The 50 Best Music Videos Of 2017

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In this space in past years, I’ve usually written about which music-video directors had the best years. It’s a variation of the auteur theory, as visionaries like Nabil and Hiro Murai have used artists as vehicles for their ideas and approaches. This year, though, it feels like the artists themselves who are driving things, and … More »

SSION – “Comeback” Video

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For years, the Kansas City art-pop project SSION made videos that nobody else on the DIY underground could match. In recent years, the project has been quiet, and mastermind Cody Critcheloe has kept himself busy by making brain-breaking videos for people like Perfume Genius and Grizzly Bear. But now, with a new album … More »

Lower Dens – “Real Thing” Video

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Lower Dens - "Real Thing" VideoLower Dens’ most recent LP, Escape From Evil, came out back in 2015, and during its rollout we saw a few excellent videos to accompany tracks from the album. Jana Hunter performed “Sucker’s Shangri-La” in a karaoke bar, and before that we saw Hunter play a sinister roll in the cinematic “ToMore »