15 Surreal Music Videos That Captured Us This January

By Jenna Dreisenstock

Feature Image: L’Impératrice: (full credits in video link)

In the music world January is renowned for starting off relatively slow with releases, yet increasing in momentum as the month progress – and goodness, this month the momentum has been staggering! All types of new and upcoming releases spanning many different genres have seemingly appeared out of nowhere, and we couldn’t be more excited.

From waiting patiently in the beginning of the month for anticipated releases to being surprised by announcements of new works we had no idea about previously from fantastic artists we admire, January has proven to be a thrilling dive into 2019 for all.

With that being said, the artistry of beautifully cinematic, abstract and hypnotising videos have accompanied these releases, or have us hyped and eager for upcoming releases in the next few months. We’ve compiled a list of hypnotising music videos from January – from the aesthetically captivating to the strange and abstract (including some spell-binding visualisations) to keep you in the loop and share with you the loving companionship between music, art and film.

Below are 15 entrancing music videos from January to keep you hyped and entertained:

(As usual in no particular order!)

L’Impératrice ♤ – ‘LÀ-HAUT

Ex:Re – ‘The Dazzler

The Chemical Brothers – ‘MAH

Billie Eilish – ‘bury a friend

Talos – ‘The Light Upon Us

Kelsey Lu – ‘I’m Not In Love

Apparat – ‘Dawan


HVOB – ‘Bloom

Bring Me The Horizon (ft. Grimes) – ‘nihilist blues

Hante. – ‘Wild Animal

TENDER – ‘Slow Love

Boy Harsher – ‘LA

Fat White Family – ‘Feet

Xiu Xiu – ‘Pumpkin Attack on Mommy and Daddy

We hope you’ve enjoyed our list!

Which music videos have caught your eye this January?

What upcoming releases you are looking forward to? Let us know!

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