‘STILL’ — Late Nite Stars & Chase Walker’s Latest Video

2023 feels like fertile ground for party videos.

What is a party video? Can you just throw in some footage of people doing shots, and 140 BPM your way into party video territory?

Absolutely not.

Like certain things, you know it when you see it. A party video is a good time, yes — but it doesn’t even need party footage! It’s a video where you can feel that the participants didn’t spend months arguing about what song fits best for what part. Friendships were not bent to near breaking points in the video’s creation, and footage was not treated with absolute sanctity, because after all, it’s only footage. You can always get more.

Fashion Mondaine” earned the title of 2023’s first great party video, and Chase Walker and co’s STILL feels like the next one.

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Late Pass – Nico Marti’s ‘be honest’ Video

The first thing you notice about Nico Marti’s new video is how cold the first few minutes feel: the footage in gloves, visible breath, an added level of last-try desperation at a midtown bust.

As your viewing experience continues, some questions come up. Wait, are there parts in this? Did they just leave New York? What is this pleasant music? Wait — is that fucking Channing Tatum?

Be Honest is a follow-up to All Those Days, which was a Texas video born out of the pandemic-era boom in local videography. Some of the other outlets labeled it a New York vid by mostly Texas ex-pats, but there’s a massive Texas section sandwiched between the beginning and ends back in New York.

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