The Feed's Supplemental Weekend Music Round-Up

Yeah Yeah Yeahs "Despair" video YouTube

(CBS News) Welcome to The Feed's Supplemental Weekend Music Round-Up! While the regular round-up will come out a bit later on, let's get the music started now as we all get ready for the weekend. Today's first video above posted by Noisey features the Yeah Yeah Yeahs' (yeah!) new video for "Despair" shot from such great heights -- the top of the Empire State Building.

Directed by Patrick Daughters, it is the first music video to ever be shot on top of New York City's iconic skyscraper. Set on the viewing deck of the building -- situated a whopping 86 floors up -- the video starts off slower (and acoustically) in the bar, but quickly picks up speed once the band members meet at the windy top of the deck. You'll notice that the lighting and time of day change throughout the video. That's because singer Karen O, guitarist Nick Zinner and drummer Brian Chase shot the video from 2 a.m. all the way until sunrise. "Despair" is the second single following "Sacrilege" to be taken from recent LP Mosquito, and we seriously can't wait for more!

Next up is a music video from the always awesome and uplifting group Stars that demonstrates drag queens really know how to throw a party like nobody else. The video, which is a collection of primp-and-prep scenes leading up to a rocking house party featuring its very own runway -- shouldn't every party have a runway? Regardless, if this music video above doesn't put a smile on your face and make you want to dance and a be star in your own right, I just don't know what will!

Finally, winning the award for the most random Music Round-Up video this week, we have a leather-quilted bagpiper covering AC/DC's "Thunderstruck" with a twist. The poster jackiejet100 describes this "badpiper" as the "[world's] only flame throwing, leather clad, heavily tattooed punk rock warrior," and I think they may be right. Not only is he covering AD/DC on a bagpipe, but he's shooting flames out of said instrument and putting on quite a show. So, I don't care what you say, after watching this guy below, there will be no doubt left in your mind that a man in a skirt playing pipes is pretty darn badass.

With that, I hope you have a great weekend, check out the Weekend Music Round-Up in a bit and keep coming back to The Feed for your viral (and music) video needs!

  • Lesley Savage

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