Sunday, 28 February 2010

Women are Heroes,We are Wolves,Sonic Connections,Blood Red Shoes,Matt Needle,Golden Triangle,Lost Rockers,Tunng,Manon Juliette,Antony Gormley,Mixtape

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this is too much . another Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) and Blogger robotic message saying that there is illegal material on this post.

WHAT ????????

Tiago 24/03/2010

A must see brilliant short movie about the impact in Paris of the famous Jr photographic project Women are Heroes

Watch via Fubiz

"There’s a precise moment during Invisible Violence, the latest album from local lupine electro-lovers We Are Wolves, that signals a surprising and welcome evolution beyond their typically reliable barrage of krautrock and dance punk. At 3:25 into “Walking Commotion,” the album’s third track, an acoustic guitar and string section grace what, up until that point, was a recognizably thumping We Are Wolves tune blending aggressive synths and shouted vocals.

It’s atypical of their previous work, yet feels completely logical given the band’s development following their 2007 sophomore breakthrough, Total Magique. (...) [They] credit co-producer Radwan Ghazi Moumneh with pushing the band to embrace new sonic textures, resulting in a third album with considerable nuance—an important development given the energetic and brutish dance rock the group had been known for previously. Recording under fewer time constraints over two months this summer, as opposed to "Total Magique"’s inconsistent schedule, might have also given them more leeway to refresh their sound on "Invisible Violence". Dare to Care

Mp3 | We are Wolves - Holding Hands
Mp3 | We are Wolves - Blue
Watch | We are Wolves - Holding Hands

Thurs 1 to Sat 3 April 2010 in de Brakke Grond Amsterdam (near Dam Square)

Where can you find the hottest new bands from the Netherlands and Flanders? During the first few days of April, you’ll find them in de Brakke Grond. For the second time, the leading lights of alternative pop & rock from the Low Lands will come together for a three-day party.

Every evening, Sonic Connections will present a sampler of eclectic musical styles: rock, post-punk, indie, singer-songwriter, electronic and avant-garde. Young acts, hungry for excitement and experimentation. Expect unexpected crossovers, exceptional collaborations, stimulating visuals and theatrical effects.

Thursday 01 April
Blackie & The Oohoo’s; Tijs Delbeke (Sir Yes Sir)Eklin (NL), Toman (B), Eva Braun (NL), E.T. Explore Me (NL), Sir Yes Sir (Be)

Friday 02 April
Nive Nielsen; The Secret Love Parade ,Blackie & The Oohoo’s feat. Ragazze Kwartet (B/NL), The Go Find (B), Nive Nielsen and the Deer Children (B/GL), Indian Askin (NL), Wooden Constructions (NL)

Saturday 03 April
Team William; Autoblonde, Tape Tum (B), Autoblonde (NL), The Secret Love Parade (NL), Team William (B), Addicted Kru Sound feat. Selah Sue (B)

for more info please visit Vlaams Cultuurhuis de Brakke Grond

"Blood Red Shoes are Laura-Mary Carter and Steven Ansell. They are a rock band from Brighton, UK. They know there is a power and intensity in simplicity. And they have a new album. It’s called ‘Fire Like This’.

‘Fire Like This’ is both a progression and a paring down, a record that sees Blood Red Shoes – vocalist/guitarist Laura-Mary Carter and vocalist/drummer Steven Ansell – getting back to their DIY/punk roots. “We started the band in 2005, and a lot of stuff started to happen,” recalls Laura-Mary. “The band started taking off, and we got a bit carried away. So much stuff gets thrown at you, and you just do it, you don’t have time to think about it. But we’ve learnt that isn’t always what you want. We don’t want people telling us what to wear. We don’t want to do that crap video. We’re in control again. And I can tell you, right now is the most happy I’ve been about anything to do with this band." V2

Mp3 | Blood Red Shoes - Colours Fade
Watch | Blood Red Shoes - Light It Up

Super redesign of Hitchcock's classic movies covers by Matt Needle.

