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…





23.06.17 by Jeff

5 Questions You Must Answer (or die)

This is our weekly discussion post where I ask 5 questions and you answer them (I answer them too). If you missed them, the previous 5 Questions posts are HEREHEREHERE and HERE.

 

The Questions

1- What’s your favourite piece of useless trivia?

2- What’s a bargain bin movie that’s actually really good?

3- How many times do you think you’ve stolen something in your life?

4- Describe your favourite procrastination technique.

5- What’s a unique question that I can use for a future 5 Questions post?

 

 

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