24.12.09 by Jeff

Taken by Trees / My Boys

This fantastic rendition of Animal Collective’s My Girls by Taken By Trees was my favourite cover of 2009. I just discovered that Marcus Söderlund directed the video, this week.

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Watch the video below!

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

  • http://wehadthestars.tumblr.com ffion

    wow i love the rhythm. this video is gorgeous

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

    there’s a nice cover of Sweet Child o Mine on the Taken By Trees website too!

    • http://wehadthestars.tumblr.com ffion

      thanks! it’s really nice, i’ve heard it before now i think of it

  • courtney

    what a sweet voice and fun rhythm.

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  • rachel

    nicccee. i love me some animal collective.

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  • http://alejandra-perez.tumblr.com Alejandra

    When I found this during the summer it was to a different video on the Adriel Luis blog, but this is perfect!

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  • http://youhavebeenheresometime.blogspot.com/ youhavebeenheresometime

    not to mention, the whole album completely rocks!


    david john

  • http://thesearebones.tumblr.com jessee

    what lovely lovely cinematography.

  • Caroline

    i love taken by tree’s, they do wonderful covers!
    love this!

  • so

    oh dear god how did i miss this post?
    <33333333 its soooooo sweet

28.11.15 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: j.frede


Beautifully combined images in this series by Los Angeles-based artist j.frede. Made with seemingly banal landscape photographs purchased at flea markets and arranged into a single scene, these collages effectively merge different times and places together, creating entirely new landscapes. The gorgeous framing is really makes this simple idea quite striking. More images from Fiction Landscapes below.

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28.11.15 by Staff

Video of the Day: Soupcans “Siamese Brutality”


You won’t see images being moved by hand and an exacto knife done as entertainingly as this! Check out Montreal-based filmmaker/miniaturist Winston Hacking’s “paperteering” skills at work in the video for Toronto punk band Soupcans’ track “Siamese Brutality” below!

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28.11.15 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Ákos Major


Gorgeous skylines and cityscapes by Hungarian photographer Ákos Major. More images from his series “Urbanesque” below!

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28.11.15 by Staff

Video of the Day: “Life is a Dance” by Sebastian Linda

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Incredible energy in the filming/editing of this dance video by artist/filmmaker Sebastian Linda. Visual style is very similar to Leonardo Dalessandri’s “Watchtower of Turkey” (featured here) but I’d say it’s a much better fit with this type of content. Check out “Life is a Dance” below!

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27.11.15 by Jeff

#TheCreatorClass x Canon Presents: #SHOOTITYOURSELF


#SHOOTITYOURSELF, a new video series by #TheCreatorClass and Canon, features some of Instagram’s most popular photographers sharing some insights into how they create their signature images. In this episode, Dylan Furst (@fursty) explores some of the beautiful trails in Vancouver’s backyard.

Watch the video below!

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