5 Interactive Music Videos To Watch Now
In a world where anyone can create a music video with a camera and a YouTube account, the competition to create compelling videos is a whole lot steeper. Advancement in technology and evolving video techniques have made interactivity one of the coolest ways to make your music video stand out from the pack. Artists such as The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Cold War Kids, and Arcade Fire are blowing us away with their innovative music videos that allow you to take control of the music experience.
As technology continues to evolve we’re sure we’ll continue to be amazing by what’s to come. Check out the list above to get your click on with five of the best interactive videos right now.
1. Jacques Greene, “On Your Side” (feat. How To Dress Well)
Jacques Greene, a young producer from Montreal, Canada sets the bar high with an interactive video for his new song “On Your Side” featuring How To Dress Well. It features not one but five videos in various shapes and sizes that you can drag and rearrange to your liking as you take in the stunning visuals.
2. Red Hot Chili Peppers, “Look Around”
In the chaotic “Look Around” music video, you get to click and drag the cursor from room to room and see what the members of Red Hot Chili Peppers are up to. Hint? They get a little crazy.
3. OK Go + Philobolus, “All Is Not Lost”
In the video for OK Go’s “All Is Not Lost” you get to create a message that will show up on the screen through the band’s choreography. The one pictured above is the default message, isn't that weird? (Just kidding.)
4. Arcade Fire, “We Used To Wait”
The Arcade Fire's “We Used To Wait” video tries to take you back to your childhood home by tracking the home you grew up in using Google maps. Hi mom!
5. Cold War Kids, “I’ve Seen Enough”
The Cold War Kids’ “I’ve Seen Enough,” video allows you to pick which instruments are played throughout the video creating a unique listening experience every time you watch. The only thing that could make this video cooler? A tuba player.Click here to watch Cold War Kids’ “I’ve Seen Enough” video.
June 19, 2013 via Pepsi