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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

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

More Cody Critcheloe stories

SSION – “At Least The Sky Is Blue” (Feat. Ariel Pink) Video

Cody Critcheloe is the longtime mastermind between the skewed, idiosyncratic Kansas City DIY pop project SSION. In more recent years, he's also become one of…
Tom Breihan | March 12, 2018 - 10:10 am

SSION – “Comeback” Video

For years, the Kansas City art-pop project SSION made videos that nobody else on the DIY underground could match. In recent years, the project has…
Tom Breihan | November 21, 2017 - 9:11 am

Grizzly Bear – “Losing All Sense” Video (Feat. Busy Philipps)

Grizzly Bear released their new album Painted Ruins last month, and they've already made dizzy, heady videos for the songs "Neighbors" and "Mourning Sound." Today,…
Tom Breihan | September 28, 2017 - 9:09 am

Lower Dens – “To Die In L.A.” Video

Los Angeles is a city like a poisoned apple. Glistening skin and supple, attractive colors cloak the rotting fruit that lurks beneath the surface. I…
Caitlin White | February 18, 2015 - 11:21 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Some weeks, we get an absolute deluge of great videos, but I can't remember any other weeks as rich as this one. I thought about…
Tom Breihan | July 18, 2014 - 1:51 pm

Perfume Genius – “Queen” Video

A couple of days ago, Perfume Genius announced the new album Too Bright and shared the stark, powerful first single "Queen." Mike Hadreas, the man…
Tom Breihan | July 17, 2014 - 9:43 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Obviously, the best music-related video of the past seven days is the yelling goats remix of Taylor Swift's "I Knew You Were Trouble," and the…
Tom Breihan | February 22, 2013 - 9:35 am

SSION – “Earthquake” Video

In their video for "Earthquake," Kansas City dance-pop performance-art freaks SSION depict their hometown as a suburban sprawl with a surprisingly high per capita number…
Tom Breihan | June 19, 2012 - 4:30 pm

Santigold – “Big Mouth”

This week Santigold played a pair of sold-out shows at Music Hall Of Williamsburg as a way of trumpeting her long-awaited return to the fore.
Amrit Singh | January 18, 2012 - 11:34 am