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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

There were so many music videos this week. It was out of control. I could just barely watch all of them, and that glut means that fascinating things like MGMT’s alien-abduction dance party and Kirin J Callahan’s upside-down command performance didn’t make the list. Half the bands in our Twitter feed had to make their… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 1, 2013 - 11:01 am

Devendra Banhart – “Für Hildegard Von Bingen” Video

Für Hildegard Von Bingen,” one of the best tracks off Devendra Banhart’s new album, was named after the German saint in the Catholic sense, though the new video is concerned with a different idea of that word. The story follows a nun who secretly worships the art world of the city behind the back of… More »

By: Miles Bowe / October 29, 2013 - 3:49 pm

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

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 & Practices department. Nudity and gore and all sorts of other previously-verboten things are fair game. Mostly, that’s awesome. But sometimes, we end up with… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 20, 2013 - 3:04 pm

MGMT – “Cool Song No. 2″ Video (Feat. Michael K. Williams)

Today, MGMT release their messy self-titled third album, and they’ve also got a new video for us. The “Cool Song No. 2″ clip, directed by Isaiah Seret, stars Michael K. Williams — Omar from The Wire! In a bit of a riff on the character that made him famous, Williams plays an absolute badass with… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 17, 2013 - 9:59 am

Norah Jones – “Happy Pills” Video

Norah Jones’s new Danger Mouse-produced breakup album Little Broken Hearts is imminent, and today we get the video for the chugging first single “Happy Pills.” In the clip, Jones deals conclusively with a philandering boyfriend. If the (beautiful) clothes and car are anything to go on, it’s set in the ’50s for some reason. IsaiahMore »

By: Tom Breihan / April 5, 2012 - 10:33 am

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

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 »

By: Tom Breihan / February 10, 2012 - 3:23 pm

Cults – “You Know What I Mean” Video

Cults now have a video for their oldies-radio weeper “You Know What I Mean,” and some serious stunt-work went into it. The group’s two members play two of the sides of a carnival love triangle, and Brian Oblivion (or his stunt-double) gets to do some huge high-dives and fire-jumps. Also, warning: Oblivion’s fire-scarred makeup jo… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 8, 2012 - 5:14 pm

The 12 Most NSFW Videos Of 2010

A couple of Best Videos Of The Week ago I mentioned how nearly every good clip that week was too long, too nude, or too violent to make it on to MTV; one was even removed from YouTube, verification wall or not. But looking back on 2009’s picks, it’s easy to notice that this year’… More »

By: jessica / December 20, 2010 - 1:51 pm

Rainbow Arabia – “Holiday In Congo” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Over two EPs on Manimal Vinyl and a split 7″ (with Nosaj Thing) via IAMSOUND, Rainbow Arabia have made good on their name, toying with microtonal Arabian melodies and the sort of florid world beats it would have taken a ratty passport to discover before the Internet gods started mainlining them into our WiFi diets. More »

By: Amrit Singh / May 13, 2010 - 4:40 pm