One of the best parts about a single or album release are the visuals that bring the song to life. Music videos give artists a chance to display a new side of the song. Working alongside talented directors (including up and coming visual artists) has brought some spectacular music videos to life this year. Here’s our list of some of our favorite music videos of 2018 and some of the talented crew behind them.
Fever Dream – Grayscale
Director: Jordan Mizrahi
Jordan wrote, produced, directed, and edited this stunning visual masterpiece for the Fearless Records favorite, Grayscale.
Love It If We Made It – The 1975
Director: Adam Powell Lighting and conceptual design: Tobias Rylander
Can’t Complain – Hindsight
Director: Dom Maduri Cinematography: Zak Washburn Toast and Jam Studio
Come Through – The Regrettes
Director: Claire Marie Vogel Cinematographer: Cristina Dunlap
Powerslide – Ryan Beatty
Directed by Issey Augustine Shot by Kostadin Kolev A Very Big Big Love Production
Laid Down My Arms – Del Water Gap
Director and cinematographer: Dillon Moore Editor: Dillon Moore Producer: S. Holden Jaffe Colorist: Dante Pasquinelli
Summer Is A Curse – The Faim
Director: Sitcom Soldiers
Numb To The Feeling – Chase Atlantic
Director: Ryan Watanabe Assistant Director: Clinton Cave
New Light – John Mayer
Director: Fatal Farm
Thank U, Next – Ariana Grande
Directed by Hannah Lux Davis Produced by Brandon Bonfiglio Editors: Hannah Lux Davis & Taylor Tracy Walsh Production Company: London Alley Executive Producers: Brandon Bonfiglio, Luga Podesta, Andrew Lerios Colorist: Bryan Smaller
Holy – King Princess
Co-Directors: Clare Gillen & Scott Ross Creative Director: Clare Gillen Production Company: IAMSOUND Executive Producer: Anh Do Producer: Jake Agger Director of Photography: Scott Ross AC: Paloma Criollo Editor: Scott Ross Colorist: Scott Ross Stylist: Eli Sheppard
We probably missed some great videos on this list. Tweet us your favorite music videos of the year @ImpressionsZine!
Our official “2018 Wrap Up” magazine will be released digitally next week.
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