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Flosstradamus – Crowd CTRL [Video]

WARNING: THE FILM CONTAINS FLASHING LIGHTS WHICH MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR THOSE NOT READY TO TURN UP. 

The hometown trap apostles Flosstradamus dropped a video for “Crowd CTRL” featuring samples from the cult movie classic, The Warriors. The song is off their Nomads EP they collaborated on with DJ Sliink. YOU BEST DIG IT!

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Video of the Week: Miguel – Candles in the Sun

Ever since catching him with Trey Songz on the OOVOO Chapter 5 World Tour, I can’t get enough of Miguel. His Grammy performance only strengthened my belief that this guy is destined to be the future of r&b. He released the video to “Candles in the Sun” today. A bit different than his hit “Adorn,” the song steps away from “love song” and is a more introspective piece looking at the world at large. Here’s what he had to say about it… “It’s so easy to ignore what’s right in front of us sometimes… I wanted to create a song and visual that addressed my everyday concerns of life as I know it in the world that we live in.”

Check it out below.

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Video of the Week: F**ckin Problems – A$AP Rocky ft. Drake, 2Chainz & Kendrick Lamar

A$AP Rocky dropped the video for his latest single “F**ckin Problems” today featuring Drake, 2Chainz and Kendrick Lamar. Check out the video below and as Drake says in the song, “You should print the lyrics out and have a f*cking read-along.” Enjoy.

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Video of the Week: Big Black Delta “Betamax”

Big Black Delta recently released a video for their latest single “Betamax.” The song is the second single from an upcoming album set for release in early 2013. I love super simple videos with a bunch of colors, and this is just that. Check out the video below and let us know what you think.

Hailing from LA, the trio is fronted by former Mellowdrone member and M83 touring musician Jonathan Bates. Big Black Delta’s explosive live show features dueling drummers and an orchestrated light show, checking them out is highly recommended.

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North Coast Music Festival- Video Recap!

North Coast Music Festival closed out summer festival season last weekend. If you missed the Union Park blowout, check out our video recap of the festival below. Steve Aoki, Big Boi, Axwell, Digitalism and many other performers from the Labor Day weekend music festival are all featured in the video. Enjoy!


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VOTW-V V Brown-Children (ft. Chiddy Bang) New Video!

We’ve been MIA lately, and we’re sorry. We’re back though, that’s a promise, and stronger than ever. So for this weeks Video of the Week….. I present Miss V V Brown and her video to “Children” featuring Chiddy Bang.

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VOTW: Kids These Days-Clear Eyes

Not much needs to be said about this weeks video of the week. Embodies every part of what we look for in this weekly segment. Make sure you check it out.

Kids These Days – Clear Eyes

Directed and shot by Austin Vesely of Elephilms. Take a look at their Vimeo page, a lot of good stuff.

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VOTW: Pumped Up Kicks Dance Routine

I’m not one that’s particularly into the whole dubstep scene, but I got mad respect for people that dance really well. Sebastian’s Embody video is one of my favorite videos of all time, so I HAVE to give some love to Marquese “Nonstop” Scott, the dancer in this video. It’s the dubstep remix of Foster the People’s Pumped Up Kicks, and it literally looks like this dude is in space dancing. Gravity doesn’t apply to him. Check out below for ACITM’s video of the week….

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Video You Have To See- Crystal Castles @ HOB

Today’s video of the week is a compilation I made after attending the Crystal Castles Lollapalooza pre-show held at the House of Blues. The light show in the video is awesome, and it makes for a perfect backdrop for Alice Glass’s original Ipod ad-inspired dance moves. There are some great shots of Alice jumping into and singing on top of the audience about halfway through the video as well.

Enjoy!!

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Video You Have To See: Bon Iver’s Holocene

Starting today, every Thursday we will hit the site with a video we find either particularly:

  • awesome
  • breathtaking
  • fun
  • mind-blowing
  • moving

…or all of the above. The videos won’t always be music videos, but to start this off, I give you Bon Iver’s “Holocene.”

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