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The Joy of Books

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Sean Ohlenkamp brings a bookstore to life after dark

E-readers are handy, but can a Kindle do this? At Type Books in Toronto, the books come to life after hours, dancing in choreographed stop-motion to spread a positive message about the printed word. "The Joy of Books," created by Toronto ad man Sean Ohlenkamp, his wife, Lisa Blonder Ohlenkamp, and 20 volunteers, has set the internet ablaze, with two million plus views to date. If,......read more

The Wooden Sky, "Grace On A Hill Part 3"

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Exquisitely shot video for Toronto's alt-country darlings

There's no sense denying the fact that live performance music videos are generally hum-drum affairs. In fact, many of them are straight B-O-R-I-N-G. Oh neat, you're playing your instruments. Cool. I think I'll press stop now. Toronto outfit The Wooden Sky breaks the mold with Grace On A Hill, a five-part video series shot in the city's Grace On A Hill Church. Like the first couple episodes, the......read more

Toro Y Moi "Rose Quartz"

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Chaz Bundick becomes a painting in this playful, inventive new video

Soulful South Carolina native Chaz Bundick (Toro Y Moi) followed up his 2011 indie rock breakout Underneath The Pines with a more dancefloor-oriented electronic sound on Anything In Return, released early in 2013. "Rose Quartz," one of the album highlights, now has a new video created by  Lauren Gregory, who turned Bundick and his bandmates into a moving series of paintings. Colors melt and......read more

Lilly // Toro Y Moi

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A Very Pleasing Video by Harrys

Production Company — Ways & Means :: ways-means.co/ Executive Producer — Lana Kim Executive Producer — Jett Steiger Producer — Sonja Mereu Director of Photography — Frank Mobilio Steadicam — Jon Beattie Gaffer — Lucas Pitassi Key Grip — Zander Kroon Production Manager — Ovidio Jimenez Assistant Director — Ryan Lacen Production......read more

Fun Adults, "Sap Solid"

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Leeds-based four-piece creates a charming animated video for their debut single

With their debut album out on cult label Tough Love, young Leeds-based four-piece Fun Adults deliver their video for the lush, delicate lead single. Created by bandmembers Dan W Jacobs and Huw Thomas, the video is a visual collage of frame-by-frame hand-drawn images, made of a combination of paint, pastels and oil on glass on a light box. Talking to Dazed, the band explained the......read more

Badly Drawn Boy, "Too Many Miracles"

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Animated video finds the singer exchanging his trademark wool cap for leaves and branches.

In the newish video for Badly Drawn Boy's single "Too Many Miracles," the UK singer-songwriter trades in his signature wool hat to shapeshift into a tree, a transformation made possible via some excellent compositing work from John Harrison. There's a bit of a mixed message to the narrative (is that supposed to be a happy ending?) but it looks good, so we're not going to......read more

Lighten Up: Brandi Carlile

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Singer-songwriter featured in SHFT's first original series about greening the music industry.

Brandi Carlile, a phenomenal talent with a sense of responsibility about the way she tours, gave a private concert in Los Angeles to a small intimate group during her "Give Up The Ghost" tour. In this episode of LIGHTEN UP, we watch some great performance and gain some insight from an evolved artist who approaches her touring with an eye toward sustainability....read more

"Totem" by Caleb Wood

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Trippy, Sweet Sun Salutation by animator Caleb Wood

This mesmerizing short from cherished animator Caleb Wood will take you away from your daily grind.  Give yourself 2 minutes and allow for a little desk meditation.  Watch, listen, and breathe.  Namaste....read more

Toru Matsumoto, "And And"

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Mindmelting abstract animation by Mirai Mizue

Mirai Mizue leads a new generation of Japanese abstract animators with a stunning body of work inspired by the process of cell formation. This hypnotic vid he made for compatriot musician Toru Matsumoto (aka Psysalia Psysalis Psyche) is pure visual poetry. Warning: May cause acid flashbacks. Check out Mizue's painstaking handrawn animation process....read more

To Scale: The Solar System

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From Wylie Overstreet and Alex Gorosh

On a dry lakebed in Nevada, a group of friends build the first scale model of the solar system with complete planetary orbits: a true illustration of our place in the universe. A film by Wylie Overstreet and Alex Gorosh...read more

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