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Art Is Dead. Long Live Compost.

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SHFT Original Series Brooklyn Informed, The Art Of Decay

Andrew Casner, Brooklyn resident and urban gardener, is also an artist. But his workspace isn’t splattered with paint and brushes. Instead, it’s covered in dirt. In this episode of SHFT‘s Brooklyn Informed series, Andrew takes us through his non-traditional artistic process, which involves placing a canvas under a compost pile, then uncovering it a month later to......read more

Dirty Projectors "Impregnable Question"

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Final clip from 2012's 'Swing Lo Magellan' follows a long-distance runner in Yellowstone National Park

For Dirty Projectors' sixth and final video from last year's Swing Lo Magellan, director Adam Newport-Berra shot on location in Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks (pre-government shutdown). The director, who also worked on the NYC band's similarly woodsy "Stillness Is the Move" video, casted his brother Alex as a long-distance runner in the video the Swing Lo track "Impregnable Question,"......read more

Bat for Lashes, "Lilies"

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Monsters star alongside Natasha Khan in this fantastical new video

If you were into Where the Wild Things Are, you'll love the new video for "Lilies," the ornate art-pop opener from Bat For Lashes' Haunted Man LP.  The playful clip features a group of monsters who chill and throw down some dance moves alongside singer Natasha Khan, who sports a black bikini and an impressive set of abs. Meanwhile, Khan creates stop-motion landscapes with her breath, barfing......read more

Groundswell: Trailer

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New documentary follows surfers on a journey along British Columbia's unspoiled west coast -- a region threatened by oil pipeline development

Slated for release this coming fall, "Groundswell" follows surfers Peter Devries, Travis Gordon, Dan Malloy up the west coast of British Columbia, where the delicate coastal ecosystem faces a major threat in the form of the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline from Alberta's tar sands. The film, a collaborative production of the Raincoast Conservation Foundation, Patagonia, and Woodshed......read more

Sigur Ros, "Varuo"

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Sigur Ros teams with longtime collaborator Ryan McGinley for latest film experiment

Are we majorly late on this? Ah well, the latest collaborative art vid for Sigur Ros's Valtari Mystery Film Experiment is a must-post. This one comes courtesy of NYC photographer Ryan McGinley, who follows a young girls skipping around Manhattan in blonde wig, before stopping everything around her and turning the bustling streets into a frozen backdrop for the surreal sounds of "Varuo." "This......read more

Aesop Rock, "Zero Dark Thirty"

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The indie rap hero returns from long absence with this time-lapsed graffiti vid

After a five year silence, Aesop Rock is back with a new album, Skelethon, hitting stores this summer. In advance of the release, the backpack rap vet dropped this video for the lead single, "Zero Dark Thirty" (that's military speak for half past midnight -- hat tip to Yahoo! answers). Always true to the OG elements of hip hop, Aesop remains so here, as he leans against a wall rapping away......read more

Soft Cat, "It Won't Be Long"

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Wondrous water color animation by Miranda Pfeiffer

Operating under the Soft Cat pseudonym, Baltimore-based Neil Sanzgiri crafts subtle folk-pop using a a wide variety of instruments to complement his airy, mournful voice. His album Wildspace, released last year on Friends Records, was named for the "wildspace behind the railroad tracks by the Copy Cat in Baltimore, MD," where the songs were conceived. The video for "It Won't......read more

Lamb, "Another Language"

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Electronic duo makes long awaited return with new single and vid

With 5, UK electronic duo Lamb returns with their their first studio album in eight years. "We always said we wouldn’t make another Lamb album until we had something new to say," said singer Lou Rhodes. "That time has definitely come." Rhodes and producer/musician Andy Barlow try a new spin on their blue sky trip hop sound, while sounding like only Lamb can. This video, for "Another......read more

One Belongs

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A SHFT original animated short from Liz Klein.

Surrealistic animation beautifully juxtaposes the undersea movements of a jellyfish and a plastic bag, offering some poignant commentary on marine pollution in the process. Made by SHFT collaborator Elizabeth Klein, the film makes use of rotoscoping, an age-old animation technique that involves tracing over live-action film movement, frame by frame, creating a dreamlike visual effect. Music by......read more

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