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Best Lyric Vids of the Week: Volume XLII

LA scuzz punks FIDLAR take on the horror film newspaper clipping freakout scene, two doses of perfectly somber animations from a rising bluesman and a lo-fi twenty-something, the lamest baseball rally song ever and more, […]

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RIFF’d: Protomartyr’s ‘The Agent Intellect’

Protomartyr’s The Agent Intellect is 2015’s ultimate hard-luck album. Not only did the making of the record see lyricist Joe Casey’s father shuffle off his mortal coil, and his mother begin a decline into Alzheimer’s, […]

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Best Lyric Vids of the Week: Volume XLI

The Lite-Brite version of a mustachioed Giorgio Moroder haunts an infamous 80s diner, Ellie Goulding falls into the Fan Gap, Matt Berninger keeps his dick out of the sunlight for his latest EL VY production, and […]

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RIFF’D: Janet Jackson’s ‘Unbreakable’

It is en vogue now for aging divas to stage comebacks, an idea based purely on reputation versus actual relevancy. For Janet Jackson‘s latest album Unbreakable, her first in seven years, she falls victim to the same traps […]

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Best Lyric Vids of the Week: Volume XL

Janet Jackson brings the sexyback, Def Leppard is still a band and has some dystopian carnival words of wisdom for you, world famous rock curmudgeon Steve Albini is turned into song and he doesn’t give a fuck, […]

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RIFF’d: Chvrches’ ‘Every Open Eye’

Chvrches. So hawt right now. Everyone’s favorite hipster boom-clap outfit has released their sophomore effort, Every Open Eye. The hype-singularity of a group delivers even more Top-40 EDM for Pitchforkers, with few forays outside that […]

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Best Lyric Vids of the Week: Volume XXXIX

LA recovering punk Zac Carper has a FIDLAR message for those about to intervention him, conveniently written on a toilet paper roll, Third Eye Blind is still trying to make music and has shoebox full of tour […]

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RIFF’d: Lana Del Rey’s ‘Honeymoon’

Lana Del Rey has been relying far less on her sultry, over-the-top vocal pout than she has in the past, and frankly, the more she reins that in, the better. What’s left is certainly a listenable bit of […]

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Best Lyric Vids of the Week: Volume XXXVIII

City and Colour‘s Dallas Green goes on a lover’s lament car ride in perpetual reverse, Jamie Lidell sells the sad soul out, Julian Casablancas subtitles his Stroke-ian warble and asks the eternal color question of […]

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RIFF’d: Gary Clark Jr.’s ‘The Story of Sonny Boy Slim’

Gary Clark Jr. is not going to let us just label him ‘that guy from Austin who’s really, really good at guitar’. Or, alternately ‘that black guy from Austin…’, since bluesy guitar work has become a […]

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