UPDATE: After over a year, the rights have been secured again for this amazing version of Space Oddity. Read the story »
Truly outstanding use of LEGO stop-motion.
This music video for Tuna Melt by A-Trak & Tommy Trash is an amazing and imaginative display of creative dominoes and Rube Goldberg machinery.
The dominoes were set by the Kinetic King (aka Tim Fort), the video produced by Pier Pictures and Pomp&Clout. The whole thing was directed by Trunk Animation's Ryan Staake.
The astonishing video for London Grammar's new single Wasting My Young Years was shot in a series of simultaneous exposures of 625 pinhole cameras using a huge circular rig which has many small boxes built into it.
The behind the scenes video below details the imaginative and laborious process.
The uber-mega-pop star continues his satirical ways with Gentleman.
Dj Earworm takes Billboard’s weekly Hot 100 charts, and mashes some of the favorites into his “The United State of Pop (Shine Brighter),” 25 tunes into just four minutes.
New stuff from Cat Power?! The first original from the singer in 6 years and well worth the wait. If you don't know CP, this is a good entree.
Born out of the unique creative environment that is the Bluefields Sound System studio 'Money Tough is the union of Bluefields’ raw local youth talents Kali Boom and Papa Bantam with international House Music DJ “Evan Rhodes”. The album Money Tough exemplifies the struggle that musicians face living on the Atlantic Coast of Nicaragua as well as gives you the flavor and style of its Caribbean roots.
I have this friend, Tobey. If I look through my music collection and look for the artists and albums that really standout, chances are Tobey introduced me to them. The same is true for The Grimes. With her crystalline voice and the tracks churning electronic beats and beeps, these tracks are catchy and stirring.
We live around the corner from the Wiltern Theater and often see lines of fans lined up for new artists. The line for Frank Ocean wrapped around two blocks with some of the most interesting and stylish fans I've seen there. There is something to this guy. Not sure how to explain it. But I like it.
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Mid-20th-Century archival footage of driving has the tone that is recognizable to anyone who has listened to and loved Neil Young's music.
Genki Sudo a MMA UFC fighter/ Buddhist/ Writer/ Actor/ Dancer/ Musician has utilized all of his talents to create a music video smooth over the conflicts between Japan, Korea and China.
The very interesting tech--instrument, the Tenori On seems like a toy, until in the hands of a talent. Here, for example, is Little Boots making music all on her own. It is so great to see here layer elements on, and hear it come together.
Diplo's newest, Set It Off featuring Lazerdisk Party Sex, honors the athleticism, grace, sex appeal and strength of the pole dancer in these fun and astounding visuals.