Posts tagged "music videos"

Woo Hoo! New Radiohead Album And Video

It feels like Christmas in February listening to the new Radiohead album, King of Limbs, which is available for download today from Radiohead.com. As exciting? This new video for "Lotus Flower." Oh, how I love Thom Yorke's dancing. His moves are just adorable in an awkward yet not-at-all awkward way. This definitely undoes the "Hold

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / February 18, 2011

Yes, Britney—We Will Hold It Against You

So, yesterday, I felt a little giddy about the prospect of a new big budget, big choreography, big costume Britney Spears music video. Only instead of BritBrit dancing in the new dance track "Hold It Against Me," we get lots of Britney just standing there and gesticulating with her arms while other people dance around…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / February 18, 2011

Katy Perry And Kanye West Have Alien Sex

Looks like Katy Perry and Kanye West have made up after beefing over the whole "Imma Let You Finish" debacle. Kanye has added some verses to her new single, "E.T.," and yesterday Katy posted a photo of the two of them on the set of the new video. So what does Kanye rap about o…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / February 17, 2011

Ani Di Franco And Margaret Cho Bring You … Captain Cameltoe!

This Ani Di Franco/Margaret Cho animated music video for "Captain Cameltoe," off Cho's new album Cho Dependent, is something you'll appreciate fully the more stoned you get. (JK! Don't do drugs, kids!) But I can't say my 16-year-old self isn't thrilled two of her real-life superheroes finally teamed up as Captain Cameltoe and Righteous Babe.

By: Jessica Wakeman / February 7, 2011

Quickies: Watch A Teaser For Britney’s “Hold It Against Me”!

A teaser for Britney Spears' "Hold It Against Me" music video is out. Come on, it's Friday afternoon and no one expects you to be working anyway. [Just Jared] Will Kate Middleton be wearing two wedding dresses? [People] Tara Reid has signed on to "The Big Lebowski 2," which means more red carpet photos of…

By: Jessica Wakeman / February 4, 2011

Rihanna Spanks Perez Hilton In Her New Video For “S&M”

You don't have to love S&M to love Rihanna's new music video for "S&M," but it certainly helps! The pop princess' ode to bondage, dominance and sadomasochism features bondage gear, pink latex, ball gags, and leather switches, and stars gossip blogger Perez Hilton lead around on a leash. (And yes, the fact that Perez Hilto…

By: Jessica Wakeman / February 1, 2011

Avril Lavigne Still Doing The Bratty Badass Teenager Thing

Avril Lavigne's back with a video for her new single, "What The Hell," a product placement-happy joy ride in which the punk-pop princess -- now 26 -- tries to outrun (and outdrive) her super hot, Brody Jenner-esque plaything. Why? I'm not entirely sure. We see Avril in her skivvies, playing basketball, and driving a taxi…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 24, 2011

Is Pink’s Video For “F**king Perfect” Exploitative Of Cutters? Or Seriously Addressing Self-Harm?

Pink's music videos are nothing but provocative — and that's why I love her. "F**king Perfect" is an angst-ballad about loving and respecting oneself, but the NSFW video, which appeared online yesterday, is all about a young women's self-hatred. She snorts drugs, shoplifts, and in one gruesome scene, cuts the word "PERFECT" in her arm…

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 21, 2011

Jena Malone A Stripper For Dirty Vegas In “Electric Love”

Jena Malone is one of those actresses I love but feel I never see enough of. Here, the "Donnie Darko" and "Into the Wild" star plays a stripper in a music video for Dirty Vegas' "Electric Love." The story line isn't altogether clear (are they ever?), but one man seems to find Malone the object…

By: Susannah Breslin / January 13, 2011

Ricky Martin’s New Song & Gay Pride Video Is Astoundingly Bland

I don't know what I was expecting from Mr. Easy Listening himself, Ricky Martin. But his new song, "The Best Thing About Me Is You" (with Joss Stone), is as bland as it gets. I can see a class full of kindergartners warbling this to their parents at the school concert. But the music video…

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 11, 2011

Old-School Wednesday: Salt-N-Pepa Make Us Wanna “Shoop”

Ah, a sexy anthem about sexy sex featuring the fine ladies of Salt-N-Pepa. "Shoop" was totally our middle school jam--even when we had no idea what "shoop" meant. […

By: Julie Gerstein / January 5, 2011

Kanye’s Leaked “Monster” Video: Sexy Dead Girls, Decapitated Heads, And Other Violence Against Women

Kanye West's unfinished video for "Monster" has leaked online and it's a disgusting display of gratuitously sexy dead women. In the opening shot, dead women in lingerie hang from nooses made of chains; the camera lingers on one's stiletto heels. In a later scene, Kanye lies in bed with two lifeless models, moving one's hand…

By: Jessica Wakeman / December 30, 2010

Enrique Iglesias’ Dirty-Talkin’ New Single And Raunchy Video

That crafty bastard, Enrique Iglesias, has a new single out called “Tonight (I’m F**kin’ You)” — no, seriously, that’s the f**king title — and just released a super soft core video to accompany it, thus stealing my vote for Song of the Year. [There's also a "clean" version called "Tonight (I'm Lovin' You)," but it's

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 23, 2010

Julianne Hough’s New Video Is “Kinda Banned”

Wait, did you know that Julianne Hough of "Dancing with the Stars" was a country music artist? I had no idea until I read the news this morning that her newest video, "Is That So Wrong," has been deemed too, well, wrong for Country Music Television. They have apparently "kinda banned" the…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / December 20, 2010

Emerson College’s Epic Lady Gaga Lip Dub

Lord knows, we love a lip-dub. Especially when they're done by large groups of people--and especially to Lady Gaga. So you know we fell in love with this Gaga-ish one shot lip dub from Emerson University. So many jazz hands! [YouTube]…

By: Julie Gerstein / December 15, 2010

Andrew W.K. Rocks Out On “Silent Night”

I used to hate Andrew W.K.--his whole "party hard" schtick was really grating and annoying. And then I interviewed him a few years ago and found him to be one of the sweetest and most genuine rock dudes out there. I still don't really want to listen to his music, but I get his appeal.

By: Julie Gerstein / December 10, 2010

Even Though Michael Jackson Is Gone, We Can Still Hold His Hand

"Hold My Hand," featuring Akon, is the late Michael Jackson's first posthumous single release from the upcoming album Michael. I actually like the song, but I could do without the "happy/sad children motif." Perhaps not the most flattering choice. Anyhow, R.I.P., MJ.

By: Ami Angelowicz / December 9, 2010

Lavalier Music Vid Blows Our Mind Into A Million Beautiful Pieces

The pop symphonic stylin’s of six-piece band Lavalier will transport you to a magical place where Coney Island sword swallower The Lady Aye, a rad bitch in bloomers, and what looks like the ghost of Serge Gainsbourg reign. This here music video just helped me find the illusive fifth dimension: it’s a "Soul Train"-style dance…

By: Simcha / December 2, 2010

Ke$ha’s “We R Who We R” Boggles The Mind

Ke$ha, the terrifying offspring of Paris Hilton's career and Lady Gaga's wardrobe, has a new video out, "We R Who We R." (I guess she texted that title to her producers.) It's a wonderful homage to clubbing, raving, drinking, and dressing in clothes that barely cover your bottom. I'm not sure which outfit I like…

By: Susannah Breslin / December 2, 2010

Old-School Wednesdays: Ugly Kid Joe “Hates Everything About You”

It's rainy, cold and I got stuck in an elevator this morning. So this hate-y song from Ugly Kid Joe is more than appropriate. [YouTube]…

By: Julie Gerstein / December 1, 2010
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