Weekly-ish, a pre-approved, snap-judged music guide based on our very scientific, non-subjective Yes/No rating system. There’s really no debating this, come on, stop.

Y: Adam Lambert emotes like a super tortured theater student in the video for “Ghost Town.” Lots of manic raving and writhing. Better than Madonna’s ghosts. [Billboard]

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N: Jamie xx’s “Gosh” video is just an increasingly close-up shot of the moon and earth and other celestial bodies and it’s supposed to represent how we’re here but not really here, I guess. [Miss Info]


N: This is Tia and Tamera’s little brother Tahj Mowry from Smart Guy. His new music video “Flirt” is good only in its commitment to badness. I imagine it’s some sort of high-level performance art tribute to Omarion’s epic choreo. I’m the only person amused by it. [That Grape Juice]


Y: There is a walkman in the video for Brandon Flowers’ “Lonely Town,” plus solo apartment dancing, so I’m all automatically into it. [Idolator]

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Y: Daughn Gibson’s “It Wants Everything” is like country goth, maybe. [Stereogum]


Y: Despite its solitary desert vibe, Kehlani’s “You Should Be Here” video gives me happy vibes. More than just wanting partnership, it’s about mourning a dude who’s physically there but mentally detached. [This Is RnB]

N: Taio Cruz is one of those artists I actively rejected listening to when the EDM wave touched down. “Do What You Like” is very Hanes-commercial-soundtrack. Will pass. [Idolator]

Y: “Coming Home” had me excited for Leon Bridges and now this scriptural tambourine jam “River” confirms that his album is about to be my new soundtrack for slow dancing with myself. [Fader]


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