09.11.15 by Staff

Video of the Day: Woodkid “Volcano” (Live Performance)


Epic live performance of “Volcano” by the always incredible, Woodkid. Recorded at Zenith de Paris and directed by Katya Mokolo. Woodkid has also (finally) recorded a studio version of the instrumental track, which is currently available for free download on his website! Full video and link below!

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22.10.15 by Staff

Chill Song of the Day: Your Gay Thoughts “Among The Lull”


Great track by Slovenian, post-pop band, Your Gay Thoughts. “Among the Lull” is the first single off their album, The Watercolors (out on King Deluxe January, 2016). Check it out below!

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19.10.15 by Staff

Unique Collaboration for Paul Thomas Anderson and Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood


Jonny Greenwood composed original music for Paul Thomas Anderson’s There Will Be Blood (2007), The Master (2012), and Inherent Vice (2014). However, Anderson’s latest takes their collaboration a step further. Junun marks Anderson’s first foray into documentary filmmaking as he follows Greenwood to northwest India where he records an album of the same name. Watch, or even just listen to, the trailer below!

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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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