America versus England Lego football match

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By Zolton in Video on Friday 18 June 2010

Missed last weekend’s blockbuster draw between America and England in the Football World Cup? Don’t fear. Now you can relive the action in miniature detail thanks to the talented folks at Lego Fussball.

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The Dog Who Was A Cat Inside

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By Zolton in Video on Tuesday 15 June 2010

This wordless short film by animator Siri Melchior, originally commissioned by Channel 4 Television, is both poignant and delightfully playful.

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Lady Gaga’s Alejandro video premiere

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By Casper Johansson in Video on Wednesday 9 June 2010

For her latest musical opus, the always fashionable Lady Gaga recruited photographer Steven Klein, best known for his work with Madonna, to make his music video directorial debut. She has described the video as having a ‘homoerotic, military theme’.

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Iron Baby

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By Gerry Mak in Video on Friday 4 June 2010

I feel like a middle-aged spinster getting such a kick out of this video, especially since I’m generally pretty ambivalent towards babies, but this is really entertaining.

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Fun Lovin’ by Aussie band Dropbears

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By Zolton in Video on Friday 28 May 2010

It would be great to be able to call Aussie band Dropbears‘ one hit wonders for this slippery pop song from 1982. But they weren’t even that. Instead, outside of a few Australian loyalists, this killer track — Fun Lovin’ — slipped into obscurity, only resurrected in its full finery on backward looking culture blogs. […]

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Twin Tigers’ Red Fox Run by Robert U. Thomason

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By Casper Johansson in Video on Monday 10 May 2010

Coming across like a mesh of Smashing Pumpkins and Sonic Youth, Athens, Georgia, indie-rock band Twin Tigers are a earful in their own right. Their new video for the single, Red Fox Run, was directed by Robert U. Thomason.

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adidas Originals: the Street Where Originality Lives

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By Zolton in Video on Monday 3 May 2010

Join Snoop Dogg, Agnes Deyn, Jeremy Scott and more at the adidas Originals street party to end all street parties. Celebrate Originality.

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adidas Originals: the street where originality lives

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By Zolton in Video on Thursday 29 April 2010

Welcome to the street where originality lives: the adidas Originals neighborhood. This is where athletes, musicians, skaters, artists, entertainers and more all come together to show their colors, their style and their originality. Join Snoop Dogg, Agnes Deyn, Jeremy Scott and more at the adidas Originals street party to end all street parties. Celebrate Originality.

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Mother Maybelle & The Carter Sisters

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By Than Luu in Video on Thursday 22 April 2010

Here’s a clip of Mother Maybelle and The Sisters in glorious technicolor, singing about love. I adore the rich reds and pinks. Why can’t film look like this now? A perfect performance, supported by astounding musicianship made to look as easy as pie.

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adidas Original street party

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By Zolton in Video on Tuesday 20 April 2010

Welcome to the street where originality lives: the adidas Originals neighborhood. This is where athletes, musicians, skaters, artists, entertainers and more all come together to show their colors, their style and their originality. Join Snoop Dogg, Agnes Deyn, Jeremy Scott and more at the adidas Originals street party to end all street parties. Celebrate Originality.

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Real Time: Analog digital clock by Maarten Baas

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By Gerry Mak in Video on Friday 16 April 2010

Maarten Baas created the an “analog digital clock,” a film of him spraying paint and wiping it away to change an oversized time display. You can download it as an iPhone app for $0.99.

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Rochelle Haley

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By Gerry Mak in Video on Sunday 14 March 2010

Sydney-based multimedia artist Rochelle Haley works a lot with shadows and reflections, be it with her textured paper pieces, her mirror and glass pieces, or her performance piece Strings, which involves live improvised drawing projected over dancers.

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Celeste Boursier-Mougenot at Barbican Centre

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By Gerry Mak in Video on Monday 22 February 2010

Artist and composer Celeste Boursier-Mougenot recently installed electric guitars in a room full of zebra finches to see what kind of music they would make. Turns out these little birds are worthy of a spot on the No Fun Fest bill this year.

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Take On Me performed on Mario Paint Composer

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By Zolton in New Music on Sunday 17 January 2010

What’s this? Well, it’s Take On Me by A-Ha performed on Mario Paint Composer. Aha! Ok, so it doesn’t quite have the punch of the original version. But the melody will still stay ingrained in your head for hours.

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Ok Go’s WTF?

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By Casper Johansson in Video on Thursday 7 January 2010

With 175 million video streams, OK Go is the most-downloaded band ever. The group created an international phenomenon in 2005 with its A Million Ways video, which featured the four members dancing in a backyard, and followed it with the decade’s most-viewed music video, Here It Goes Again. Working with friend and video director Tim […]

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