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Lykke Li & Woodkid – “Never Let You Down”

The soundtrack to Insurgent, the latest movie in the teenage sci-fi series Divergent, has already given us the churning M83/HAIM team-up "Holes In The Sky." And now it's given us another duet: Swedish siren Lykke Li and dour French post-folker Woodkid teaming up for the sweeping, ponderous "Never Let You Down." Compared to "Holes InMore »

By: Tom Breihan / March 9, 2015 - 10:18 am

Pharrell – “Happy (Woodkid Sad Remix)” (Stereogum Premiere)

A sad version of "Happy" is something that should collapse the space-time continuum or something, but Woodkid -- Polish-born, French-raised director, designer and chamber-pop musician Yoann Lemoine -- has given Pharrell's #1 smash a string-laden treatment that's more likely to tug at your heart than move your feet. The man who directed the videos for… More »

By: Chris DeVille / March 26, 2014 - 1:20 pm

Drake – “Take Care” & “HYFR” Videos

Perhaps because of some unexplained hatred for music bloggers, Drake picked Friday night to release two videos for singles from Take Care, Stereogum's second-favorite album of 2011. The album's Rihanna duet title track is an emotively clubby Jamie xx-produced track, a reworking of one of his Gil Scott-Heron remixes, and its video is a sparse,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 6, 2012 - 10:01 pm

Hear Clams Casino, Woodkid Remix Lana Del Rey

After this weekend's by-all-accounts disastrous Saturday Night Live performance, the once-ascendent Lana Del Rey is riding a serious wave of negative buzz -- bad timing when you consider that this isn't her first such wave, and that her album is still a couple of weeks away from release. She needs help! And now she ha… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 17, 2012 - 1:57 pm

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This time of year, things in the musicverse tend to slow way down, and not too many people unveil their music videos. But in the past week, a few of them did anyway. Here are five of those:… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 16, 2011 - 9:21 am

Lana Del Rey – “Born To Die” Video

It's here! When LDR first mentioned that the video for "Born To Die" featured a tiger in its cast, she was actually being modest. The clip actually has two tigers, as well as a cathedral, a slo-mo flaming-wreckage shot, and a ton of makeout scenes with the Tommy Lee-looking guy from the topless flag-fluttering video… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 14, 2011 - 2:55 pm

Today In Lana Del Rey: Balam Acab Remix, Woodkid Duet

The widely discussed narco-pop firestarter Lana Del Rey stays busy enough to get up in our blog almost everyday. And over the weekend, she showed up at the Highline Ballroom during a show from the French singer and music-video director Woodkid. Del Rey and Woodkid duetted on LDR's song "Video Games," and we've got video… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 17, 2011 - 10:03 am

The 10 Best Videos Of The Week

This week we've got new videos from Diamond Rings, Katy Perry, The Dø, and directing team DANIELS. There are some cool tricks to some of these videos -- SixToes stretches a seven-second shoot to four minutes, DANIELS put green screen cloth around the heads of puppies to turn them into skateboards, and Kenton Slash Demo… More »

By: jessica / April 1, 2011 - 6:13 pm