This Week's Best Videos feat. Sleater-Kinney

This Week’s 5 Best Music Videos: Sleater-Kinney, Flying Lotus and more…

Sleater-Kinney unbury all their friends, Shabazz Palaces recruit Chad VanGaalen and more of the week's best videos.

- Jan 16, 2015
Death, celebrities, Scandinavian mythology and Magic Johnson playing basketball on a slice of pizza. It must be this week's 5 best videos!

Sleater-Kinney, "No Cities To Love"

Sleater-Kinney - No Cities To Love

With help from Sarah Silverman, Fred ArmisenAndy SambergJ Mascis, Ellen Page, Gerard Way, and more, Sleater-Kinney will now reach hundreds of thousands of fans who may never listen to another Sleater-Kinney song. The Sub Pop marketing team were too busy having a champagne bottle popping distance competition to comment. 

Flying Lotus, "Coronus, The Terminator"

Flying Lotus - Coronus, The Terminator

Watch the spectral, ghostly, surrealistic clip above and hope there will be more videos from the record. 

Keita Juma ft. Brendan Philip, "Come Over"


Keita Juma never seems to take a breath as his grinding, low-pitched rhymes glide over his dark, hypnotic beats. The track is enhanced by the equally mesmerizing video directed by Sammy Rawal, who adds a possessed and animated feel to the song.

Mount Eerie, "This"

THIS by Mount Eerie (official video)

A young boy falls asleep reading a book of Scandinavian mythology (as young boys are totally wont to do) and travels mentally through a series of abstract, ambiguous images of Kubrickian scenery that on their surface are fairly innocuous, but are bone-chilling set against Elverum's ominous organ drone. 

Shabazz Palaces, "Forerunner Foray" (animated by Chad VanGaalen)

Shabazz Palaces - Forerunner Foray [OFFICIAL VIDEO]

It's probably the convenience of the Sub Pop connection, but whoever matched up Shabazz Palaces and Chad VanGaalen performed a stroke of genius. The haze gets cosmic, extending the song's reach from black stallions to the Pharaoh to Magic Johnson going Space Jam on a slice of pizza. 

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