Sunday, 21 March 2010

Andy Warhol's Factory People, zeitguised, Jahcoozi,Inlets,Inbal Shved, Suso33,Hold Your Horses, Betacup,Bonnie Prince Billy,Expo 2010,Renaud Hallée

My Modern Met

This mini-series takes an in-depth look at the lives and times of the unique people who spent exclusive time with Andy Warhol and worked at the Factory during the silver sixties, making it all click as a new counter-culture arose and began to exert its influence throughout the arts scene in New York. Features never before seen footage and intimate interviews with the Warhol “stars” who knew Andy best, including Billy Name, Ultra Violet, Gerard Malanga and Taylor Mead.

Watch | Andy Warhol's Factory People

Part of a series of Pop-Art inspired idents for MTV which we directed and produced. Comissioned by Universal Everything.

Watch | MTV Sweetheart

A poly-rhythmic paradise of liquid harmonics to be poured into the ears. jahcoozi's music is as original as the phonetic imagination of their name.

those behind this creative alliance are song-writer /mc/singer/stage-animal sasha perera (london/sri lanka), beat-freak producer robot koch (germany) and the bass-embodying sound-tech fetishist oren gerlitz (tel aviv, israel). both musically and culturally speaking, jahcoozi are a mash up operation who have consistently managed to deliver their very own mongrel style of electronic pop music.

the band have just finished off their 3rd album which will come out on 19th april 2010 on ellen alien's berlin label bpitch control. Bpitch

Mp3 | Jahcoozi - Barefoot Dub

New Video from Brooklyn singer/multi-instrumentalist Sebastian Kruger aka Inlets.

Watch | Inlets - Bright Orange Air
Mp3 | Inlets - Bright Orange Air
Mp3 | Inlets - Your Good Arm

Illustrations by New York based Israel artist Inbal Shved aka Annabel

Brilliant work by Spanish graffiti artist Suso33

Watch | Crash

An entertaining and cheeky music video for “70 Million”, hit song by Franco-American band, Hold Your Horses!, offers a wink at art history as band members playfully reconstruct famous paintings in an off the wall lyrical interpretation all their own. Produced by L'Ogre.

Watch | Hold Your Horses - 70 Million

Think your daily Starbucks run isn’t having an effect on the planet? Think again. In just one year alone, over 58 billion disposable coffee cups are tossed into landfills.

To address the problem of disposable coffee cups, the betacup challenge was founded in 2009 as a way to encourage innovators to brainstorm creative solutions for the environment.

This year, betacup is offering a contest to design the best sustainable coffee cup. The contest is open to the public and the winner will receive a $10,000 prize. Causecast

Watch | Betacup

It's been a full year since Will Oldham was in Rock Island for this encore taping. It was St. Patrick's Day circa 2009. There was a parade happening nearby, with all kinds of non-Irish folk wearing green hats covered with sparkly glitter and shamrocks. It was relatively warm, under a sunny sky and we had burritos and specially ordered coffees and teas waiting for the Bonnie Prince Billy and his band. Oldham had been here about three years prior to this visit and to this day, we are still eternally grateful for his generosity and the kind words he's spoken to others about what Daytrotter is. He was here and gave us a shot when we were nothing and we couldn't be more honored than to have had this modern master as a repeat offender.

Read full story and download Bonnie Prince Billy Daytrotter session for free

Pictures via The Big Picture Boston

Work in progress for the 2010 World Expo on May 1st , The theme of the Expo is "Better City, Better Life", and is scheduled to run until October 31, 2010.

A very basic sound concept creates a abstract visual beauty

Watch | Sonar

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