Archive for the 'Music Video' Category

IOW: Band can haz retro video

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: A pair of deep summer teen lovers attempt to reconcile recent past with present in the new music video “Never Meant,” produced by Chris Strong and set to an American Football song from 1999. Yes, 1999.

Look alive! NAFF V starts at 5!

Sunday, April 13th, 2014

Two hours from now, a cascade of confidential cinema will course across the screen of the Art Theater Co-op in downtown Champaign, IL, courtesy of the fifth New Art Film Festival on Sunday, April 13, 2014!

Schedule is a go for 2014 NAFF

Saturday, April 5th, 2014

The Art Theater Co-op in downtown Champaign, Illinois, will bear witness to the best of our cinema best on Sunday, April 13, 2014, when C-U Confidential brings the fifth annual New Art Film Festival to the house!

IOW: Groove to a 1970s ‘bot beat!

Friday, March 21st, 2014

From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: It’s a double dose of disco lights, platform heels, and analog mayhem as we harken back to ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE 1970s!

IOW: Artsy STILL is stylish thrill

Friday, February 28th, 2014

From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: Melodic with shades of melancholy, “Still” is the most recent song by Megan Johns and Moonwish to receive the music video treatment.

IOW: Cinema struts to Elvis Bros.

Saturday, February 1st, 2014

From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: The Elvis Brothers never *really* left the building, as C-U Blogfidential has discovered! Dig on these vintage Elvis Bros. videos, one of which features the former Cinema Theater of Urbana as a backdrop.

Third Stone rocks Fat City tonite!

Friday, September 20th, 2013

Dormant C-U group Third Stone returns to life for a one-off rock-and-roll throw down at Fat City Bar and Grill in Champaign, IL, later tonight, Friday, September 20, 2013. We’ll show and tell you how movie-making has infiltrated their storied history!

IOW: From “Believe” to Big Easy

Saturday, June 15th, 2013

From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: It’s time for a bit of spiritual penance under the chapel roof as The Duke of Uke and His Novelty Orchestra give you “Something to Believe,” both in song and on video!

IOW: Setting “Fire” to leafy fun

Friday, May 31st, 2013

From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: Sam Ambler and Matt HarsH’s approach to making a Morgan Orion music video is pretty straightforward. They just put him on camera and let those soulful eyes and voice do all the work. “Fire in Blood” is their current example.

Events we RIYL DIY filmmaking

Thursday, May 30th, 2013

Once again, we feel behind the times in our own reporting niche but that will not stop us from encouraging you last-minute to support Urbana Basement Sessions, engage in “Dinner and Bikes,” and revel in the success of Pens to Lens!

IOW: Fights croon at mini-saloon

Friday, May 24th, 2013

From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: Chris Eitel has a knack for filming cool videos for ambitious young musicians. We’re sure The Fights are only happy to have one set to their song, “I Should Have Loved You.”

NAFF 2013 on tap for tonight!

Friday, April 12th, 2013

C-U Confidential and the Art Theater Co-op in downtown Champaign, IL, invite you to take a survey of locally-made cinema today, Friday, April 12, 2013, during the fourth annual New Art Film Festival. It’s bound to surprise!

IOW: Musical Menagerie Treat!

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: Here’s the closest thing to a Champaign-Urbana video jukebox we could pull together for you this week. Megan Johns, The Dirty Feathers, Psychic Twin, and Vivian McConnell perform!

IOW: Gentle stroke of MIDNIGHT

Saturday, October 27th, 2012

From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: We skip the heebies and the jeebies tonight to bring you a touch of bittersweet romantic bliss courtesy of a Timothy Ro-directed music video for the song “Midnight Love” by Mokhov.

They are real NOWHERE men

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

Let’s make a little more noise this week about local movie-making new to disc, shall we? You may now rock out to the DVD of Bob Zimmerman’s C-U rock-and-roll documentary OUT OF NOWHERE, released in September 2012!