"I still have a few Hitchcock Prints left and i have decided to donate 50% of every prints sale to Haiti Aid Relief " for more infor visit Matt Needle

"Brooklyn's greatest natural resources are rats, crime and dirt. Out of this ugly and overpriced ex-industrial vermin ranch has risen a band that are so loud and full of life that they not only make it bearable but they almost make the squalor seem charming and full of possibility. You go to a Golden Triangle show and it's like being welcomed into a clubhouse full of drunken carousing; good feeling permeates what was before merely a room with booze and a stage.

Golden Triangle is a band of three girls and three boys who play music that's loud, spooky, and will make you aroused and ambitious when you experience it live. I guess they're psychedelic or garage or something. Maybe post punks? They have two singing ladies who sound like soulful ghosts. In general the music is like being in a fun haunted house and the ghosts are cool but you never totally relax because, I mean, they're supernatural beings". Hardly Art

Mp3 | Golden Triangle - Neon Noose
Mp3 | Golden Triangle - Jinx
Watch | Golden Triangle - Neon Noose

Lost Rockers is the new film from Paul Rachman and Steven Blush, makers of the American Harcore punk rock documentary that premiered at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival and was theatrically released by Sony Pictures Classics.

Lost Rockers reveals great musicians overlooked by pop culture. It offers insight into what it takes to “make it,” and why so many of equal talent to famous stars fall through the cracks. The film tells the life stories of these forgotten artists — of different eras, genres, creeds and orientations — from their doomed paths to fame to their ultimate redemption. You’ll experience amazing music you can’t believe you never heard.

Lost Rockers has only just begun. We’ve shot our first four interviews (Gloria Jones, Jake Holmes, David Peel and Dr. israel) with many more to come, including famous rock stars commenting on their lesser-known contemporaries. Completing our research and moving into the post-production phase will require travel across the US, UK and Europe. Your contributions will help put us on this path.

Watch | Lost Rockers

"We are very happy to present to you the fourth album, "...And Then We Saw Land", by the British collective Tunng. Crafting a unique blend of rustic acoustic based folk, kitchen sink experimentalism, delicate electronics, and pop melodies that don't let go, Tunng weaves these parts into a seamless whole that's anchored by sweet male/female vocal harmonies.

Since last we saw them, the band have been on adventures both personal (Mike went to India, Ashley moved to Somerset) and shared – such as their ten-day voyage of discovery with Malian desert bluesmen Tinariwen, a unique collaboration that aimed to fuse the sounds of the two bands together. An experience that helped shape Tunng‘s approach to the new album “We learned that you don’t always need structure! As long as there is presence, emotion and groove. It taught us that everything is open and adaptable...” Thrill Jockey

Mp3 | Tunng - Don t Look Down Or Back
Watch | Tunng - Hustle

Manon Julliete is a Dutch Interior Designer with a special project that protects the environment and helps disable people.
Made from scrap leather pieces in Brazil , Manon Juliette recycled leather rugs are good for the environment and also have an important social impact on the local community helping people that in normal circumstances always have difficulties on work areas .

Manon designed a process where witch allows the whole process to be carried by disable people. To know more about this project please visit. Manon Juliette

Antony Gormley was born in London in 1950. After schooling at Ampleforth College, Yorkshire, he went on to complete a degree in Archaeology, Anthropology and History of Art at Trinity College, Cambridge, between the years of 1968-71. Following his graduation, Gormley travelled to India and Sri Lanka to study Buddhism for three years. On his return to London, in 1974, he attended Central School of Art and Goldsmith's College before completing a postgraduate course in sculpture at Slade School of Art between 1977 and 1979.

