I want my Mish TV...

Mish TV



Really simple – this is just a rundown of super-awesome music videos I LOVE (in no particular order) and a good place to whittle the day away. It’s a work in progress…

I want my Mish TV...

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Artist: Lana Del Rey
Song: Ride
Released: 2012
By: Anthony Mandler
Why: Best female artist around right now making epic movies to match the moody, moving tunes.

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Artist: Fatboy Slim
Song: Weapon Of Choice
Released: 2000
By: Spike Jonze
Why: Christopher Walken dancing. Say no more… well just one more thing – it won an MTV Music Video Award (2001) and Grammy (2002) for Best Short Form Video.

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Artist: Foo Fighters
Song: Everlong
Released: 1997
By: Michel Gondry
Why: Another magic music video from the master, Michel Gondry. Also one of the best ever Fooey’s tunes, with fans of the ‘lyrically perfectly’ love song including Bob Dylan!

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Artist: The White Stripes
Song: The Hardest Button To Button
Released: 2003
By: Michel Gondry
Why: God, I miss this band!

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Artist: Gotye
Song: Easy Way Out
Released: 2012
By: Oh Yeah Wow, video released exclusively (world first) by triple j.
Why: Another brilliant video by local Melbournite, Wally De Backer aka Gotye. What a ledge!

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Artist: Adam & The Ants
Song: Ant Music
Released: 1980
By: Adam Ant
Why: Three decades later and Adam Ant is still up there for style with his new, critically acclaimed live show. My new music hero.

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Artist: Fake Blood
Song: I Think I Like It
Released: 2010
By: happymusic (YouTube)
Why: I think I like, I think I like, I think I like that this song is stuck on a happy music loop in my head most days…

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I Will Always Love You … by Shahin

Artist: Whitney Houston
Song: I Will Always Love You
Released: 1992
By: The Bodyguard Soundtrack
Why: RIP Whitney Houston: August 9, 1963 – February 11, 2012. A voice that will last eternally.

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Artist: Red Hot Chilli Peppers
Song: Californication
Released: 1999
By: Warner Music Group (WMG)
Why: Having just read the Anthony Kiedis bio, Scar Tissue, I’m remembering my love for the RHCP. Californication‘s a classic tune (and a very important chapter in the book too)!

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Artist: OK Go
Song: Needing/Getting
Released: 2012
By: Partnership with Chevrolet (Superbowl Ad)
Why: OK Go, viral video wizards, are at it again with there latest cross-promotional Superbowl ad/videoclip for their single, Needing/Getting, featuring the boys hooning round in a Chevy. Sell outs? Of course, but still a good clip.

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Artist: Red Hot Chilli Peppers
Song: Give It Away
Released: 1991
By: Warner Music Group (WMG)
Why: Been reading Anthony Keidis’ biography, Scar Tissue, and though it would be remiss of me not to put up one of their greatest clips. Was directed by French film-maker St├ęphane Sednaoui, who the boys personally saught out to shoot the video – pretty cool stuff.

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Artist: Peter Gabriel
Song: Sledgehammer
Released: 1986
By: Stephen R. Johnson (director)
Why: Still as cool a clip today as it was 2 decades ago. It also won 9 MTV Awards!

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Artist: Best Day Ever Band
Song: Potter Rock Anthem [LMFAO Parody]
Released: 2011
By: David the Day (director)
Why: As a massive Harry Potter fan, how can one not “nerd hard” for this? Respect to LMFAO for their blessing and balls to let peeps take the piss. Also check out “I’m Elmo & I Know It” parody clip. Lol’n all day long…

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Artist: Avalanche City
Song: Love Love Love
Released: 2011
By: Unknown
Why: It’s the new year – 2012 – who knows, maybe this is just the hopeful optimism of the eternal single person speaking, but this could be the year for love, love, love. Ahh, sigh*

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Artist: DJ Mehdi feat. Chromeo
Song: I Am Somebody
Released: 2006
By: Ed Banger Records
Why: A tribute to DJ Mehdi, who tragically died on the 13th of September 2011, aged 34, after suffering fatal injuries from a collapsed roof in his home. You are more than just ‘somebody’ Mehdi and you will be missed.

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Artist: Justice
Song: Audio, Visual, Disco
Released: 2011
By: Ed Banger Records
Why: Directed by So Me, this clip was destined for awesomeness!

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Artist: OK Go
Song: Muppet Show Theme Song
Released: 2011
By: Part of Muppet Show Green Album.
Why: Yeah, ok. I’m a lil obsessed. But they’re just SO FUCKING AWESOME!

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Artist: OK Go
Song: This Too Shall Pass
Released: 2010
By: EMI
Why: Just perfect.

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Artist: OK Go
Song: Here It Goes Again
Released: 2009
By: EMI
Why: You can never have too much OK Go – so much more than music.
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Artist: Justice Vs Simian
Song: We Are Your Friends
Released: 2006
By: Ed Banger Records
Why: Com-o-o-on!
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Artist: The Chemical Brothers
Song: Believe
Released: 2005
By: Virgin, UK
Why: I believe The Chemical Brothers are AMAZEBALLS! Just like this clip…
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Artist: Scissor Sisters
Song: She’s My Man
Released: 2006
By: Polydor Ltd, UK
Why: Cause they are coming out to Oz for Summadayze 2011 and Pyramid Rock Festival 2011!!
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Artist: Groove Armada feat. Stush and Red Rat
Song: Get Down
Released: 2007
By: Sony BMG Music Entertainment, UK
Why: Fluffy white rabbits are CUUUTE, and it’s also (somewhat) educational.

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Artist: Seelenluft
Song: Manila
Released: 2004
By: Klein Records
Why: Cause it appeals to my left of centeredness – one of the most random (and coolest) songs of it’s time.

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