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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

In the early '00s, Chester Bennington looked like the future. In Linkin Park videos, he'd gaze out over vast CGI landscapes, squinting his eyes, trying…
Tom Breihan | July 21, 2017 - 11:31 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Once again, the best piece of music-related video wasn't a music video this week; it was this haunting performance from Neil Young and Willie Nelson,…
Tom Breihan | June 21, 2013 - 12:37 pm

Straight To Video

The 6 Best Videos Of The Week

Happy Friday. This week we've got recent videos from The Vaccines, Chad VanGaalen, Bikini, and Swedish House Mafia. It was another slow week for new…
jessica | May 27, 2011 - 1:20 pm

More Chad VanGaalen stories

Father John Misty – “Date Night” Video

Last month, Father John Misty released God's Favorite Customer, one of the best albums of 2018 so far. FJM has already shared some great music…
Julia Gray | July 15, 2018 - 12:15 pm

Chad VanGaalen – “Pine And Clover” Video

Chad VanGaalen has a new album, Light Information, coming out in the fall. Last month, he shared its lead single, "Old Heads," and today he's…
James Rettig | July 18, 2017 - 11:10 am

Chad VanGaalen – “Old Heads”

"Who is the operator keeping all my cells together," Chad VanGaalen asks on the chorus of his new single "Old Heads." It's a valid existentially…
Margaret Farrell | June 21, 2017 - 12:43 pm

Strand Of Oaks – “Everything” Video

Earlier this year, Strand Of Oaks released a new album, Hard Love, and today the Tim Showalter project has shared a video for "Everything" from…
James Rettig | May 15, 2017 - 11:14 am


Tanya Tagaq – “Centre” (Feat. Shad) Video

Polaris Prize-winning multi-instrumentalist and throat singer Tanya Tagaq will release a new LP next month titled Retribution. Its debut single, "Centre," is a song about…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 21, 2016 - 9:05 am

DMA’S – “Your Low” Video

"Your Low" was released on DMA'S recent self-titled EP, and it's the kind of happy-sad song that fits into your day no matter what kind…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 8, 2015 - 1:04 pm

Dan Deacon – “When I Was Done Dying” Video

Euphoric Baltimore tinkerer Dan Deacon released his new album Gliss Riffer last month, and his video for first single "Feel The Lightning" was a giddy,…
Tom Breihan | March 24, 2015 - 11:12 am

Shabazz Palaces – “Forerunner Foray” Video

Seattle art-rappers Shabazz Palaces only ever make great videos, and their new clip for the Lese Majesty track "Forerunner Foray" is a fine entry into…
Tom Breihan | January 9, 2015 - 10:55 am

The Head And The Heart – “Summertime” Video (Dir. Chad VanGaalen) (Stereogum Premiere)

In addition to animating his own videos, Calgary creative genius Chad VanGaalen sometimes does visuals for his Sub Pop labelmates. We've seen him produce rad…
Chris DeVille | May 5, 2014 - 10:17 am

Chad VanGaalen – “Monster” (Stereogum Premiere)

It might seem strange that Calgary singer/songwriter Chad VanGaalen took inspiration from both the Flying Burrito Brothers and the Alejandro Jodorowsky and Moebius comic The
Miles Bowe | April 1, 2014 - 10:47 am

Chad VanGaalen – “Where Are You?”

The Canadian space cadet Chad VanGaalen released Diaper Island, his last album, about three years ago, and he's spent the ensuing time learning to play…
Tom Breihan | February 3, 2014 - 3:07 pm

METZ – “Get Off” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

The face-ripping Canadian post-hardcore power trio METZ released their awesomely punishing self-titled debut last year, and now their Sub Pop labelmate Chad VanGaalen has directed…
Tom Breihan | June 19, 2013 - 10:05 am

Women’s Chris Reimer Gets Posthumous Release

Women guitarist Chris Reimer passed away in February, more or less ensuring that the Calgary band (already on hiatus) would never record a follow-up to…
Michael Nelson | August 6, 2012 - 3:32 pm