When a musician puts together a moving tribute to her deceased bandmate, giving fitting visual accompaniment to the last thing that bandmate ever recorded, that video really should be #1 on this…   Read Story »
Lady Gaga, it turns out, did a smart thing. She'd made a shitty, ill-advised, creeped-out video with two guys who became public pariahs shortly thereafter, if they weren't already. And then she…   Read Story »
This was a weird week in the music-video universe, and that was a good thing. Many of this week's videos (including those that didn't make it onto this list, like clipping.'s genuinely harrowing…   Read Story »
The real best music video of the week is this: the debut effort from Tyler Breeze, bad-guy male model character in WWE's developmental system, a sort of excessively narcissistic take on pre-personal…   Read Story »
This week's list walks the line between calm, serene, stately beauty and extreme blood-splooge trash. Both can be awesome! And both are perfectly legit music-video approaches. But this week, we've…   Read Story »
This week's central battle came down, as so many do, to the eternal conflict between well-intentioned grand-scale storytelling and gleefully trashy bloodletting. It's the Forrest Gump vs. Pulp…   Read Story »
Hey, whoever's in charge of music video releases! Can you space things out a little better, please? Last week, I scrambled to come up with five watchable videos. This week, I have to leave out a few…   Read Story »
A quick word about Flying Lotus's "Phantasm" video and videos like it: That's a really good video! Many of the videos like it are good, too! But it's not on the list this week, and neither are any of…   Read Story »
In keeping with my newfound traditions of saying nice things about Gwar in the intros to these posts, the music-related video I enjoyed most this week was this, the YouTube commercial for Gwar's…   Read Story »
The internet's favorite target this week was Avril Lavigne's garish, shrill, quite-possibly-racist "Hello Kitty" video. I didn't see it until I'd read a bunch of euphorically annoyed online chatter…   Read Story »