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ROCKET MAN: Refugee Iranian Animator Tells His Story In Stunning Contest-Winning Elton John Video

The Upcoming reports: Elton John and long time co-writer Bernie Taupin have made some of the most famous pop songs of the 20th century. Many of the pair’s biggest hits came during a highly productive period in the early 70s, with songs including Tiny Dancer, Rocket Man and Bennie and the Jets. This period of work formed the basis of ...

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Massive Attack Ft. Hope Sandoval – The Spoils [VIDEO]

Massive Attack and Mazzy Star’s vocalist together! IndieWire reviews: Cate Blanchett is front and center in the latest Massive Attack video for their single “The Spoils,” released Tuesday. The six-minute clip is an eerie visual that shows the Oscar-winning actress’ face in front of a black backdrop. Highlighting her features from all angles, she then undergoes a transformation and morphs ...

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Justin Timberlake – Can’t Stop The Feeling [VIDEO]

Esquire raves: Before you play the new track from Justin Timberlake, pause just for a second and really try to remember this moment. This is what it’s like to live in a world where you have not heard “Can’t Stop the Feeling.” You’ll never get this back. And maybe, come July, when you’ve heard this song thousands of times (and ...

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Radiohead – Burn The Witch [VIDEO]

The Verge recaps: After slowly disappearing from the internet and releasing a few short teasers through Instagram, Radiohead has released a stop-motion video for their new song “Burn the Witch.” It’s the band’s first piece of new music since their almost-Bond theme “Spectre,” which was released last Christmas, and it’s the first single from the band’s upcoming, as-yet-untitled ninth studio ...

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Massive Attack – Voodoo In My Blood [VIDEO]

One of my favorite bands from the early 90s is back with a truly freaky and disturbing video for their new single. Rolling Stone reviews: The Ringan Ledwidge-directed video itself merges the menacing ball from Phantasm and the maniacal subway scene from Andrzej Zulawski’s Possession. In “Voodoo in My Blood,” recorded with Scottish rap-pop group Young Fathers, Gone Girl actress ...

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OK Go – Upside Down And Inside Out [VIDEO]

This is so cool. OK Go’s new zero gravity video has left tech sites with dropped jaws. Via TechCrunch: OK Go, who is famous for producing highly creative and meticulously choreographed videos, partnered with Russian airliner S7 Airlines for this gravity inspired performance. To create the video, the S7 Airlines plane flew up and down in a wave-like path. This ...

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Lana Del Rey – Freak [VIDEO]

Via Consequence Of Sound: Last night Lana Del Rey released her new video for “FREAK” starring Father John Misty’s J. Tillman. Throughout the video, the two take acid and hallucinate. Following a screening in Los Angeles, Del Rey revealed that the video was inspired by Tillman’s own experiences with acid. “I had so much fun making this video inspired by ...

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Coldplay & Beyonce – Hymn For The Weekend [VIDEO]

Stereogum reviews: The clip, from director Ben Mor, features Coldplay performing at what appears to be an Indian street fair and wandering into the city while fireworks explode above. Beyoncé never appears onscreen with the boys; instead, she plays some sort of Bollywood screen queen, which is some pretty decent casting if you ignore the whole cultural-appropriation angle. It’s a ...

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Parlour Tricks – Broken Hearts / Bones [VIDEO]

What a lovely track. NPR raves: The perfect music video makes me fall in love with a song by breathing life into its story. Here is a perfect music video. The band is Parlour Tricks, a band in love with radio pop, something I don’t always embrace, but that’s where the video worked it’s magic. I madly love the story ...

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David Bowie – Blackstar [VIDEO]

This is weird, even for Bowie. So of course I love it. Via Pitchfork: David Bowie is preparing to release new album ★ (pronounced Blackstar) on January 8. Ahead of the record, he’s shared a 10-minute video for its title track, via Palladia. The clip, directed by sometime Breaking Bad director Johan Renck, begins in space and gets crazy. There’s ...

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Babes – Life Come Into Me [MUSIC VIDEO]

Immensely strange, in a good way. Stereogum recaps: Last time we wrote about L.A.-based Babes, they were really turned on. Apparently, the five-piece is still revved up because their new video, directed by Sarah Hamblin, features a handful of men (possibly the band members) dancing suggestively in slow-motion, wearing speedos and assless chaps. The men appear to be auditioning for ...

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Rihanna – Bitch Better Have My Money

Stereogum recaps: Take a deep breath and savor the moment. We’re going to have a very short time before the parents’ groups of the world start loudly freaking the fuck out over Rihanna’s new video for “Bitch Better Have My Money,” so we need to appreciate every moment that that isn’t happening. Rihanna shared a preview of the video a ...

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Sia – Big Girls Cry

Via Billboard: The third part of Sia’s video trilogy with “Dance Moms” star Maddie Ziegler has landed and – just like her controversial promo for “Elastic Heart,” which also featured actor Shia LaBeouf and drew criticism for its provocative content– it’s a powerful and visually striking piece of film. The difference this time around is that 12-year-old Maddie Ziegler performs ...

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FKA Twigs – Glass & Patron

Via Pitchfork: FKA twigs has shared the video for “Glass & Patron”, which she directed herself as part of the YouTube Music Awards. It begins with Twigs giving birth to a bunch of dancers, which gives way to “the most epic vogue battle of all time,” according to a press release. “Glass & Patron”, co-written and co-produced by Boots, was ...

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Pussy Riot – I Can’t Breathe

From their clip description: Pussy Riot’s first song in English is dedicated to Eric Garner and the words he repeated eleven times before his death. This song is for Eric and for all those from Russia to America and around the globe who suffer from state terror – killed, choked, perished because of war and state sponsored violence of all ...

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Smashing Pumpkins – Being Beige

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FKA Twigs – Pendulum

Via Stereogum: FKA twigs is maybe the most reliably great music-video artist currently working; her clips for the LP1 tracks “Two Weeks” and “Video Girl” were among last year’s best. Twigs’ new clip for her woozy, beautiful “Pendulum” is the first she’s ever made for herself, and she knows what the fuck she’s doing. As with so many of her ...

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OK Go – I Won’t Let You Down

Via the Telegraph: OK Go have released their latest ambitious music video and their second to be taken from their forthcoming album Hungry Ghosts. Fans will be glad to know that the band perform another dance routine. But it is one rather more large-scale than the treadmill dance routine they performed for their 2006 Grammy-winning video for Here It Goes ...

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Michael Jackson – A Place With No Name

Via Stereogum: A video for Michael Jackson’s “A Place With No Name” from his posthumous album XSCAPE has been released by his estate and label, Epic Records. It premiered on Twitter and was simultaneously broadcast in Times Square in New York. The video was previewed before its release on [last night’s] episode of So You Think You Can Dance, which ...

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Lana Del Rey – Ultraviolence

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