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Last night, Janelle Monáe unveiled the 45-minute short-film companion piece to Dirty Computer, her excellent new album. There aren't many artists who could convince me…
Tom Breihan | April 27, 2018 - 3:12 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Fuck this week. Fuck this day, in particular. Here are some videos.
Tom Breihan | January 20, 2017 - 5:14 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

The people behind the CMA Awards may or may not be trying to bury it, but Beyoncé and the Dixie Chicks' performance of "Daddy Lessons"
Tom Breihan | November 4, 2016 - 11:30 am

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Father John Misty – “Mr. Tillman” Video

As you are no doubt aware by now, we are officially in the midst of Misty Season once again. It began back in February with…
Ryan Leas | April 25, 2018 - 10:03 am

Thundercat – “Show You The Way” Video (Feat. Michael McDonald & Kenny Loggins)

For "Show You The Way," the first single from his Drunk album, Thundercat recruited the soft-rock titans Kenny Loggins and Michael McDonald. And when Thundercat…
Tom Breihan | October 12, 2017 - 11:29 am

clipping. – “True Believer” Video

Last year, the Los Angeles avant-rap trio clipping. released Splendor & Misery, an afro-futurist sci-fi concept album. And today, that album has been nominated for…
Tom Breihan | April 4, 2017 - 10:50 am

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

The people behind the CMA Awards may or may not be trying to bury it, but Beyoncé and the Dixie Chicks' performance of "Daddy Lessons"
Tom Breihan | November 4, 2016 - 11:30 am

clipping. – “Shooter” Video

The Los Angeles rap experimentalists clipping. have a long history of making amazing videos with the director Carlos Lopez Estrada, and they've got a new…
Tom Breihan | November 1, 2016 - 9:32 am

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I watched Frank Ocean's "Nikes" video for the first time on a borrowed phone, on a playground, on Saturday morning, keeping half an eye on…
Tom Breihan | August 26, 2016 - 10:33 am

Clipping. – “Air ‘Em Out” Video

Now that Daveed Diggs has completed his duties to Hamilton and to The Get Down, he's gone back to work with clipping., his great Los…
Tom Breihan | August 24, 2016 - 9:26 am

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Watsky – “Midnight Heart” (Feat. Mal Devisa) (Prod. Anderson .Paak) Video

Watsky is a lyricist through and through. He's part of a rare breed nowadays, and his lyrical dexterity and content stems from his early career…
Collin Robinson | August 9, 2016 - 10:22 am

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Prince wasn't a music-video artist the way Michael Jackson and Madonna were. His videos didn't present grand new visions or introduce whole new artistic periods…
Tom Breihan | April 22, 2016 - 3:29 pm

Jonathan Snipes, Daveed Diggs, & Signor Benedick The Moor – “12:00am” Video

L.A. trio clipping.'s sort-of-self-titled LP was one of my favorite albums of last year, an experimental noise-rap opus that didn't really deconstruct hip-hop tropes so…
Peter Helman | August 4, 2015 - 10:32 pm

Thundercat – “Them Changes” Video

Thundercat has shared a video for "Them Changes," the squelching, lovesick track from his recently released mini-album The Beyond/Where The Giants Roam. It uses samurai…
James Rettig | July 21, 2015 - 11:00 am

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The 5 Best Videos of the Week

Same sex marriage is now legal in all 50 states! That's a much, much bigger deal than anything music is going to give us anytime…
Tom Breihan | June 26, 2015 - 11:19 am

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

There were plenty of good videos this week, but none of them came close to touching another video, albeit one that wasn't officially a music…
Tom Breihan | February 27, 2015 - 5:18 pm
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