17.07.15 by Staff

Arcade Fire Announces Feature-Length Film


Arcade Fire is releasing a full-length feature film on the making of their album, Reflektor, on September 24th. The Reflektor Tapes is directed by Kahlil Joseph, whose previous work with artists like Kendrick Lamar and Flying Lotus garnered critical acclaim. The film will feature footage from Arcade Fire’s tour, impromptu gigs, trips, and recording sessions. Watch the trailer and a portion of the film below!

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21.05.15 by Staff

Monogrenade – Le Fantôme


Haunting video for “Le Fantôme” off Monogrenade’s second album Composite. Directed by Kristof Brandl and shot by cinematographer Christophe Collette, the video tells the story of a man who undergoes a procedure that allows him to revisit moments not quite frozen in time.


Watch the full video below.

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13.11.14 by Jeff

Video of the Day: Crazy Music Video Filmed with 16,000 Volts of Electricity and Special Suits


To make a music video like the one Shahir Daud made for Nigel Standford’s “Cymatics” is no big deal; all you need is a giant tesla coil and some faraday suits so you don’t get electrocuted to death by 16,000 volts of electricity.

All the effects you see in this video are practical effects, no CGI. Watch the video below as well as several behind the scenes videos.

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19.09.14 by Jeff

James Murphy and IBM Turn Data from US Open Tennis Matches into Live Streaming Music


I love this idea so much. Recently James Murphy (LCD Soundsystem) teamed up with IBM to create nearly 400 hours of live streaming music by interpreting data from US Open tennis matches. I love that you can imagine all the action in the match by listening to the music.

Watch the video, which explains a bit of the process, and then check out the music in the embedded playlists below. I’ve included James Murphy’s remixes of the entire US Open in one playlist, and then all the generative music from matches in the other playlists.

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12.09.14 by Jeff

“Diggin’ In The Carts” Documentary Series About Japanese Video Game Music


Red Bull Music Academy has produced a fantastic documentary series called “Diggin’ In The Carts” about the secret history of Japanese video game music. Watch parts 1 and 2 below!

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12.09.14 by Jeff

A Musical Travelogue Through British Knights’ History


This will be a heavy dose of nostalgia for some and completely confusing for others. A surreal journey through British Knights’ history, straight off of vhs tapes, with music from Alchemist, Samiyam, and Action Bronson. The stream of consciousness vibe here reminds me of Madlib.

Watch “Which Ways The Beach Mix” below.

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26.08.14 by Jeff

Sponsored Post: Budweiser’s #MadeInAmericaFest


Heads up to my LA friends, Budweiser’s Made In America Fest is coming to Grand Park, downtown LA, Labour Day Weekend (August 30th and 31st) and the event benefits the United Way of Greater Los Angeles. The line up includes: Kanye West, Imagine Dragons, Steve Aoki, Kendrick Lamar, Weezer, a million others. I’d go to see YG and DJ Mustard.

Full list of performers in the video below:

You can get 2 day tickets for here, or single day ticket for Aug 30th here, or single day ticket for August 31 here.

17.04.14 by Jeff

Cancer “Same Color As Digital Photography”



This song on repeat. Cancer is a duo consisting of Nikolaj Manuel Vonsild (When The Saints Go Machine) and Kristian Finne Kristensen (Chorus Grant). Their debut “Ragazzi” comes out on Tambourhinoceros on June 9th.