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Trip Out to The Holidays

Sunday 11.28.2010 , Posted by

Mixing an assorted montage of surreal images over an ocean of smooth electronic beats in their latest video, The Holidays create something we don’t often see, a dream world that makes one feel nightmarish, relaxed and attracted.

Australian indie pop band, The Holidays, formed in Sydney in 2006. The band consists of Simon Jones, Will Magnus, Alex Kortt and Andrew Kerridge. During performances, the band often includes additional musicians, including percussionists.

For more on this up and coming band, check out theholidaysband.com, follow them on twitter @theholidays or on Facebook. [Read more...]

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Natural Graffiti Invites Us Indoors

Saturday 11.27.2010 , Posted by


Mixing both the mechanical and natural, mysterious graffiti artist Rapaze (aka 777) transforms and reclaims space with generously flowing paint. His sweeping organic forms can be found enhancing his home town of Niort, France.

In this latest video, Rapaze teams up with his friends Saïr and Spektr using an abandoned room as a 3D canvas. As if channeling the spirit of German designer Hundertwasser, the trio brings the outdoors inside, transforming the bleak space by surrounding themselves in an inviting floral canapy. For more on Rapaze check out his flickr photos or see repaze.com. [Read more...]

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Beautiful Floating Lanterns in Thailand

Wednesday 11.24.2010 , Posted by


This weekend was the Yee Peng Floating Lantern Ceremony in northern Thailand, an event celebrating the Buddha. During the festivities, chanting monks and devotees release hundreds of white paper lanterns into the air, creating a magical, reverent atmosphere looking like a starry, jellyfish-filled sea. [Read more...]

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Crafty Stop Motion Music Videos

Friday 11.19.2010 , Posted by


Combine one part pop music, with one part paper arts and crafts, mix with extremely good editing and you have the work of SoLab. A French production company who has worked with the likes of Pony Pony Run Run and Wax Tailor, SoLab writes, shoots and produces short films and music videos.

For more on what they’re up to, check out solab.fr, and to see the beautiful Paris city guide made for Louis Vuitton, stop by Vimeo. [Read more...]

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Counterstrike’s Explosive Drum & Bass Videos

Thursday 11.18.2010 , Posted by


Counterstrike is a drum ‘n bass DJ duo that happens to have smashingly epic music videos. Collectively producing since 1998, they have drawn attention for their releases on various high profile labels such as Rob Playford’s Moving Shadow and Dieselboy’s Human Imprint.

Check out more on their own label at Algorythm Recordings or follow them on twitter. [Read more...]

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Help Make: User Created Johnny Cash Music Video

Thursday 11.18.2010 , Posted by


The Johnny Cash Project is a global collective art collaboration that invites artists to share their vision of the legendary Man in Black. Working with a single image as a template, and using an online image editor, contributors create their own unique portraits of Johnny. The image, added to a collection of artists’ works from around the globe, will be integrated into a music video for Cash’s last recorded song “Ain’t No Grave.” It’s a beautiful and touching tribute to an artist who influenced and moved so many. [Read more...]

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Eclectic Method: Live Video Remixers

Wednesday 11.17.2010 , Posted by

Eclectic Method is a group of three video remix artists who do for motion pictures, music videos and video games what DJs do for beats. You can view their high-tech mash-ups online, on TV or at the club, which they have featured as promotional tools for global brands and artists.

An exhilarating live performance with an international scope, Eclectic Method has rocked over 350 gigs in over 100 Cities in 34 Countries on 6 continents. Be sure to check out the last video on this page to see the method behind this audio/visual madness and check out their site, EclecticMethod.net, for upcoming live dates.
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Animating French Inspiration

Saturday 11.13.2010 , Posted by

As H. Jackson Brown said, “Today, give a stranger one of your smiles. It might be the only sunshine he sees all day.” With music by Norman Langolff, Gaby Concato and Sylvie Arditi, this first music video from the French album “Dr Tom ou La Liberté en cavale,” reminds us of the power our faces have every day.

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Joey Lawrence Photographs From The Heart

Saturday 11.13.2010 , Posted by

We like to cover up and coming talent here at VisualNews, bringing you personalities to encourage and inspire. Today we bring you the young photographer Joey Lawrence (no, not the dude from ‘Blossom’). Hailing from Lindsey, Ontario, Joey was born to photograph. He’s already doing amazing work shooting music videos, traveling the world photographing for large publications and his work is being imitated everywhere. Especially enlightening is his down to earth view on fame and the way he treats each of his subject with humble dignity.

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Are You a Grandmaster? “Riot Rhythm” by Sleigh Bells

Saturday 11.13.2010 , Posted by

This is the best music video you’ll see today. Based out of Brooklyn, hot noise pop group Sleigh Bells performs their song ‘Riot Rhythm’ from their album Treats. When humans play machines, director Bo Mirosseni knows that the battle takes major skills. Check and Mate.

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