30.10.14 by Jeff

Video of the Day: Trippy Hand Drawn Animation by Gabe Mangold

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Okay, this animation by Gabe Mangold is a masterpiece, and there wasn’t a single frame that I could pick that would do it justice. It’s the freshest hand-drawn animation I’ve seen in a long time. The song, Girl Seizure” by Last Ex, is wonderfully strange already but the video takes it to another dimension altogether. Found via our Booooooom Vimeo Group.

Watch the animation below!

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29.10.14 by Jeff

“Ready To Surrender” A Dance Film by Maceo Frost

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“Ready To Surrender” is a short dance film directed by Maceo Frost, and choreographed by Mari Carrasco. Watch it below.

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29.10.14 by Jeff

Music Video: Roy Kafri “Mayokero”

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Strong contender for video of the year. I’ve seen several similar concepts but none done so flawlessly. Superb video for Roy Kafri by director Vania Heymann. Watch the music video below!

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29.10.14 by Jeff

Video of the Day: OK Go’s Incredible Drone Music Video

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The end of this video is one of the most insane things I’ve seen. I was positive it was faked with computer effects but apparently it was all filmed with a special drone, at half speed, to allow the dancers to move as precisely as possible. Even at half speed the effect that’s created is mind-melting. According to Billboard, by the end of the video the drone is actually filming from nearly half a mile away.

At this point there is no one that will ever top an OK Go music video other than OK Go. This one was directed by Morihiro Harano and choreographed by Airman. Watch “I Won’t Let You Down” below!

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28.10.14 by Jeff

Music Video: Broken Bells “After The Disco”

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Love this video for Broken Bells’ “After The Disco”, directed by Nelson de Castro. It’s like a visual palindrome! Really effective use of a fairly simple set, and terrific editing here. Watch the video below.

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27.10.14 by Jeff

Epicly Later’d Chocolate Skateboards (Part 1)

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Photographer Patrick O’Dell’s video series, Epicly Later’d, returns with a feature on the history of Chocolate Skateboards. Filmmaker Spike Jonze, one of the owners of Chocolate, and many of the past and present skaters are interviewed about the brand now celebrating its 20th anniversary.

Chocolate Skateboards was a huge influence on me around the time I was starting Booooooom, from the creative videos to all the Evan Hecox artwork. Watch the video below.

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27.10.14 by Jeff

Music Video: Tiga “Bugatti”

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One of my favourite tracks this year, Tiga’s “Bugatti”, gets a video from one of my favourite directors right now, Helmi. There’s a wee bit of nudity, watch it below.

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26.10.14 by Jeff

Music Video: Joywave – “Tongues” ft. KOPPS

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I missed posting this video a few months ago, Dan Scheinert and Dan Kwan (director duo DANIELS) brilliant video for Joywave. This is definitely one of my favourites this year. Warning there are LOTS of naked people.

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