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Music video: “U Guessed It” by OG MACO, psychedelic net-art visuals by Kytten Janae


Kytten Janae, who is one of the most amazing internet visual artists around, has just produced this gorgeous trippy video for ALESIA and EPROM's remix of hip-hop recording artist OC MACO's track “U Guessed It.”

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[GIFs via PK. Thanks, Kytten!]

Cab driver records music video with passengers

I hated this song, but it's growing on me now.


The new narcocorridos for escaped drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman

Sinaloa drug cartel boss Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was barely out of prison when musicians throughout Mexico began uploading hot musical takes about his (again) escape.

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DOG WOLVE shows how game spaces can create cool music videos

Developer Ryan Trawick was so into Midnight Juggernauts' remix of Dragonette's "I Get Around" that he made a whole sort of-game video about it. It's odd—you wander around a parking lot with a baseball bat, smashing old TV sets while a neon yellow dog follows you around—yet as an experience, it's altogether perfect.

The premise, according to Trawick, is that you've just been invited to a magic 4AM parking lot after buying a Big Gulp from 7/11 (the Dragonette lyric "Here I come when I better go" sure does sound like "Here I come, with a Big Gulp" on the remix). And there you are, amid the manic joy of the six-minute song's insistent surges, bat in hand, bashing televisions to brightly-lit, utterly arbitrary scores.


The yellow dog stays close by, always behind you, and each area of the dark lot gets a Grand Theft Auto-style cursive caption. That single nod to our subconscious vocabulary for game space makes the music video parking lot feel suddenly bizarre, illicit, celebratory at once. The original song "I Get Around" seems to be about a narrator who can't help herself from having sneaky one-night stands, but the distinctly-dudely DOG WOLVE has fun with blunt perversions: beyond just hearing "better go" as "Big Gulp," it seems to imagine that "get me back down to street level" is about a parking garage, and sets the "tiptoe out of this mess" incongrously against the armed smash-em-up.

It's not an official video or anything, though I wish it was: it all just comes together with the song in a way you kind of have to try for yourself. It's free. Wear headphones.

Bob's Burgers and Sleater-Kinney Mash-Up

It's all I've ever wanted. Obviously, and of course, Tina's got all the best moves. [via]

Lil Dicky's Lemme Freak: NSFW anthem for guys with no game

Lil Dicky is one of the funniest novelty song artists working today. His newest NSFW ode to modern manhood will ring true to both guys and those who have to endure guys' advances.

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Bonobo's new video uses ephemeral films clips to good effect

Best viewed after licking your pet Sonoran Desert toad. (Via Dose Nation)

Die Antwoord: Fatty Boom Boom

Warning: Contains explicit/gross content, not for kids.

A new music video from South African rap-rave zef stars Die Antwoord (web, Amazon). "Fatty Boom Boom," from the most recent album, TEN$ION.

Watch for the not-Lady-Gaga cameo. Much about this will be controversial.

Music video + story concept by Ninja and Yo-landi Vi$$er. Directed by Ninja, Terence Neale and Saki Fokken Berg. DP: Alexis Zabe. Full cast/credits here, including details on the background artwork.

First new Rolling Stones song in six years cashes in on zombie craze [Video]

Crash landed in the Louisiana swamp
Shot up a horde of zombies
but I come out on top

(Via Uproxx)

Ben Folds Five meets Fraggle Rock: a Nerdist music video

[Video Link] Chris Hardwick's NERDIST YouTube channel is full of awesome, but few things as awesome as this.

The Official Music Video for "Do It Anyway," the first track from Ben Folds Five's much anticipated album THE SOUND OF THE LIFE OF THE MIND...featuring the Fraggles from Jim Henson's "Fraggle Rock"! Also starring Rob Corddry, Anna Kendrick & Chris Hardwick.

Buy the album on iTunes. Directed by Phil Hodges. See the Behind-the-Scenes here.

Moon Zappa: "Valley Girl"

Moon Unit Zappa performs "Valley Girl" on Solid Gold, 1982. (like, for Sarah Ruxin)

Atoms for Peace: "Default"

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Loving the blippy, glitchy feel of "Default," the new track from Atoms for Peace, the Thom Yorke/Flea/Nigel Godrich project.

Pitchfork has more.

At the Radiohead website, word from Yorke that an album is coming in 2013.

Buy the single, "Default," on itunes or Amazon.

Dominique Pruitt "To Win Your Love" music video

[Video Link] In July I posted a link to songstress Dominique Pruitt's "To Win Your Love." As I said, her work has a great 50s and 60s vibe. Here's a video for her song, "To Win Your Love," which will be on her upcoming album. I'm looking forward to hearing the other songs!

The Counting Song, by Adam Buxton, dir. Cyriak (video)

[video link]. Illustrations by Sarah Brown. Do stay with it. Things escalate. (HT: Tim Shey)

Father John Misty: "This Is Sally Hatchet" (music video)

[Video Link] Above, a new video from Father John Misty’s "Fear Fun" album on Sub Pop Records. Video directed by Grant James.

Richard Metzger first turned me on to Father John Misty (the new project by J. Tillman), and writes about this video, "I have no idea what the fuck is going on here, although the final moments make the intention a little bit clearer...I think...but I like it."

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Video: "Express Yourself" (Diplo ft. Nicky Da B)

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Via New Orleans native Clayton Cubitt, who says,

I'm gonna say this again, for those of you who yearn for the energy and danger and artistic vitality that NYC had in the 70s/80s, you need to drop everything and get yourself to New Orleans right now.

Shot in and around the Bywater in New Orleans, features friends of mine like Quack, and Rusty Lazer’s Swoon-festooned front steps and amazing art village, and local characters like Amzie Adams, this is your “must watch” of the week.

The album is available as MP3 download at Amazon.

US Video Premiere: Here We Go Magic "Make Up Your Mind"

(Video Link) Behold a terrifying new video for Here We Go Magic's new song "Make Up Your Mind".  I'm not sure what's going on in here, but I'm positive I don't want it to happen with me. Please note that the video contains lots of ladies in distress in their underpants. Don't watch it if that bothers you.

Here We Go Magic are an intense and riveting live band.  They're on tour in the US and UK right now and the show is worth seeing if they are in your town.  Their excellent new album A Different Ship hits on May 8.