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Keaton Henson, "Small Hands"

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Handcrafted animal puppets star in emotional video directed by Joseph Mann

"Small Hands," the lead single off Keaton Henson's Dear LP, is a bittersweet affair, full of mournful lyrics and beautiful boo-hoo melodies. Director Joseph Mann perfectly matches the visuals to the vibe, with this somber video featuring handcrafted animal puppets (courtesy of Blinkink puppet honchos Jonny & Will) coming to life to tell a heartbreaking story of love and loss. Never knew......read more

Senate Receives Climate and Energy Bill

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Plan includes retooled section on offshore drilling.

Senators John Kerry and Joseph Lieberman finally released their 987-page climate bill, which they hope will be passed as a means to slow down pollution and global warming. The bill was amended in light of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, greatly scaling back the planned expansion of new offshore drilling sites. Despite the support of some utilities and energy companies, it seems unlikely that......read more

'Straight Up' Climate Book Drops

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New book by influential blogger described as a "must-read" by Al Gore.

Readers of Joseph Romm's Climate Progress blog, an offshoot of the liberal think tank Center for American Progress, are familiar with the writer's sharp wit and tight prose. With his new book 'Straight Up: America's Fiercest Climate Blogger Takes on the Status Quo Media, Politicians, and Clean Energy Solutions,' followers get the chance to experience it in cullulose......read more

Joseph Smolinski's Climate Change Catastrophe

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Works on paper chronicle humans' impact on the environment

In the region surrounding Joseph Smolinski's childhood home in Minnesota, farms have been displaced by strip malls and suburban housing. Those land use changes and other environmental shifts inform his work as an artist. Working primarily with paint and pencil, Smolinski documents a global environment in flux. "I am interested in addressing the human effects on the landscape, such as pollution,......read more

Flying Lotus, "Until the Quiet Comes"

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Short film by Kahlil Joseph comes ahead of FlyLo's new record

On October 2, Los Angeles beatsmith Flying Lotus will issue Until the Quiet Comes, his highly anticipated new record on Warp. In anticipation of the drop, he just released this short film to coincide with the project. Directed by Kahlil Joseph, the "Until the Quiet Comes" short ncludes the songs "See Thru To U" (ft. Erykah Badu), "Hunger" (ft. Niki Randa) and "Getting......read more

Roy Kafri "Mayokero" Video

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Iconic record covers come alive in this awesome animation by Vania Heymann

We've seen classic record covers used in creative new ways, but filmmaker Vania Heymann takes the cake with this delightful video for "Mayokero," an acapella number from Israeli artist Roy Kafri. The clip features a string of iconic album covers from acts such as ABBA, Prince, Madonna and David Bowie, who sing along to the song's nonsensical lyrics. Simple concept, superbly executed. Also check......read more

Sally Seltmann "Catch of the Day"

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Aquatic animation for a bright, bubbly track by Sally Seltmann

Sally Seltmann, the Aussie songstress formerly known as New Buffalo, recruited fellow Melbourne artist Isobel Knowles to create an animated video for "Catch of the Day"--the second single off Seltmann's upcoming release Hey Daydreamer. Taking a literal interpretation of the song's lyrics, Knowles knocked it out of the park with this cute-as-hell animation of an underwater tropical universe. All......read more

Ceramic Growler by Kaufmann Mercantile

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Handsome, handcrafted beer tote from the potter's wheel $67.00

Back in the 1800s, workers would carry beer home from the pub in galvanized "growlers," named for the sound they made when carbon dioxide escaped from the top. Though it looks vintage, this handmade ceramic growler from Kaufmann Mercantile has a snug-fitting lid that seals carbonation in tight. Slip-cast by hand then trimmed on the potter's wheel, the ceramic is cast thick so it stands up to the......read more

In the Great Outdoors with Andy Grellmann

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These gorgeous film images will inspire you to get outside

Vancouver's Old Faithful Shop is one of our favorite indie retailers and also happens to have a damn good blog. That's where we recently got hip to the work of Pacific Northwestern photographer Andy Grellmann, whose film images of idylllic scenes have us yearning for our next outdoor adventure. Like all great photography, Grellman's images from the lakes and forests of the Coast Mountains carry......read more

Trekking in Nepal with Nicola Odemann

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Meditative photos of the Annapurna Circuit in the Himalayas

When you talk to well-traveled peeps about places they would like like to return to, Nepal inevitably comes up. The tiny Himalayan nation seems to enchant and amaze everyone who visits. Looking at these photos from 21-year-old German photographer Nicola Odemann, it's not hard to see why. Over three weeks in February and March, Nicola hiked the famed Annapurna Circuit in central Nepal. Her photos......read more

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