Gormley's work has revivified the way in which the human form is appropriated. Frequently using his own body as the subject of his work, Gormley's innovative use of the body, as a vessel for memory and transformation, explores the collective body and the relationship between self and other. His investigation into the human condition has been realised in highly acclaimed large-scale installations such as Critical Mass (1995), Allotment (1997), Inside Australia (2002), Domain Field (2003), Another Place (2005), and Blind Light (2007). Sculpture

Audiopleasures Mixtape

Mp3 | Barletta - Whisper [ Tommie Sunshine mix ]
Mp3 | I and I - I Can See
Mp3 | Jump Jump Dance Dance - Show Me The Night [ Human Life's West Coast Girls mix ]
Mp3 | Kiki - Camera Obscura
Mp3 | King Britt feat Astrid Suryanto - Now
Mp3 | Ra Ra Riot - Ghost Under Rocks [ Passion Pit Remix ]
Mp3 | RQM - Colors Fade [ JF Version ]
Mp3 | Sharam - Track With No Name
Mp3 | Soundpool - But its so
Mp3 | Teaadora - Serial Dating
Mp3 | UNKLE feat The Black Angels - Natural Selection
Mp3 | We Only Said - That Evening We Were Alone Together

Downloald full Audiopleasures Mixtape

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Monday, 22 February 2010

Asmita,The Radio Dep,Ari Marcopoulos, Make the Girl Dance, Jessica Tremp, Noisia,Acid Test,Lali Puna, RdeuxDdeux, We Have Band, Amsterdam

Asmita: State where the ego and the sense of individuality are completely transcended and there is only pure awareness.

Directed by Ryan Hooks and music by the Soft Spot

Watch | Asmita
Mp3 | Soft Spot - Asmita

Soft Spot are Sarah Kinlaw and Bryan Keller from Brooklyn New York , they are releasing their debut Lp and touring the Usa.

"Soft Spot is music to dance to and music to sit to, music to wake to and music to make love to. For as childhood ambitions once scribbled in crayon and existing only in daydreams, this product of two passionate hearts can only have the sweetest of fruits." Molly Would

Mp3 | Soft Spot - Half House
Watch | Soft Spot - Half House

Swedish band , The Radio Dep is releasing a new album "Clinging to a scheme" on Labrador Records in the coming month

"The band has combined the most unequalled components from their previous albums “Lesser matters” and “Pet grief” with soul guitars, P-funk, glittering, distorted synthesizers, cut/paste-beats, 70’s futuristic orchestra sounds and sounds you don't know what they are. Things you've never heard before. "Clinging to a scheme" is way beyond pleasing - it's absolutely breathtaking."

Mp3 | The Radio Dep - David
Mp3 | The Radio Dep - Heavens on Fire

Foam_Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam
Ari Marcopoulos - It might seem familiar
27 February 2010 until 16 June 2010

This spring Foam_Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam presents an exhibition by the Amsterdam-born photographer and filmmaker, Ari Marcopoulos. Marcopoulos (b. 1957, Amsterdam) set off for New York in 1979 and quickly became a significant documenter of alternative youth culture in America throughout the last three decades. Foam is showing work from his entire oeuvre, ranging from photos of the emerging hip-hop and downtown art scene in New York in the 1980s and the snowboard and skate culture in the 1990s, to frequent depictions of his own family in Northern California over the last ten years.

Marcopoulos’s work is characterized by a remarkable feeling of intimacy. Whether it concerns celebrities from the world of music or art, or his own family, he approaches his subjects in an intuitive manner and he always knows how to get close to the heart. His photos are direct, extremely personal and subtly structured. Recurrent themes are art, music, graffiti and the vulnerability of the human body. The exhibition shows a cross-section of his work from the last 30 years, varying from grainy black and white copies, monumental colour photos, videos, books and zines. Foam

Seventy-One Percent of Earth
A film by Ari Marcopoulos

Big wave surfers Grant "Twiggy" Baker, Brian Conley, Greg Long, Rusty Long,
Frank Solomon and Anthony Tashnick call for the creation of marine protected areas in our oceans, like national parks on land, in this film by Ari Marcopoulos, presented by NRDC

Watch | Seventy-One Percent of Earth

Video for Parisian duo Make the Girl Dance.

Watch | Make The Girl Dance - BABY BABY BABY!

Photography by Jessica Tremp

Born in 1981, Jessica grew up in Switzerland before moving to Melbourne at the age of 18. She has been scratching her creative itch through various mediums and having looked at the world through a view finder all her life, with or without a camera in hand, finally opened the floodgates on photography more seriously in the last few years. She has been published in magazines including ‘empty’ and the American ‘shots’ and has participated in various group shows. Her passion for creativity keeps growing into an obsession and constant desire for release.

