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After last week’s avalanche of amazing videos, things slowed up a bit this week. Still, our top pick is an uncanny, impossible-to-forget piece of work, and there’s plenty of other good stuff further down the list. Check out our picks below. More »

The two highest-profile videos of the week were almost certainly Rihanna’s “We Found Love” and Coldplay’s “Paradise.” I didn’t put either video on this list. I didn’t leave them out because they’re pop videos; I’m absolutely happy to show love to a great pop video. But both of those videos seemed forced, in opposite directions. More »

Our stumble upon rising UK singer-songwriter Eugene McGuinness was ass-backwards: tipped to the vid’s charms first, did our due diligence (to the extent possible) later. Though he’s officially released nothing yet, stuff’s on the way and he’s making waves (notably playing the Introducing stage at Glasto this weekend). The track that caught us is “Monsters… More »

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Eugene McGuinness – “Heart Of Chrome”

You can't get much more polished than Eugene McGuinness. "Heart Of Chrome" is the latest song from the British post-punker's upcoming new album Chroma. We've…
James Rettig | July 6, 2014 - 5:33 pm

Eugene McGuinness – “Godiva” Video

Eugene McGuinness is a Londoner whose strutting, self-assured postpunk has a sort of graphic-design precision to it. McGuinness just announced the impending release of his…
Tom Breihan | May 12, 2014 - 1:01 pm

Eugene McGuinness – “Fairlight”

Last year, the dapper Brit Eugene McGuinness released Invitation To The Voyage, his sharp and slept-on debut album. He hasn't announced plans for a follow-up…
Tom Breihan | August 6, 2013 - 10:08 am

Eugene McGuinness – “Sugarplum” Video

In the video for his new single "Sugarplum," the terse and stylish Britpopper Eugene McGuinness surveys London from a skyscraper rooftop. The clip gets a…
Tom Breihan | November 19, 2012 - 10:48 am

Eugene McGuinness – “Harlequinade” Video

Domino singer-songwriter Eugene McGuinness made his first impression back in 2007, with the entirely animated video for "Monsters Under The Bed." He's brought the focus…
Amrit Singh | June 26, 2012 - 5:38 pm

Eugene McGuinness – “Blue Jeans” (Lana Del Rey Cover) Video

The snappily-dressed British postpunker Eugene McGuinness has already shown a serious visual flair; we've posted his stark and striking videos for "Lion" and "Shotgun." And…
Tom Breihan | June 1, 2012 - 10:45 am

Eugene McGuinness – “Shotgun” Video

Late last year, handsome British man Eugene McGuinness made an impression with his sharp, colorful video for "Lion." Now McGuinness is back again with a…
Tom Breihan | February 7, 2012 - 2:04 pm

Eugene McGuinness – “Thunderbolt”

Brit rocker Eugene McGuinness recently posted a new song called "Thunderbolt," another stylized rock groove like you might expect from the Domino-signed dude. It'll cost…
Corban Goble | January 6, 2012 - 4:29 pm

Eugene McGuiness – “Lion”

The young British postpunker Eugene McGuinness has a new single called "Lion," a ridiculously catchy single that marries feral yelps and baritone Bowie-isms to a…
Tom Breihan | October 17, 2011 - 12:16 pm

New Eugene McGuinness Video – “Moscow State Circus”

Eugene McGuinness earned his BTW bona fides last year on the back of the great, pseudo-spooky pop romp (and memorable cartoony clip) "Monsters Under The…
Amrit Singh | September 15, 2008 - 4:14 pm