all the right ways, yet remains current with it’s modern sensibility- Directed by Nicolás Méndez, produced by CANADA.

Wilco Brings Out First Popeye Illustration in 30 Years w/"Dawned On Me"

Music // Thursday, January 26, 2012
Chicago-based rock/pop/alt-country mainstays Wilco recently teamed up with director Darren Romanelli on a video for the track, "Dawned On Me" off of Wilco's grammy-nominated The Whole Love. Why this pertains to us? The video was made in collaboration with King Features and contains the first hand-drawn Popeye cartoon in more than 30 years. Watch after the jump . . .

Tim Biskup Animates Mastodon's "Dry Bone Valley" Video

Music // Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Tim Biskup, longtime alumnist of Juxtapoz Magazine (we last saw him DJing Mark Ryden's book release party at Art Basel), just animated a music video for Mastodon's new single, "Dry Bone Valley." If you happen to like loud music early in the morning, may we suggest turning the volume up on any device or computer you are about to watch this video on?

Music Video: Jay Howell and Jim Dirschberger for Trash Talk

Music // Tuesday, January 10, 2012
We saw Trash Talk play a few weeks back at sister publication, Thrasher's Skater of the Year party. It was loud. In a healthy, bleeding ears sort of way. Juxtapoz friend Jay Howell and Jim Dirschberger just animated, art directed, and illustrated this music video for said Trash Talk band the track, "Slander." Enjoy after the jump . . .

YELLE - Comme Un Enfant

Erotica // Thursday, January 05, 2012
A pink and fleshy new music video from the French group and singer Yelle. Under Jeremie Saindon & Louisa Schabas’s direction from the future pop album Safari Disco Club

Music Video: Fleet Foxes "The Shrine/An Argument" Animation

Music // Monday, November 21, 2011
You have to love a band like Fleet Foxes, who release a critically acclaimed debut only to be just as solid on their sophomore effort. FF frontman Robin Pecknold's brother, Sean, just created this fantastic animation video for the epic track "The Shine/An Argument" off Fleet Foxes 2011 LP, Helplessness Blues. Great work. Stacey Rozich, whom we have profiled in the magazine before, did the character illustrations.

AJ Fosik for Mastodon "Black Tongue" Video

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 10, 2011
AJ Fosik, who has been featured in both our magazine and the Juxtapoz 15th Anniversary Auction (and makes wooden three-dimensional pieces) is the main feature in the Mastodon video for "Black Tongue." The video happens to be the making of the sculpture for the cover of Mastodon's upcoming album "The Hunter."

Michel Gondry Directs Bjork's Newest Music Video, "Crystalline"

Music // Tuesday, July 26, 2011
We had a little fun with Michel Gondry earlier this year with our interview with the director and Petit Gondry photoshoot. Today, we just saw that Mr. Gondry directed this fantastic new video for Björk and the track "Crystalline," that will appear on the Icelandic artist's newest album, Biophilia, that will be released on September 26.

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