Super Dutch drum n bass outfit Noisia has new EP "Machine Gun" and are on a extensive world tour , if they knock on your neighborhood dont miss it , its a real blast.

'Ma­chine Gun' is the first sin­gle off Nois­ia's forth­com­ing al­bum 'Split the Atom', re­leased April 5th.

Watch | Noisia - Machine Gun
Mp3 | Noisia - Invisible Studio Mix January 2010

ACID TEST: This groundbreaking NRDC documentary explores the startling phenomenon of ocean acidification, which may soon challenge marine life on a scale not seen for tens of millions of years. Featuring Sigourney Weaver.

for more info please visit Acid Test Movie

Watch | Acid Test

Long time favorites , Lali Puna is preparing the release on their new album " Our Inventions " out on Morr Music 02 April.

More than half a decade has elapsed since the release of Faking The Books, Lali Puna's third (and hitherto most recent) long-player, but the band's impact on the climate of electronic rock music remains palpable. Along with sister-group The Notwist, this Weilheim quartet have helped map out the musical landscape for modern, experimentally minded pop music, and Our Inventions finds Lali Puna continuing to push the frontiers of their medium. Along with sister-group The Notwist, this Weilheim quartet have helped map out the musical landscape for modern, experimentally minded pop music, and Our Inventions finds Lali Puna continuing to push the frontiers of their medium. Morr Music

Mp3 | Lali Puna - Remember

Very cool customized bags and robot shirts by Bruxelles based creative Art Director Mana

New We Have Band Video :), directed by Jul & Mat , debut album on April.

Watch | We Have Band - Divisive
Mp3 | We Have Band - Divisive [ DJ Mujava Edit ]

The Amsterdam Metropolitan Area (AMA), in the very heart of Europe, attracts people and organisations from around the world. Since centuries, Amsterdam has been a hub for world trade. In the years to come, the local authorities will make a joint and critical effort to pro-mote the more intensive use of their territories.

To give international investors and companies a better opportunity of getting to know about all the possibilities of the area an unique experience was created. What in the old days used to be a model of the landscape from wood and foam, committed to stay in one spot, now became a digital interactive standalone application with a voiceover which allows delegations to travel around the world and show in easy access the look, feel and facts of AMA. Project on behalf of and in collaboration with INDG. Monkai

Watch | Amsterdam Metropolitan Area Experience

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Tuesday, 9 February 2010

Bon Esprit,Alice in Wonderland,Massive Attack,Les Queues de Sardines,Gil Scott-Heron,Irving Penn,Live SDI HfK Bremen,Panic Girl, Mouna Andraos

... Meet the French party animals ...

Big news in town this week was the launch of the Bon Esprit Amsterdam website.

" Bon-Esprit is a rowdy bunch of English-speaking Frenchies based in Amsterdam.
Punk and chic, we bring manners to white-trash.
Our motley crew of artists, personal coaches, designers, P.R. and skateboard addicts concocts a wide variety of events: Fancy-dressed picnics, i-pod battles, Riot Girlz balls and Parties with the cream of the underground scene…
Always in a decadent and generous spirit. "

Bon Esprit iconic and irreverent figure , mon amie :) Stephane Serra aka bad ass & favorite dj Hank Disaster , check it out for his non-valentine mix Bullz N Dikes-The Non Valentine issue mix

next partie : It’s Bull’s Birthday! Bon Esprit couldn’t let her party alone so…Here is : Who Let The Bull Out??!! Saturday 2010-02-27 @ Code 21 Amsterdam
Samidi the Bass Riot (NL), Tomahawk Bang Bang (NL/FR/Bon Esprit), Hank Disaster (NL/FR/Bon Esprit), Masters of Ceremony: SuperMinou, Mr U and Blusher.

