Saturday, February 4, 2012

[Photo of the Day] Came Out From The Water by Leonardi Ranggana

Check out this ridiculous shot of a tiger coming out of the water: the timing is insane! Photo by Leonardi Rangganna.

[Music Video] Neon Indian - Fallout

Here's the latest video from Neon Indian's latest album Era Extrana. It's directed by Adult Swim so that probably explains the "proportions" of the girl.

Friday, February 3, 2012

[Photo of the Day] "Water World" by Chris Burkard

Chris Burkard makes awesome surf photos and by awesome, I mean incredible. Like this one and many others on his wonderful website.

[Teaser] Handbraekes (Mr Oizo & Boys Noize) - EP#1 Teaser

The teaser for the collaboration EP between two masters of electro is here : it's weird, classy, cool but quite repetitive. EP#1 will be available digitally and on vinyl February 13th.

[Video] Motion Feel

Mindfucking and awesome : this about sums it right. Check out this very interesting almost constantly evolving animation by Shinji Inamoto and Hironari Okada! Music by Thiaz Itch

[Tech] iMeshi Japanese Food iPhone 4 Cases

Wanna make your Iphone look ridiculously tasty? Check out this series of realistic japanese food cover for Iphone by Strapya! They're probably not that practical though.

[Music Video] Miike Snow - Paddling Out

A man is abducted by aliens shaped like children from the victorian age and they proceed to change him into the illegitimate child of GĂ©rard Depardieu and Lady Gaga.  Yup. That's the video for the second electrifying single out of Miike Snow's  upcoming album "Happy To You". Check it out!  

[Music Video] Drake - Practice

Here's the official video for Drake's Practice from his "Take Care" album. It's a real simple video.

[Video] Chevrolet Disses Ford in upcoming SuperBowl Ad

Chevrolet's upcoming SuperBowl ad is pretty good. It features a man driving in his truck in a 2012 post-apocalyptic world where nothing has survived...except for his friends who drive Chevrolet trucks and Twinkies.

[Music Video] M.I.A. - Bad Girls (Directed by Romain Gavras)

It's Friday and as promised here is the fantastic music video for M.I.A.'s Bad Girls directed by one of our favorite directors, Romain Gavras (we recommend you to check out his movie Notre Jour Viendra).

[Music] Swampp Cat - Great Fairy Fountain

Wow. Just when I thought I was done with all the Zelda inspired song, Swampp Cat comes in and blows my mind away with his new original chill out track. It's available as a free download in its full quality glory so check it out! 

Thursday, February 2, 2012

[Throwback Thursday] Outkast - B.O.B

It's hard to believe that it's already been twelve years since Outkast released their amazing album "Stankonia" which features classics like Ms.Jackson, So Fresh, So Clean and this week's throwback track of the week B.O.B. Enjoy the track and the awesome video that comes with it.

[Other] Timehop: What Were You Doing 1 Year Ago Today

Check out Timehop, a web service that sends you a daily e-mail on what you were doing on that day exactly one year ago; whether it was on Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare or Instagram. The young startup claims that they're backed by the same investors as foursquare, twitter and tumblr. We're gonna keep an eye out on this one.

[Photo] London's new "Smart Bins" w/ LCD Displays & WI-FI

London have introduced their new 1,880$ (each) bomb-proof recycling bins that come equipped with a LCD display and integrated WI-FI. The screens will change to display the weather forecast, various news and we're assuming ads as well. There are 25 "smart bins" placed throughout the city. Other major cities like New York City and Tokyo are expected to have these bins in the near future.

[Tech] Smartphone Gun Attachment for Lazer Tag

As of now, you can pre-order the XAPPR GUN. Which is a gun that attaches to your smartphone (iOS, Android, Windows) and provides an enhanced experience for players with enabled apps (shooting games). You can also use the gun to play Lazer Tag with your friends by shooting each other. It goes for 30$ and will be available in the summer.

[Music Video] Nicolas Jaar - Materials

Here's the music video for Nicolas Jaar's Materials, a track from his 2010 EP "Mark & Angels".

[Free Download] 12th Planet latest EP + Tour Dates

12th Planet is giving away his latest EP "Scion A/V Presents: The End Is Near" for free. The EP features Skrillex, Kill the Noise and Antiserum. 12th Planet is also having a North American starting tonight in Miami.

North American tour dates:

Feb 2 Miami, FL @ Grand Central
Feb 3 Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ Revolution
Feb 4 Athens, GA @ Bad Manor
Feb 5 Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade
Feb 7 Virginia Beach, VA @ Peabodys
Feb 8 Washington, DC @ District
Feb 9 Baltimore, MD @ Soundstage
Feb 10 New York, NY @ Webster Hall
Feb 11 Philadelphia, PA @ TLA
Feb 12 Hartford, CT @ Webster Theater
Feb 13 Boston, MA @ Middle East
Feb 14 Montreal, Canada @ Le Belmont
Feb 15 Toronto, Canada @ Wrongbar
Feb 16 Chicago, IL @ Bottom Lounge
Feb 17 Detroit, MI @ Magic Stick
Feb 18 St. Louis, MO @ 2720 Cherokee
Feb 19 Nashville, TN @ Club Mai
Feb 20 New Orleans, LA @ Ampersand
Feb 21 Dallas, TX @ Trees
Feb 22 Oklahoma City, OK @ Kamp
Feb 23 Albuquerque, NM @ Sunshine Theater
Feb 24 Phoenix, AZ @ Madison Events Center
Feb 25 Las Vegas, NV @ Hard Rock
Feb 26 San Diego, CA @ Voyeur
Feb 28 Orange County, CA @ Dubtroit
Feb 29 Los Angeles, CA @ Avalon Hollywood (*venue change)
March 1 San Francisco, CA @ Mighty
March 2 Portland, OR @ Roseland
March 3 Eugene, OR @ Wow Hall

