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I can’t imagine any of the artists on this week’s list had huge budgets to play around. Even Santigold, the one who could’ve presumably commanded a small pile of money to make a video, ended up doing something quick and homemade instead. So consider these to be five ways to stretch dollars while actually making… More »

My two favorite music videos this week were slow, lyrical depictions of combat sports full of squalid shots of slovenly audience members and slow-motion images of gladiators at work. So, a note to music-video directors: Make more slow, lyrical depictions of combat sports. It’s always awesome. Click below for this week’s list. More »

Hey, no new Beyoncé video this week! Actually, this week’s list is pretty much entirely comprised of inventively low-budget indie rock videos (or, in a couple of cases, indie-dance videos that might as well be indie rock). They’ve got plots and costumes and ideas, and at least a couple of them were probably released right… More »

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Kool A.D. – “Jaleel White” Video

Earlier this year, the former Das Racist rapper Kool A.D. released two solo mixtapes, 63 and 19, on the same day. And in the new…
Tom Breihan | June 5, 2013 - 11:48 am

Santigold – “Girls” Video

HBO's Girls had a huge night last night. Its second season debuted with a pretty great episode. And over on another channel, it also won…
Tom Breihan | January 14, 2013 - 12:03 pm

Lemonade – “Neptune” Video (NSFW)

In March, Brooklyn's Lemonade gave us the sterling "Neptune," as well as some remixes a little later on, and now the group's come through with…
Corban Goble | May 17, 2012 - 10:49 am

Beenie Man – “Rock The World” Video

Up until now, the Brooklyn directing team Weird Days has mostly been responsible for instant-classic indie clips like Das Racist's "Michael Jackson" and Real Estate's…
Tom Breihan | May 2, 2012 - 2:13 pm

The Jameses – “5th Dimension” Video

Though music isn't as location-driven as it once was -- which is, you know, sort of the thematic undercurrent of our Area Codes series --…
Corban Goble | November 29, 2011 - 2:35 pm

Real Estate – “It’s Real” Video

"It's Real" is one of Real Estate's best tracks from Album Of The Week alum Days, so it's fitting that the song's equally great video…
Corban Goble | November 4, 2011 - 10:50 am

Das Racist – “Michael Jackson” Video

Local video clique Weird Days directs this lurid clip for Das Racist's "Michael Jackson" that's almost as reference-heavy as your average Das Racist song. The…
Corban Goble | September 9, 2011 - 9:27 am

Das Racist – “Ek Shaneesh” Video

Back on the day the internet was ruled by DR's funny Nintendo-NES mashup "Who's That? Brooown!" video, which, much like Das Racist's culture vulture/nature nurture…
Amrit Singh | September 8, 2010 - 4:42 pm