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The best compliment a client can give us is returning to work with team HIP again! This week, we’re reuniting with several returning clients and some new members of the HIP family – and they’ve all got wonderful new music videos to share. The latest HIP Picks – Weekly Client Roundup is here; take a look at the videos, and learn more about the clips by reading below.

“This Is It” Music Video: Neon Dreams (pop)

Feel-good philoshopers Neon Dreams have just released their album Love Child Baby Dolphin, and frontman Frank Kadillac and drummer Adrian Morris are poised to continue spreading their signature vibes to all who will listen. “This Is It” is a cathartic bop that may cause sudden tears of joy and release – and compulsive dancing. The video for “This Is It” (directed by Daniel Cole) follows the band on the road with a series of joyful scenes around the world.

“This Is Awkward” Music Video: CALLISTO (alternative/rock)

In the video for “This Is Awkward” (directed by Gingy Productions), Callisto shares a peek inside their practice space. The band were put in motion by drummer/lyricist James DiNanno and vocalist/keyboardist/guitarist Rob DiNanno, who were both in Silhouette Rising. They’re joined by Howi Spangler of Ballyhoo! and Brandon Hardesty of Bumpin’ Uglies. “This Is Awkward” shows that the band are anything but: Callisto are rock and roll lifers and their practice room has seen some heavy use.

“Taken By Desire” Music Video: Cleo Alexandra (pop)

Upcoming Australian rock star – and former Miss Australia – Cleo Alexandra is a student of, and collaborator with, Oz legends like AC/DC, Rick Springfield, Tame Impala, and Tash Sultana. Garnering an international audience, she continues to release hits produced with 6-time Grammy-winning producer Keith Olsen and J.J. Faris. “Taken By Desire”, her latest, is paired with a video directed by Harrison Woodhead that juxtaposes desire with rage.

“S.T.E.M., S.T.E.A.M., and S.T.R.E.A.M.” Music Video: Shaheed and DJ Supreme (hip-hop)

Coming from Birmingham, AL, timeless duo Shaheed & DJ Supreme use hip-hop to spread wisdom through their multiple LPs on Communicating Vessels and live performances alongside acts like Scarface, Jurassic 5, The Jungle Brothers, and more. On their new release, “S.T.E.M., S.T.E.A.M., and S.T.R.E.A.M.”, their focus is on the future – and the young minds that will create it. The video (directed by Richard Giles) remind us that learning is not only important, it can be fun, too!

“So Long Emily” Music Video: Brian Keith (country)

Country music class act Brian Keith is also a Los Alamos engineer, flying military-grade RC planes when he’s not rehearsing for an upcoming show. His new hit “So Long Emily” (written by Jeff Penning and Michael Lunn) to the one that got away. The song is paired with a video directed by Keith’s sons Ross Fontenot, Ryan Keith, and Chad Mitchell, that shows him disembarking a private jet to reunite with his true love: his black 1979 Trans Am named Emily.