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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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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This was such a weird week for music -- more about gossip and rupture than the constant stream of new music that we all have…
Tom Breihan | January 29, 2016 - 3:37 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Those of us on the East Coast are about to spend the weekend buried in snow, scared to leave our domicile because nobody knows how…
Tom Breihan | January 22, 2016 - 11:56 am
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Wow, I really should've picked David Bowie's "Lazarus" as last week's #1 video, huh? But I didn't realize it was a message of impending death…
Tom Breihan | January 15, 2016 - 10:07 am
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I haven't written any of these lists since Christmas, which means I've got three weeks' worth of videos to pick through. And even though it's…
Tom Breihan | January 8, 2016 - 4:02 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Earlier this week, I published a list of the 50 best music videos of 2015. I watched so many videos to make that list! It…
Tom Breihan | December 18, 2015 - 2:35 pm
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