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Here’s one nice thing about the whole U2 debacle: They didn’t forcibly beam any music videos into your iTunes! Imagine how those things would’ve looked. Actually, as it turned out, this was a great week for music video, and I had a hell of a time picking a #1 from a field of worthy contenders. More »

For whatever reason, this is the week that many of the old music-video-director gods awakened to walk the earth again. Their names, chanted aloud, inspire nothing but fear in the hearts of the music-video directors of today: Gondry! Romanek! Pellington! Those younger directors, the ones used to working on YouTube budgets, hoped and prayed that… More »

I don’t know if you guys knew this, but there are 17 new Beyoncé videos this week. A lot of them are awesome, too. In fact, I had fully expected to write this column about nothing but the five best videos from BEYONCÉ. The one problem with that: You have to actually buy the album,… More »

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Metronomy – “The Upsetter” Video

It's not surprising that Metronomy's new video for "The Upsetter" is creative and beautiful, considering the other videos spawned by the band's latest album, Love
Maggie Stamets | November 5, 2014 - 11:17 am

Metronomy – “Month Of Sundays” Video

Metronomy has had a strong run of music videos for their newest album Love Letters, including the watercolor cartoon world of "Reservoir" and the Michel
James Rettig | September 8, 2014 - 11:30 am
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Metronomy – “Reservoir” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

In support of their new album Love Letters, Metronomy have put out some great music videos, including the Michel Gondry-directed clip for the LP's title…
Miles Bowe | May 6, 2014 - 1:56 pm
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Stream Metronomy Love Letters

The British dance-rockers and festival mainstays Metronomy are about to release their fourth studio album Love Letters, and “I’m Aquarius” and “Love Letters,” the first…
Tom Breihan | March 4, 2014 - 10:10 am
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Metronomy – “Love Letters” Video (Dir. Michel Gondry)

Michel Gondry is my pick for the greatest music video director of all time, and his new video for "Love Letters," an uptempo glam-rocker from…
Tom Breihan | February 11, 2014 - 9:14 am
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Metronomy – “Love Letters”

When we heard "I'm Aquarius," the first single from the new album by UK singer and producer Metronomy (aka Joe Mount), Tom described it a…
Miles Bowe | January 23, 2014 - 3:34 pm

Metronomy – “I’m Aquarius” Video

Last month we heard Metronomy's "I'm Aquarius," the first single from Joe Mount's upcoming Love Letters. Now that song has a video by director Edouard…
Chris DeVille | December 18, 2013 - 10:40 am

Metronomy – “I’m Aquarius”

Metronomy is Joe Mount, a British singer and producer who always seems to be billed near the top at festivals over there. Next year, he'll…
Tom Breihan | November 11, 2013 - 4:20 pm
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Download Oddisee’s Odd Renditions EP (Feat. Bon Iver, Marvin Gaye & More) (Stereogum Premiere)

One of last year's great unheralded treasures was Rock Creek Park, a gorgeously lush mostly-instrumental rap album from the Washington, D.C. rapper/producer Oddisee. Oddisee's latest…
Tom Breihan | May 15, 2012 - 10:08 am
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Coldplay, Metronomy, The Pierces @ Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood 5/2/2012

Coldplay's domination of Southern California continued as they are in the midst of an impressive run of three sold out nights at the historic Hollywood…
Andrew Youssef | May 3, 2012 - 2:21 pm
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Horrors, Twin Shadow On Lady Gaga Remix LP

Gaga is set to drop a slate of products on 11/21 and 11/22, including a remix CD, a deluxe repackaging of her 2011 LP Born
Corban Goble | October 21, 2011 - 3:23 pm
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Mercury Prize 2011 Nominees

This year's shortlist for the Barclaycard Mercury Prize Album of the Year was announced in London this morning. A group of industry experts will select…
Scott Lapatine | July 19, 2011 - 9:30 am
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Architecture In Helsinki, Metronomy Remix The Very Best

Both bands took “Warm Heart Of Africa” for a spin, with Metronomy rendering Esau and Ezra’s vocals unintelligible and AiH removing them entirely. Take a…
Scott Lapatine | August 10, 2009 - 11:35 am