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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This week’s big videos were Iggy Azalea’s take on Kill Bill and Ariana Grande’s take on (I guess) Barbarella, and they were both straight trash. You can make a good pop video by making a pastiche of a particular movie; 2Pac doing Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome springs immediately to mind. But that’s not enough. The… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 15, 2014 - 2:53 pm

Ryan Adams – “Gimme Something Good” Video (Feat. Elvira, Mistress Of The Dark)

Elvira, Mistress Of The Dark was a campy, vamped-out TV host who would present horror movies on local L.A. TV in the ’80s and who somehow crossed over to become a mainstream star, with her own action figures and pinball machines and such. She is exactly the sort of nostalgic figure who Ryan Adams loves,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 12, 2014 - 8:51 am

Yuck – “Lose My Breath” Video

When I heard “Lose My Breath” from Yuck’s Glow & Beholdone of the year’s best albums, mind you — I didn’t picture impossibly cute ducklings or precious children splashing around in a kiddie pool. But that’s what directors Michael Reich and Anthony Baldino envisioned, so now the song has a video like that. More »

By: Chris DeVille / December 17, 2013 - 5:19 pm

Hebronix – “Viral” Video

English trad-indie revivalists Yuck publicly parted ways with frontman Daniel Blumberg in mid-April, and less than 10 days later, Blumberg’s new solo project, Hebronix, released its excellent first single, “Unreal.” It remains to be seen what will be delivered by Yuck — who will indeed carry on sans Blumberg — but either way, Hebronix seem… More »

By: Michael Nelson / June 11, 2013 - 1:13 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

The 11 Best Videos Of The Week

The best videos this week include new ones from Dr. Dre, Neon Indian, Flying Lotus, Perfume Genius, and Banjo Or Freakout. There’s also this cutesy, precious Daylights video that’s become sort of a viral hit because of the story behind it. You might need it after watching this Yuck video:… More »

By: jessica / December 10, 2010 - 4:41 pm