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We're in the thick of results season for Stereogum and Videogum's annual readers poll, the Gummy Awards. Your favorite albums and new artists of 2013 have already been revealed; now it's time to…   Read Story »
I was embarrassingly excited for it, and it took until near the end of Kanye West's "Bound 2" video for me to contemplate the possibility that it sucks. But yes, I'm pretty sure it sucks. There's…   Read Story »
The members of Arcade Fire don't appear in their brand-new video for the powerful Reflektor track "Afterlife," and nobody in the clip adheres to the band's live-show dress code. Instead, the great…   Read Story »
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 themselves to any television network's Standards &…   Read Story »
Solange's gloriously incandescent Dev Hynes-produced True EP is nearing its first birthday, but if you've gone a week this year without listening to it, you're doing something wrong. And today, she's…   Read Story »
Devon Welsh -- otherwise known as Majical Cloudz -- released a haunting video for "Childhood's End," the morose and disturbingly catchy ballad off of his forthcoming album, Impersonator. We've seen…   Read Story »
I don't know if it's a seasonal affective disorder thing or what, but this is the week when almost all the really good videos got all dark and twisty and Lynchian and strange. Other than the Best…   Read Story »
Lately, we seem to be having on-weeks and off-weeks for videos, and this was an off-week. Last week brought a deluge, and this week, things have slowed down a bunch. But even in the off-weeks, there…   Read Story »
In the new clip for Grizzly Bear's "Yet Again," a female figure skater follows a strange path post-practice, beginning an adventure through a carnival and the woods that ultimately leads to madness.…   Read Story »
This was a great, great week for music videos. And for some reason, a pattern emerged. To some extent, every one of the videos below is a sumptuous, richly produced vision of things that don't make…   Read Story »