22.08.09 by Jeff

Ohbijou / New Years

Toronto-based art collective Exploding Motor Car has just released my favourite video of the year! The video is for Ohbijou’s song, New Years. The concept is brilliant, and the video is just beautiful.

ohbijou new years exploding motor car toronto canada music video

Watch the video below!


ohbijou new years exploding motor car toronto canada music video

ohbijou new years exploding motor car toronto canada music video

It only has a handful of views on Youtube right now, but I’m sure that’ll change… Enjoy.

It looks like something Encyclopedia Pictura might make, don’t you think? Big round of applause for Exploding Motor Car, I want more.













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • God, this is good

  • this is umazing! instant fav~

  • everything about this is great

  • Clif

    Yeah this isn’t nearly as cool as fat joe walking in slow motion through a smokey night club wearing sunglasses in the dark………… not!

    Its so great when artists get video production that is just as artistic or more so than the song being featured.

  • great clip! I wish it had more rock creatures in it though, they were amazing!

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  • Joel

    simply amazing. although unfortunately for the band, the video kind of overshadows the song itself!

  • Emu

    It truly is an artistic video – but I’m not sure if it will become my favourite video of the year. I always think there is so much more to come 😉

  • yeah dude

    HEY! LETS KEEP FAT JOE OUT OF THIS!

    • haha

    • Clif

      Hey lets use our indoor voices (said in a hushed tone)

      I just watched the Encyclopedia Pictura link Jeff posted and it changed my life. I love this kind of film making.

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  • Very, very pretty. really like it. I also like that Clif through out a “not” joke.

  • Don’t know what you guys think about what i’m about to say, but, said the video is really good (no doubts about it), let’s also say that the incoherence between live action and stop motion is really noticeable. I think that’s a petty ’cause it seriously affects the believability of the created (amazing) world. PES (www.eatpes.com) is master in shooting stop motion even when it involves live action and as reference to my consideration i think that what David O’Reilly wrote in this article is perfectly what i meant to say, but just well (http://www.davidoreilly.com/2009/08/basic-animation-aesthetics#more-1544)

  • Febreu

    Beautiful,beautiful, beautiful!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Makes me wanna watch it over and over again.

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  • Findlay D

    Great clip. The bright molten lava is choice!

  • Ash

    Keep coming back to this, it’s brilliant

  • gala

    ME hizo acordar a “never ending story”.. no se por q , muy bueno…





30.09.16 by Staff

Photographer Spotlight: Kari Medig

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We’re joining forces with our friends at Destination BC to spotlight some of our favourite photographers living and working in British Columbia, aka the beautiful province we’re lucky to call home. First up is Kari Medig! See more images and our interview with Kari below!

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30.09.16 by Staff

Best of Kickstarter: Lecture in Progress by It’s Nice That’s Will Hudson

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Our friend Will Hudson (founder and director of It’s Nice That) is launching an educational resource to help the next generation of creatives find a job after graduation!

Demystifying the practical day-to-day workings of the creative world, Lecture in Progress will offer the kind of advice and industry insight you can’t find anywhere else. Covering everything from the range of jobs that exist, to how much you can expect to be paid, to an inside look at how projects comes together and the studios in which they happen! Check out the video and links below for more information.

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30.09.16 by Jeff

Photographer Spotlight: Vincent van de Wijngaard

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A selection of photos by Vincent van de Wijngaard. More images below.

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30.09.16 by Jeff

Collection of 80 High-Res Textless Movie Posters

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Not sure how this exists??? Someone has uploaded a collection of 80 high-resolution film posters stripped of any text. Can’t tell if they have next-level Photoshop skills or some other kind of voodoo that made this possible. In any case, thank you, Internet. Have a look at them all here. I included a bunch of my favourites below (there’s a common thread to the ones I picked).

*Edit – just discovered that the link I posted was actually a repost and this was originally posted by Reddit user Join_You_In_The_Sun, so I’ve updated the link in the post.

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29.09.16 by Jeff

Watch: “The Junction: A-Trak & Nick Catchdubs”

Here’s episode #3 of our animated series for Red Bull Music Academy, and it’s a peek into the pop culture-filled minds of Fool’s Gold co-founders A-Trak and Nick Catchdubs. Hopefully you’ll find it to be an enjoyable mix of the absurd and the profound (would love to see these two start their own podcast).

The visuals here are a collaborative effort from animator Brandon Blommaert and illustrator Josh Holinaty. The sound design and original music were created by Luigi Allemano.

Make sure you hit full screen on the episode above or watch it nice and big over on Booooooom TV.

Stay tuned for the rest of the episodes! If you missed the first two, watch Episode #1: Chilly Gonzales and Peaches, and watch Episode #2: Kaytranada and River Tiber.