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 »

We’re In Another Three 6 Mafia Moment, And That Is A Beautiful Thing

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The first wave of UK punk was a big, loud, obnoxious negation of almost everything that had come before, of all the tasteful ’70s stuff that had been in the air. Johnny Rotten famously wore an “I hate Pink Floyd” shirt to his Sex Pistols audition, and the entire movement existed in direct opposition to … More »

Young Martha – “Liger”

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Earlier this month, Young Thug and dance producer Carnage debuted their new team-up Young Martha with a remarkable video for “Homie,” and today they’ve shared another fruit of their labor called “Liger.” It’s a booming and regal-sounding track where Young Thug raps, “I’m rich so I don’t have to vote.” :/ Listen to … More »

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

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Radiohead’s “Lift” video is apparently packed with Easter eggs for Radiohead superfans. That’s cool, I guess. Good for that video. It’s still a boring music video that doesn’t get good until the twist at the end. Nobody needs Easter eggs. They’re fine and all, but they won’t make a video good by itself. Don’t … More »

Thanks To Ghostemane, Industrial And Metal Are Rap Now

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Meet Ghostemane. He’s a white kid with dyed-gray hair and the word kybalion, which Google tells me is some kind of ancient hermetic philosophy, tattooed across his forehead. (It’s also the name of one of his songs.) Ghostemane produces and releases his own music, fusing raspy black metal textures with juddering industrial low-end and frantic … More »

Young Martha (Young Thug & Carnage) – “Homie” (Feat. Meek Mill) Video

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Carnage, the dance producer who made the great iLoveMakonnen collab “I Like Tuh” a couple of years ago, has formed a new duo with Young Thug. Together, they’re calling themselves Young Martha, and they’ve just debuted with a new track called “Homie” and with its absolutely dazzling fucking video. The song is good. It’s … More »