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J Boog "Police and Thieves" (Buildestroy / Cory Shaw, dir.)

Cory Shaw and his Buildestroy crew give this update of the Junior Murvin reggae classic "Police And Thieves" a lyric video that mashes the vibe of Saul...

Katy Perry "Unconditionally [preview]" (Brent Bonacorso, dir.)

Rihanna "What Now" (Jeff Nicholas, Jonathan Craven, Darren Craig, dir.)

Even though "What Now" was shot in Thai, there's not a trace of that to be found in the final video. Instead, the Uprising Creative team of Jeff Nicholas,...

David Bowie "Love Is Lost" (Barnaby Roper, dir.)

An intro of applause becomes rhythmic before becoming rasterized, which is when this masterpiece starts to take shape. Polygons and other digital detritus start to skitter...

Portugal. The Man "Modern Jesus" (Elliott Sellers, dir.)

Director Elliott Sellers delivers a nicely shot and constructed performance video for "Modern Jesus" — which perhaps works as a nice match to the...

Patrick Wolf "The Libertine" (Matt Lambert, dir.)

Patrick Wolf is an underground Jesus who seems to be preaching a gospel of sexual freedom. But that reading gets a bit complicated when the darkly intriguing video...

Steve Perry and "Oh Sherrie" and the Park Plaza Hotel

I was watching director Robby Starbuck's new Akon "So Blue" video and my first thought upon seeing the Park Plaza Hotel Los Angeles location was, "Oh, shit...

Phoenix "Chloroform" (Sofia Coppola, dir.)

Because sometimes a great performance is defined by the audience reaction and not what happens on-stage...from MoMa.org PopRally, which premiered the video with a lengthy...

Birdy "Light Me Up" (Sophie Muller, dir.)

Machine Gun Kelly "Swing Life Away" (Charlie Zwick, dir.)

The crossover playbook is in full effect here: Machine Gun Kelly is definitely a rapper, but looks like a rocker, and the song has Sleeping With Sirens emo screamer...

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