Almost Art... With Brandon Soderberg

Almost Art... With Brandon Soderberg

Todd Terje's "Leisure Suit Preben" Video Pays Tribute to Porny Video Games and It's Great

It's rare these days that a music video thoroughly captures the aesthetic of a musician while indulging the quirk necessary for potential virality or meme-fication.
Brandon Soderberg
4.18.14
Almost Art... With Brandon Soderberg

Jennifer Lopez May Luh Papi, But She Does Not Luh Music Video Patriarchy

"I Luh Ya Papi" serves as an appropriately twisting and turning history lesson for an art form as counterintuitive as the music video.
Brandon Soderberg
3.28.14
Almost Art... With Brandon Soderberg

Shut Up Because Florida Georgia Line's "This Is How We Roll" Is a Total Fucking Banger

This is how we ro-oh-oh-oh-oh-oll.
Brandon Soderberg
3.14.14
Almost Art... With Brandon Soderberg

Dean Blunt's Video for "Mersh" Is Brilliantly Half-Assed

Dean Blunt managed to capture the druggy melancholy of modern videos with a girl, some weed, a bummy couch, and a static camera.
Brandon Soderberg
3.7.14
Almost Art... With Brandon Soderberg

Haim's Regular Ass Dance Moves in "If I Could Change Your Mind" Are Perfect for Dancing Alone In Your Apartment

Directed by Warren Fu, the charming video will only make you love the Haim sisters more.
Brandon Soderberg
2.28.14
Almost Art... With Brandon Soderberg

YMCMB's Video for "We Alright" Takes on 'The Wolf of Wall Street'

Completing the circle by making a rap video based on 'The Wolf of Wall Street,' a movie that shows business fuckheads acting like bigger assholes than similarly-ballin' rappers.
Brandon Soderberg
2.24.14
Almost Art... With Brandon Soderberg

Casino's "Killin Shit" Video Radically Reimagines 'Spring Breakers'

“Killin' Shit” still captures the darkness and energy of Korine's movie, reflecting its freewheeling maximalist energy, but it doesn't play its hedged hipster post-everything game for even a moment.
Brandon Soderberg
2.18.14
Almost Art... With Brandon Soderberg

Cry with Your Computer While Watching Jerome LOL and Holly Herndon Music Videos

“Have you ever updated your Flash player? It is so sad. What happens to version 11.4?”-Liz Lemon, crying very hard.
Brandon Soderberg
2.7.14
Almost Art... With Brandon Soderberg

Future Islands Drop a Red State Compassion Bomb with “Seasons (Waiting On You)”

People should be in love, yeah? Yeah.
Brandon Soderberg
1.24.14
Almost Art... With Brandon Soderberg

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings' Plainspoken Cancer Catharsis, “Stranger To My Happiness”

It's a deceptively modest performance clip, full of sensitive hand-held camera work and intuitive no-frills editing.
VICE Staff
1.13.14
Almost Art... With Brandon Soderberg

Ke$ha Confounds Slut-Shamers With “Dirty Love”

In the age of the selfie, "Dirty Love" exudes a thrilling, down-to-earth sex appeal.
Brandon Soderberg
1.3.14
Almost Art... With Brandon Soderberg

The Best Music Videos of 2013

2013's best videos found transcendence through #DGAF camerawork, rickety animation, DIY special effects, and Tumblr gif jacking.
VICE Staff
12.30.13
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