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Holy Fuck: Tom Tom
Six years after Latin was released, Holy Fuck is back and not a moment too soon. The Toronto-based quartet released the lead single from their upcoming album Congrats a couple months ago and now the song, "Tom Tom," has a high production video to match...
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Premiere: "Move and Shout" by Boulevards
In a super-funky video that's saturated in retro vibes, Boulevards and director Ramon Zubia create a dance party for the artist's buoyant track "Move and Shout," premiering on Cool Hunting today. Boulevards (aka Jamil Rashad) tells us, "The idea...
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Prince: Purple Rain (Live) It's tough to lose Prince, who passed away this week at the age of 57. The seemingly invincible artist's personal back catalog is an infinite jukebox of hits and buried treasures—which helped launch others' careers and...
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Kanye West: Famous
Written, directed and starring Aziz Ansari and Eric Wareheim (aka Lil Bud and Big Bud), this not-necessarily-official video for Kanye West's "Famous" also features a lot of pasta, wine and dancing around Italy (as well as some car-humping). Part artistic...
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Carly Rae Jepsen: Boy Problems Every track on Carly Rae Jepsen's powerhouse 2015 album E•MO•TION (it only gets better with time) has its own unique personality, and "Boy Problems" has been an especially addictive standout with CRJ's voice gliding...
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Nosaj Thing: N R 2 The mostly enigmatic LA-based beatmaker Nosaj Thing (aka Jason Chung) has something for the fans. After three intensely personal albums, he's releasing No Reality, an EP that finds the artist pushing himself to overthink less...
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A K Paul: Landcruisin' R&B producer Jai Paul is treading the road less traveled; armed with only two official releases ("Jasmine" and "BTSTU"), he's been able to wield the hype and keep a loyal fanbase on their toes for years. He recently set up the...
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Golden Hour: Goth Easter
Portland, Oregon DIY rock trio Golden Hour are celebrating the holiday weekend a little differently than most. In the music video for "Goth Easter" (off of their EP Don't Be Cute), they host a fun-filled day for those clad head-to-toe in black; activities...
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A Tribe Called Quest: Electric Relaxation
Phife Dawg (aka Malik Taylor), a founding member of one of hip-hop's seminal groups, A Tribe Called Quest, has died aged just 45 years old. The Queens-born rapper formed Tribe in 1985 with his childhood friend Q-Tip (aka Kamaal Ibn John Fareed), later...
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Cassius feat. Cat Power + Mike D: ACTION Cassius' 2010 EP The Rawkers was a goldmine: every one of those six tracks—from "I Love U So" to "Arcadine" and "Shark Simple"—showed off a different aspect of Philippe Zdar and Boom Bass' personality and...
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Emmy The Great: Algorithm
Chinese-English singer-songwriter Emma-Lee Moss, aka Emmy the Great, collaborated with London-based artist Daniel Swan (who's done music videos for Django Django and PC Music's Life Sim between his own avant-garde work) for her track "Algorithm." In...
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The Internet: Special Affair/Curse
The Internet (aka Odd Future affiliates Syd the Kyd, Matt Martians and friends) has just released a three-part video for "Special Affair/Curse," from the outfit's third record Ego Death—which was released last year, but has a seemingly never-ending...
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Premiere: "Second Nature" by Thin Lear
New Queens-based band Thin Lear, headed by Matt Longo, requested the talents of Renaissance man FaceHeads (aka Moscow-based artist Dmitry Kopytin) to create visuals for their song "Second Nature." The carefully produced light classic rock tune...
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The Kills: Doing It To Death
With a macabre, clever video to match their song title, The Kill's latest "Doing It To Death" takes funeral procession choreography to new heights. From sidestepping pallbearers to a smoke-filled eulogy, it steers clear of disrespect in lieu of celebrating...
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Sufjan Stevens: Chicago (Demo) More than a decade after the release of Illinois, an album that would embed the name Sufjan Stevens into the brains of indie music fans, the multi-instrumentalist singer/songwriter has revealed an official demo version...
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Junior Boys: Big Black Coat
Directed by Tim Saccenti, the just-released video for Junior Boys' "Big Black Coat" is a little lo-fi, industrial and distorted, but entirely mesmerizing. Apparently born of the Canadian duo's love of analog and experimental film art, the video complements...
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Premiere: "Marionettes" by Daphne Guinness
British-Irish fashion muse Daphne Guinness (of the Irish dry stout family), known for appearing in heel-less hoof shoes and haute couture pieces, does her bravest public act yet with the release of her first-ever album Optimist in Black, arriving...
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FKA Twigs: Good to Love
Resembling something a closer to a ballad than we're used to from her, FKA Twigs' brand new song "Good to Love" is her most intimate yet. With a close-up, personal (yet exquisitely stylized, like every Twigs production) black-and-white video (which...
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Tyler, The Creator feat. Kali Uchis + Austin Feinstein: Perfect From Tyler, the Creator's 2015 album Cherry Bomb, the second half of "Fucking Young / Perfect" comes to life in a new music video, directed by his alter-ego Wolf Haley. While Tyler, the...
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OK Go in Zero G for "Upside Down and Inside Out"
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The Chemical Brothers feat. Beck: Wide Open Building upon the thoughtful, at times haunting vocals we've come to expect from Beck, The Chemical Brothers' track "Wide Open" from 2015's Born In The Echoes delivers potent melody. The newly released...
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The Chemical Brothers feat. Beck: Wide Open
Building upon the thoughtful, at times haunting vocals we've come to expect from Beck, The Chemical Brothers' track "Wide Open" from 2015's Born In The Echoes delivers potent melody. The newly released accompanying music video makes a statement of...
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Thomas Cohen: Bloom Forever Five-piece rock band S.C.U.M called it quits in 2013 (after the release of just one album in 2011) so members could pursue solo projects. Lead singer Thomas Cohen had begun writing solo material—releasing the single...
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David Bowie: Starman While the world mourned the passing of David Bowie earlier this week, it's difficult to comprehend that he was—in fact—mortal. With a career that crossed six decades and a mesmerizing ever-evolving sound and aesthetic, Bowie...
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Ryan Hemsworth feat. Kotomi: Surrounded In the music video for electronic dance track "Surrounded," Ryan Hemsworth dons a spandex motion-capture suit, an Oculus Rift Gear VR and performs in an imagined world. Though he's jamming out alone in "real...
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