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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

There were many strong music videos this week, and a couple that I loved, from actual adults. But no grown-up is going to beat a charged-up mob of Minneapolis children rapping about bikes and school uniforms. I’m sorry. It’s just not ever going to happen. Our picks for the week are below. More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 17, 2013 - 10:59 am

Mikal Cronin – “Change” Video

Mikal Cronin’s video for “Change,” one of the many delightfully fuzzed-out power-pop songs on his truly excellent new album MCII, is probably the best alienated-kid-at-the-house-party music video since Jimmy Eat World’s “The Middle.” In this one, directed by Claire Marie Vogel, Cronin plays for a house full of punks while an actual invisible man wander… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 15, 2013 - 11:36 am

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Not that many people released music videos in the first week of the year, though I can’t quite figure out why. The world is back at work, it’s cold outside, and we need flashy images to occupy our eyeballs this time of year. Do your job, makers of music videos! A few intrepid souls did,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 6, 2012 - 3:14 pm

Iron & Wine – “Godless Brother In Love” Video

Iron & Wine’s Kiss Each Other Clean is nearly a year old now, but it’s still giving. In the new video for the Kiss track “Godless Brother In Love,” attractive young people hang out at backyard parties and swimming holes, and it’s all captured in slow-motion golden-hour rapture by director Claire Marie Vogel. It’s the… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 3, 2012 - 11:50 am