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At the end of 2014, I put together a list of the year’s best videos and noted that the race for the title of world’s best music-video director was a tight one, with two people — Nabil and Hiro Murai — in a virtual dead heat for the top spot. Behind the two of them,… More »

I’m taking over the column for Tom, who’s on vacation this week. We all know that the real best video of the week is the one of Ariana Grande licking a donut that didn’t even belong to her, but if you’re interested in watching something else, that’s totally understandable. It’s been a wild and wonderful… More »

I don’t think you can call it the best anything, but the most important music-related moving images this week were the flood of cell-phone videos from outside Hot 97 Summer Jam, where police responded to a fight by closing the show’s doors and then firing tear gas into the crowd. This sort of story i… More »

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Director Of Unreleased Majical Cloudz Video Says The Weeknd Ripped Him Off

Director Mitch Moore has accused the Weeknd's Grant Singer-directed “Can't Feel My Face” music video of ripping off an unreleased video he made for Majical…
James Rettig | August 25, 2015 - 11:16 am
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The Weeknd – “Tell Your Friends” (Prod. Kanye West) Video

The Weeknd teamed with music video director extraordinaire Grant Singer, a close collaborator of Sky Ferreira and Ariel Pink, on his instantly iconic "Can't Feel
Chris DeVille | August 24, 2015 - 12:19 pm
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The Weeknd – “Can’t Feel My Face” Video

"Can't Feel My Face" is the Weeknd's biggest hit ever, narrowly missing #1 for two straight weeks and enjoying the Tom Cruise treatment on Fallon
Chris DeVille | July 28, 2015 - 12:28 pm
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Yogi & Skrillex – “Burial” Video (Feat. Pusha T & Dennis Rodman)

Last year, Pusha T teamed up with British producer trio Yogi for "Burial." That track has just gotten a remix courtesy of Skrillex, Trollphace, and…
James Rettig | July 6, 2015 - 2:37 pm
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Sky Ferreira Reveals New Masochism Visuals

Sky Ferreira's sophomore album Masochism is coming up next year, although there's no official release date yet, and first single "Guardian" will be out sometime…
Peter Helman | July 2, 2015 - 6:30 pm
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Vic Mensa – “U Mad” (Feat. Kanye West) Video

Vic Mensa and Kanye West's massively brassy "U Mad" now has a video directed by the great Grant Singer (and good for him -- back…
Chris DeVille | June 9, 2015 - 6:04 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This week, we got two videos that riffed on nostalgic nuggets of '80s pop culture, and both of them came out within about an hour…
Tom Breihan | May 29, 2015 - 4:34 pm
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Sky Ferreira And Grant Singer Co-Writing Film Featuring New Ferreira Song For Summer Release

Sky Ferreira announced via Twitter early this morning that this summer she will release a film she co-wrote with frequent collaborator Grant Singer, who will…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 13, 2015 - 1:37 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

The director Grant Singer came very, very close to topping this list for the second week in a row, an unprecedented feat and a clear…
Tom Breihan | January 30, 2015 - 10:43 am
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Ariel Pink – “Dayzed Inn Daydreams” Video

Together, Ariel Pink and director Grant Singer made two of last year's best music videos. Pink and Singer's clips for "Put Your Number In My
Tom Breihan | January 26, 2015 - 10:46 am
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This was another strong week for music videos, and it hurt my heart to leave things like Ryan Hemsworth's "Too Long Here" and Majid Jordan'…
Tom Breihan | January 23, 2015 - 2:25 pm
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Q&A: Tobias Jesso Jr. On His Mythic Backstory, Sounding Like The Cheers Theme, And His Debut Album Goon

Tobias Jesso Jr.'s era of futility ended with whimpers that felt like a bang. Jesso's origin story has already been recycled to the point of…
Chris DeVille | January 20, 2015 - 2:52 pm
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The 40 Best Music Videos Of 2014

Next year, YouTube will celebrate its 10th anniversary. For nearly a decade, then, music videos have belonged almost entirely to the internet. Once upon a…
Tom Breihan | December 19, 2014 - 1:01 pm
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Sleigh Bells – “That Did It” (Feat. Tink) Video

Last week, Sleigh Bells teamed up with Tink, a brash and badass Chicago singer/rapper who seems poised to take over in 2015, for a Red…
Tom Breihan | November 25, 2014 - 11:02 am
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

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 visio…
Tom Breihan | November 7, 2014 - 2:02 pm
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Little Dragon – “Underbart” Video

Back in May, the Swedish electropop quartet Little Dragon released their fourth album, Nabuma Rubberband. Today they share a video for album track "Underbart," one…
Ethan Jacobs | November 6, 2014 - 12:38 pm

Ariel Pink – “Picture Me Gone” Video

Ariel Pink has teamed with "Put Your Number In My Phone" director Grant Singer on another pom pom video. This one is for the six-minute…
Chris DeVille | November 4, 2014 - 1:18 pm
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