Best Music Videos - Week 30 2013

7/24/13
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Fruit Loop baths, the origins of hip-hop class, breakdancing chickens, and of course tutu-wearing "scaly manfish" stud week 29 in quite possibly the greatest montage of Best Music Videos BitCandy has ever assembled because it sounds appropriately momentous to say such a thing week after week, but really because we simply love the marriage of sound and vision, and the ability to share it with you. Eat the candy!

 

Pixies - 'Bag Boy'

Damn, youth of America. What happened to dime bags and liquor cabinets? Though that Fruit Loop bath does look pretty enticing.

 

Young Galaxy - 'Pretty Boy'

Hey, you know, beauty's skin deep. Though should you not get that through your thick skull, buy yourself a black pair of wayfarers and get your jams on, finally.

 

Beastie Boys - 'Sabotage'

Listen, all, y'all, it, is, a, sabotage. Still the undisputed mock cop show champ since 1994. And a reminder that you're not a true cop unless you have a mustache.

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Tesla Boy - 'Undetected'

It's like an Etch A Sketch made love to a disco ball, under David Byrne's direction.

 

Sugar Hill Gang - 'Rappers Delight'

You see, there's this thing called 'class', you hippie to the hip-hip-hop-ers. Just look at the diamond bow tie. Real men where diamond bow ties.

 

John De Sohn feat. Kristin Amparo - 'Dance Our Tears Away'

Just another day in the life of a frustrated man in a furry chicken suit, skateboarding, breakdancing his sorrows away, and somehow evaporating and birthing chicks.

 

Janelle Monáe - 'Dance Apocalyptic'

Zombies and earthquakes and locusts and biker gangs and rock star gear smash sessions, choose a party Miss Monáe and invite us.

 

Gary Caos - 'Sax Power'

Breakdancing chicken of "Dance Our Tears Away," meet Sax Power Energy Soft Drink, proceed to never look back.

 

Pet Shop Boys - 'Axis'

Dancing bulls in business suits are never a bad idea. Now Pet Shop Boys videos that are like the time-warp scene from '2001: A Space Odyssey'.

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The Flaming Lips - 'Gates of Steel'

Glitter, neon lights, and another cultish exercise for the Flaming Lips to honor a contemporary, in this case, a mind destroying cover of Devo's "Gates of Steel."

 

Washed Out - 'Don't Give Up'

Riding his flora lyric video themes for impending new record, 'Paracosm', Washed Out doubles back with super saturated fauna of some unspecified tropical meets jungle land. Let's go with Africa.

 

The Legend of Old Gregg

What part of transexual, tutu-wearing "scaly manfish" with a luminescent "mangina" loosely created on the funk of Rick James doesn't necessitate copious amounts of doobage to understand its character's creation? Or it could just be more infinite proof that British people are simply funnier than us.

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So an Etch A Sketch and a disco ball walk into a bar and then have sex. What colors do you see?