24.12.09 by Jeff

Taken by Trees / My Boys

This fantastic rendition of Animal Collective’s My Girls by Taken By Trees was my favourite cover of 2009. I just discovered that Marcus Söderlund directed the video, this week.

taken by trees my boys music video

Watch the video below!

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20.06.09 by Jeff

Wild In the Streets

Vancouverites! Tomorrow (June 21st) is Emerica’s Wild In the Streets: Go Skateboarding Day! This will be legendary as the entire Emerica team is here! Meet at down Skate Plaza at 1pm.

emerica wild in the streets vancouver

The video below is from last year! 1:26 min mark is epic!

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23.07.08 by Jeff

Feist for Sesame Street!

Feist performs her hit single “1,2,3,4” on Sesame Street’s 39th season. There’s a bunch of new lyrics in this version which teach children to count to four. I realise the song was already called “1,2,3,4” but this is a perfect example of how dumbed down television is now! We used to learn to count to 20.

When all is said and done, I respect Sesame Street for still trying to make learning fun. I just really really miss the old Sesame Street. If anyone needs me I’ll be in my trailer writing a hit song called “1”. I will also be writing a second version for Sesame Street that teaches children how to count all the way up to one, and in a few years time I’m sure that song will have to be replaced with an even shorter version.

08.07.08 by Jeff

Wild in the streets

Is Vancouver the best place to live in the entire universe? Yes. Yes it is. Emerica. Wild in the Streets. Vancouver BC. 1:26 mark of this video makes me smile. I love this city. What up Cyrus!

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08.07.08 by Jeff

Philip Glass for Sesame Street

More proof that Sesame Street (the original series) was the greatest show EVER. In 1979, famed-composer Philip Glass wrote a series of pieces for the show called “Geometry of Circles”.

Kids these days aren’t getting the visual education they need! So many of today’s designers were being taught design principles at an early age by shows like Sesame Street.

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06.07.08 by Jeff

Designer Treehouses

Did you ever build a treehouse when you were a kid? Not like this you didn’t… Baumraum is in the designer treehouse business and their work speaks for itself.

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14.04.17 by Jeff

Vancouver Photo Book Fair 2017

Photo: Hikaru Hayashi

 

Heads up Vancouver-based photographers and photography-lovers, the Vancouver Photo Book Fair is happening in a week over at Western Front! There aren’t too many things I love more than a good book of photos and this event is free and open to the public!

This first-ever Vancouver Photo Book Fair is organized in partnership with the Vancouver Art Book Fair, which is the longest-running international art book fair in Canada! Have a look below at all the full info including the event hours and full list of local and international exhibitors!

 

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12.04.17 by Staff

Incredibly Detailed Urban Miniature by Artist Joshua Smith

Adelaide, Australia-based artist Joshua Smith constructs a miniature version of a dilapidated building, down to the finest detail. See more images below.

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