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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

The best experience I had this week watching music on video -- and, I suspect, the best experience anyone had watching music on video --…
Tom Breihan | April 20, 2018 - 3:15 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

It's Coachella weekend, which means that about a hundred thousand at-least-theoretical music fans are now converging on the California desert, waiting for the yodeling kid…
Tom Breihan | April 13, 2018 - 2:47 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Look. You should know something. You are going to scroll down to the bottom of this list and see that a Panic! At The Disco…
Tom Breihan | March 30, 2018 - 11:31 am

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I haven't had a chance to watch it yet, but Netflix's Roxanne Shanté biopic Roxanne Roxanne is streaming today. And you know what that means:…
Tom Breihan | March 23, 2018 - 12:53 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I have been writing this column for more than six years now. And even if you haven't been reading for that whole time -- even…
Tom Breihan | March 16, 2018 - 2:26 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Music videos constitute an art form, but they're also basically advertising. They were created so that we'd want to buy music. That's their point. It's…
Tom Breihan | March 9, 2018 - 3:56 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

There's a long history of great music-video directors -- David Fincher, Spike Jonze, one-movie wonder Hype Williams -- becoming great film auteurs. Hiro Murai hasn't…
Tom Breihan | March 2, 2018 - 2:08 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

If it made any real sense to put the Jimmy Kimmel Live parody of Drake's "God's Plan" video on this list, I probably would. It…
Tom Breihan | February 23, 2018 - 12:43 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I'm grateful for a lot of things in this life, and here's one of them: I now have another week to sort out my feelings…
Tom Breihan | February 16, 2018 - 2:25 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This column didn't run last week because I had to go deal with a family emergency. (If you've got a potentially dangerous dog, take the…
Tom Breihan | February 9, 2018 - 3:11 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I haven't had a lot of time in my life for the new N.E.R.D. album, but I've got plenty for their videos and, even more,…
Tom Breihan | January 26, 2018 - 1:15 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Here's the thing about Justin Timberlake's "Supplies" video: It's fucking hilarious. The little kid telling us to die? The guy with the collar made out…
Tom Breihan | January 19, 2018 - 11:49 am

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Mark Romanek is one of the great directors in music-video history. He did Nine Inch Nails' "Closer" and Beck's "Devil's Haircut" and Fiona Apple's "Criminal"
Tom Breihan | January 12, 2018 - 2:29 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I wrote the last one of these columns almost a month ago, so this is really the five best videos of the last three weeks.
Tom Breihan | January 5, 2018 - 3:46 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

The best music-related video of the week was obviously the 10-minute Black Thought freestyle that realigned the planets of the solar system and brought the…
Tom Breihan | December 15, 2017 - 2:23 pm
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