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Ah shoot, more evidence that Mark Ronson is actually THE dude. The video for "The Bike Song," off his excellent new album with The Business Intl, follows a story about bike gang spies set in swinging '60s London. The tune itself is a big, fun glorification of two-wheeled transport, featuring Spank Rock on pro-environment raps: "I can't understand it, but I can't really stand 'em, girls love cars,......read more

Brooklyn Informed: Rockaway Taco

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Rockaway Taco anchors a growing green community at the end of the A train.

In the summer, surfers and sun-seekers descend on Rockaway, Queens to enjoy the best waves and beaches NYC has to offer. Opened two years ago, Rockaway Taco gives New Yorkers another reason to ride the A train to the end of the line. In this episode of BK Informed, we talk sustainability with Andrew Field, who explains Rockaway's Beach 96 movement — the name given to the growing green......read more

Radiant Drawings of Riverbeds by Ester Roi

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SoCal artist creates stunning hand-drawn renderings of water gliding over stones

The overhead sight of water flowing over rocks is a lovely visual treat, here made even more beautiful by SoCal artist Ester Roi. Working in and around her studio in San Juan Capistrano, Roi studies the way water interacts with natural elements like rocks and flowers to produce abstracted representations of the rippling, flowing effect. To do so, she uses pencils, crayons, and oil pastels on......read more

BROKEN: Rock, Paper, Scissors

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When Rock stumbles upon the magical Paper, it's love at first sight. But when the wrath of Scissors threatens the well-being of Paper, Rock must stop at nothing to save what he loves most, no matter the cost. “Broken: Rock, Paper, Scissors” is a student animated short film, produced at Ringling College of Art & Design. "It’s our own visual representation of the......read more

The Notwist "Kong"

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Electro-rock veterans mark return with new animated video

German electro-rock veterans the Notwist are returning with their ninth LP,  Close to the Glass, and have shared a video from the record. Directed by London-based creative Yu Sato, the clip for "Kong" features illustrations by Tim Divall, and tells a story pulled from the childhood of lead singer Marcus Acher.  According to the press release, the......read more

China Rats "N.O.M.O.N.E.Y."

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Money is the object in this animated video for the upstart UK rock quartet

Like their early punk forefathers, China Rats' brand of straight-ahead, no-nonsense rock n' roll comes packed with plenty of hooks and just as much attitude. The Leeds, UK foursome called upon British animator/artist Richard Swarbrick to create some visuals for "N.O.M.O.N.E.Y.", a blistering two-minute track that captures the perennial frustration of being broke. Swarbrick interpreted the song's......read more

Take Me Home: Photos by Julian Bialowas

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A Canadian photographer returns home on an adventure through the Rockies

A couple of years ago we shared some of Julian Bialowas' work in the form of his stunning This Is Oregon collaboration with Shwood. Now the intrepid photographer returns to our fair site with this collection of images from his early summer adventure through the Canadian Rockies. The journey was a return home of sorts for Bialowas, who was born and raised in Canada and now lives in San Francisco.......read more

Dirt Farmer "She Shakes"

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Stop-motion and digital collage combine in this excellent video for an upbeat Aussie rock jam

Stuck in the mid-week doldrums? Let this lovingly-crafted, good times music video brighten up your day. "She Shakes," an upbeat number from Melbourne pop-rock outfit Dirt Farmer, gets laced with fantastic visuals courtesy of fellow Aussies Jai Kenway and Donna Yeatman, who painstakingly handcrafted the clip using stop-motion animation and digital collage. It was produced by Oh Yeah Wow, a......read more

Hut-Hut Kids Chair by Kalon Studios

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Recycled plastic shaped into playful kids' rocking stool $97.00

Kalon Studios, the LA-based sustainable furniture designers whose work has received plenty of shine in our Shop section, have scored another win with this kids version of the Hut-Hut Chair. Crafted from recycled plastic, the Hut-Hut Kids Chair is a playful reinterpretation of the rocking horse. It's available via Shelter Half in five bright colors -- Red, Yellow, Green, Blue and Pink -- and comes......read more

Dutch Uncles, "Fester"

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Crystalline video for new single from the Manchester art rockers

Here's a seasonal video for "Fester," the angular new single from Mancunian art pop five-piece Dutch Uncles. "As much a chemistry experiment as a music video," the multi-hued clip features icy crystals forming and melting woven together with images of lead singer Duncan Wallis. Wallis's vocals stand out atop funky marimba and xylophone melodies. Directed by Isaac......read more

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