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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

When a musician puts together a moving tribute to her deceased bandmate, giving fitting visual accompaniment to the last thing that bandmate ever recorded, that…
Tom Breihan | June 27, 2014 - 12:09 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This week's list walks the line between calm, serene, stately beauty and extreme blood-splooge trash. Both can be awesome! And both are perfectly legit music-video…
Tom Breihan | May 30, 2014 - 11:10 am

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

In a week full of big music videos, the one that generated the most conversation was, logically enough, the one that raised the most hackles.
Tom Breihan | November 15, 2013 - 10:59 am

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Maggie Rogers – “Give A Little” Video

The bright and endearing young singer-songwriter Maggie Rogers is already a newly minted folk-pop star, but she doesn't even have an album out yet, and…
Tom Breihan | August 15, 2018 - 10:29 am

Bully – “Running” Video

Rocket-fueled Nashville rock band Bully released their second album Losing this fall, and today they're back with a video for advance single "Running." Directed by…
Chris DeVille | December 13, 2017 - 10:43 am

Electric Guest – “Dear To Me” Video (Feat. Haim & Andy Samberg)

Electric Guest recently shared the single "Dear To Me" after a two-year absence, and today they've given it a playful black-and-white visual treatment. The quartet…
Collin Robinson | December 6, 2016 - 4:58 pm

School Of Seven Bells – “Ablaze” Video

Last month, after the tragic and untimely death of band member Benjamin Curtis, New York dreampoppers School Of Seven Bells released SVIIB, their final album.
Tom Breihan | March 28, 2016 - 10:51 am

Porches – “Hour” Video

Porches released their latest single, "Hour," last month and announced that they've signed to Domino Records. Pool is due out in February, and that first…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 19, 2015 - 10:15 am

Petite Noir – “La Vie Est Belle / Life Is Beautiful” (Feat. Baloji) Video

South African pop-R&B artist Petite Noir has just shared a really cool video for "La Vie Est Belle / Life Is Beautiful," the title track…
James Rettig | October 19, 2015 - 12:17 pm

Watch St. Vincent Return To Texas, Sing “The Star-Spangled Banner” In Short Documentary

St. Vincent recently visited Marfa, Texas -- she grew up in Dallas -- for a mini-documentary directed by Alan Del Rio Ortiz for Nowness. The…
Peter Helman | September 7, 2015 - 12:10 pm

Danny Brown – “Smokin’ & Drinkin'” Video

Danny Brown's A-Trak-produced "Smokin' & Drinkin'" is maybe the most raucous party song on the phenomenal 2013 LP Old, an album with a back half…
Tom Breihan | September 17, 2014 - 9:59 am

School Of Seven Bells – “I Got Knocked Down (But I’ll Get Up)” (Joey Ramone Cover) Video

Yesterday, we heard School Of Seven Bells' cover of Joey Ramone's "I Got Knocked Down (But I'll Get Up)," a track that Benjamin Curtis, the…
Tom Breihan | June 25, 2014 - 12:48 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

In a week full of big music videos, the one that generated the most conversation was, logically enough, the one that raised the most hackles.
Tom Breihan | November 15, 2013 - 10:59 am

Blood Orange – “Time Will Tell” Video

Blood Orange's fantastic Cupid Deluxe is out today, and so is the video for album closer "Time Will Tell," a warm-blooded coda that calls back…
Chris DeVille | November 12, 2013 - 11:19 am

The Smith Westerns – “Varsity” Video

Chicago glam rockers the Smith Westerns return next month with their new album Soft Will, and their new video for the shimmering lead single "Varsity"
Tom Breihan | May 8, 2013 - 11:39 am
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