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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…   Read Story »
If there was any doubt that Nabil is the greatest artist currently working in the medium of music-video, let's put that to bed. Nabil's new video for Nicki Minaj's sneering put-down "Lookin Ass…   Read Story »
For a while, I've been threatening to start including things in this space that don't quite constitute "music videos" but which do constitute music on video -- late-night performances, great…   Read Story »
Last month, James Blake and Chance The Rapper joined forces for a hypnotic, tingly, generally excellent remix of Blake's own Overgrown track "Life Round Here." It was our favorite song of that week,…   Read Story »
It's pretty hard to carry on Stereogum business as usual on the day that Amrit Singh, the guy who brought me to the site and one of my favorite people, announces his departure. Like, I'm sure, a lot…   Read Story »
Just before the whole "Harlem Shake" thing really popped off, Baauer got together with Just Blaze, one of the greatest rap producers ever, to make "Higher," a hard-as-fuck trap rave track that was…   Read Story »
A wasted Alex Turner hallucinates after a late night at the pub in the Nabil-directed video for "Why'd You Only Call Me When You're High?," the latest single from Arctic Monkeys' forthcoming AM.…   Read Story »
Guys, Yeezus leaked. You don't need music videos right now. You need to just play that real loud, let blood fill up your vision, luxuriate in the angry anxiety. If, however, you somehow need a break…   Read Story »
You may remember Justin Vernon and Channy Leaneagh teaming up earlier this year for "Tiff," the first single off Poliça's upcoming sophomore album. "Tiff" was dark to begin with, but the newly…   Read Story »
The best music videos that crossed my video screen this week -- the top three on the list you'll find below -- are paranoid little masterworks of dread and disorientation and confusion. I have no…   Read Story »