I’m a new fan of 17 year old mash-up wizard, Madeon.
While viewing his videos on YouTube, I saw the same track with two different videos.
1. One was a fan-made video that had a video game as the visuals (as per below)
2. The other was a live-setting professional looking video (as per below)
Even though the first video is fun to watch, the second video has way more emotional impact in terms of me getting excited about his music.
a. There’s an excited crowd of people loving his music. Those people are fans like me. I want to be at that show. This is dance music, so have people having a good time and dancing just amps up the energy level of the viewer.
b. The quality of the footage. You can watch this video in 1080p and right now almost anything looks visually tasty in 1080 HD. It adds so much in terms of enhancing the experience of the music.
Think about that while your’e making your next video. Music is all about emotions and anything to help amplify that impact is a good thing.
Nicely done man. Reminds me of my punk rock days.
Thanks man! Fuck knows it was an absolute RIOT to make these Muppets and film this! I fully agree with the notion that the music video has to invoke emotion. A good music video does JUST that! Performance videos are the bane of the artform. I enjoy the funny ones, the brilliance of the low budget ones, and the honesty of them as well.
It IS Art after all!
How’s this for emotional impact brother?