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Welcome to FACT’s newest feature: the weekly video round-up.

As we note at the end of every year, music videos have never been better. But too often, music videos — along with documentaries, live sets and interview clips — get lost in the shuffle of news and new music.

With that in mind, FACT is doing what it does for mixes, mixtapes, vinyl and more: rounding up the internet’s best videos on a weekly basis. And to remove our bias, we won’t be including our own content — you’ll have to stay tuned to FACT TV for all your Against The Clock, FACT Freestyle and Big Narstie needs.

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Dir: Lance Drake

David Lynch meets John Carpenter in the nightmarish video for Shlohmo’s ‘Buried’. The warm reds and purples of a seedy motel room — complete with white roses, prayer candles and television poltergeists — give way to a stalker’s-eye-view of a Girl In Distress. We won’t spoil the blood-soaked conclusion, but it reminded us of House of the Devil and Rosemary’s Baby.

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Joey Bada$$ feat. BJ the Chicago Kid
‘Like Me’
Dir: Nathan R. Smith and Joey Bada$$

Joey Bada$$ goes to the same Golden Age well from which he pulls his retro rap tracks (this one features production from Dilla and The Roots) for his co-directed ‘Like Me’ video, updating hood flick tropes (the tragic mix of girls, guns and gangsters) for the Hands Up, Don’t Shoot age.

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‘Sing Song’
Dir: Paulynka Hricovini

Parisian producer Rone — in cartoon form — falls asleep and awakens in his mind’s own galaxy, meeting the alien sprites that serve as the title to his third LP, Creatures. A beautiful sci-fi fantasy befitting the sweeping soundtrack, wonderfully animated by Hricovini from Liliwood’s illustrations.

Dir: Karim Huu Do

The first of two surprises that Drake dropped on us this week, the 14-minute Jungle is Peak Drake. The home videos of The Rapper As A Young Man and footage of OVO on the road provide a personal touch, but the rest is an exercise in self-parody as Drake pensively drinks coffee, pensively looks out windows, pensively walks through smoke-filled clubs ad nauseam.

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Murlo feat. Gemma Dunleavy
Dir: Henry Degnin

The video for Murlo’s ‘Jasmine’ trades the song’s technicolor synths for a somber black-and-white clip that underscores the bittersweet qualities of his latest dance-pop anthem as our protagonist meditates and mourns her way though an empty city.

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Lyrica Anderson
Dir: Sean Alexander

One of the R&B artists to watch in 2015, Lyrica Anderson delivers ‘Hashtag’, a syrupy ballad that falls somewhere between Tinashe and Jhené Aiko songs. Amid the quick cuts and watercolor projections: strobe-lit shower scenes, balaclava-clad menace, rooftop routines and a slow-burning track.

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Tove Agelii
Dir: Tove Agelii

For the ‘Offence’ vdieo, Gothenburg newcomer Tove Agelii remixes karate competition footage, turning solo demonstrations into a shadowboxing battle that has the same kinetic tension as the martial club track.

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‘Luv U, Luv Me’
Dir: Oval-X

At times reminiscent of the type of digital artifacts found in Fade to Mind and Night Slugs videos, Null’s footwork-laced electronica soundtracks a nano-machine’s dizzying trip through neurological pathways and digital architecture (if there’s a difference).

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Brendon Moeller
‘A Blizzard Of Flurries’
Dir: Darren Anderson

Brenon “Echologist” Moeller is next up in Styles Upon Styles’ Bangers And Ash series, and the spaced-out B-side provides an otherworldly soundtrack for an edited clip of Carl Theodor Dreyer’s legendary silent film The Passion of Joan of Arc.

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A$AP Rocky
‘Lord Pretty Flacko Jodye 2’

Say what you will about A$AP Rocky, but his videos have always been a pitch-perfect accompaniment to his music. ‘Lord Pretty Flacko Jodye 2’ feels like a collage straight from the A$AP Tumblr: projection screens, live footage and soundstage work give the first chunk a DIY feel before the clip takes a trip to a twisted laundromat and ends with a tribute to A$AP Yams.

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