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Diego Stocco: Music From A Tree

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A sound designer and composer jams out with nature in his garden

Italian-born, California-based sound designer and composer Diego Stocco is Internet famous for making music using random sounds from natural "instruments." This video, "Music From A Tree," is our fave. Looking outside at an oddly-shaped tree in his Burbank garden, Stocca decided to mic it up and make music from it: To tune the tree I picked a fundamental note and tuned the twigs by......read more

Taken By Trees, "Dreams"

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Swedish songstress heads to Oahu's North Shore for this beautiful, gauzy new vid

Taken By Trees, the solo bliss-pop project from ex-Concretes lead singer Victoria Bergsman, just released this video for "Dreams", which matches the song's dreamy, ethereal vibe with gauzy visuals shot on the North Shore of Oahu. As the soundtrack delivers a mix of clam-shell clap beats, hushed vocals and nimble guitar plucks, director Amanda Marsalis follows Bergsman as she cruises around......read more

A Ghost Train, "Chemin Vert"

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Artist Giacomo Miceli animates panoramic images from Google Street View

With his video for A Ghost Train's "Chemin Vert," Italian artist Giacomo Miceli takes us on a mind-warping journey spanning four seasons and five continents. Using only images pulled from Google Street View, Miceli spliced them together through a process known as stereographic mapping. The results just made our pupils spiral. In his words: Chemin Vert is the result of a slow process of......read more

Jo Peel: Things Change

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Optimistic stop-motion street art in London

For "Things Change," UK artist and Scrawl Collective member Jo Peel spent three weeks filming herself while painting an outdoor mural at Village Underground in London. Using stop-motion animation, she then condensed the footage into a pleasing three-minute clip with a pointed eco message. "[It's] an optimistic look at the idea of human impermanence," she writes. "The buildings and debris created......read more

Still Corners, "Into The Trees"

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Shimmering, cinematic vid for upstart dream-pop foursome from London

In this swirling new video for "Into The Trees" from UK's Still Corners, director Ollie Murray serves up a literal interpretation of the song's title. Murray takes some beautiiful found nature footage, with cameos from a bear, a deer, and a waterfall, and juxtaposes it against kaleidoscopic shots of the band members doing performing the song. It's a dreamy clip, one that goes perfectly with the......read more

Jewellers, "Tape"

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Gorgeous, Jack Offord-directed video features cassette-listening dude roaming the streets

UK electronica heads Jewellers are ramping up for the release of their debut album Sleep Education on The Sounds Of Sweet Nothing, and to whet our whistles, they just dropped this beauty video for the euphorically ambient "Tape". Directed by Jack Offord, the bit follows a headphone-wearing man around city streets, with twinkling lights and time-lapsed cassette tape coiling behind him, the......read more

Eat LACMA: Orange Trees

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In the first installation of SHFT's Eat LACMA series, Fallen Fruit gifts mandarin orange trees to spread a community of food and culture.

A collaboration between LACMA and Fallen Fruit, Eat LACMA is a year-long investigation into food, art, culture and politics. The idea of the project is to promote a greater sense of community and culture by re-invigorating the relationship between people and food. It also seeks to highlight the idea of sustainability and bring it to the widest group of people possible. We showed up with cameras......read more

Alter Eco: Arbor Skateboards

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Santa Monica skate company brings sustainability to the streets

A tuned-in skate shop owner in Santa Monica boils down the basic tenets of the SHFT philosophy - that we need to bring sustainability to culturally relevant places. And that today's youth will gravitate towards green living when it's presented to them in the context of what they do in their every day lives. We think he's right, and Arbor Skateboards nails it on both counts....read more

Pantha du Prince (ft. Panda Bear) "Stick To My Side"

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Sympathy for the tree people.

Looks like we can add another strange and awesome vid to the growing list of weird forest music videos getting released these days. Directed by Amaury Agier Aurel, the video for German electronic producer Pantha du Prince's song "Stick to My Side" features people in tree suits trying in vain to do normal person stuff, like eat soup. Appropriately, vocals for the track are......read more

The Unchained Goddess

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Rare tropical tree reflects Mother Nature's artistic tendencies.

This eye-opening excerpt from a 1958 educational documentary, produced by Frank Capra for Bell Labs, offers video evidence that scientists have known about global warming for OVER FIFTY YEARS. Perhaps we deserve our fate?...read more

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