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Christopher Mills: The making of The Joy Formidable's 'Cholla'

Christopher Mills: The making of The Joy Formidable’s ‘Cholla’

Christopher Mills (dubbed “Millsy” while on tour with The Tragically Hip) is a refreshingly hands-on — all the way up to up to his elbows, in fact — creative soul. With roots in visual arts and video editing, he routinely mixes lo-tech with high tech, adding striking, labor-intensive touches achieved by his own hand (think personally-trained...
Girl saves band from certain peril: Wintersleep's 'Nothing is Anything (Without You)'

Girl saves band from certain peril: Wintersleep’s ‘Nothing is Anything (Without You)’

It’s a bird…it’s a plane…it’s a talking Walkman on a mission to save the ailing members of Wintersleep! This surreal and dramatic clip, directed by Christopher Mills (The Joy Formidable, Modest Mouse, Interpol), offers all sorts of heart-thumping thrills and chills like cats in trees (!), severed legs, and flaming objects plummeting from space. Nothing...
The Joy Formidable debut 'Cholla'

The Joy Formidable debut ‘Cholla’

In their brand new video directed by Christopher Mills, Welsh power-trio The Joy Formidable channel the savage, centuries-old intensity of Cholla under turbulent desert skies. The relentless single will be released October 15th while the band’s brand new LP, Wolf’s Law will arrive in January 2013. Look for an upcoming interview with Christopher Mills where...
PS I Love You's seizure-inducing 'Toronto'

PS I Love You’s seizure-inducing ‘Toronto’

Kingston noisemakers PS I Love You, comprising the yelping, axe-shredding Paul Saulnier and a quieter, artsier Benjamin Nelson, have released their newest video from LP, Death Dreams. Entitled Toronto—and suitably directed by Torontonian Christopher Mills—the visuals are as loud, technicolor and seizure-inducing as the song itself is to listen to…but what else would we expect...
The Joy Formidable: Oh how they roar

The Joy Formidable: Oh how they roar

Their 2011 LP, The Big Roar, sums up Welsh band The Joy Formidable quite neatly: it is insistent but composed; it is loud but never desperate, and it is epic – brimming with palpable passion and a headstrong, completely heartfelt urgency. Longtime friends Ritzy Bryan (lead vocals, guitar), Rhydian Dafydd (bass guitar, backing vocals) and Matt...
While you were sleeping: The Joy Formidable on Jimmy Kimmel Live

While you were sleeping: The Joy Formidable on Jimmy Kimmel Live

Also watch the official video for Whirring (from The Big Roar) directed by Christopher Mills)
Cuff The Duke premiere new 'Count on Me' video

Cuff The Duke premiere new ‘Count on Me’ video

Still basking in the afterglow of their recent JUNO nomination for Adult Alternative Album of the Year with Morning Comes, Canadian alt-country act Cuff The Duke release the album today to U.S. fans via Paper Bag Records. To coincide with its release, the band also debut their brand new music video for Count on Me...