The 10 Best Music Videos of the Week | 2023 Week 31
Check out new sights and sounds from the likes of Armand Hammer, CHAI, Dulcie, Jorja Smith and more
Image credit: Still from Armand Hammer's 'Trauma Mic feat. Pink Siifu' video
Music videos are artistic extensions of the songs themselves, with many visual accompaniments becoming just as, if not more iconic than the song it was created for. As usual, some of our favourite songs of the week also had some of our favourite videos, with this week's list including Armand Hammer, Carla Geneve, CHAI, Dulcie, Injury Reserve/By Storm, Jorja Smith, Jaakko Eino Kalevi, Lauren Flax, South Summit and Teenage Dads.
Armand Hammer - Trauma Mic feat. Pink Siifu
Hip hop dream team billy woods & Elucid deliver the first taste of their new album with a hard hitting cut produced by DJ Haram and featuring Pink Siifu, with an appropriately industrial tinged video shot at a rubbish dump. Armand Hammer’s new album We Buy Diabetic Test Strips is out September 29 via Fat Possum.
Carla Geneve - Bills
Geneve announced her sophomore album with a laidback, hook filled new country tinged single alongside a narrative driven music video that show the mundanity of daily life and perils of over indulgence. Carla Geneve’s new album HERTZ is out October 27 via Dot Dash Recordings.
CHAI - NEO KAWAII, K?
Japanese pop-rock four-piece give us their third irresistible single for the year and a stylish, attitude-filled and very kawaii video. CHAI’s new album CHAI is out September 22 via Sub Pop.
Dulcie - Off By Heart
West Aussie trio follow-up their WAM Song of the Year winning single Test Drive with a new single of driving, epic pop and slick, choreographed music video.
Injury Reserve - Bye Storm, By Storm - Double Trio
Check out our feature on Injury Reserve's name change to By Storm and new double video here.
Jaakko Eino Kalevi - I Forget
Finnish synth-pop artist announced his new album with a delicious cut of new wave-influenced sounds, while the video sees footage of Jaakko & band in a stylised performance, interspersed with late night encounters. Jaakko Eino Kalevi's new album Chaos Magic is out November 17 via Weird World.
Jorja Smith - GO GO GO
Smith’s new single sees her switching things up with a cut of indie-rock inspired pop, taking influence from her teenage love of bands like the Kooks & Bombay Bicycle Club. Meanwhile, the cinematic video starts with Jorja waking up and drama/adventure ensuing into the evening. Jorja Smith’s new album Falling Or Flying is out September 29 via her own FAMM label.
Lauren Flax - Fix Everything
Veteran American DJ, producer & songwriter released a new cut of atmospheric, breakbeat infusedd & acid house and a gorgeous video featuring luscious forests & waterfalls that unveils a mysterious tale. Lauren Flax's new EP featuring vocalist Liz Wight, Liz & Lauren is out September 22 via 2MR / Remote Control Records.
South Summit - Sidelines
Campervan road trip vibes are the order of the day on Boorloo/Perth indie rockers latest laidback single from their new EP. South Summit's new EP Tales of the Yeti is out now.
Teenage Dads - Speedracer
Featuring a range of car related footage, including the band cruising around and archival scenes, Teenage Dads follow up their latest feel good single with a fun video.
Enjoy all these tunes as well as our favourite singles of the week and a stack of other new music we've been feeling in our Office playlist - 150 of the best tunes from the last few weeks.