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Ex Cops' Serenade a Teenage Pillow Fight In "White Noise" Video

Ex Cops, the Brooklyn-based duo comprised of Dane Amalie Bruun and North Carolina native Brian Harding, just released their sophomore LP, Daggers, and we're psyched to be premiering the video for one of our… Read Full Story
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Nightlife Queen/Rapper Contessa Stuto Rages In a Greasy Spoon

PAPER Nightlife Award Winner and metal-rap enchantress, Contessa Stuto, has a new video out that we're psyched to be premiering right here. Her clip for "Killing in Vain," produced by Unusual Magic and directed… Read Full Story
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Chicago MC Alex Wiley Is a Rapper You Need to Know

Photo by Andrew ZeiterAs Chicago continues to churn out talented young rappers like Chance the Rapper, Vic Mensa, Chief Keef and Lil Durk, it's becoming clear that the latest Windy City MC to take… Read Full Story
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Go Inside an Illuminati Gathering In Singer-Songwriter Liam Finn's New Video

New Zealand-bred singer-songwriter Liam Finn tapped Jay Z, Lady Gaga and Miley Cyrus for his new video, "Helena Bonham Carter." Or, rather, their impersonators. A bunch of celebrity look-alikes both living and dead --… Read Full Story
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Leikeli47, Rap's Most Mysterious MC, Is Back With a New Video

Our favorite balaclava-clad mystery rapper, Leikeli47, is back with a new video, "Two Times a Charm," which we're excited to be premiering on PAPER. We still don't know much about her -- nor whether… Read Full Story
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Avan Lava's "Last Night" Is Your New Moody Dance Party Jam

New York electro-pop outfit Avan Lava puts on one hell of a show, accumulating over the years a cult-like following for their dramatic D.I.Y. spectacles full of glitz and glam. Their latest single, "Last… Read Full Story
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Singer Catey Shaw Made a Brooklyn Version of Katy Perry's "California Girls"

Remember Katy Perry's "California Girls" hit from a few years back? She told us all about Daisy Dukes, fooling around in a jeep overlooking the Pacific, and just how "fine, fresh, fierce" these sun-kissed… Read Full Story
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Mexican New Wave Band Rey Pila Is a "Blast"

Rey Pila may be a new name on the block in the music world, but the foursome hailing from Mexico City is backed by some of the fiercest names in contemporary indie rock. Signed to… Read Full Story
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Henri Brings Out the Hula Hoops For Her "It's Like This, It's Like That" Video

LA-by-way-of-London based singer/DJ/producer Henri has a new video out, "It's Like This, It's Like That," which we're excited to be exclusively premiering on Papermag. The clip, directed by Cole Rise, features a hirsute fella… Read Full Story
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A Charming Octogenarian Swimmer Stars In Grand Cousin's New Video, "Oxygen"

We're excited to be premiering a new video for "Oxygen" by up-and-coming 'alterna-pop' trio Grand Cousin. The New York-based threesome, comprised of Evan Low, Robert Caplan and Henry Hall (son of Julia Louis-Dreyfus and… Read Full Story
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Masked Mystery Rapper Leikeli47 Is Gonna "F*ck The Summer Up"

Since releasing her explosive mixtape Lk-47 Pt. II back in January, menacing masked rapper Leikeli47 (pronounced "lah-KAY-lee") has been generating well-deserved buzz for songs that often combine throbbing boom bap productions with bragaddocio-laced rhymes… Read Full Story
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Premiere: Leisure Cruise Blast Off In New Video, "Earthquake"

Leisure Cruise, a new project from Broken Social Scene's Dave Hodge and Firehorse's Leah Siegel, has a new video out, "Earthquake," that we're excited to exclusively premiere. The video features pink and purple-tinged footage… Read Full Story
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Handbraekes (Mr. Oizo + Boys Noize) Are Sending a Tiny, Shirtless Army For You

It's not even noon here in NYC and we're about to try a little "420" experiment using the video for "Bravo" from EP #2 by Handbraekes (that name might mean more to you after… Read Full Story
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Premiere: Imaginary People's "Scarlett Duvall" Is All About the '70s Car Chase Nostalgia

We're excited to premiere a new video by New York blues rockers Imaginary People, who have paired their punk-y, "Dance Americana" track "Scarlett Duvall" with an epic car chase scene from a '70s-era made-for-TV… Read Full Story
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Justin Vivian Bond's Ode to the "Golden Age of Hustlers"

Cabaret chanteuse and queer icon Justin Vivian Bond has a new video out today, which we're excited to be premiering on Papermag, featuring the artist performing the song "Golden Age of Hustlers," written by… Read Full Story
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Tommie Sunshine Exclusive DJ Mix -- "Polar Vortex"

On this otherwise frigid Thursday, let Tommie Sunshine whisk your eardrums off to Ibiza with his new "Polar Vortex" DJ mix, featuring EDM tracks by David Guetta, Disco Fries and Afro Bros, an unreleased… Read Full Story
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Actually's Smoldering New Track, "I Shoudn't Be Alive"

Had your fair share of Christmas music these past few weeks? Cleanse your pallet with the smoldering, industrial-esque new single "I Shouldn't Be Alive" from bad ass L.A. performance art pop chanteuse, Actually Huizenga,… Read Full Story
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Old Timey Dolls and Witches Star In Imaginary People's Stop-Motion Animation Video, "Gold Coast"

New York-based five-piece Imaginary People have a brand-new video out today for their single "Gold Coast" but, by the looks of it, it's easy to assume the clip has been around since the advent… Read Full Story
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Whales and War Aplenty in Motive's New Video for "Mammals"

Grunge-inflected indie rock band Motive have been on our radar since their video for "What's So Bad?" ended up in the #2 slot on MTV's Most Popular Video chart. Now, we're proud to announce that… Read Full Story
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Aussie Art Pop Duo Ginger And the Ghost Are Giving Us Susanne Bartsch-Meets-Game of Thrones Vibes

While dance pop artists like Lorde, Gotye or Kimbra are dominating much of the Antipodean music that makes it way to the States these days, a new Aussie duo, Ginger And The Ghost, are… Read Full Story