[Video] Diplo @ Igloofest

Here's a video showcasing the third weekend of the outdoor electronic music festival "Igloofest" in Montreal. The video features Diplo as well as other acts.

[Video] Breaking Bad RPG

Check out this awesome video by College Humor showcasing the hit TV show "Breaking Bad" as a Role Playing Game. If you watched the show, you'll find this awesome. If you're catching up on the show, you'll find some spoilers along the video.

[Video] David Lynch Signature Cup Organic Coffee

Here's David Lynch's ad for his own line of coffee. Does it make you want to drink David Lynch's own coffee? Not really, but you'll most probably drink it if you're into David Lynch. I just wrote David Lynch four times in three sentences. Absurd.

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

[Music] Wolfgang Gartner - There And Back (Dead C∆T Bounce Remix)

Here's another free sick remix by Dead C∆T Bounce! Check it out and grab a download!

Wolfgang Gartner - There And Back (Dead C∆T Bounce Remix) by Dead C∆T Bounce

[Photo of the Day] Balloons 2 by Li Wei

Look at this picture. Now look again knowing that Li Wei doesn't use any photo editing software. Crazy right? This Chinese artist says he uses acrobatics, metal wires, scaffolding, mirrors and more to create his awesome photos. His website is definitely worth a tour!

[Video] Wes Anderson // FROM ABOVE

Here's an interesting montage of every overhead shot of hands in Wes Anderson movies.

The same guy did a similar montage with the hit show "Breaking Bad", this time showcasing POV shots from the series.

[Video] The Dog Strikes Back: 2012 Volkswagen Superbowl Commercial

Here's Volkswagen's 2012 Superbowl commercial. It features a dog and a Star Wars reference. Yes, they are trying to sell you a car.

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

[Photo of the Day] Untitled by Milica Kolaric

Sometimes, I like me some old school photos. Milica Kolaric's photos looks just like that and they are pretty awesome. There is more on (Not) Common People. Check it out! 

[Music Video] Die Antwoord - I Fink U Freeky

Alright! Some new crazy/awesome stuff by the ever surprising (check out their latest album's trailer) trio Die Antwoord. Their second album is out for sale digitally all over the interwebz. Check it out!    

[Trailer] Eastbound & Down Season 3

Here's the latest trailer for HBO's hit comedy "Eastbound & Down", which will premiere its third season on February 19th.

Monday, January 30, 2012

[Photo of the Day] Antarctica - Glaciers & Caverns by Francois Delfosse

Here's a picture from a really nice creative series by Francois Delfosse. The effect matches the name of the series perfectly. Spoiler : this is actually the interior of a plastic bag.

[Music] M.I.A. - Bad Girls

Not long ago, the charismatic M.I.A announced that she was going to release a new single and here it is, in all its amazing glory! Stick around because a video directed by none other then Romain Gavras will be revealed Friday!

[Music] SolarSolar - Albatross (Wild Beasts Cover)

Listen to SolarSolar's fantastic cover of Wild Beasts' Albatross.

[Music] Metronomy - The Look ( Two Inch Punch "Shook Shook" Re-Work)

Check out Two Inch Punch's remix of Metronomy's The Look which will be released towards the end of February (Feb.27th).

[Video] Bear71 (interactive documentary)

Watch or interact this 20 minute documentary about this female grizzly which has been documented for the past eight years in Banff National Park in Canada. The bear was captured with electronic tags and recorded on hundreds of motion triggered cameras. For more information about the movie, check out the trailer below.

Or you can watch/interact Bear71 here in its entirety.

[Video] Honda CR-V Superbowl Commercial (extended version)

Here's the extended version of Honda's upcoming Superbowl commercial featuring Matthew Broderick as himself in recreating the storyline of the classic film "Ferris Bueller's Day Off".

Sunday, January 29, 2012

[Photo of the Day] Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic after defeating Rafael Nadal in the final of the 2012 Australian Open. The historic match lasted 5 hours and 53 minutes, the longest final in a major tournament since the open era.

[Video] Lebron James jumps over John Lucas

Lebron James jumped over Chicago Bulls guard John Lucas for the alley-hoop. Here is the proof:

[Photos] Enlightened Souls by Wittner Fabrice

Wittner Fabrice had the brilliant idea to use silhouettes to make long exposure photos. The ghost light figures make these images incredible and there is a lot more on his website. Check it out! 

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[Music Video] The Foodchain - Groove

Mayhem and dopeness are probably the most appropriate words to describe The Foodchain's second single's video!  Free works as well since the whole album "Brunch" is available for that price right HERE!|