Since MTV/VH1 monopolized the video clips industry, videos of indie acts rarely gain wide distribution. Here are a few to make your day a better day:
Sigur Ros’ Version of the Little Match Girl
sigur rós recently wrote and recorded a six minute song for the royal danish ballet’s re-telling of hans christian andersen’s tale of the little match girl. this re-telling was performed at h.c. andersen’s 200 year birthday celebration in copenhagen last april. sigur rós’s song is not scheduled for release at this time but you can hear it in this video clip from the televised event.
[WMV 20MB] (Fixed! – RapidShare Link)
AGF – Poemproducer
AGF is one of the most talented women in the German glitch scene, and since this is one of the most productive glitch scenes, it means she damn good. One of her latest project examined the role of language and its importance. This is a video done for this project. It’s also available on a limited edition DVD.
[Download Link - 47MB]
Efterklang – Collecting Shields
Efterklang debut in 2004 with one of the most exciting albums of the year (available on Leaf). This is a short film made using Efterklang’s ‘Collecting Shields’. The film was made by Lars Nagler, and is not an official Efterklang video. This one also might be available on a limited edition DVD (for details).
[Download Link - 39MB]