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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Lady Gaga is probably the last mainstream star who became a star primarily because of her videos, which were weird and eye-popping and absorbing and…
Tom Breihan | September 23, 2016 - 3:46 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Before I get into this week's picks, I just want to take a moment for one video that only just missed teh cutoff: DJ Khaled's…
Tom Breihan | September 16, 2016 - 11:03 am

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Up until this week, Hiro Murai was arguably the best director working in the medium of music video. This week, he became arguably the best…
Tom Breihan | September 9, 2016 - 4:44 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

At Sunday night's VMAs, MTV awarded its Video Of The Year trophy to Beyoncé's "Formation." Nobody gives a fuck. Let's acknowledge that. Nobody watches the…
Tom Breihan | September 2, 2016 - 1:40 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I watched Frank Ocean's "Nikes" video for the first time on a borrowed phone, on a playground, on Saturday morning, keeping half an eye on…
Tom Breihan | August 26, 2016 - 10:33 am

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

One of the year's most anticipated albums -- or the album before one of the year's most anticipated albums? -- just came out, and it…
Tom Breihan | August 19, 2016 - 3:18 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I'm on vacation this week. And yet I'm still taking time away from throwing my kids into waves so that I can watch way too…
Tom Breihan | August 12, 2016 - 12:04 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

We're all just waiting around for the Frank Ocean album to finally emerge, right? So let's watch some videos. …
Tom Breihan | August 5, 2016 - 12:04 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This week, there were things to watch way more important than any music video -- and that was some good timing, since the week's music…
Tom Breihan | July 29, 2016 - 2:17 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

If you watched last night's terrifying fascistic rally, you will probably want to watch a few other things to decompress. If you didn't watch last…
Tom Breihan | July 22, 2016 - 2:26 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

It's not a music video, but I'd like to draw your attention to this video, of Parquet Courts and Bun B performing together on Colbert
Tom Breihan | July 15, 2016 - 1:04 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Fuck this week. Here are some music videos. …
Tom Breihan | July 8, 2016 - 1:38 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This was certainly an eventful week in the music-video universe, though not entirely for good reasons. The thing that sucked up all the oxygen in…
Tom Breihan | July 1, 2016 - 12:47 pm

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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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