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The week’s two best videos both revolve around sticky nightmare realities where people act in ways that are entirely socially acceptable, and yet it looks like it might be vaguely fun to be in both groups of people. Maybe Justice’s “Stress” video, or those original Die Antwoord clips, will turn out to be a bigger… More »

This week’s clips from Arcade Fire, Rokysopp, Simian Mobile Disco, No Joy, and White Lies show off what’s possible when your videos don’t have to fit particular television formats and time limits. The suburban dystopias in Rokysopp’s and Arcade Fire’s extended videos are a little long and a little much for TV, especially with the… More »

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Van She – “Idea Of Happiness” Video

Aussie dance-pop BTW Van She have a new video for their single "Idea Of Happiness," and it revolves around an extremely bizarre Christmas party. This…
Tom Breihan | April 4, 2012 - 9:47 am

Bernard Sumner, Hot Chip, & Hot City – “Didn’t Know What Love Was” Video

When Bethany Cosentino, Kid Cudi, and Rostam Batmanglij made a video for their Converse-funded "All Summer" they opted to don over-sized versions of their own…
brandon | November 18, 2010 - 11:32 am

Junip – “Always” Video

This Andreas Nilsson-directed video for "Always" doesn't have oozing creatures or special effects makeup, but it's still creepy. That tells you a lot about the…
jessica | September 8, 2010 - 5:50 pm

Fever Ray Continue To Scare The Shit Out Of Fans

Fever Ray has some tour dates coming up, and Karin Dreijer worked with director Andreas Nilsson (who's directed videos for Fever Ray, as well as…
jessica | September 1, 2010 - 4:52 pm

MGMT – “Flash Delirium” Video

Forgive me: Like its scratch-off packaging, “Flash Delirium," reveals more layers once you start picking at it. Congratulations' 4 minute and 16 second flagship post-Oracular Spectacular
brandon | March 30, 2010 - 11:23 am

New Röyksopp (Feat Fever Ray) Video – “This Must Be It”

Röyksopp's futuristic "The Girl & The Robot" video starred a lonesome stay-at-home Robyn longing for her electro-mechanical man. "This Must Be It" includes the voice…
brandon | September 28, 2009 - 1:53 pm

New Peter, Bjorn & John Video – “Nothing To Worry About”

The older, darker Peter Bjorn & John curse like sailors, sport mustaches, adorn their walls with trophy kills, and repeatedly tells us we've got "Nothing
brandon | February 6, 2009 - 9:38 am

New Fever Ray (The Knife’s Karin Dreijer) Video – “If I Had a Heart”

Regular Knife visual collaborator Andreas Nilsson offers an eerie video for "If I Had A Heart," the dark, pulsing, ambient first single from Karin Dreijer's…
brandon | January 6, 2009 - 11:44 am

New Moby Video – “Alice”

We give ecstasy promoting vegan pundit Moby a lot of flack, but at the end of the day, he has come up with some great…
Stereogum | January 8, 2008 - 10:43 am

New José González Video – “Killing For Love”

Something about the trials and tribulations of pigman in the "Down The Line"'s vid left us unimpressed, but despite that last vid being for a…
Stereogum | August 16, 2007 - 12:08 pm

New José González Video – “Down The Line”

When “Down The Line” started streaming over at MySpace, word came down that Andreas Nilsson of the Knife-collaboration fame would provide directorial services for the…
Stereogum | August 13, 2007 - 11:21 am