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SHFT Sampler 11-5-10

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Weekly links: A Mark Ronson bike contest, Ryan McGinley's new book, and longhairs in the wild.

Ryan McGinley's latest exhibition Life Adjustment Center features the photographer's trademark nudes posing with live, wild animals. Flavorwire has a slideshow of the strangeness. The book is available from Dashwood. We know you love the "The Bike Song" by Mark Ronson because how can you not? Now, the nice people at The Fader are giving you the chance to win a custom Republic......read more

Yoriyos "The Pied Piper"

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Pop-up book style animated video tells a story of environmental renewal.

Judging from the lyrics of this song -- and the story of its beautifully conceived video -- indie-folker Yoriyos has the same values as his dad, Yusuf Islam (formerly known as Cat Stevens). Directed and animated by Ron Winter and Jon Watts, the video is a tightly wound narrative of environmental and spiritual reawakening. Great piece....read more

The Pothole Gardner Takes on the Outdoors

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Meet Steve Wheen, aka The Pothole Gardner

It's always good to see companies using makers and artists to promote their products.  Patron of the arts take on a modern meaning with Uniqlo's Heattech range. The line has been specially developed with leading textile manufacturer Toray, the clothing brand is showcasing creative types who take on the urban outdoors come rain or shine, from foodies and cyclists to graffiti......read more

They Might Be Giants "Electric Car"

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Brooklyn sustainable furniture company launches new line crafted from an iconic material — reclaimed Coney Island boardwalk.

Animal friends going for a ride in a green vehicle is never a bad thing, in our opinion. Brooklyn's Tiny Inventions delivers the goods with a fun and fantastic multimedia interpretation of They Might Be Giants' "Electric Car". ...read more

The Presets "Fall"

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A divine sky-diving video for the latest single from Australia's electro-pop heroes

Director Clemens Habicht takes a literal approach in his video for "Fall," the latest single by The Presets. Filmed above the Costa Brava in Spain, Clemens put masks of Kim Moyes and Julian Hamilton from The Presets on members of the French champion free dive team. Then he filmed the pair taking to the sky, leaping from a plane, and performing an amazing aerial ballet to the sounds of the band's......read more

Ruby Suns "Desert of Pop"

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Director Samuel Kristofski eschews digital software in favor of physical craft

In a filmmaking environment where directors can do pretty much anything with digital tools, we always welcome videos that steer clear of software in favor of classic, handmade craftsmanship. This lo-fi clip for The Ruby Suns' "Desert of Pop," from NZ director Samuel Kristofski, does just that. Combining live action with ink-and-watercolor animation, the video is entirely handmade, with......read more

Back to the Start

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In this sweet stop motion video, Willie Nelson sings about returning to a more sustainable form of farming

Longtime farming advocate Willie Nelson lends his voice to Coldplay's "The Scientist" in this charming piece of stop motion from Johnny Kelly. The story follows the plight of a farmer who, in an effort to modernize his farm, turns it into an industrial animal factory. Seeing the error of his ways, he reverts back to a small-scale, sustainable farm. The film was commissioned by Chipotle "to......read more

The Sea and Cake "Weekend"

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A perfect summer day in the life of a kid.

Ah, summer holidays, how sweet you were. This 2008 video for Chicago's Sea and Cake is so leisurely and nostalgic it almost makes us mad. The short follows the happenings of a perfect summer day in the life of some young bros, which goes something like this: cruise to the lake on bikes and skateboards, chat up some girls, jump off a diving board, go swimming, rip around on a boat, walk......read more

The Sea and Cake, "On and On"

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Get hypnotized to this simple, elegant sand animation by Naomi Nagata

Remember in the late nineties when the music press labeled the Sea and Cake and their genre-twisting, jazz-influenced brethren as "post-rock"? Worst name ever. Anyway, the rhythmic Chicago act dropped their tenth LP, Runner, a couple months ago, and now we have a lovely animated clip for album highlight "On and On." Like the song itself, Naomi Nagata's elegant stop motion video is a......read more

Ignacio's Mostly Latin Lunch

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The Selby shares a delectable meal with Chef Ignacio Mattos

By now you're no doubt familiar with The Selby, the much-loved site on which Todd Selby documents the interior habitats of people of all stripes. For this new short film, Selby turns his attention to the culinary process. In Ignacio's Mostly Latin Lunch, Chef Ignacio Mattos conjures up a Latin-inspired meal for family and friends, showing off his cooking prowess with delectable dishes that......read more

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