Imitations of Life: REM’s video masterpiece

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in Video on Saturday 20 November 2010

This clip from way back in the day (before Justin Beiber was even a twinkle in his parents’ eyes) shows just how creative you can get with a killer pop hook, an awkwardly compelling frontman, and a healthy dose of imagination. More please.

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Jamie, My Intentions Are Bass

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By Troy Mattison Hicks in New Music on Tuesday 26 October 2010

The new single Jamie, My Intentions Are Bass will make you want to put on some short-shorts and go disco romping through your neighbor’s garden. !!! is the band you might actually want to be in: the groove is always fresh, and the party never ends. Their new album is out now on Warp Records.

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Rymdreglage’s 8-bit trip

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in Video on Thursday 29 July 2010

You go, we go, let’s go Lego. This stunning video was made from 1,500 hours of moving Lego bricks around. Phew!

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Emily Wells’ Symphony 1: In the Barrel of a Gun

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By Tes One in Video on Friday 21 May 2010

A friend sent me a few videos of Emily Wells performing and I was instantly hooked. Her innovative sound, made from a violin, toy instruments, and digital loops, is a new frontier in music. Unlike experimental music for the sake of being different, Emily’s sound radiates soul and purpose. Watching her perform Symphony 1: In the Barrel of a Gun [above], is what first got me. And her cover of Biggie’s Juicy [below] is simply amazing.

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Eyjafjallajökull: an amazing time lapse video

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By Greta Hoffman in Video on Saturday 15 May 2010

We’ve heard plenty about the disruptions, chaos and inconvenience the Icelandic volcano no-one can pronounce has caused. Now it’s time for, quite literally, the silver lining. This stunning video from Sean Stiegemeier steps away from the ‘mediocre’ in a dramatic way. Coupled with music by Jonsi (of sigur rós), his partner Alex Somers and Peter […]

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