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Sheep’s Clothing

November 24, 2010

If you can tough out the minute or two of loading time (and I recommend it), you HAVE to check out the homemade clothing over at Aita or “sheep” in Latvian. The website alone is worth a look. It’s certainly the neatest I’ve seen in some time. jealous.

Link…www.aita.lv

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Keep Me In My Plane

November 23, 2010

In the Spirit of New Music Tuesday (below), I thought it proper to show you a brilliant music video directed by the huge talents at Good Boy Creative. It’s Who made Who with their third single off “The Plot” titled “Keep Me In My Plane”. Check it out, it will make your life better…maybe.

See more?…Good Boy Creative
Hear More?…Who Made Who

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New Music Tuesday #39

November 23, 2010

Hey All, Welcome to this weeks NMT. Although I know you will enjoy my recommendations (yes-you-will!), I have a couple selections that (although I just discovered today) might be a few weeks old. If you’re a return visitor or music enthusiast you’ll know that usually happens when hunting for new music anyway.
I do hope you’ll take some time to check out these tracks as a few only get better the more you listen.

We’re preparing for a blizzard here in Utah, so I think I’ll go batten down the hatches and throw on an extra layer of clothes. Maybe the leopard skin tights?
Happy Tuesday to you.
Ciao.

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Artist: Bear Hands
Album: Burning Bush Supper Club
Released: November 2nd, 2010
Track Title: What A Drag

Website…Bear Hands

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Artist: Viper Creek Club
Album: Letters
Released: August 3rd, 2010
Track Title: The Engineer

Website…Viper Creek Club

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Artist: Ping Ping
Album: On The Run
Released: November 23rd, 2010
Track Title: Birds

Myspace…Ping Ping

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Artist: Sweet Thing
Album: Sweet Thing
Released: August 17th, 2010
Track Title: Over Me

Website…Sweet Thing

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Artist: Styrofoam
Album: Disco Synthesizers and Daily Tranquilizers
Released: October 18th, 2010
Track Title: Get Smarter

Myspace…Styrofoam

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Artist: The Soft Moon
Album: The Soft Moon
Released: November 23rd, 2010
Track Title: When It’s Over

Facebook…The Soft Moon

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After Effects

November 22, 2010


Photos by Daniele Del Nero

I was intrigued by the works of Italian designer Daniele Del Nero. He has created these paper structures resembling buildings and houses…and covered them in flour and a layer of mold. Then after a time, he simply photographs the outcome as a still life. He says of the work…

My purpose is to talk about the sense of time and destiny of the planet after
the human species, through the sense of restlessness which abandoned buildings
are able to communicate
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Very cool.

Check out many more pics of his work here…Daniele Del Nero

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Live Now. Always.

November 18, 2010

This 45 second spot created by Andreas Nilsson for the Swedish Pension Fund is brilliant and beautiful. It doesn’t seem to follow the usual cheesy feel of other advertisments with the same idea. Instead, it takes a more eerie quiet and makes it powerful and strange at the same time. Very cool.

Oh and By-the-By…Longboarding NAKED? It’s now on my bucket list.

Check out more of his work here…Andreas Nilsson and here…nixonnoxin

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Stop And Smell The…Grass?

November 18, 2010

Los Angeles based artist Mattia Casalegno has designed a wearable sensory device titled “The Open” that forces you to smell fresh cut grass while listening to your own breath. As it states on his site…

The work plays with the Deleuzian notion of “ritornell” (refrain), and about the quality of sound to define a territory. The space defined by the sound of breathing is in a state of costant imbalance between the physical act and its sensory perception and traces an unstable relationship with the intimate environment the garment reproduces.”

I for one…would love to have a go of it. I love the smell of fresh cut grass, and with the winter at our heels, the idea sounds just right.🙂

To read an interview with Mattia on his design, go here…We Make Money, Not Art
Or just check out his website here…Mattia Casalegno

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Trick The Lite-Brite Fantastic

November 17, 2010

Great video for a great song by the David Crowder Band. It’s titled SMS [Shine] and I can only imagine the time it took to create.

Here’s their Myspace for more…David Crowder Band

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