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This week’s list walks the line between calm, serene, stately beauty and extreme blood-splooge trash. Both can be awesome! And both are perfectly legit music-video approaches. But this week, we’ve got two of the latter and three of the former. Blood-splooge trash is winning, as it usually does. Check out this week’s list below. More »

The artists behind the videos on this week’s list come from Sweden, Japan, Syria, Canada, and the UK. They have, more or less, nothing in common with each other. And there’s every chance that none of these videos, except maybe the top one, will ever get nominated for a YouTube Music Award. That’s just fine… More »

This is the week that the music universe finally woke up from its long holiday nap, and there were a lot of fun music videos out this week. There were so many, in fact, that I couldn’t find room for the video where Charli XCX, dressed like a post-candy raver, shoots machine guns, and that… More »

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