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We did it, everyone! We came up with the least glamorous music video ever made. I don't know what held the title before this week, but I do know that nothing else will ever hold it again. That piece…   Read Story »
Some list-nerd stuff, before we begin. A$AP Rocky's Karl Lagerfeld's The Warriors video for "Multiply" dropped at midnight last night, which means it technically came out this morning. Since this…   Read Story »
The Flying Lotus/Kendrick Lamar collab "Never Catch Me" is one of the highlights from FlyLo's upcoming album You're Dead, and now it has a great video to go along with it. The Hiro Murai-directed…   Read Story »
At Sunday night's VMAs, MTV awarded its Video Of The Year trophy to Miley Cyrus' butt-naked tearsploitation Terry Richardson vision "Wrecking Ball," and Miley brought a homeless model (?) to the…   Read Story »
Seattle art-rap darlings Shabazz Palaces just released Lese Majesty, their blunted and fractitious new album. It's only right that "#CAKE," the album's single, sounds like it's exploding and gluing…   Read Story »
I don't think I've done this before, but there's a lyric video on this list. Its presence will probably annoy you. But if you think you can make a better lyric video, go ahead. Please. This week's…   Read Story »
Spoon are back this summer with the fantastic They Want My Soul, a bright and lively dispatch from one of indie rock's greatest bands. The excellent single "Do You" now has a video by Hiro Murai that…   Read Story »
I came so close to including the Ghost Of A Saber Tooth Tiger's "Animals" video this week, partly because it's good on its own merits and partly because "eyelinered Jodorowskian hippie cult leader"…   Read Story »
Mac DeMarco's Salad Days is approaching, and while the only studio recording we've heard so far is "Passing Out Pieces," he also previewed several tracks on Canadian radio. Now comes more live Salad…   Read Story »
Hey look, new graphic! Now this column can look something like the Best Songs Of The Week column, and now I can keep just the tiniest bit of suspense in this countdown; you have to scrowl down…   Read Story »