The 10 Best Music Videos of the Week | 2024 Week 12

The 10 Best Music Videos of the Week | 2024 Week 12

Soak up the best new sights and sounds of the week including new music videos from King Stingray, Grace Cummings, Fat White Family, Porter Robinson and more!

Image credit: Still from Porter Robinson's 'Cheerleader' video

Music videos are artistic extensions of the songs themselves, with many visual accompaniments becoming just as, if not more iconic than the songs they were 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 A. Swayze & The Ghosts, Fat White Family, Grace Cummings, King Stingray, METZ, Pallbearer, Parsnip, Porter Robinson, Softcult and Tori Forsyth!

A. Swayze & The Ghosts - Cool Cucumber

Nipaluna/Hobart founded, ARIA-nominated rockers released their first new music in four years with a fun and funky, dance-punk influenced cut alongside a psychedelic video that features the band jamming out in front of some green screen trickery.

Fat White Family - Today You Become Man

One of the most delightfully bizarre bands making music in 2024, FWF follow-up their sultry, trippy single and music video for Bullet of Dignity in completely different fashion. An intoxicating, experimental cut, Today You Become Man sees lead singer Lias Saoudi feverishly tell the tale of his big brother Tamlan’s circumcision at age 5 without anaesthetic in the mountains of Algeria… while the video is an homage to The Verve’s iconic “Bittersweet Symphony” video, but rather than Richard Ashcroft marching through London, it sees Lias marching through an Algerian city. Because of course. Fat White Family’s new album Forgiveness Is Yours is out April 26 via Domino.

Grace Cummings - Ramona

One of the most striking voices in the contemporary Australian music landscape, Naarm/Melbourne's Grace Cummings released the third single from her highly anticipated new album, this time giving us the epic title track - a powerful and triumphant cut of 80s inspired indie-chamber-pop. Equally mesmerising is the video, shot in evocative black and white and processed using some old school VHS style techniques. Grace Cummings’ new album Ramona is out April 5 via Virgin Music Australia.

King Stingray - Through The Trees

Fresh off an appearance at Golden Plains 2024, the Kings open their account for the year with a soaring new single of anthemic indie rock alongside a gorgeous video shot in the band’s home of the remote Arnhem Land region of the Northern Territory, pairing beach and bush scenes with some live show footage. Out now via Sony Music Australia.

METZ - Light Your Way Home

Longtime fave Canadian punk rockers go shoegaze on the latest single from their anticipated forthcoming album, with heavy, reverberated guitars and a steady rhythm section pushing things along. Matching the track’s vibe, the cinematic music video follows a protagonist on an emotional and reflective road trip through snowy landscapes, concluding in firey fashion. METZ’s new album Up On Gravity Hill is out April 12 via Sub Pop.

Pallbearer - Where The Light Fades

Legendary American doom metallers return with a tender, emotional and mellow new cut of alt-rock that starts off tugging at the heartstrings before building into an epic cut of hard rock, without losing any of the sensitivities. The simple yet effective music video sees the band jamming out in a black studio space, packed with clever editing. Pallbearer’s new album Mind Burns Alive is out May 17 via Nuclear Blast Records.

Parsnip - Turn to Love

Naarm/Melbourne old school jangle pop four-piece edge closer to their new album with a fresh single of charmingly nostalgic sounds, inspired by an English translation of a song by the 16th-century Indian mystic Mirabai. The equally charming music video sees the Parsnip band members donning a wide range of weird and wacky costumes, channelling 70s music video vibes. Parsnip’s new album Behold is out April 26 via Anti Fade / Upset The Rhythm.

Porter Robinson - Cheerleader

EDM lord Porter welcomes his new chapter with a new single of emo-infused pop-punk, combining his iconic lead synth lines with big guitar hooks and soaring pop vocals. Featuring a video directed by Hugh Mulhern (winner, 2023 UKMVA Best New Director) and creative-directed by Bradley & Pablo (Harry Styles, Dua Lipa, Rosalía), the clip for Cheerleader sees Porter Robinson being designed in an old school video game before coming to life in a real world diorama. Out now via Mom + Pop.

Softcult - Spiralling Out

We’ve been (not so) low key obsessed with Canadian grungy alt-rockers Softcult and everything they release for over a year now, since we first heard Dress in early 2023. Having dropped a few more addictive singles since then, this week they announced their new EP Heaven, set to feature atmospheric new single Spiralling Out. Taking the spiral visual motif visually, the music video features the band spiralling out in trains, cars, merry-go-rounds and carousels… resulting in motion sickness during filming, talk about suffering for your art! Softcult’s new EP Heaven is out May 24 via Easy Life Records.

Tori Forsyth - All We Are

Ahead of her highly anticipated third album, Aussie singer-songwriter releases her latest single of rollicking country rock sounds as Tori explores the philosophical concept that “ that bad things don't make you bad and good things don’t make you good”. Bringing the country vibes is the music video, shot in a lush outback forest that sees Forsyth and band jamming out, and some horse riding action from Tori herself. Tori Forsyth’s new album All We Have Is Who We Are is out May 3 via Island Records.

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 Spotify playlist.

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