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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This week, I was something like the 75 millionth person to watch Kiesza's "Hideaway" video, and holy hell, that thing is great. I don't know…
Tom Breihan | August 8, 2014 - 3:15 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

There was a lot of nudity and violence and crisp, vivid black-and-white in this week's music videos, but most of the videos that leaned heavily…
Tom Breihan | August 1, 2014 - 10:56 am
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I don't think I've done this before, but there's a lyric video on this list. Its presence will probably annoy you. But if you think…
Tom Breihan | July 25, 2014 - 1:01 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Some weeks, we get an absolute deluge of great videos, but I can't remember any other weeks as rich as this one. I thought about…
Tom Breihan | July 18, 2014 - 1:51 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Last Friday was the Fourth Of July, which meant we didn't run one of these lists. But the videos kept piling up, and so we're…
Tom Breihan | July 11, 2014 - 9:51 am
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

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…
Tom Breihan | June 27, 2014 - 12:09 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

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,…
Tom Breihan | June 20, 2014 - 4:19 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

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…
Tom Breihan | June 13, 2014 - 12:58 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

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…
Tom Breihan | June 6, 2014 - 2:56 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

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…
Tom Breihan | May 30, 2014 - 11:10 am
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

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
Tom Breihan | May 23, 2014 - 12:41 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

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…
Tom Breihan | May 16, 2014 - 1:29 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

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,…
Tom Breihan | May 9, 2014 - 3:15 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

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…
Tom Breihan | May 2, 2014 - 12:44 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

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…
Tom Breihan | April 25, 2014 - 1:13 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Right now, our busiest comments section is a heated debate over whether a white lady is racist for dancing with black men in her music…
Tom Breihan | April 18, 2014 - 12:32 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I came so close to including the Ghost Of A Saber Tooth Tiger's "Animals" video this week, partly because it's good on its own merits…
Tom Breihan | April 11, 2014 - 12:18 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Last week, in this space, I lamented that fact that, Gwar, who built a low-budget DIY empire partly because of their music video aesthetic, had…
Tom Breihan | April 4, 2014 - 2:05 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Let's take a moment for Dave Brockie, better known as Gwar's Oderus Urungus, who died suddenly earlier this week. For decades, Brockie helped to pioneer…
Tom Breihan | March 28, 2014 - 11:46 am
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I didn't write this column last week, since SXSW was just about monopolizing my attention. So we've got two weeks' worth of videos to sort…
Tom Breihan | March 21, 2014 - 11:23 am
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