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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This week's list walks the line between calm, serene, stately beauty and extreme blood-splooge trash. Both can be awesome! And both are perfectly legit music-video…
Tom Breihan | May 30, 2014 - 11:10 am

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

The artists behind the videos on this week's list come from Sweden, Japan, Syria, Canada, and the UK. They have, more or less, nothing in…
Tom Breihan | October 25, 2013 - 11:00 am

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This is the week that the music universe finally woke up from its long holiday nap, and there were a lot of fun music videos…
Tom Breihan | January 11, 2013 - 12:59 pm

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Amrit Singh | January 23, 2012 - 11:49 am

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Arctic Monkeys – “Evil Twin” Video

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Hey, remember this? When my friend/Stereogum predecessor/former across-the-street neighbor Jessica departed this website, her brainchild column disappeared from its pages. But the streets wanted more!
Tom Breihan | September 16, 2011 - 4:50 pm

Arctic Monkeys – “Suck It And See” Video (NSFW)

Directorial duo Focus Creeps team up with their frequent muses Arctic Monkeys on this video for the title track to the band's latest LP, "Suck…
Corban Goble | September 16, 2011 - 11:29 am