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!





28.09.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Elina Merenmies

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Drawings and paintings by artist Elina Merenmies. More images below.

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Artist Spotlight: Michael Olivo

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Drawings by artist Michael Olivo. More images below.

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Illustrator Spotlight: Kim Salt

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Works by New York-based illustrator Kim Salt. More images below.

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27.09.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Peter Harris

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Another selection of paintings by Toronto-based artist Peter Harris (click here for previous post). See more image below or at the Ian Tan Gallery in Vancouver from October 1- 29.

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27.09.16 by Jeff

Watch: “Kaytranada & River Tiber” by Hamish Lambert

The second episode in our 6-part series of animated shorts for Red Bull Music Academy is now online! This second episode features 2016 Polaris Music Prize winner Kaytranada and fellow Canadian producer River Tiber discussing their first encounters with music.

The playful visuals were created by animator Hamish Lambert, with sound and music by Luigi Allemano. Make sure you hit full screen or watch it nice and big over on Booooooom TV!