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Smith Westerns – “Idol” Video

Right now, thanks to their swoony third LP Soft Will, Chicago glamsters Smith Westerns are our reigning Album Of The Week champs. They’ve already made a video for “Varsity,” maybe the best song on the album. But now they’ve got another one, for another album highlight. “Idol,” which pulls off the neat trick of being… More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 27, 2013 - 1:51 pm

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Obviously, the best music-related video of the past seven days is the yelling goats remix of Taylor Swift’s “I Knew You Were Trouble,” and the second best is Wale attempting to fight a Toronto Raptors announcer during a game. Neither of these, however, is an actual music video, so I had to pick five others. More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 22, 2013 - 9:35 am

Black Lips – “Noc-A-Homa” Video

The video for Atlanta garage warriors Black Lips’ psych-rock gutter-gargle “Noc-A-Homa” doesn’t exactly make a whole lot of straightforward sense, but it’s something about a homeless native American band who joins forces with the band, playing a softball team full of assholes, after he gains some kind of magical strength through garbage. It also ha… More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 26, 2012 - 2:48 pm