01.06.15 by Jeff

Video of the Day: Wes Anderson’s The Shining aka The Grand Overlook Hotel

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The Grand Overlook Hotel was born when director Steven Ramsden noticed many similarities in the way Wes Anderson and Stanley Kubrick frame their shots. Enjoy this brilliantly edited clip that splices together scenes from The Shining and The Grand Budapest Hotel into one.

Watch the video below!

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15.09.14 by Jeff

Kutiman Samples Amateur Youtube Musicians to Create “Give It Up”

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Ophir Kutiel aka Kutiman, is the Youtube generation’s DJ Shadow. He scours Youtube for obscure musical treasures; kids playing piano, guitar tutorials, anything he can use to make a song. Somehow he is able to weave the unrelated clips into something completely new. I’ve blogged about him numerous times but it all started with his project Thru You.

5 years later, Kutiman is set to release his follow up, Thru You Too, and his first single “Give It Up” is a masterpiece. Watch the video below!

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20.08.08 by Jeff

The Hood Internet > Girltalk

Last summer it was Girltalk, this summer it’s all about The Hood Internet. I actually paid for the second Girltalk album (what was I smoking?) and nearly had a brain hemorrhage when he started cutting up Avril Lavigne. What happened to mixes that actually maintained a flow and actually let a track breathe for a bit? I guess everyone and their helper monkeys are mash-up djs now but The Hood Internet are legit – I mean they got a mixtape with all mashes of Lykke Li songs! I have linked a few of their mixtapes (Grab the Chicago one, thank me later.) And yes, they let the blends last for longer than 3.14 seconds.

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