09.07.15 by Staff

Trippy Meta Video of the Day: Google’s Acid Trip Generator Analyzes Acid Trip Scene in ‘Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas’

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Deep Dream, Google’s artificial neural network analyzes and builds on patterns in video or images, and can be programmed to look for specific things. For instance the network can be programmed to look for animals and faces, and if a cloud in a video clip looks like vaguely a bird, the network will exaggerate this detail with each pass. Someone had the bright idea of having Deep Dream analyze an acid trip scene from Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and the results are kinda terrifying.

Watch Deep Dream’s nightmarish version of the film below.

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08.07.15 by Staff

Music Video: Disclosure “Holding On”

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“Holding On” is the first in what will be a four-part series, spanning Disclosure’s forthcoming videos, and ultimately making up an entire short film. Directed by Ryan Hope, this video definitely has a cinematic feel, with a gritty futuristic vibe. Watch below!

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08.07.15 by Jeff

Music Video: Slaves “Cheer Up London”

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Loving this high energy two-piece, British punk outfit. They always look like they’re having so much fun! Check out the video for Slaves’ “Cheer Up London” as well as the duo covering Skepta’s “Shut Down” on Radio 1 below.

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07.07.15 by Jeff

Bartkira: Official Animated Trailer

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Ryan Humphrey and James Harvey’s fantastic Bartkira project just gets bigger and better as time goes on. Their labour of love, to have artists all over the world re-create Akira using Simpsons characters, is one of my favourite crowd-sourced projects ever! You can see a map here of all the contributing artists’ locations.

Kaitlin Sullivan organized a group of over 50 artists to create a trailer for the animated version of Bartkira and made it look like something that would have appeared on an old Bartman VHS. The results are amazing. Watch the Bartkira trailer below.

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07.07.15 by Jeff

Skate Video of the Day: “Side Two” by Antosh Cimoszko

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Another chill skate video from Vancouver’s Antosh Cimoszko. If you missed Side One, peep it here. Watch Side Two below!

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07.07.15 by Staff

Animation of the Day: California Inspires Reggie Watts

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Listen to improvisational entertainer Reggie Watts muse about “thindows” and how he got his start in music/comedy, all while watching the wonderful animation stylings of Drew Tyndell. See the full video of California Inspires Me (and find out what thindows are) below.
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06.07.15 by Jeff

Music Video: Kendrick Lamar “Alright”

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Kendrick Lamar gets an absolute masterpiece from director Colin Tilley for his latest release, “Alright”. The striking visuals poetically address gun violence, police brutality, and the possibility of peace in these times, a recurring theme on his album, To Pimp a Butterfly.

This video and his show-stopping performance at the BET Awards (see here, watch till the end) are exactly what has been missing in mainstream hip hop for so long. It’s exciting to see a conscious artist making powerful music on the largest stage.

Watch the provocative video for “Alright” below.

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06.07.15 by Staff

Skateboarder Chris Pastras Interviews Artist Geoff McFetridge

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Hosted by Chris Pastras and presented by Richer Poorer, the second instalment of Monster Children’s Table Talk series features Los Angeles-based artist Geoff McFetridge, who gives them an all-access pass to his studio and insight into his creative process. Watch the full video below!

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06.07.15 by Staff

Video of the Day: Massive Homemade Rocket War Between Two Greek Churches

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Directed by Salomon Ligthelm, Rocket Wars tells the story of a centuries-old rivalry between the parishioners of two Greek Orthodox churches, played out with homemade rockets. Super slow build with epic payoff. Check out Rocket Wars below!

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