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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This week, Aphex Twin unveiled his first music video since the '90s. Back then, he was working with genius directors like Chris Cunningham to create…
Tom Breihan | June 24, 2016 - 3:10 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This was the week that Aesop Rock and Yo La Tengo performed together on Colbert, and I am still enjoying the fact that this happened…
Tom Breihan | June 17, 2016 - 1:12 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

There were some really, really great TV performances this past week: Diarrhea Planet! Band Of Horses! Hundred Waters with Chance The Rapper and Skrillex! That…
Tom Breihan | June 10, 2016 - 12:44 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

None of them made it onto the final list, but there were a lot of very good psychedelic animated videos, or videos that use at…
Tom Breihan | June 3, 2016 - 12:50 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

There were so many great videos this week! Great job, universe! On the list below, I couldn't find space for the new clips from Chance
Tom Breihan | May 27, 2016 - 12:16 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This past weekend was the Eurovision Song Contest, a long-running continental tradition that uses lights and fog and goofy-ass elaborate productions in a quest to…
Tom Breihan | May 20, 2016 - 2:05 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This week, we got our dumbest controversy in a while when YACHT pretended to be victims of sex-tape thievery just to promote their crappy music…
Tom Breihan | May 13, 2016 - 4:14 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Have you seen Green Room yet? See motherfucking Green Room! I haven't instantly loved a movie that much since Mad Max: Fury Road. The second…
Tom Breihan | May 6, 2016 - 4:09 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

All of the music videos on this week's list come from women or, in one case, a band with one man in it. I don't…
Tom Breihan | April 29, 2016 - 4:39 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Prince wasn't a music-video artist the way Michael Jackson and Madonna were. His videos didn't present grand new visions or introduce whole new artistic periods…
Tom Breihan | April 22, 2016 - 3:29 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

It's not, strictly speaking, a music video, but William Tyler's trailer for his forthcoming album Modern Country might've been the best thing I saw all…
Tom Breihan | April 8, 2016 - 1:43 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

"Rihanna boobs" are probably not, in themselves, enough to guarantee a music video's artistic merit. And so I didn't include Rihanna's "Kiss It Better" video…
Tom Breihan | April 1, 2016 - 11:59 am
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Chief Keef just released his "Faneto" video. How great is that? That song is like two years old, already a massive underground hit, the kind…
Tom Breihan | March 25, 2016 - 3:26 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This is the week when the music business basically shuts down so all the label execs and publicists and bands and critics can go down…
Tom Breihan | March 18, 2016 - 4:14 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

There are very few bad things about Kendrick Lamar's new album untitled unmastered., but here's one: Kendrick probably won't make any music videos for those…
Tom Breihan | March 11, 2016 - 1:00 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I ultimately decided not to put it on this list, but this video of a floppy-haired goofball playing a silly dance song on an instrument…
Tom Breihan | March 4, 2016 - 5:31 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Have you guys been watching American Crime Story: The People Vs. OJ Simpson? You should be watching that show. It's fucking nuts. My favorite bit…
Tom Breihan | February 26, 2016 - 1:28 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Just sitting down to write this intro right now, I noticed that almost all of the videos I've picked for this week's list are, in…
Tom Breihan | February 19, 2016 - 12:56 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Among so many other things, this week was a monument to the power of music and video, combined -- whether it be the slow-buffering image
Tom Breihan | February 12, 2016 - 3:04 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

We're two days removed from the Super Bowl and -- more importantly, at least for the purposes of this column -- the Super Bowl halftime
Tom Breihan | February 5, 2016 - 12:03 pm
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