The much anticipated new album by Radiohead, “The King of Limbs” is out: their first since 2007’s “In Rainbows.” In their own unique and surprising fashion, they released it on the internet a day early and without warning. Considering that the mass of Radiohead fans are probably online, the internet is awash with talk about the new album and its accompanying video. The clip, featuring Thom Yorke getting down to the song “Lotus Flower” has him spasmatically dancing, lip syncing and generally twitching in front of a warehouse wall. What could be more Radiohead? [Read more...]
Autechre uses many different digital synths and a few analog synths in their production, as well as analog and digital drum machines, mixers, effects units and samplers.
You know those shots from That 70’s Show where the kids are all sitting around the table in the basement philosophizing about life? This music video starts out like that, with a camera circling on a table… then explodes into dizzy arts and crafts mayhem! A cardboard world appears, buildings burn down, water-skiers do jumps… and all in a tiny cafe.
Six years before the world’s first manned space flight, Walt Disney released a television series that predicted their vision for the future. The 1955 program, “Man and the Moon,” stunned viewers with it’s innovative and beautiful vision of lunar space flight; even today, the rich graphical work of this series is absolutely astounding. We are pleased to bring you a remixed, modern-day version of this film, as well as two others from the same series, set to electronic beats.
Recently Disney has increased their online presence with an exclusive YouTube channel and Twitter account. Through these forms of media, Disney is reaching out to fans in a way that even the creators of “Man on the Moon” would have never thought possible.
After a short one-night encounter, a woman wakes up to a room made of grotesque undulating flesh. The bed made of fingers moves, the walls of muscles ripple, and her eyes get wide. Her lover is tender but makes us wonder: what has she gotten herself into? [Read more...]
Last week we did a feature titled Re-Imagining the Piano in which we captured many of the unusual ways the instrument can be played. One of the included videos featured the dynamic musical experimentation of the German artist Hauschka playing his pingpong-ball-filled piano. Well, just two days ago, he released a new music video for his song “Children,” off his new album “Foreign Landscapes.”
The new music video, titled “The Key,” was filmed in Luxembourg and features a young dedicated woman steadfastly rolling a piano through a Victorian landscape and includes a cameo by Hauschka himself.
If you’ve been searching high and low for a news source crossing the rap stylings of Eminem with the news from the Daily Show, look no further. Rap News, the guys responsible for turning “bollocks-news” into something comedic and digestible, recently turned out a video featuring a guest appearance by Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. [Read more...]