Top Music Videos (10 Favs) Week 39 2013

9/25/13
Best New Videos

Synchronized swims, organized prayer, Lynchian cryptics and a bonus Bon Iver for gay dudes lead another week of Best New Video jams MGMT didn't ruin with a third album flop. BitCandy, for you to munch on, forever and ever.

 

Hunters - 'Seizure'

Finally, someone made synchronized swimming fucking tolerable. Please tell us that this song was actually playing in the making of this video. Then again, what doesn't punk rock make tolerable?

 

Fryars - 'Cool Like Me' (via curator, Puken)

So organized religion can be cool if you're pasty white, mirror the missions of Jehova's Witnesses and make like sorcerer clerics in some perceived 'hood with seizure dance moves, got that?

 

MGMT - 'Cool Song No. 2'

Infinitely more memorable than the aqua-key cryptic shuffle of a song, this ambitious noir drug tale about a dealer named "The Plant Hunter" and affection for one of his mutant clients is fascinating, and stars that dude from The Wire, Michael K. Williams, as its hero:

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Moodoid - 'De Folie Pure'

Visions of future societies where all of Asia becomes dominated by jazz-loving hipsters with a penchant for animal brains and putting cocktail umbrellas in everything:

 

ADULT. - 'Tonight We Fall'

Lynchian cryptics never get old. The same cannot be said for gravity, for these two early mod-80s children of the leather night, however. This winds up being a wonderful thing, falling, especially with all the flowers they mysteriously have laying around:

 

RY X - 'Berlin'

He's like Bon Iver for gay dudes and the small percentage of women that like fondling a man's chest hair, like this curious blonde climbing up him like a koala bear:

 

Music Made with Buttons Reboot: Egadz - 'Ghost' (via curator, Brianha)

The day when music nerds get ahold of that crazy hand-touch soothsayer machine from 'Minority Report' draws a bit closer:

 

Icona Pop - 'All Night'

Strike a damn pose! Taking what we already now about these wonderful Swedes, that they love virtually everything, and now the fact that they can do it 'all night', there's just no stopping their vogue:

 

St. Lucia - 'Elevate'

These dudes say yes to life. You should, too. Music, people to share it with and maybe a rooftop to play it on. Doesn't get much simply happier than that. Go on now and 'elevate':

 

Lune - 'Leave the World Behind'

Conversely, Lune says yes to escapism, and epic images of the Swedish House Mafia guys attempting to get good and lost with Mother Nature. Go on now and 'leave the world behind' if you'd rather do that:

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So what have you - escapism or 'yes to life'? Or 'yes to escapism life'? How 'bout 'yes to women that like to climb the gay man's Bon Iver like a koala bear'?  The world is your oyster, friends. Until next week...