13.05.10 by Jeff

Solitude is Bliss

“Solitude is Bliss” by Tame Impala. Directed by Megaforce.

tame impala solitude is bliss music video

Watch the music video below!

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

  • it makes me think of The Day of the Locust for some reason

  • The editing on this is pretty killer.

  • agreed, kudos to the editor

  • Alan. from The Hangover

    I was almost sold.. till he booted that dog with no real story to it.

    • i think it was supposed to look like it was attacking him, upon second viewing the dog looks a bit too friendly hahah

    • aga

      yeah, the same impression. how did they make this scene and what for? ;/

    • CB

      Apparently the band had no actual say in the creation of this music video and were really pissed of at their label and the director at the dog punching.

  • Grettle

    Cool clip.

    Have a peep at Tame Impala’s new album artwork, and the single artwork for Solitude Is Bliss is amazing also!

    by Leif Podhajsky http://www.leifpodhajsky.com

  • Em

    yeah not keen on the animal abuse implication, especially when you see its saliva after he appears to punch the dog in the face. What the hell?

  • it really fits the song.

  • I love Tame Impala. They’re from my city and usually Australians pooh-pooh anyone from their own city but these guys are great.

  • Jona

    I think it looks like the dog was trying to hump him, so no reason for hitting…
    cool song though, and otherwise amazing clip!

  • Morgan

    I have definitely had a dream very similar to this one before. Only the dog punched me.

  • Dylan

    He didn’t really punch a dog, and the song is about solitude and anger. I don’t understand why people are so hung up on that. It’s supposed to be visually shocking.

  • mela

    Australian’s hardly poo-pooh their surrounding music artists, it’s there to be poo-poohed when the talent is hardly commended. Quality to taste my friends.

21.10.16 by Staff

Artists Create Gig Posters for New Oasis Documentary


Tim Lahan


Our friends at The World’s Best Ever have tapped artists (and Oasis fans) Tim Lahan, Justin Hager and the gang over at Friends of Type to create gig posters for the release of the new documentary, Oasis: Supersonic. Can’t wait for the film. Check out more images below.
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21.10.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Dana Oldfather


A selection of paintings by self-taught artist Dana Oldfather. More images below.

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21.10.16 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Alexandre “Zedig” Diboine


Digital paintings by illustrator Alexandre Diboine aka Zedig. More images below.

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21.10.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Julie Heffernan


Recent paintings by artist Julie Heffernan (previously featured here). More images below.

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21.10.16 by Jeff

“Spirit Quest” Skateboard Film Will Melt Your Mind


Colin Read (Mandible Claw) has made quite a name for himself over the past few years as one of skateboarding’s most exciting filmmakers. His film Tengu: God of Mischief was burnt into the retinas of every skater on the planet when it came out – specifically the subway section of the film where Koki Loaiza ollies across the train tracks (towards the third rail) at the 145th St stop (watch it here). Shout out to our bud photographer Allen Ying of 43 Magazine who snapped the infamous photo (which you can see here).

Read’s newest film “Spirit Quest” has the energy of his previous films with a heavy dose of mind-melting editing and camera tricks. I watched the trailer above roughly a million times to analyze what I was actually looking at. Love the multi-cam stuff and the sequence at 0:33 is a thing of beauty. Creativity like this makes me want to go make stuff. I was so excited about the film I had to toss a few questions at the Claw himself. Enjoy a short interview below!

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