Tales of Woo: real stories of love found in the Big Apple

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By Annie Churdar in Video on Tuesday 5 November 2013

Tales of Woo is a collection of real-life love stories centered in NYC. There are dozens of sweet video interviews during which couples share their silly, creepy, or quirky stories of big city romance. This blog acts as a beacon of hope for those of you doubting whether you’ll ever find your true love in the city. Who […]

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50 years of guitar solos in a single video

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By Rachel Kinbar in Video on Thursday 26 September 2013

Before the guitar solo there was … tambourine solos? Who knows how a song ever made it without a decent guitar solo. Imagine November Rain or even Free Bird or Stairway to Heaven without that blessed guitar solo. It just wouldn’t work. So in order to celebrate the greatness of the guitar solos, cdza brings […]

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The Life of Plastic charts the life of a plastic bag

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By The Flying Dutchman in Video on Monday 8 April 2013

This Attenborough-esque clip charts the life of a plastic bag from California as it migrates towards its eventual resting place as part of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Now we should probably keep our fingers crossed that this sees the light of day.

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A Drive to the Psychos: new music by FI/SHE/S

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By FISHES in New Music on Saturday 2 March 2013

We are used to tell the story of this song right before singing it live – that awkward moment when you say, ‘The next song is about a lonely-depressed wife driving on the road of happiness straight to a private psychiatric hospital’. And then, the audience are like, ‘what the..?’ and you just play the […]

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What REM’s Losing My Religion sounds like in a major key

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By Rebekah Rhoden in Video on Tuesday 29 January 2013

Someone went through the trouble to change REM’s opus Losing My Religion from a minor key to a major key, giving the iconic song a whole new feeling. We’re not exactly sure what prompted them to go through the trouble, but it’s definitely an interesting listen.

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The Angel Of The North: new music video for Tom Hickox

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By Tom Hickox in Video on Saturday 17 November 2012

When I saw the De La Muerte treatment for the video of The Angel of the North, I knew straight away that they were the right directors to make it, going beyond the narrative, at times subverting it, keeping its mystery and turning it almost into a kind of visual treasure hunt. I’ll leave it […]

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Two Fingers: a stunning stop motion music video by Chris Ullens

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By Tom Hickox in Video on Thursday 15 November 2012

Chris Ullens is a London-based stop-frame animator and director, and is pretty close to being a genius. This video he’s done for Two Fingers is him all over: utterly disturbing and strangely beautiful all at the same time. Literally mind-blowing.

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Create music by making marks with a felt pen onto paper

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By Alex Connell in New Trends on Wednesday 14 November 2012

Drawing inspiration from traditional vinyl record players, French new media production company, Avoka, have created the Dyskograf. However, instead of using a needle and a vinyl record, the Dyskograf is an interactive sound installation that allows users to create music by making marks with a felt pen onto paper, and relies on the camera positioned above (and custom designed software) to transform the markings into audio sounds.

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Paths of Flight: airplane arrivals in time lapse

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By Marius Grondahl in Video on Wednesday 6 June 2012

I always get into a philosophic state of mind when I spot a plane in the skies, and I guess I’m not the only one. So when one of my closest friend introduced me to this fascinating video by General Electric showing airplane arrivals in time lapse, I got myself a new favourite. This is […]

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Claymore Challenge Flying Bikes video

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By Leah Piepgras in Video on Thursday 31 May 2012

When it is too wet or cold for my husband to ride, we watch biking videos. This is one of our favorites. This is a stellar video shot with a Phantom Flex high-speed digital camera at Highland Mountain Bike Park in New Hampshire, by Tom Guilmette of Boston, MA. The music by the Glitch Mob […]

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Astonishing Beautiful Montage video by Takeshi Hanzawa

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By Pamela Thompson in Video on Wednesday 17 August 2011

This haunting Beautiful Montage video from Takeshi Hanzawa for Rich Magazine engages your senses in a 21 second world of makeup morphing that pierces your ears and makes your eyes water for more.

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Lucas Kennedy skating for dollars

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By Lost At E Minor in Video on Friday 8 July 2011

This is wild! And it’s another fun entry in the Kit Kat $10,000 challenge. Show your skills, scoop the prize. Now that’s what we call Chunky!

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Trentemøller: Even Though You’re With Another Girl

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By Emilia in New Music on Monday 14 February 2011

To live in a dream you’re going to need to open your eyes and listen carefully. In a few days time, you’re going to find yourself singing along in the streets, dreaming to be between glittered dancers.

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Psychedelic Pop Puppetry

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By Miss Cakehead in Video on Saturday 27 November 2010

Master of monsters, banjo playing owls, and, of course, Monsterism Island? Pete Fowler has made his long overdue music video debut after being approached by UK band Clinic for their single, I’m Aware, taken from their new Bubblegum album.

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Lightning strikes three tallest buildings in Chicago

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By Gerry Mak in Cool Travel on Monday 28 June 2010

A recent system of storms blew through the entire Northeast, drenching parts of Delaware, New Jersey, Maryland, and Virginia, but failing to drop any moisture on heat-paralyzed Baltimore. Still, the massive lightning cloud that loomed just south of the city a couple days ago was amazing to look at. It was probably related to the […]

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