There are heaps of humans these days whose eyes are glued to screens of various types for large percentages of the day. What we’re looking at – documents, contracts, emails, blogs, texts, memes, social media and many, many images – tends to be content of a realistic, grounded and worldly nature. When real life becomes a bit too overwhelming, take five minutes and watch a visually flabbergasting music video!
What better way to lose oneself than in a beautiful marriage between sound and sight – one that takes advantage of the amazing things computers can do to create dream-like, surreal imagery and music.
Here are five to start off with:
Music videos are wonderful, as they’re able to take creative license to a way larger extent than films, likely because the stakes are much lower when producing a music video as opposed to a film. That’s why I believe music videos can be such wonderful pieces of art, and such clever combinations of media.