Whitesnake’s “Here I Go Again” was probably the most popular video of its era, due in no small part to Tawny Kitaen and her flagrant abuse of the paint on two Jaguar XJs. If you ever wanted to learn more than you’d ever want to learn about that video listen to this episode of the MEL ON AIR podcast, on which I appear…
The moral and social ambiguities of fighting a war from inside an air-conditioned trailer and what it means to be a combat pilot are hot issues again as the action drama Good Kill gets closer to widespread release. Yet these F-16-turned-Predator pilots took to their creative side to describe how much they hate their…
In CC Mason's new video for "Racecar," former Stig Ben Collins appears to have been typecast as a guy who stands around with his arms crossed. We all knew the Stigs would have to move on with the cancellation of Top Gear, but we didn't know life would be this rough. Now he's been put into a music video, still as The…
Drive a fancy car? Taylor Swift doesn't even give a shit, man.
Not since "Saudis in Audis" has a tongue-in-cheek vehicle-centric rap video captured our imaginations as much as "That Grease," this Norwegian musical salute to the glory that is driving a biodiesel Mercedes 190D. It's beautiful.
Brooklyn indie outfit TV on the Radio is one of the best musical acts around, full stop. And the video for their newest single, "Happy Idiot," is way up our alley.
Truck driving can be terrible, if you're the kind of person that hates sitting and staring at the road for long periods of time. So meet Allie Knight, a truck driver who spliced together scenes of singing Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off" while doing her daily driving. While she might object to a manic pixie girl…
Without further adieu, I give you Grand-AM Champion Jordan Taylor's music video for the '90s R&B hit The Right Kind Of Love. It's amazing. At one point he basically has sex with a tire.
I say that because I don't really know of any other rap songs that explicitly involve the Hyundai Veloster. This may be the only one, but at least it's a fun one.
The chopped and screwed 2004 Maybach 57 from Kanye and Jay-Z's Otis video was expected to sell for $100,000-$150,000. It only made it up to $60K. That shit cray.
Lady Gaga's got a history of dropping cool cars into her videos. I mean, come on, remember the Pussywagon from Kill Bill? Anyway, she's at it again. Skip straight through to 8:00 into the music video for Lady Gaga's new song, "Marry The Night." You'll be treated to the Gaga writing around, on top of, and inside a…
This is the music video for “Savage Night at the Opera” from the Vancouver-based band Destroyer’s new album Kaputt. It’s a motorcycle homage to Rendezvous shot in Vancouver by David Galloway, and unlike that video of the new fastest lap around Manhattan, it’s entirely lovely to watch—and it comes with a twist.
Jay-Z and Kayne West's epic "Watch The Throne" duet album has spawned a car-based collaboration — between a Maybach 57 and a Sawzall. Watch the two turn it into a flame-shooting quasi-rat rod in this video for "Otis."
We told you about the debut party for Sir Mix-A-Lot's single and video "Carz." Now, for your tryptophan-fighting enjoyment, here it is, featuring some $30 million worth of exotic vehicles and a bit of light hooning.
For music videos with an automotive theme, it’s hard to beat Hier Ist Mein Auto, sung by a mustachioed man in a medley of German and Hungarian, with traces of English and French.
Not only is the OK Go music video for "This Too Shall Pass" a more musical version of that famous Honda Accord ad, but it also features a cameo of a car from one of our favorite motorsports: LeMons racing.
At a Jaguar event last night, the big news was a peak at the video Jay-Z is shooting with one of only six 2010 Jaguar XJ's in the world. And he customized it! Yay! Exclusive sneak peak video below.