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Welcome to PoP’s latest contributor, CJ as he brings us his must watch music videos for this week!

Kaskade featuring Martina Sorbara of Dragonette – Fire In Your New Shoes

Undeniably sexy and fashionably loud, Martina, the lead singer of Dragonette, continues to sizzle, more hotness than an over-commercialized pack of fried chicken, and so much more. Throw in the beats and grooves of DJ Kaskade, and it feels like the matchstick has finally struck against the rough edge of the matchbox. A fashion statement seems to be made every second into the music video, while the beautiful Martina is stunning throughout. Watch out, cos there’s really fire in those new shoes.

Kele – Everything You Wanted

Away from the puzzling future of Bloc Party, I feel the emotions so raw through the new beats Kele had engaged in his solo musical style, that it almost feels like those tears could drip down from my face to my sweat-stained shirt.

The Count & Sinden featuring Mystery Jets – After Dark

If they’re still going to bring back the sounds of 1970s and 1980s like they are doing now, I am afraid I may never grow up.

Eels – Spectacular Girl

I love her the way she looks bored to death at work, and her almost secretive second life (now exposed!). Yet she seems so accustomed and used to it all; but what puzzles me most is whether she is the same girl as the waitress in David Guetta’s “Love Is Gone” video.

Skunk Anansie – My Ugly Boy

Love crashes in a dangerous way.

Mayer Hawthorne – Your Easy Lovin’ Ain’t Pleasin’ Nothin’

Smoother than a mister with his initials beginning with “JT”.

(CJ)

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More PoPTV goodness coming at you on a Friday mornin’…

Basia Bulat – What You See Is What You Get

My Awesome Mixtape – Day After Day

Wolf People – Tiny Circle

Enjoy…

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The weekend is here… so enjoy these cool videos whilst you can…

Jeremy Messersmith – Organ Donor (off latest album, The Reluctant Graveyard)

UNKLE – Short film trilogy, ‘Saviors and Angels’ written and directed by Paul Andrew Williams featuring UNKLE songs, Caged Bird, The Runaway and Another Night Out.

GAYNGS – The Gaudy Side of Town live

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ANBERLIN – Impossible (off upcoming new album, Dark is the Way, Light is the Place)

It’s no exaggeration to state that Anberlin is probably one of the most popular emo bands in Singapore, having played here a couple of times to unrestrained adulation. Well, kiddies, you’d be pleased to know that a new album will be released in September and Impossible is the lead track. Enjoy…

Anberlin – Impossible from Publicity on Vimeo.

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Brandon Flowers Crossfire (off album of the same name)

Sometimes, I really miss the early days of MTV. Killers’ frontman has a new music video for the title track of his debut solo LP. Like the rather flaccid song, its pretty innocuous and vacuous. Although it does feature Charlize Theron kicking righteous ass! Crossfire itself is a country-folk tune filtered through Killers’ post-punk revival lens so I’m not really quite sure what its supposed to be. I’m betting that that’s not gonna stop the album from selling truckloads. But what about that incongruous video though, what’s with the torture motif, did Mel Gibson direct it? Hurm? Decide for yourself.

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Yeah, it’s been awhile but better late than never, I always say.

Sean Bones Let’s Do Something Else (new single from Frenchkiss Records)

Soundpool Kite of Love (off Mirrors In Your Eyes album – Buy at Amazon)

Ólöf Arnalds Innundir skinni (off album of same name, out in September)

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As promised, we are back with a couple of interesting new music videos.

NETHERFRIENDS Brett Easton Ellis Novel (off new album, Barry and Sherry)

OK GO End Love

BLACK MOUNTAIN Old Fangs (off new album, Wilderness Heart)

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Time to get a little heavier on PoP TV.

Parkway Drive – Sleepwalker (off new album, Deep Blue)

Slash – By the Sword (off the eponymous solo album)

Avenged Sevenfold – Nightmare (off upcoming Nightmare album)

PoP TV – LADY GAGA

Gaudy costumes, stark images and “controversial” content. Yes, boys and girls, its the new Lady Gaga video of her single, Alejandro. The song itself is pop fluff, of the Scandinavian ilk. No wonder they also gave us Black Metal. Nuff said.

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EMINEM Not Afraid (off upcoming new album, Recovery)

The bad boy of Rap (now that’s an oxymoron, kids) is back with a new album, Recovery, and a new single, Not Afraid, which suggests that Eminem is going all touchy-feely on us, with kubaya-like lyrics and a video that has him flying around like a super-hero! The album should be a doozy (out, 21 June).

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Some new music videos to get down to.

PETER CASE Dig What You’re Putting Down LIVE (off the upcoming new album, Wig)

Grovesnor – Dan from LOAF:TV on Vimeo.

ANTLERS Bear (from new album, Hospice)

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This morning’s sound and vision. Enjoy…

IMELDA MAY – JOHNNY GOT A BOOM BOOM

SLEEPY SUN – OPEN EYES (off new album, Fever)

SEA OF BEES – GNOMES (off the new album, Songs from the Ravens)

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Another week, another dose of PoP TV!

MAPLE MARS – STARTING OVER (AGAIN) (off upcoming new album)

THE NEW LOUD – SECRETS (off new album, Measures Melt)

SHELLSHAG – RESILIENT BASTARD (off new album, Rumors in Disguise)

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It’s a public holiday here in scorching Singapore, so hopefully here are a couple of music videos to cool things down.

The Phenomenal Handclap Band – Baby (from the eponymous album)

Deathface – The Horror (from the Horror EP)

DEATHFACE — THE HORROR EP Promo from Trouble & Bass on Vimeo.

ShiGGa Shay – Nothin’ On You (feat. Inch Chua)

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1960

What was the music scene like in 1960? Well, it seemed that rock ‘n’ roll had come and gone and the popular songs were ballads. Here are some of the hits from half a century ago.

Elvis Presley – Are You Lonesome Tonight

Roy Orbison – Only the Lonely

The Miracles – Shop Around

The Shadows – Apache

Will any song from 2010 still be remembered in 2060?