Posts Tagged: santigold

David Bowie, "The Stars (Are Out Tonight)" (And How It Was Really The Eurythmics Who Created The World We Live In Today… And Everything Else You Could Fit Into A Superfluous Parenthetical)

There is a lot to talk about about the new David Bowie video. The first thing, I guess, is that it was directed by Floria Sigismondi, who made The Runaways movie two years ago and lots of other music videos set in, as she reportedly put it, "entropic underworlds inhabited by tortured souls and omnipotent beings." (Hooray!) It co-stars Tilda Swinton, who plays David Bowie's wife in the most masturbatory coupling we've seen since Mick Jagger married himself in the form of Bianca Peres Moreno de Macias in 1971.


Santigold, "Girls"

So what do you think about the new season of Lena Dunham's "Girls" on HBO? Or what Dunham said at the Golden Globe awards the other night after she won two awards for the show's first season? Just kidding! Let's none of us ever talk about Lena Dunham ever again. But you know what's great fun? This new Santigold video. I'm 99 percent sure I know the lady who lip syncs the opening lines of the rap. She lives on the Lower East Side, where I used to live, and she walks around with a woman who looks to be her sister, both of them dressed on the kooky [...]


Santigold, "The Keepers"

"In the video for 'The Keepers,' which Santi directed herself, she sticks to the lyrical theme of a self-destructive delusional American society…numb, insane, and creepy. The clip has shades of John Waters, David Lynch, and a whole lot of Cindy Sherman (a photographer who has spent the past 35 years taking photos of herself dressed up in various creepy costumes. I actually find her work pretty grotesque, but I respect her cojones). 'The Keepers' has everything from glo-worm jello molds, to June Cleaver blond wigs, a GZA cameo, a murdered milkman, and Santi’s signature marionnette dance moves… It’s weird and I love it." —The new Santigold video is a [...]