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The Wooden Sky, "Grace On A Hill Part 3"

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Exquisitely shot video for Toronto's alt-country darlings

There's no sense denying the fact that live performance music videos are generally hum-drum affairs. In fact, many of them are straight B-O-R-I-N-G. Oh neat, you're playing your instruments. Cool. I think I'll press stop now. Toronto outfit The Wooden Sky breaks the mold with Grace On A Hill, a five-part video series shot in the city's Grace On A Hill Church. Like the first couple episodes, the......read more

Woodpigeon "Our Love is as Tall as the Calgary Tower"

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Directed by Darren Pasemko.

Calgary-based indie folkers Woodpigeon enlisted Darren Pasemko to make an animated video for "Our Love is as Tall as the Calgary Tower" off their latest release, DIE STADT MUZIKANTEN. The animator quietly smacked it out of the park with this beautifully plaintive piece, a perfect accompaniment to the band's subtle chamber-pop. ...read more

Woods, "Cali in a Cup"

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East coast folk-rockers head to California for some sunshine

Okay, so summer may officially be over, but you can relive some sunny glory with Woods' new video for their excellent "Cali in a Cup" single. Shot by Adarsha Benjamin on actual, real-life film, the vintage-tinged, sun-kissed clip features the band hangning at the beach, performing outdoors, and just plain chilling, Cali-style. Woods' Bend Beyond will be available on......read more

Jory Brigham Design

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Artist collective the Cana Family profiles one of our favorite California furniture designers

Based in beautiful San Luis Obispo, CA, Jory Brigham designs and manufactures handcrafted furniture with a focus on timeless aesthetics and sustainable materials. From his Googie-inspired Retro collection to Zen-like seating that merges materials, Brigham's work has the design world salivating. In this beautifully rendered video from the Cana Family, we learn about Brigham's family roots in......read more

Sebastian Cox Furniture

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Young UK furniture designer shares thoughts on his passion for craft--and sustainability

Sebastian Cox is a young, independent furniture designer from Lincolnshire, UK who works with coppiced hazelwood and other hardwoods that grow in abundance around his home. In this video we get a look at his design and manufacturing process--from harvesting wood with an axe to crafting pieces in his studio--which is innately connected to his interest in sustainability. What really stands out in......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

Watch Bryan Nash Gill in Action

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Months before his unexpected passing, videographer Philip Leaman captured the 'Woodcuts' artist at his Connectitut studio

Bryan Nash Gill's art star was on the rise when he passed away suddenly in May at his Connecticut studio. Bryan's large scale relief prints, which he made using crosscut portions of reclaimed wood, reveal the sublime natural history locked away within arboreal rings. This video, produced seven months before his untimely passing, is a poignant and moving portrait of a great artist whose work......read more

Carly Paradis "The Hope of a Favorable Outcome"

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19th-century animations repurposed into odd and mesmerizing music video

It may be the digital age, but we're seeing more and more contemporary filmmakers digging in the vaults to explore age-old animation techniques like the phenakistoscope and the zoetrope. The former, which involves a spinning disc attached vertically to a handle, was tapped by directing duo The Brothers Lynch in this music video for the Carly Paradis track "The Hope Of A......read more

The Big SHFT: David Hertz, Repurposed

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Sustainability is second nature to one of California's most innovative architects

David Hertz is widely recognized as one of green design's leading innovators. At the Studio of Environmental Architecture, the LA-based design firm he founded, Hertz focuses primarily on custom residential projects with particular experience in climate responsive, environmentally sustainable homes. He is perhaps best known for the seminal Wing House, an imaginative Malibu residence constructed......read more

Nick Gentry: Obsolete

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Outdated floppy disks repurposed as art canvases

Nick Gentry's floppy disk paintings are musings on throwaway culture and technological change. The London artist assembled this video of his work, scored by a track from UK beat maestro, Burial.  From Nick's artist's statement: "Since graduating from Central St Martins in 2006, the focus has been to explore how technological advancement is affecting society. Throughout history,......read more

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