The week’s best videos: Rae Sremmurd in 8-bit, lowriders, dinosaurs and Ariana Grande

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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 Freestyles and Confessions needs.

Read more: The 20 best music videos of 2015

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Neon Indian
‘Techno Clique’
Dir: Derrick Beckles

Neon Indian DJs a dance where even choking on meat won’t stop the party. Basically, this is what happens when you filter the disco scene in Airplane! through Adult Swim and house music.

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‘Can’t Get Enough Of Myself’
Dir: Santi White and Sam Fleischner

Santigold originally released ‘Can’t Get Enough Of Myself’ as an interactive video, a format we have had enough of. The “linear” version is an improvement: Santi’s day in New York features Jay Z, Pharrell, Olivia Wilde, Andy Samberg, Alexander Wang and more.

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Rae Sremmurd feat. Bobo Swae
‘Over Here’
Dir: James Larese

Another interactive video where the standard video is fine as-is. Rae Sremmurd and friends are abducted by aliens, hit an animated skatepark and run through an 8-bit video game.

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BABYMETAL is the pairing of metal and J-pop you never knew you wanted. ‘Karate’ is part live performance and part gothic Sailor Moon karate demonstration. Recommended for Grimes — and for fans of Grimes.

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ERAS feat. Grace Hall
Dir: Viet Dang / Nathaniel Eras / Simon Steuri

A lone man undergoes a transformative ritual that is equal parts martial arts, meditation and magic in a video with warm blue-green hues that match its crashing waves.

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Ariana Grande
‘Dangerous Woman’ (A Cappella)
Dir: The Young Astronauts

Two things we know about Ariana Grande: she can really sing, and she’s a little off. Grande delivers an a cappella version of her latest single (including “guitar solo”) in a latex bunny outfit. Will a “proper” video follow? Who knows, but this definitely beats a lyric clip.

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Dir: Crackstevens

Lagos youth rollerblade around a stadium parking lot and skitch down the highway, their slo-mo moves timed to Redlight’s latest house burst.

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‘Cheap Thrills’
Dir: Sia & Daniel Askill

Sia enlists teenaged doppleganger Maddie Ziegler and two other dancers to perform a ‘Cheap Thrills’ routine while she “sings” in the corner – mostly refusing to be part of the action, as always.

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Little Scream
‘Love as a Weapon’
Dir: Dan Huiting

Little Scream wields ‘Love as a Weapon’ in a rec room of repetition, aided by disembodied sign-language signers and vogue-inspired dancers in a video that embraces primary colors until its snowy denouement.

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‘Signals (Throw It Around)’
Dir: Nathan R. Smith

Who doesn’t want to party with D.R.A.M.? Especially when he brings along lowriders (of both the bike and car varieties), women, dinosaurs and Chance the Rapper?

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