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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Typically, in this space, we do the week as a Thursday-to-Thursday thing, and we wait a week to consider any videos that come out the…
Tom Breihan | December 13, 2013 - 1:23 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I didn't post one of these lists last week, because Thanksgiving, which meant that we had a ton of worthy videos to choose from thi…
Tom Breihan | December 6, 2013 - 9:58 am
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

In a week full of big music videos, the one that generated the most conversation was, logically enough, the one that raised the most hackles.
Tom Breihan | November 15, 2013 - 10:59 am
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This past weekend's YouTube Music Awards presented an interesting conundrum for this column. The show labeled its performances as "live music videos," and pulled i…
Tom Breihan | November 8, 2013 - 10:34 am
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

There were so many music videos this week. It was out of control. I could just barely watch all of them, and that glut mea…
Tom Breihan | November 1, 2013 - 11:01 am
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

The artists behind the videos on this week's list come from Sweden, Japan, Syria, Canada, and the UK. They have, more or less, nothing i…
Tom Breihan | October 25, 2013 - 11:00 am
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

For a while, I've been threatening to start including things in this space that don't quite constitute "music videos" but which do constitute music o…
Tom Breihan | October 18, 2013 - 12:03 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

The most gripping musical video spectacle of the week did not actually feature any music at all. It was Kanye West, thoughts clearly spinning out…
Tom Breihan | October 11, 2013 - 1:35 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

The rest of the video is pretty shitty, so I didn't list it here, but the scene from the "Work Bitch" video where three shark…
Tom Breihan | October 4, 2013 - 1:00 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

It's not on this week's list, but this might be a good place to acknowledge director Hannah Lux Davis's video for the willfully ridiculous Mike…
Tom Breihan | September 27, 2013 - 1:02 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Now that nobody ever watches music videos on TV anymore, it's becoming increasingly obvious that the people who make videos don't have to submit themselve…
Tom Breihan | September 20, 2013 - 3:04 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I interviewed Anton Corbijn once, and he's a totally lovely human being. I liked his beaten-down Ian Curtis biopic Control and his deconstructed George Clooney…
Tom Breihan | September 13, 2013 - 3:06 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

There were too many good music videos this week. Moby escaped the usual Wayne Coyne acid-reflux and made something fun and pretty and way friendlier…
Tom Breihan | September 6, 2013 - 12:34 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Watching the VMAs on Sunday night, something struck me: The music videos themselves were fairly beside the point, but almost every video that won a…
Tom Breihan | August 30, 2013 - 12:35 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

My sentimental favorite this week is SD's video for the "New World Order" remix, with Danny Brown, mostly because I can't ever imagine myself getting…
Tom Breihan | August 23, 2013 - 12:04 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

It's pretty hard to carry on Stereogum business as usual on the day that Amrit Singh, the guy who brought me to the site and…
Tom Breihan | August 16, 2013 - 12:56 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Tom is in Sweden, so I'm here to deliver you the best videos of the week. If I had the gall to actually take over…
Claire Lobenfeld | August 9, 2013 - 11:54 am
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Really, at this point, I'm just excited for Drake's "All Me" video to come out. Right? That has to happen, yes? They're making that video?
Tom Breihan | August 2, 2013 - 10:47 am
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

For someone who consistently trumpets his own taste and ably namechecks filmmakers whenever possible, Kanye West sure has a dubious history with music videos. He…
Tom Breihan | July 26, 2013 - 11:59 am
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Hey look, new graphic! Now this column can look something like the Best Songs Of The Week column, and now I can keep just the…
Tom Breihan | July 19, 2013 - 10:34 am
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