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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Between Christina Aguilera's "Accelerate" and the two new Nicki Minaj videos, it feels like we're entering a golden age of declining superstars making gallingly, furiously,…
Tom Breihan | May 4, 2018 - 1:51 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

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Right now, our busiest comments section is a heated debate over whether a white lady is racist for dancing with black men in her music…
Tom Breihan | April 18, 2014 - 12:32 pm

More Tom Scharpling stories

Frankie Cosmos – “Apathy” Video

Frankie Cosmos released their latest album, Vessel, last month, and today the band's shared a new video for "Apathy" off of it, which was written…
James Rettig | April 30, 2018 - 10:11 am

Lou Reed Turned Down An Offer To Work With With MGMT, Told Them To Fire Their Managers

As the guy who made Lulu with Metallica, Lou Reed was maybe not the right person to offer anyone career advice. But it's still pretty…
Tom Breihan | February 28, 2018 - 10:26 am

Watch Nardwuar Interview Insane Clown Posse

The last thing I thought I'd be doing this morning is watching an interview with Insane Clown Posse, but here we are! Nardwuar interviewed the…
James Rettig | July 18, 2016 - 11:13 am

Hear Kurt Vile Perform, Impersonate Zack De La Rocha On The Best Show

Kurt Vile stopped by Tom Scharpling and Jon Wurster's The Best Show last night. As Pitchfork points out, the Philadelphia rocker's visit to the esteemed…
Chris DeVille | June 8, 2016 - 9:38 am

Listen To Yo La Tengo On The Best Show

Yesterday, eternal Hoboken indie deities Yo La Tengo announced the impending release of their new album Stuff Like That There, a collection of covers. They…
Tom Breihan | June 3, 2015 - 11:42 am

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Right now, our busiest comments section is a heated debate over whether a white lady is racist for dancing with black men in her music…
Tom Breihan | April 18, 2014 - 12:32 pm

Real Estate – “Crime” Video (Feat. Andy Daly & Nick Kroll)

Real Estate previously worked with New Jersey underground-comedy overlord Tom Scharpling on their "Easy" video, and now Scharpling is back to direct their new video…
Tom Breihan | April 15, 2014 - 9:35 am

Red Hot Chili Peppers’ “Abracadabralifornia” Just Won The Super Bowl

The Red Hot Chili Peppers are going to join Bruno Mars at this year's Super Bowl halftime show, and this seems like the best reason…
Tom Breihan | January 29, 2014 - 1:46 pm

Hear Jim James, Tim Harrington, Honus Honus, A Bunch Of Comedians, Colt Cabana, And Lil Bub Cover “The Super Bowl Shuffle”

In 1985, the Chicago Bears, on their way to a Super Bowl victory, assembled to record a ridiculous primitive rap song called "The Super Bowl
Tom Breihan | January 21, 2014 - 12:14 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Earlier today, I posted a bigass list of my favorite music videos of the year. That should honestly be enough to keep your optic nerves…
Tom Breihan | June 7, 2013 - 3:49 pm

Kurt Vile – “KV Crimes” Video

Kurt Vile has already pulled off the near-impossibly feat of making a Philadelphia accent sound cool, and now he seems determined to do the same…
Tom Breihan | June 6, 2013 - 10:57 am

Philly Gets A Kurt Vile Parade This Weekend

Philadelphia does love a parade and this weekend they will extend their streets with open arms to their indie rock son Kurt Vile for a…
Claire Lobenfeld | March 26, 2013 - 3:03 pm

Watch Long-Lost Postal Service Audition Footage

The Postal Service has never exactly been a wellspring of comedy, but they did have the good sense to recruit Tom Scharpling, who is extremely…
Tom Breihan | March 5, 2013 - 11:44 am
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