29.10.09 by Jeff

Basement Jaxx / My Turn

Basement Jaxx feat. Lightspeed Champion, My Turn. Directed by Tomek Ducki. Really odd styles to mash together but somehow this video works brilliantly.

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Watch the video below!

Basement Jaxx

Lightspeed Champion

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

  • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ jeffhamada

    it’s nice to hear a basement jaxx song that doesn’t have 5 trillion things going on in it. really like this song

  • http://www.smellslikerevenge.com Blake Ellender

    This song and video concept is amazing.

  • Savannah

    digging the song in a big way. plus those dancing bears made me giggle my pants off. even though as a rule, i’m not a huge fan of videos with dancing cartoon animals in the mix.

  • http://twitter.com/raymondroman Raymond Roman

    Oh god yes.

  • Champagne

    i love me some dancing bears alongside men wearing large glasses and tophats!!!! god, so original—LOOOVE YUUU BASEMENT JAXX! love love love love love it!

  • http://twitter.com/marooth Maw

    trippy, great rhythm, and he has such a good voice.

  • Miss L

    Thank you for sharing that! Really beautiful!

  • http://www.thebearisangry.co.uk Rhys Lightning

    A fantastic video! A great accompaniment to a great song.

  • MND

    I swear I’ve had a dream like this

25.11.15 by Jeff

Free Learning of the Day: Skillshare Classes

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This is for all you aspiring photographers, illustrators, and type designers out there! We’ve teamed up with Skillshare to offer you 1 month of unlimited access to all their creative classes, for $0. Free. You can sign up here for a premium account: Booooooom + Skillshare 30-day extended trial.

I’ve been personally trying out some of their classes and I just blazed through this great class on designing a single letter: “One Drop Cap Letterform at a Time” by the amazing Jessica Hische (I’ll always refer to her as the one who did that fantastic Moonrise Kingdom type). She has so many useful tips in this, especially when she talks about properly using handlebars and plotting points in Illustrator.

From what I’ve seen so far these classes are a great way to brush up on something you may have learned a long time ago or a chance to learn something completely new. Full disclosure: Skillshare did not pay us to make this post, however if you sign up through this link it will support our site! Absolutely no pressure to do so – I still recommend their site as a worthwhile resource even if you don’t use our link!

25.11.15 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Jon McNaught


Love this series of puddles by illustrator Jon McNaught. More images below.

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25.11.15 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Casey Gray


Paintings by artist Casey Gray, who lives and works in San Francisco. More images below.

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25.11.15 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Cleon Peterson


The violent, mesmerizing, and brutally honest work of artist Cleon Peterson. In some paintings demon-like characters are attacking people, in other paintings similar actions are being carried out by uniformed figures. What is perhaps most disturbing is the realisation that we are drawn to such darkness; titillating news headlines, and bloody movies. The violence is inside of us all. More images below.

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24.11.15 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Michael Dandley


Striking and thoughtful series of gouache and ink works by Newmarket, New Hampshire-based artist Michael Dandley. “Side Effects” is concerned with the disturbing and ultimately incompatible ways lands and oceans are changed to accommodate our modern conveniences. More images below!

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