07.11.13 by Jeff

Arcade Fire “Afterlife” Live Music Video Directed by Spike Jonze

Arcade Fire Afterlife Live at the Youtube Awards

Spike Jonze has done it again! Breathing new life into awards shows by directing a live music video for Arcade Fire and a million other things at the recent YouTube Music Awards (that nobody watched). The slow reveal of the award show itself is perfect. Loved Greta Gerwig in Frances Ha, and she does a great job here.

Did any of you watch the award show? What did you think? It was really rocky at times but it was also kind of brilliant. From the Tyler the Creator performance to the Lena Dunham short, there was an energy to it all that Saturday Night Live and late night talk shows just don’t have. If you missed it you can watch the whole show here.

Watch “Afterlife” below! Props to the camera operator!

 

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



  • this arcade fire is HEAVvvvvvvy so many hits, love it

  • Great! Love the awkwardness in her dance moves. Gives it a sense of real life. Rad song as well

    • the part in Frances Ha when she dances in the streets is my favourite

  • Mokasi

    That was Awesome!! love the dancing , Spike Jones and Arcade Fire such a good collaboration:)

    • you’ll be happy to know they’re scoring his newest film!

      • Mokasi

        Siiiiick!

  • Ashton Ireland

    the brilliance of this video is unbelievable. that moment when you realize in the woods. shit this is in front of an audience? the video becomes the performance. fantastic

  • ya! love it

  • Matt

    Awesome!!!!! And yes, huge props to the camera person… Had to be some fancy foot work with all that backpedaling a performance unto itself!

  • Aaron Bumgarner

    This is amazing!





22.05.17 by Jeff

Vancouver-Based OURO Collective Present “Tangent”

Last week we shot some rehearsal footage of our friends, Vancouver-based dance collective OURO, as they prepared for their first full-length show, “Tangent”. The group has spent the past year exploring movements from each member’s diverse dance background to create a story. Their unique voice is a combination of street and contemporary dance twisted into a language all its own.

For this show they’ve also collaborated with Vancouver artist Kutcorners to create original music inspired by their movements. You can listen to Tangent on iTunes and it’ll be released on Spotify shortly!

We are proud to be a media partner for OURO’s two performances this week at Orpheum’s Annex theatre (May 25th/26th). If you live in Vancouver come check it out! Their work is fun, accessible and inspiring, regardless of your knowledge of dance. There are only two performances and tickets are going fast (previous shows on Granville Island sold out completely).

Tickets: Get your tickets HERE.

 

OURO Collective Website

OURO Collective on Instagram

 

 

22.05.17 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Erik Svetoft

Drawings by illustrator Erik Svetoft. More images below.

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22.05.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Grace Milk

A selection of work by artist Grace Milk, originally from California and Hawaii, now based in New York. More images below.

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22.05.17 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Frederik Van den Stock

Illustrations by Antwerp, Belgium-based Frederik Van den Stock. More work below.

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19.05.17 by Jeff

5 Questions You Must Answer (or die)

If you missed them, the last two 5 Questions posts are HERE and HERE. Quite a variety of responses to the question about whether Instagram is helping or hindering your creativity. Here are this weeks questions for you to answer! Feel free to leave comments on other people’s answers! My answers are there too.

 

The Questions

1 – What is the number of unread emails currently in your inbox?

2 – Describe a piece of art in your home.

3 – Do you/Did you have a nickname? Explain it.

4 – Share a link to a video that cheers you up.

5 – Appetizer or dessert?

 

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