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2014 In Review

The 40 Best Music Videos Of 2014

Next year, YouTube will celebrate its 10th anniversary. For nearly a decade, then, music videos have belonged almost entirely to the internet. Once upon a…
Tom Breihan | December 19, 2014 - 1:01 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Last week in this space, I wondered where the hell all the Halloween-themed videos were. They all finally showed up this week -- including a…
Tom Breihan | October 31, 2014 - 4:56 pm

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Yaeji – “Drink I’m Sippin’ On” Video

The singer and producer Yaeji makes heady, groovy tracks that aren't quite house and aren't quite pop. In recent months, she's followed up her debut
Tom Breihan | October 2, 2017 - 11:26 am

Yaeji – “Feel It Out” Video

Last week, Queens-born South Korean producer Yaeji released her eponymous debut EP, a five-track statement of intent emphasizing her new role on Godmode's roster. The…
Pranav Trewn | April 4, 2017 - 11:43 am

Night Moves – “Denise, Don’t Wanna See You Cry” Video

Minneapolis '80s-style rock trio Night Moves have a flair for old-school videos that mirror their revivalist leanings. A couple tunes from their debut album, 2012's…
Collin Robinson | January 19, 2016 - 10:41 am

Yvette – “Calm And Content” Video

Not long after releasing their visceral Time Management EP, the New York noise-punk duo Yvette have a new video for the industrial-strength ripper "Calm And
Tom Breihan | November 16, 2015 - 11:17 am

Shamir – “In For The Kill” Video

Shamir plays an alien in the new Anthony Sylvester-directed video for "In For The Kill," which sees him piloting a UFO around our planet and…
James Rettig | September 15, 2015 - 3:52 pm

Shamir – “Darker” Video

"Darker" is a complete 180 from the unbridled mania of Shamir's early Ratchet singles "On The Regular" and "Call It Off," but the ballad is…
James Rettig | May 5, 2015 - 9:56 am

Courtship Ritual – “Ancient Drip” Video

Last summer, the Brooklyn-based duo Courtship Ritual released Pith, a minimalist collection of dark songs that we named Album Of The Week. Their latest offering…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 23, 2015 - 1:16 pm

Fitness – “You Go Where I Put You” Video

Adam Moerder is a former music critic and also the onetime leader of the now-defunct New York postpunk power trio Mr. Dream. He's now making…
Tom Breihan | February 11, 2015 - 12:20 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Last week in this space, I wondered where the hell all the Halloween-themed videos were. They all finally showed up this week -- including a…
Tom Breihan | October 31, 2014 - 4:56 pm

Shamir – “On The Regular” Video

Shamir debuted earlier this year with his impressive Northtown EP, which was put out on Godmode Records. He's now transitioned over to XL (along with…
James Rettig | October 28, 2014 - 6:17 pm

Shamir – “Sometimes A Man” Video

The 19-year-old singer Shamir makes old-school disco-house with this awesome crumpling vulnerability that gives his songs real emotional weight. In Shamir's vieo for "Sometimes A…
Tom Breihan | June 11, 2014 - 1:05 pm

Shamir – “If It Wasn’t True” Video

The cassette compilation Common Interests Were Not Enough To Keep Us Together showed that the New York indie Godmode is about more than just noise-punk…
Tom Breihan | March 31, 2014 - 3:14 pm

Yvette – “Radiation” Video

There are no human beings onscreen in the New York no wave duo Yvette's video for their banging, monolithic song "Radiation." Instead, we watch as…
Tom Breihan | November 20, 2013 - 12:28 pm