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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I've been writing this column for I don't even know how many years now, and this week marks the first time that most of the…
Tom Breihan | October 5, 2018 - 1:10 pm


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 Mark Romanek stories

Justin Timberlake – “Filthy” Video

Justin Timberlake may be a Man Of The Woods now, but that doesn't mean he's suddenly grown a big bushy beard overnight. "Filthy," the first…
Peter Helman | January 4, 2018 - 11:12 pm

Justin Timberlake Announces New Album Man Of The Woods

A new Justin Timberlake album has long been teased for early 2018 release to accompany his Super Bowl halftime gig, and last month word got
Chris DeVille | January 2, 2018 - 10:13 am

JAY-Z – “Adnis” Video

Following the music videos for 4:44 cuts "The Story Of O.J.," "4:44," "Bam," and "Kill Jay Z," JAY-Z has shared a new visual for the…
Peter Helman | July 28, 2017 - 6:23 pm

JAY-Z – “The Story Of O.J.” Video

JAY-Z just released his mysterious new album 4:44, the follow-up to his 2013 LP Magna Carta Holy Grail. Now, he's already come through with a…
Peter Helman | June 30, 2017 - 12:40 am

Justin Timberlake – “Can’t Stop The Feeling” Video

Last week, Drake scored his first-ever U.S. #1 with the Views single "One Dance." He's been trying for that solo #1 forever, stalling out at…
Tom Breihan | May 17, 2016 - 8:45 am

Stream Beyoncé LEMONADE

Beyoncé's mysterious LEMONADE project premiered on HBO tonight, and contrary to reports, it was not a "docu-style special." Rather, it was one of her patented…
Chris DeVille | April 23, 2016 - 9:58 pm

Earl Sweatshirt Says Taylor Swift’s New Video Is Offensive, But Hasn’t Watched It Yet (UPDATE: And Mark Romanek Responds)

As a Taylor Swift fan, her new "Shake It Off" video is obviously a fucking disaster, a humblebraggy liberation-of-the-bad-dancers things set to a sub-"Hollaback Girl"
Tom Breihan | August 19, 2014 - 8:49 am

Taylor Swift – “Shake It Off” Video

Taylor Swift hosted a live webcast this afternoon from a studio at the top of the Empire State building, during which she announced three not-that-surprising…
Chris DeVille | August 18, 2014 - 5:29 pm

Watch Kanye & Rick Rubin’s Wacky 808 Acceptance Speech At Tribeca Film’s Disruptive Innovation Awards

Every year, the people behind the Tribeca Film Festival also hold the Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards, a ceremony designed to honor "those whose ideas have…
Tom Breihan | April 24, 2014 - 12:26 pm

U2 – “Invisible” Video

On Super Bowl Sunday U2 released "Invisible," a song from their Danger Mouse-produced 13th studio album. It is not the first single, but "a sneak…
Scott Lapatine | February 11, 2014 - 8:36 pm

U2 – “Invisible”

"Invisible," a track from U2's Danger Mouse-produced 13th studio LP, wasn't expected to be revealed until a Super Bowl commercial tonight, but it looks like…
Scott Lapatine | February 2, 2014 - 11:28 am