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Not the most inspiring set of videos this week. Work harder, everyone! There were a few good ones, though, and we’ve got them listed below. More »

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Madonna – “Bitch I’m Madonna” Video (Feat. Kanye West, Beyoncé, Katy Perry, Nicki Minaj, Miley Cyrus, Rita Ora)

Madonna’s new album Rebel Heart was something of a mixed bag, but there was one straight-up radio banger: “Bitch I’m Madonna.” This is one of those choruses that you can’t help but repeat back to yourself. The song features Nicki Minaj, so for the video Madonna capitalized on the A-list pop star roster video trend… More »

By: Caitlin White / June 17, 2015 - 10:39 am

Jonas Åkerlund Directing Norwegian Black Metal Thriller

Lords Of Chaos, the 2003 nonfiction book by Michael Moynihan and Didrik Soderlind, is frequently considered to be the seminal text on black metal, even though it focuses almost entirely on a small handful of people and a series of events that transpired during a very short period of time in the early to mid… More »

By: Michael Nelson / May 4, 2015 - 10:53 am

Coldplay – “Magic” Video

Magic,” the low-key first official single from Coldplay’s Ghost Stories, is so good that it inspired me to write an impassioned defense of the polarizing arena-rock balladeers. Now the song has a video from veteran director Jonas Åkerlund in which Chris Martin portrays both the levitating assistant and the drunken, famous, “moustachioed husband” of Cecile,… More »

By: Chris DeVille / April 7, 2014 - 10:45 am

Beyoncé Just Released A Surprise Album

Bey just surprised everyone by releasing her self-titled fifth solo album exclusively on iTunes. The BEYONCÉ “visual album” includes 14 songs — featuring musical collaborations with Jay Z, Drake, Frank Ocean, Pharrell Williams, Timbaland, Michelle Williams, Kelly Rowland, Justin Timberlake, Blue Ivy, The-Dream, Sia, Miguel, Hit-Boy, Caroline Polachek, Noah “40” Shebib, and others — and… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / December 13, 2013 - 12:31 am

The Rolling Stones – “Doom And Gloom” Video (Feat. Noomi Rapace) (NSFW)

It’s tough to rationalize the existence of new Rolling Stones music in 2012, and it’s even tougher to figure out what the hell is going on in the video for their new single “Doom And Gloom.” As far as I can tell, the video captures the fever dreams of actress Noomi Rapace, as she fall… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 21, 2012 - 9:45 am

Duran Duran -“Girl Panic!” Video (Feat. A Bunch Of Old Supermodels)

It’s been 30 years since Duran Duran’s first release and subsequent world-beating ways, crafting a sleek, designer-pop that sounded expensive and fashionable, indulgent and sexy and just a bit reckless, a long line of gourmet cocaine trailing down a slick Parisian catwalk. Of course, that makes them a little long in the tooth and i… More »

By: Amrit Singh / November 8, 2011 - 12:41 pm