Since its publication in 1865, Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland has delighted the world with a wildly imaginative and unforgettable journey, inspiring children of all ages to suspend disbelief and follow Alice into her fantasy worlds. This new gift edition presents Carroll's tale fully unabridged with a unique visual interpretation by renowned artist Camille Rose Garcia. Harper Collins

Watch | Camille Rose Garcia behind the scenes

Camille Rose Garcia was born in 1970 in Los Angeles, California, and grew up in the generic suburbs of Orange County, where she visited Disneyland and went to punk shows with the other disenchanted youth of that era. Her paintings of creepy cartoon children living in wasteland fairy tales are critical commentaries on the failures of capitalist utopias, blending nostalgic pop culture references with a satirical slant on modern society.

Vey cool Gui Borato remix from the track Paradise Circus (feat. Hope Sandoval), from the new Massive Attack Album.

Mp3 | Massive Attack - Paradise Circus feat. Hope Sandoval [ Gui Boratto Remix ].

The first words that came to my mind when i saw this were Gorgeous and Awesome :)

"Les Queues de Sardines, a registered trademark of the m + o studio, is offering an original range of stockings and tights notable for their unconventional and unique graphic style. Add a pinch of narrative humor - the result is a choice of elegant and unusual models that will dress up your legs with an unusual stylish and elegant pattern. Screen-printed by hand in limited quantities, these rare and exclusive articles will never go unnoticed." Les Queues de Sardines

Much respect and hats off to Sir Gil Scott-Heron , a truly magical comeback , 13 years after his latest release , by many considered the Godfather of hip hop and rap , a man of words full of wisdom and poetry.

Pitchfork has released a super 11 minutes behind the scene of his new album "I'm New Here" .

Watch | I'm New Here

National Portrait Gallery, London

Irving Penn (1917–2009) was one of the great photographers of our time. Focusing specifically on his portraits of major cultural figures of the last seven decades, Irving Penn Portraits is a glorious celebration of his work in this genre.

Alfred Hitchcock, New York, 1947

The exhibition is brought together from major international collections and includes over 120 silver and platinum prints, many vintage, ranging from his portraits for Vogue magazine in the 1940s to some of his last work.

Marlene Dietrich, New York, 1948

Penn photographed an extraordinary range of sitters from the worlds of literature, music and the visual and performing arts. Among those featured in the exhibition are Truman Capote, Salvador Dali, Christian Dior, T.S. Eliot, Duke Ellington, Grace Kelly, Rudolf Nureyev, Al Pacino, Edith Piaf, Pablo Picasso and Harold Pinter.

Truman Capote, New York, 1948

This fascinating survey brings to light the significance of Penn's visual language and provides a rare opportunity to explore his innovative use of composition, light and printing techniques. National Portrait Gallery, London

This video shows a summary of various student's projects displayed at the TROIA pixel room in Bremen, Germany in 2006. The projects are the results of a class called "Live SDI", which took place at the HfK Bremen (University of Fine Arts) in 2005/2006.

They are experiments with light, sound, emotion, ambience and space, meant to be more than mere video displays, creating an animated room. The walls contain real LED pixels, which makes a difference from normal video projectors. If all lights are turned off, the room turns pitch black. All lights on is increadibly bright. The room has a refresh-rate of 50 Hz, so the impression of the live-performance was quite intense.

The project was challenging, but fun to carry out, sadly enough we never managed to have a huge club-party in that room, due to security issues.

Watch | Live Space Display Interaction

New music video Art by Director Reza Dolatabadi.
Track by Panic Girl from their upcoming 2010 Ep Burn and Rise

Watch | Panic Girl - Burn And Rise

Mouna Andraos an R&D OpenLab Fellow, is an interaction designer in various media including web, mobile, electronics and wearables, while applying ideas of softness, intimacy and uniqueness to the electronic spaces and objects that are increasingly inhabiting our personal environments. Her work for a Montreal-based interactive production studio has won recognition ranging from a Best of Show & Best of Art at the South by South West web awards to a cyberLion in Cannes. She recently completed her master's degree at the Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP), Tisch School of the Arts, New York University. Eyebeam

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