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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

In music, as in virtually every other arena of American culture, this has been an exhausting, exciting, overwhelming week. For once, though, music videos weren't…
Tom Breihan | June 1, 2018 - 1:44 pm

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

This is one of those weeks so stuffed with good music videos that I felt bad limiting the list to just five. So please allow…
Tom Breihan | July 7, 2017 - 1:09 pm

More Chris Hopewell stories

Father John Misty – “Please Don’t Die” Video

Chris Hopewell is the claymation animator behind such videos as Radiohead's "Burn The Witch," Run The Jewels' "Don't Get Captured," and Father John Misty's "Things
Chris DeVille | May 30, 2018 - 10:01 am

Father John Misty – “Things It Would Have Been Helpful To Know Before The Revolution” Video

Father John Misty's latest video is an animated take on one of Pure Comedy's many satirical '70s pop ballads, "Things It Would Have Been Helpful…
Chris DeVille | August 3, 2017 - 10:19 am

Run The Jewels – “Don’t Get Captured” Video

Run The Jewels have been making reliably badass videos practically ever since the moment that Killer Mike and El-P decided to team up, and their…
Tom Breihan | July 6, 2017 - 11:15 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Have you seen Green Room yet? See motherfucking Green Room! I haven't instantly loved a movie that much since Mad Max: Fury Road. The second…
Tom Breihan | May 6, 2016 - 4:09 pm

Radiohead – “Burn The Witch” Video

Those "Burn The Witch" mailers and Instagram teasers were leading up to the debut of Radiohead's "Burn The Witch" video. The track bridges symphonics, electronics,…
Chris DeVille | May 3, 2016 - 11:08 am