Styles and techniques for Music Video


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Styles and techniques for Music Video

  1. 1. POPULAR MUSICPopular music is a genre in which you can have any genre of musichaving wide appeal normally for a short period of time.Example: Psy Gangnam Style. This was a popular song yet for a shortamount of time. The music video helped the song a lot due to the factthey had dance moves and the audience was able to join into it. Verysoon everyone knew the song and dance moves.
  2. 2. IN CONCERT AND AS LIVE FOOTAGEWhere artists record live at concerts or gigs and then show footage in theremusic or even throughout there music video.Example: Wiley can you hear me. This has clips not only promoting theartist but also showing them in concert.
  3. 3. ANIMATIONUsing fast movement showing a series of pictures and frames.Example: Blur coffee and TV this they have a milk cartoon moving. This is a great example ofanimation as it’s a still object moving by using different frames.
  4. 4. INTERPRETIVEHow the viewer interoperates the music video.Example: The streets Blinded by the lights you listen to the music video you interoperate in different ways to themusic video.
  5. 5. NARRATIVETo show the way in which the story is told.For example Beyoncé irreplaceable. show what she is going through when hes leaving and have a basicstory of how it happened. Also relates back to the lyrics.
  6. 6. IMPRESSIONISTMaking a fantasy taking the audience away from reality.Example:
  7. 7. SURREALISTVery similar to impressionist dream like and unreal elements :Example: Foo fighters Ever long
  8. 8. PASTICHEIn a musical form consisting of a series of songs and other musicalelements and pieces from many sources.Example: Geri Hallowell its raining men
  9. 9. PARODYParody is a creative way of making a humorous song by ‘making fun’ of theproduct. This can be used with an original piece of work an artist or atopic.Example Taylor Swift – I knew you were trouble.
  10. 10. REFERENCINGTo reference a piece of music in a film.Example: Samantha Jade Step up
  11. 11. HOMEPAGETo show respect to someone and something.This was shown in Chris Brown She aint you he wears and uses the same dance moves as Michael Jackson.
  12. 12. LYRIC INTERPRETATIONHow the audience interoperate the music video.Example Drake started from the bottom:
  13. 13. EXTENDING OR CONSOLIDATING A SONGS MEANINGChanging a song to become more suitable for one listener.Example: Britney Spears and Wil.iam scream and shout(clean version) makes it more appropriate for younger viewers.
  14. 14. ALLUSIONWhen the audience is under allusion that something willhappen but the story changes at the end so its not as itfirst seemed.Example:Beyoncé if I were a boy
  15. 15. LINKS TO OTHER ARTISTSReferencing other artists by using visuals or using them inthe lyrics.
  16. 16. TECHNIQUES
  17. 17. CUTTING TO THE BEATWhen shots are cut in time with the beat.Example: Offspring :Pretty fly for a white guy
  18. 18. MIMING AND LIP SYNCINGPretending to sing the music by wording the lyrics to make it look like youare singing it.Example: Tynisha Kelli – I wish you loved me