You might not be Russell Brands‘ biggest fan, but this video will definitely give you an appreciation for his witty truth-telling. While speaking at GQ’s Man of the Year Awards, Brand made a joke about how Hugo Boss, one of the event’s sponsors, earned a hefty profit from selling uniforms to Nazis during WWII. [watch his awesome speech below]
London-based art rock band, These New Puritans, have recently shared a clip for Organ Eternal, off their third studio album, Field of Reeds. The clip alternates scenes between an aerial footage of the band performing, natural scenery, and a disturbed woman. The track is arguably the best track off the album, and I’m surprised that it […]
Lucy Taylor has a way of taking sorrow and turning it into something sweetly addictive. With her distinctive high voice and dejected lyrics, the classically-trained pop singer is setting out to woo us all. Time to Say Goodbye and Slow Love are the first two tracks to be released by her solo band, PAWWS. For […]
If you’re a devotee of fiery chilies and mollusks, we’ve found the perfect ignition for your spicy cravings. Golbaengi Muchim is a clean-your-nasal-cavity-out-for-months, ultra-hot Korean side dish (anju) consisting primarily of Neverita sea snails and hot chili pepper paste (gochujang). Sure, you’ll find a bit of squid and some shredded vegetables in this burning hot […]
If you’ve always wanted to get your hands on an authentic triceratops skull or a set of Francis Bacon’s paintbrushes, now is your time. Christie’s in London is holding a very interesting auction come September 5, aptly named Out of The Ordinary. Of course, the auction will have all the usual Christie’s stuff, like paintings, […]
You’ll probably never know what it’s like to live as free as a bird, gliding across the sky and looking down on the world. But the next best thing is grabbing a drink at Le Nid. This little nest perches high above the French city of Nantes and has one of the most unique designs […]
Behold, a new art form is born! In the space of 3 minutes, Stuart McBratney’s crowdfunding video for his new feature, Pop-Up, covers 24 years of filmmaking, pitches his new drama comedy with simple animation, and takes the piss out of your cousin’s death metal band. It even offers to make your cat famous. I’m […]
Max Gleason, aka Smooth McGroove, is a former music teacher who quit his job to pursue his lifelong dream, to make a capella covers of popular video game themes. And it looks like he made the right decision. Aside from a full head of silky, smooth hair, this guy has the talent that is quickly […]
This is a video reading of a Portuguese poem translated into English, illustrated with drawings and photographs. The topic is a little grim, but the verses are true and the art in the video matches the audio reading well.
Sven Emtell developed the ScoreCleaner app as part of his computer engineering master’s degree project at Stockholm’s KTH, wanting to empower anyone with self-expression through music, regardless of ability to read or write music scores. With collaborator Sven Ahlbäck, professor at Stockholm Music University, he’s made it possible for anyone with a mobile phone to […]
I discovered this band a few years ago and have been a fan ever since. Check out their music video for their inspired track Wood. The animation is outstanding and the black and white illustrations are created by French illustrator and band guitarist, Matthieu Bessudo (Mcbess). The pen and ink style has an old cartoon […]
Finally the movement of Armando Alanis’ Acción Poetica (Poetry Action) has hit Guadalajara. Hundreds of young people have adopted and replicated his proposal, creating a movement. They take a bucket of paint, a brush and swipe the streets to paint verses on the harsh brick walls. All of this is following in the ideal of […]
In this video, Steve Martin and everyone’s favorite frog go head-to-head in a rousing rendition of the classic Dueling Banjos. Steve Martin definitely holds his own in the banjo battle, but Kermit’s fuzzy fingers are surprisingly nimble. But still, Kermit probably shouldn’t quit his day job.
Have you ever imagined what the bottom of the ocean would look like? Motion graphic artist Mark van Berkel has. His last project is an animation called Utopia. This short movie shows the cold and dark atmosphere of the deepest depths of the ocean. van Berkel loves to create foreign universes in his work, in […]
Red Bull and trail bike rider Danny MacAskill spent two years creating this amazing video. While previous videos focused on MacAskill’s crazy bike stunts in different locations, Imaginate sees MacAskill take a completely different approach to riding, pulling mad stunts, indulging his cycle-pathic tendencies. One for the bike-curious.