23.06.15 by Staff

Arno De Pooter

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Love the colours in these photographs by Arno De Pooter. See more from De Pooter’s series Bleach below.

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22.06.15 by Jeff

Jameson First Shot: Film Posters

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Last year I flew down to LA to interview Kevin Spacey about his Jameson First Shot film project where young filmmakers get a chance to direct A-list actors in films they write and direct themselves. Last year Uma Thurman lent her talents to three films and this year’s lead actor is Adrien Brody.

Three finalists were chosen from different countries and illustrators from the same countries were picked to make posters for the films. One of the directors was selected from Canada and my good friend Carson Ting was chosen to make the poster! You can see his poster for Stephan Tempier’s ‘Boredom’ above, which tells the story of Danny, a 40-year-old who chooses to remain a child (Carson, I could make a joke here about you but I won’t).

See the other two posters below.

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22.06.15 by Jeff

Booooooom Hookups: 3 Komono x Andy Rementer Watches

Our Vancouver-based friends at Fbomb Trading have hooked us up with 3 fantastic Komono watches designed by a personal favourite, illustrator Andy Rementer. We wanna give them all away to you and two friends, we’ll even throw in Andy’s amazing book as well!

All you have to do is follow @fbombtrading and @ tag two of your friends in the post above (or click here). We’ll pick winners in two weeks and you and your buds get everything you see in this photo of my desk.

Enter as many times as you like! Winners will be selected using a random number generator.

22.06.15 by Staff

Artist Profile: Toro y Moi

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Great video and feature on Chaz Bundick, aka Toro y Moi, by Yours Truly featuring Chaz’s work as an illustrator, designer, and founder of Company Creative. Check out the video below!

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22.06.15 by Jeff

Japanese Photographer Kiyoshimachine

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Photos by Fukuoka, Japan-based photographer Kiyoshimachine. More below.

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21.06.15 by Jeff

Pow! Wow! Long Beach 2015

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This week (June 22nd-27th) the arts festival known as Pow! Wow! invades Long Beach, California, and is well on its way to becoming the largest mural arts festival in the world. In the last year the festival traveled to Taipei, Taiwan, hosted their largest event yet in Honolulu, Hawaii, and expanded to Austin, Texas (in partnership with SXSW).

Pow! Wow! Long Beach 2015 roster: Aaron De La, Benjie Escobar, Bumblebee, Cruz, Cryptik, Fafi, Hueman, James Jean, Jeff McMillan, Jeff Soto, Low Bros, Madsteez, Nychos, Push, and Tristan Eaton.

On June 26th Long Beach Museum of Art and Thinkspace Gallery are also hosting “Vitality and Verve” and have invited 20 international artists including Aaron Horkey, Andrew Schoultz, Audrey Kawasaki, Brendan Monroe, Esao Andrews, Greg Simkins, Hot Tea, Meggs, Nosego and many others to transform both floors of their building with murals and installations.

I’ll be out there for the week so if you live in the area please come and say hello! I’d love to meet you! Follow along here @booooooom or @powwowlongbeach.

You can watch the video from Pow! Wow! SXSW below.

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21.06.15 by Staff

Weekend Tunes: Harrison Brome “Fill Your Brains”

 

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Debut track from Harrison Brome, a virtually unknown kid from Richmond, British Columbia. After he was featured by The Fader it didn’t take long for his song to clear 100k on Soundcloud. Bright future for this one.

 

 

Via The Fader

Harrison Brome’s Website

19.06.15 by Staff

Music Video: Beirut “No No No”

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Brother Willis directed a delightfully awkward video for “No No No”, featuring the most lack-lustre cardboard-cut-out amp kick of all time. Check out Beirut’s video below!

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