Meet the Woodman. A smile on his face, an axe in hand. He's a well-meaning frankenstein of stumps and logs that finds the beauty in nature and modernity. If only he wasn't so bio-degradable. Folky Langhorne Slim provides the soundtrack from the back of a pick-up truck while cruising around suburbia. --> watch "Restless"
It's Esther Williamsfor modern times. The camera is underwater with the horizon inverted, so it seems as if two water ballerinas are swimming up into the air. It's a tempting image, thus explaining why the fellas of Killersesque UK band Friendly Fires are so willing to "Jump In The Pool." --> watch "Jump In The Pool" via YouTune
Santogold doesn't need John Witherspoon to teach her that sometimes in style, you've got to coordinate. She also knows that everything is better when pushed to the extreme, so this video finds the eclectic pop/rock/dub/electro/whatever artist making sure her outfits perfectly match and blend into the backgrounds.
Zombies eat brains, right? Yet, the zombie that encounters the emo partyboys in this Hit The Lights video seems to have zero interest in sinking his teeth through their crania and enjoying the sweet nectar of cerebellum. Instead, he goes along with the guys on an economical night on the town, drinking 40's, shotgunning beers, peeing on walls, etc, etc. Either these nimrods have no brains to eat, or some zombies just love the nightlife, baby. --> watch "Stay Out"
Well, it looks like the effects of Barack Obama's nuanced speech on race relations — "the most honest speech on race in America in my adult lifetime," according to pundit Andrew Sullivan —are already being felt in the pop-punk constituency. All Time Low actually seem to exist in a sort of Colbertian post-race world where poking fun of hip-hop video stereotypes is no more
A rap record by an effete valet might not be a sure bet in the
machismo-oriented marketplace of the rap world, but this isn't just any
manservant. Fonzworth Bentley is Diddy's former umbrella holder, who's
also held his own on tracks by Da Band and Outkast. On
"Everybody," the first single from his debut album C.O.L.O.U.R.S, Bentley calls
in heavy hitters Kanye West and Andre 3000 to play
members of a tuxedo-clad quintet with a ridiculous moniker (Cool