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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

Kate Peters: Ask The Dust

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British photographer documents her travels through the American southwest

From UK photographer Kate Peters' impressive portfolio of work comes Ask The Dust, a collection of images shot during her ramblings through the arid landscapes of California, Utah and Arizona. The series, which takes its name from the masterful novel by John Fante, nicely captures the stark spirituality of the desert. Kate's photographic chops were honed as an assistant......read more

Matthieu Gafsou: Alps

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Swiss photographer snaps near-sublime mountain panoramas

Matthieu Gafsou's interest in the tension between untouched nature and its exploitation by human beings is revealed in Alpes, a photo series of the mountains around his home in Lausanne, Switzerland. Gafsou presents the mountain as a complex subject, one that's torn between its various interpretations: pristine nature, tourist destination, symbol of Swiss national identity.......read more

Epic Pics from Aether's Summer Photo Contest

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Sweeping landscapes reign supreme in entries from finalists

Aether Apparel, the LA-based purveyors of tech outdoor gear, seem to have a thing for epic, inspirational landscape photos. A quick trip to their site confirms this to be the case. The finalists from the company's Summer Photo Contest, in which photographers were invited to submit photos of summer adventure for a chance to win a bunch of travel essentials, mine much of the same......read more

Huba Mountain Shelter

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This compact alpine hut is completely self-sufficient

A pair of industrial designers have dreamed up an alpine hut that can be airdropped into remote mountain zones to provide adventurers with a high-tech, self-sufficient home away from home. The “Huba, a design concept by Malgorzata Blachnicka and Michal Holcer, is designed for high-elevation places (3,280 feet above sea level and higher), where wind speeds can reach 100 feet per second.......read more

Owl Beeswax Candles by GreenTree

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100% natural beeswax candles produced by hand in New York's Catskill Mountains $6.00

Based in the Catskill Mountains of central New York state, GreenTree Home Candle produces sculptural candles in 100 percent pure beeswax. This collection pays tribute to the elusive and mystical owl, a global symbol of wisdom and intelligence. The candles are hand-poured in small batches, and finished on-site in the GreenTree studio. Hudson Made has the owl collection in natural and black, in......read more

Andrew Bayer "Need Your Love"

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Gorgeous music video shot in the Tatras Mountains of Eastern Europe

Andrew Bayer's hypnotic downtempo jam "Need Your Love" gets an appropriately pretty visual treatment from London-based Polish director Michal Bolland, who traveled with his crew to the Tatras Mountains (on the border between Poland and Slovakia) to get the job done. The video's Polish slant is furthered by the casting, with the stunning Kasia Smolinska playing the lead role as a girl lost in the......read more

Backwoods Travels With Alana Paterson

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Vancouver photographer takes us on a mellow adventure around the mountains and inlets of the Pacific Northwest

With a client list that includes brands like Brixton, HUF, and Poler, Vancouver photographer Alana Paterson has carved out a well-defined commercial niche for herself. Once you have a look at her personal work, you can see why. She lives the lifestyle that those brands represent: skateboarding, camping, riding motorbikes, etc. These photos from Alana's most recent personal series, That Was Then,......read more

Katrien Vermeire: Godspeed

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Firefly light show captured in Tennessee's Great Smoky Mountains

Belgium's Katrien Vermeire traveled to Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Tennessee to capture these mesmerising images of fireflies lighting up the forest at night. Using long exposures, Vermeire was able to express the paths taken by fireflies in bright yellow stripes. The Godspeed series required plenty of patience, in the sense that Vermeire had to wait, totally still, for the......read more

Yasuaki Onishi: Reverse of Volume

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An illusory mountainscape installation 'invisibly cast' in draped plastic

Entering Houston’s Rice University Art Gallery, you'd be forgiven for wondering whether you'd walked into some weird, icy landscape where all matter was negative. Made from nothing more than plastic sheeting and black hot glue, reverse of volume RG is the latest -- and largest -- of Yasuaki Onishi's "reverse of volume" series, in which the Japanese artist creates monumental forms that......read more

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