14.07.14 by Jeff

Music Video: Woodkid “The Golden Age” Featuring Max Richter “Embers”

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“The Golden Age” is the final single and video from Woodkid’s debut album, and it is a stunner. He collaborated with composer Max Richter here so the music you hear is actually a blending of “The Golden Age” with a new version of Richter’s “Embers”.

Woodkid, whose real name is Yoann Lemoine, is simply operating on an entirely different level from everyone else. The guy’s only 31; he releases a concept album in a time where most artists are only concerned with singles, directs all his own videos (all of which were brilliant), oh, and found time to be Pharrell’s creative director.

I love his choice for the album’s videos to slowly change from really slick, effects-heavy, spectacles to the exact opposite. This is the type of video that gets me excited about photography.

Watch “The Golden Age” below.

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14.03.12 by Jeff

Sound Creatures

Sound Creatures a project by composer David Kamp
Artwork by Nick Sheehy / Inspired by this creature sound by David Kamp.

Composer David Kamp created a slew of wonderfully weird sounds and then asked illustrators and animators to create “Sound Creatures” based on them. I’ve included a bunch of my favourites below!

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