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I don’t know if it’s some combination of Halloween sugar-hangover and Republican-Senate-takeover anxiety or what, but there are some dark and strange and intense visions on this week’s list. Every single one of the five videos below has the power to make you at least a tiny bit queasy. So take a deep breath and… More »

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 Fiction of the 5 Best Videos Of The Week column! And just like in 1994, the middle-of-the-road epic won. Life is like a box of chocolates, etc. More »

This week for videos just fucking absolutely ruled, so before we get into what made this list, let’s take a moment for all the videos that missed the cut. Among the casualties: Two eye-grabbing clips for A-list indie anthems, a mind-warping and visually sumptuous CocoRosie clip, a great bare-bones performance video, a legitimately funny minute-longMore »

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Beach Goth 4 Lineup

The fourth installment of the Growlers’ annual Beach Goth festival will go down 10/24-25 at the Observatory Grounds in Orange County, California, and its lineup…
Chris DeVille | July 8, 2015 - 1:21 pm

Festival Supreme 2015 Lineup

The Tenacious D-run Festival Supreme Is entering its third year of existence, and they've just announced their lineup which, as always, features a healthy mix…
James Rettig | June 8, 2015 - 1:36 pm

Watch SNL Parody Kendrick Lamar, Nicki Minaj, & Die Antwoord In Home 2 Trailer

Last night, Saturday Night Live poked fun at the animated Rihanna vehicle Home by making a trailer for its sequel that has the strongest imaginary…
James Rettig | April 12, 2015 - 10:20 am

Die Antwoord’s Ninja Responds To Internet Rumors About His Behavior On The Chappie Set

In the recent robot-with-a-soul sci-fi movie Chappie, Ninja and Yo-Landi Vi$$er of the South African rave-rap duo Die Antwoord inexplicably play major roles. And apparently…
Tom Breihan | March 18, 2015 - 4:01 pm

Yolandi From Die Antwoord Picks A Fight With Drake

Die Antwoord seemed to be on the verge of climbing to a new tier of celebrity this year with Ninja and Yolandi Visser playing prominent…
Chris DeVille | March 3, 2015 - 1:35 pm

Watch The Smashing Pumpkins & Die Antwoord’s Ninja Cover David Bowie

Billy Corgan has always shown an admirable commitment to random shit, but I don't think he's done anything quite this high on the "wait, what"…
Tom Breihan | December 10, 2014 - 4:44 pm

Die Antwoord – “Ugly Boy” Video

South African shock-rappers Die Antwoord released their third album, Donker Mag, earlier this year, and they've just shared a cameo-filled video for "Ugly Boy." Cara…
James Rettig | November 4, 2014 - 11:13 am

Watch Marilyn Manson Play “The Beautiful People” With The Beautiful Johnny Depp And Die Antwoord

Marilyn Manson brought out Johnny Depp and Die Antwoord rapper Ninja during the encore last night at his Halloween show at the Roxy in Los…
James Rettig | November 1, 2014 - 3:49 pm

Photos: Riot Fest Denver 2014

Riot Fest has grown into a gigantic music festival that occurs in three different iterations throughout the year. For the Denver edition this past weekend,…
Miles Bowe | September 23, 2014 - 11:39 am

Stream Die Antwoord Donker Mag

Somehow Die Antwoord is still out there being weird as fuck, making entrancingly bizarre videos like "Pitbull Terrier" and recording entire albums of twisted, surrealist…
Chris DeVille | June 4, 2014 - 2:55 pm

Die Antwoord – “Pitbull Terrier” Video (NSFW-ish)

Hands up: Who guessed that Die Antwoord would make it to album number three? The mind-boggling South African rave-rappers are still finding new ways to…
Tom Breihan | May 20, 2014 - 9:28 am

Die Antwoord – “Cookie Thumper” Video

If you ever wanted to see Yolandi from Die Antwoord pee her pants, now is your opportunity with their new video for "Cookie Thumper." This…
Claire Lobenfeld | June 18, 2013 - 11:42 am

Die Antwoord – “Fatty Boom Boom” Video

So: Die Antwoord totally wear blackface in their new video. Awesome, right? That's really exactly what we all needed to see today. Or, to clarify,…
Tom Breihan | October 16, 2012 - 4:38 pm

Lollapalooza 2012: M83, Passion Pit, Black Sabbath, & More

For Sunday's recap and photos, click here. For Saturday's recap and photos, click here. Friday's recap below... 12:00 p.m. @ The
Liz Pelly | August 4, 2012 - 2:49 pm

Die Antwoord – “Baby’s On Fire” Video

The world may have moved on from the initial brain-melt that the South African rave-rap art project Die Antwoord gave it, but the group hasn't…
Tom Breihan | June 5, 2012 - 4:49 pm

Watch Die Antwoord On Letterman

Last night, South African freak rap combo Die Antwoord took their current single "I Fink U Freeky" to The Late Show With David Letterman. It…
Corban Goble | February 7, 2012 - 9:25 am

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This was not the week to release a halfassed music video. This was the week when a whole lot of people, from microbudget indie nobodies…
Tom Breihan | February 3, 2012 - 1:17 pm