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The Antlers, "Drift Dive"

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Appropriately oceanic video for opening track off The Antlers' Undersea EP

The shimmering new video for"Drift Dive" goes deep with the aquatic themes on The Antlers' Undersea EP, released in the summer. The surreal, watery clip premiered on Pitchfork Tuesday morning, as New Yorkers awoke to witness the damage done by Hurricane Sandy. The band posted this message on Facebook: "Considering all that's just happened in NYC, today is a strange day to debut......read more

Porcelain Raft, "Drifting In and Out"

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Hazy, meditative new video self-directed by Mauro Remiddi

The new video for "Drifting In and Out" from Mauro Remiddi -- aka Italian electro-pop maestro Porcelain Raft -- goes heavy with the smoke machine, harkening late nights at the club when your favorite song comes on. A bit of found footage and translucent dissolves of the singer round out the visuals. Honestly, the track itself is buzzy and dissonant enough on its own, so the hazy dry ice effects......read more

Driftwood

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Winter animated short by Eric Power

Animator, Eric Power does extraordinary work. With Drifwood, he made the short for Troika Moonshine 300, a group of writers who are tasked with creating short stories (300 words or less) based on 3 words given to them by another artist. Power was allowed to interpret his words visually. The words were: driftwood, poncho, and sacrificial. The piece is a beautiful example of art and nature -......read more

Driftwood Hooks

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Washed up wood repurposed as colorful hangers $25.00

As a kid growing up on the shores of Lake Erie in western New York, Kiel Mead had a "love affair" with driftwood, which he collected for display at home. Now a designer living in Brooklyn, Mead works primarily with found objects, refashioning them in new and interesting ways. Mead makes clever and colorful use of driftwood with these unique, one-of-a-kind hooks, which  are stained......read more

Driftwood iPhone Charging Dock

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One-of-a-kind iPhone station juxtaposes timeless nature with modern tech $72.00

For Maine maker Lee Goodwin and the rest of his team, sourcing materials means hittiing the beach, mere minutes from the 18th century barn where they work. That's where they collect the pieces of driftwood they use to craft these one-of-a-kind iPhone charging docks, each of which carries its own special narrative, "from seed to tree to sandy shore." The finished product is a interesting......read more

Adrift

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Watch Simon Christen's time-lapse love letter to San Francisco fog

Here's a fantastic bit of personal work from San Francisco photographer Simon Christen. For two years, each morning when the weather looked promising, Christen would get up at 5AM and drive to the Marin Headlands, where he would hike the ridges to capture time-lapse footage of fog and mist rolling over the Bay Area. The result is Adrift, a gorgeous filmic tribute to an amazing natural phenomenon.......read more

Ellie Davies: Between the Trees

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Eerie, mysterious images of smoke drifting through the forest

UK photographer Ellie Davies' chosen place of work is the forest, where she intervenes to explore the complex relationship between the landscape and the individual. Forests, which in the UK include ancient woodlands, timber forestry, and wildlife reserves, represent the confluence of nature and culture, of natural landscape and human activity. They are also powerful symbols, places of danger......read more

Mountains, "Blue Lanterns on East Oxford"

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Drifting cloud imagery complements ambient audio vibes

"Blue Lanterns on East Oxford," off Mountains' 2011 album Air Museum, is a slow drifter of a tune that gets a literal visual interpretation courtesy of the band's own Koen Holtkamp. The nature-absorbed imagery provides a perfectly hypnotic complement to the band's ambient tones, described by The Wire as, "Infinite sheets of grainy sound build and renew themselves to immensely......read more

Arborea, "Seadrift"

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Music vid assembled from nature footage captured on folk duo's U.S. tour.

Based in Maine, psych-folk duo Arborea are inspired by the rugged, natural landscapes of their home state. For the official video for "Seadrift," the banjo-driven single off their self-titled 2008 album, the band traveled to the other coast, capturing images of nature in northern California and the Oregon coast while on tour. The footage was shot and edited by Shanti Curran, who makes......read more

Smart Web Platform Diverts Energy Waste to Charity

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Ohmconnect offers users cash or charitable donations in exchange for saved energy during peak hours

From writer Rachel Signer and our friends at Collectively: Maybe you've heard of smart homes, where devices and appliances are connected so they can "talk" to each other. Well, they're getting smarter, and greener.  Imagine: it's around 6pm, and people are arriving home from work. Everybody turns on their lights, stoves, and heating or air conditioning all at once, placing demand on the......read more

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