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Welcome to FACT’s 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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Dawn Richard
‘Calypso’
Dir: kyttenjanae

Dawn Richard teams with kyttenjanae to create a “3D utopia” soundtracked by polyrhythmic Blackheart standout ‘Calypso’. Metallic avatars, blasts of 8-bit color and Richard’s Medusa-esque braids evoke a digital paradise reminiscent of videos by Bok Bok and Arca.

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Twin Shadow
‘I’m Ready’
Dir: Lance Drake

Twin Shadow’s latest power ballad seems ripped from an ’80s soundtrack. In kind, the video plays like a black-and-white trailer for a forgotten action movie, complete with Los Angeles wideshots, bits of cliched dialogue, models on cars and — in an anachronistic turn — a Final Fantasy sword.

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P. Morris
POP.MORRIS [Volume One: An Excerpt]
Dir: Maal A Goomba & Princess Goomba

On POP.MORRIS project, P. Morris melts and blends his influences together as he embraces digital distortion. It’s the same approach used by Maal A Goomba and Princess Goomba in this video, where Beyoncé, Drake and Soul Train clips are spooled on the same VHS as home movies, a Pharrell shoutout and a Whitney Houston interview as digital bugs swarm.

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Adanowsky
‘Would You Be Mine’
Dir: Adan Jodorowsky

Adan (son of Alejandro) Jodorowsky goes full-on NSFW camp in the video for his latest disco pop number. Jodorowsky enters a den of iniquity with porn star/writer Stoya, embarking on a softcore journey that finds novel uses for paint brushes and crucifixes as the Virgin Mary, taxidermied animals and a pair of Tumblr geishas look on.

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Toro y Moi
‘Lilly’
Dir: HARRYS

Chaz Bundick gets lost in the supermarket in this HARRYS-directed clip, where satellite shots of suburbia, untethered fruit and a smoke-filled jam session hit the same notes as this nostalgic slice of power pop.

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Wiley
‘Chasing The Art’

Wiley takes the title of his latest single to heart, running through London on the hunt for the city’s best graffiti — which now includes some Wiley stencils.

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Lindstrøm and Grace Hall
‘Home Tonight’
Dir: Petter Tangmyr

A neon-haired Grace Hall spends a day in hazy Los Angeles and acts as the getaway driver for a wolf-masked thief; this one is a more straight-forward take on the L.A. fantasy found in the ‘Ice Crystal Palace’ video, by Hall’s band Skin Town.

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Death By Icon
‘Wake Up’
Dir: Death By Icon

Chicago rap weirdos Death By Icon share their self-directed video for ‘Wake Up’, using a VHS collage of ’80s artifacts — from cereal commercials to Studio 54 coke sessions — to show how TV can rot kids’ brains.

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Death From Above 1979
‘Virgins’
Dir: Eva Michon

Amish teens run amok in ‘Virgins’, eating mushrooms, snorting ashes, milking cows and licking body parts until their barn-borne headbangers ball gets broken up by a pair of party-crashing cops (played by DFA, naturally).

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Kevin Gates
‘Pourin The Syrup’
Dir: PhillyFlyBoy

Gates raps through this Luca Brasi 2 cut with his usual wide-eyed intensity, and the video is as purple-tinted and disorienting as you’d expect from an ode to lean.

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