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2017 In Review

The 50 Best Music Videos Of 2017

In this space in past years, I've usually written about which music-video directors had the best years. It's a variation of the auteur theory, as…
Tom Breihan | December 18, 2017 - 11:23 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

It's not on this list, but "Hi Bish" -- the new video from Bhad Bhabie, née Danielle Bregoli, née "Cash Me Ousside" girl -- fucking…
Tom Breihan | September 29, 2017 - 12:07 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

It's not a music video, obviously, but the new movie Baby Driver might be one of the all-time greatest feats in music-video directing. Edgar Wright…
Tom Breihan | June 30, 2017 - 12:36 pm

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Moses Sumney – “Quarrel” Video

The videos from Moses Sumney's Aromanticism have been uniformly stunning -- works of art both gorgeous and disturbing in their splendor. First came the underwater…
Chris DeVille | April 18, 2018 - 10:19 am

Hundred Waters – “Wave To Anchor” Video

Hundred Waters released a new album, Communicating, a few months back -- their precursor EP, Currency, was one of the best of the year --…
James Rettig | December 14, 2017 - 10:22 am

Stream Moses Sumney Aromanticism And Watch His “Lonely World” Video

After patiently honing his craft for a few years, the gifted Los Angeles singer-songwriter Moses Sumney has finally released his debut album, Aromanticism. It's out…
Chris DeVille | September 22, 2017 - 9:57 am

Hundred Waters – “Fingers” Video

Bewitching synth-folk experimentalists Hundred Waters just put out the surprise EP Currency, and they're about to follow that up with a whole LP entitled Communicating.
Peter Helman | August 14, 2017 - 10:09 am

Moses Sumney – “Doomed” Video

Soulful, ambient singer-songwriter Moses Sumney has really made a name for himself in recent years with a series of singles and EPs and a stirring,…
Chris DeVille | June 27, 2017 - 9:34 am

Austra – “Future Politics” Video

Austra are following up 2014's Habitat EP next month with a new album called Future Politics. Lead single "Utopia" cracked our 5 Best Songs Of
Peter Helman | December 5, 2016 - 10:19 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

At Sunday night's VMAs, MTV awarded its Video Of The Year trophy to Beyoncé's "Formation." Nobody gives a fuck. Let's acknowledge that. Nobody watches the…
Tom Breihan | September 2, 2016 - 1:40 pm

Moses Sumney – “Worth It” Video

The oh-so-soulful Moses Sumney drops sparingly, but when he does it's usually something gorgeous. "Worth It" is a song he's been performing for a while…
Collin Robinson | August 25, 2016 - 5:04 pm

Billie Marten – “Lionhearted” Video

Excellent British teen folk darling Billie Marten seemingly couldn't make a song that wasn't beautiful if she tried. Her debut full-length effort, Writing Of Blues
Collin Robinson | August 18, 2016 - 10:56 am

Chairlift – “Crying In Public” Video

Chairlift are building one hell of a videography for themselves, and the New York pop tinkerers have just unveiled a new clip for "Crying In
Tom Breihan | March 10, 2016 - 10:55 am

2015 In Review

The 50 Best Music Videos Of 2015

When I put this list together last year, the big story was the emergence of auteurs in the online era of the music video. For…
Tom Breihan | December 16, 2015 - 11:08 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Funny thing about last-minute surprise album releases: They don't necessarily involve music videos. We don't know if there's a single, per se, on Drake and…
Tom Breihan | September 25, 2015 - 2:54 pm
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