Art & Culture Reviews

Best Music Videos of 2018 and the directors behind the visuals

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.
To be featured on Impressions Magazine email us: ImpressionsZine@gmail.com

 

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