Clip Art: Inventive Videos From R. Kelly, Flaming Lips, Keane, and More

Keane's disconcerting "Disconnected."
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Most Fridays ARTINFO video editor Tom Chen, photo editor Micah Schmidt, and performing arts editor Nick Catucci choose five of the most visually engaging music videos from the previous week. Here are descriptions and a slideshow of stills linking to the full clips, plus highlights from each in video supercut. Today ...

In "Get Free," Major Lazer and Amber Coffman of Dirty Projectors recreate the experience of reading comics on hallucinogens.


R. Kelly slips on black leather gloves and smears the lens with Vaseline for "Share My Love."

Keane mash up movie tropes in "Disconnected."

Merrill Garbus of Tune-Yards takes the opportunity in "My Country" to show kids acting just as weird as her. 

Meanwhile, in "Girl, You're So Weird," the Flaming Lips combine the smoky with the "not safe for work."

Previously: Ceremony, Keaton Henson, Rye Rye, Chief Keef, Lil B