Lady Gaga preaches acceptance and love. However, her music videos teach that love is only for the beautiful.
16 Jun 2011
Most of the Clash's music videos were no-frills performance clips. The reason was simple: the Clash owned the stage.
02 Sep 2010
People might not believe it, but very few metal music videos take place in the far reaches of space. Scar Symmetry dares to go there in a video with a thoughtful story and excellent execution.
13 Aug 2010
Musically and visually, Animal Collective's new "visual album" 'Oddsac' is unmistakably in the group's wheelhouse: unapologetically and uncompromisingly weird, possessed of a singular vision, and all the more compelling for it.
12 Aug 2010
The Hooters’ video for “And We Danced” is a remarkable gestalt of auditory assault and can’t-look-away-it’s-so-bad imagery, a perfect storm of suck.
28 Jul 2010
Part 2 of our video venture through lost musical geniuses discovers an unhappier tradition in The UK, where comebacks are not de rigeur! Exemplars include Joe Meek, Brian Jones, Syd Barrett, and Ian Curtis.
29 Jul 2009
F. Scott Fitzgerald was wrong. Artists as various as Roky Erickson, Brian Wilson and Shuggie Otis prove there are second acts in American popular music.
20 Jul 2009
The second installment in my look at some of the most memorable performances from the BBC’s Old Grey Whistle Test television program.
15 Mar 2009
The '90s R&B video went to some weird places and Jodeci embody both the weirdness, both on the sensitive and the thug sides.
09 Mar 2009
A look at some of the most memorable performances from the BBC’s Old Grey Whistle Test television program.
01 Mar 2009
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