223 | What is the Point of Music Videos?
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From “Thriller” to “Gangnam Style,” and everything in between, music videos have captured our hearts for several decades. This episode explores the early iterations that existed before the advent of MTV brought music videos into the mainstream and revolutionized it as an art form. With a unique combination of audio and visual stimuli, music videos continue to challenge the norm and launch new performers into stardom. Links for Today: https://crackmagazine.net/article/long-reads/history-music-video-beyonce-queen-missy-elliott-madonna/ https://yellowbrickstudiousa.com/soul-sessions-usa/the-music-video-industry/a-brief-history-of-music-videos/ https://medium.com/@pulsefilms/why-music-videos-are-still-so-important-views-from-inside-the-industry-ebaa7d4758d2 https://vue.ai/blog/retail-trends/evolution-of-music-videos-how-has-the-storytelling-changed/ https://www.history.com/news/the-music-video-before-music-television https://www.redbrick.me/the-importance-of-music-videos/ We are on Reddit! https://www.reddit.com/user/WhyWeDoWhatWeDo Recommendations Abraham: Tool: Schism; Dance Gavin Dance: Robot Series (https://youtu.be/Vl2Rmw5hsao); Taking Back Sunday: Cute Without the E, Cut from the Team; Thrice: Image of the Invisible; Polyphia: GOAT; Protest The Hero: Heretics and Killers; Periphery: Marigold Shane: David Lee Roth - Just a Gigolo/I Ain’t Got Nobody; Strike Anywhere - Instinct; Rancid - Ruby Soho; Green Day - Basket Case; Amon Amarth - The Pursuit of Vikings, Slipknot - Duality; Beastie Boys - Sabatoge (https://youtu.be/z5rRZdiu1UE), Literally any OK Go video We are on Reddit! https://www.reddit.com/user/WhyWeDoWhatWeDo Recommendations Abraham: Rick and Morty Season 5 (https://www.adultswim.com/videos/rick-and-morty) Shane: In a Sunburned Country by Bill Bryson (https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/24.In_a_Sunburned_Country) You can reach us directly at [email protected], through the comments below OR on social via @wwdwwdpodcast or #wwdwwdpodcast.
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