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In German rapper Kontra K’s interactive video for “Next to You,” off the new album Labyrinth, a fisherman discovers a crime scene at a quiet lake house.

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Post image for Surreal Sculptures Come to Life in Yeasayer’s Trippy New Video

“Where’s my head?” sing Chris Keating and Anand Wilder of psych-pop band Yeasayer in “Silly Me,” a track off their new album Amen & Goodbye.

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Post image for J Dilla Gets Reanimated in a Video Collage

After a decade of anticipation, The Diary, a long-lost solo album by late hip-hop legend J Dilla, was released last month.

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Post image for A Psychedelic Garden Blooms with CGI Cyborgs

Just when it seemed like the psychedelic music video trend was getting old, Japanese artist Kota Yamaji’s video for tilt-six’s track “あなくろノイズ” has come along to melt your head.

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Post image for An Old Master Spin on Hip-Hop Video Bacchanals

With their paintings of bacchanalian revelry and swaggery Dionysus, Old Masters like Caravaggio, Poussin, and Rubens were a bit like the hip-hop videographers of their day.

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Post image for If a J-Pop Girl Group Took Over Your Smartphone

Japanese hip-hop idol group Lyrical School’s newest video, for the track “RUN and RUN,” is a bit like an iPhone ad on acid, or a Luddite’s nightmarish parody of what goes on in the worlds of screen-addicted teenagers.

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The Oregon-based Greenhand — perhaps the Michelangelo of joint rolling — toked himself into cannabis culture fame in 2014 after posting an image of his Sherlock Joint to Reddit.

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Rendering Rhythm and Bodies in 3D

by Carey Dunne on April 16, 2016

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With bursts of neon cones and discs against a black void, clips from graphic artist MELTMIRROR’s newest music video suggest what Kandinsky might’ve come up with had he been able to experiment with 3D modeling.

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Post image for Moving Forwards and Backwards in Time with ‘The Shining’

Picked apart and poured over by a confederacy of film-obsessed mavens with keen eyes and airtight attention spans, Stanley Kubrick’s opus The Shining (1980) has proven remarkably fecund over its 36-year lifetime.

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Post image for A Coming-of-Age Tale Set Amid Miami’s Delicate Ecology

MIAMI — There is a wordy, massive disclaimer at the beginning of director Terence Nance’s recent short film, “Swimming in Your Skin Again.”

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