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And NME’s Best Music Video of All Time Is…

Which is a more entertaining clip? Gaga’s “Telephone” or OK Go’s “This Too Shall Pass”? Which vid rocks your clever meter, Beastie’s “Sabotage” or Talking Heads’ “Wild Wild Life”? As far as intensity goes, is Metallica’s “Turn the Page” or Hole’s “Doll Parts” the fiercer piece of footage? Don’t worry, you don’t have figure out these tough questions by yourself. The folks at NME have done it for you. Check their list of 100 Best Music Videos (Stereogum’s got a nice presentation of ’em) and see if you’re down with their hierarchy. Bet you don’t guess their top choice before you hit the page.  Nope, it’s not the Janelle Monae joint above…

Fuse’s critic Christopher Weingarten weighs in.

Zach Baron Weighs In On Hot Sauce Committee

The record “is the opposite of essential, really, but there’s a relief in the group’s refusal to modernize much. Middle age in rap is still an unsolved dilemma — awkward exertions await those who try to hang on to relevance as they grow older.”

The Daily

Sense Is Something You Can’t Make Sense of Until You’ve Been To the Future And Spent Time There.

The film looks better than the disc’s first track sounds (and it don’t sound bad), but when the crew contains everyone from Ferrell to Black to Sarandon, I guess it would be hard to beat. Plus, it’s got Max Perlich. Good to have you back, boys.