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Use These Insane EDM Videos As Your Halloween Costume Guide!

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-By Olga Encarnacion

Halloween is upon us!  You’ve probably RSVP’d for a whole slew of Halloween parties and odds are, you’ve walked past a few of those pop up costume shops and figuring you’ll pick something up. But the big day is HERE and you know those novelty costumes were already picked up. Dressing up isn’t just for kids, and now that you’re an adult, that means you’ve got to up your costume game. If you have no idea where to start, let these videos crazy EDM be your guide.

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Usher Prevails In The Somber New “Numb” Video

Life has almost got Usher down in the new video for the next single off of Looking 4 MyselfSwedish House Mafia produced “Numb.” But only almost.

Directed by Chris Applebaum and Grace Harry, the duo behind the drenched “Dive” clip, Usher’s “Numb” video begins with pulsing footage of Usher on stage in Berlin, head hung low as an announcer explains that, “he tried because he loves Berlin and he really wanted to give you guys a show, but he just couldn’t do it. Thanks for understanding.” Usher’s show in Berlin last January really did get cut short, and you can hear that he’s still remorseful when he says here that, “I felt like a failure. Hopeless. Paralyzed. Lonely.” The botched show is not the end of his troubles, though, and there are images of him kneeling at someone’s hospital bed and taking care of a little kid.

But “Numb” is an anthem of overcoming, an insistence that you “shake it off, let it go, I don’t care anymore” because “you never know until you let go,” and so Usher doesn’t give in so easy. Rather, he gives the kid a hug, enjoys a dance at the strip club (why not?) and sings out all the rest in a recording booth. There is also a great sequence where he dances in a big glass cube, refusing to let those walls keep him from breaking it all down. Because this is an Usher video, and you know what Usher does? He dances. Read more…