06.05.10 by Jeff

Islands

“Islands” by The xx. Directed by Saam Farahmand.

the xx islands music video directed by saam farahmand

Watch the music video below!














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



  • I love the xx.

    BTW~ you can win tickets to see them in LONDON right here
    http://apps.facebook.com/itunesfestival/

  • great great great…

    • the ending is quite powerful because of all the repetition leading up to it

      • Malfoy

        So true! I thought it was just going to repeat itself at first.

  • Jessie Lyn

    I love the XX, they’re amazing! This is my favourite song by them, followed by Crystalised. :]

  • not sure that i get this..

  • Kilgore Trout

    great song. I agree, the ending was so great with all the repetition beforehand.

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  • simply superb…thanks for share..

  • canadasb

    The base player was the best, where is she at? C,mon son!

  • Really dislike this band. The vocals do nothing for me. But I am in love with the video. Great idea.

    • While I don’t feel the same way, I love that you give credit where it’s due. A lot of people who don’t care for a certain band rule out them and everything they do without a second thought.

  • Droolin

    anyone hear the notorious xx mixtape?

    pretty awesome

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B-nMtGIswAM&feature=related

  • Emily

    wow, i love the xx and that is just amazing; the changes are so subtle at first you just listen and dont notice, but at the end…..it is so powerfull
    im going to re-watch…..

  • Anastasia

    This video is so so good the second time around. So many little things I didn’t catch before.





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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