12.03.13 by Jeff

Efterklang in Vancouver

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If you live here in Vancouver, you might be somewhere in this photo! This is that night I screened Efterklang’s film “An Island”. I expected a few dozen and hundreds of you showed up!

Well, this Thursday Efterklang is playing at The Biltmore and you should all come! I’m not being paid to promote the show they are just friends of mine making incredible music. I think it would be cool if the Vancouver show was a tour highlight for them. Tickets are only $15.

See you there!

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

30.11.15 by Jeff

Music Video: GTA “Red Lips feat. Sam Bruno (Skrillex Remix)”

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We’ve got a contender for music video of the year! Director Grant Singer takes a page out of the Nabil playbook in this surreal visual for Skrillex’s remix of GTA’s “Red Lips”. Fantastic set and costume design here; a terrific follow up to Skrillex and Singer’s “Burial” video, both of which feature the bone-breaking choreography and dancing of Brooklyn’s Adedamola Orisagbemi (better known as Ringmaster Nugget). You’ll wanna watch this one twice.

Watch the official video for “Red Lips” below.

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30.11.15 by Jeff

#TheCreatorClass x Canon Presents: #SHOOTITYOURSELF


#SHOOTITYOURSELF, a new video series by #TheCreatorClass and Canon, features talented visual storytellers sharing some insights into how they create their signature images. In this episode, former DJ, Maria Jose Govea (@thesupermaniak) photographs a dancer.

Watch the video below!

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30.11.15 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Esthera Preda


Works by Montreal-based illustrator Esthera Preda. More images below.

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30.11.15 by Staff

Amazing Collaborative Drawing Performance Between Human Artist and Robot Arm


“Drawing Operations” is an ongoing collaboration between New York-based artist Sougwen Chung and a robotic arm called Drawing Operations Unit: Generation 1, (D.O.U.G._1). Together the two draw in synchronized performance, with D.O.U.G. mimicking Chung’s movements in real time using a ceiling-mounted camera and computer vision. The arm was designed in collaboration with developer Yotam Mann.

Watch the beautiful video below!

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30.11.15 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Harriet Lee-Merrion


A selection of works by Bristol-based illustrator Harriet Lee-Merrion. More images below.

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