Tag: ENTERTAINMENT

03 Mar 2017

“Dang Is Invincible” New Video Features Studio Doulzia’s Experimental 2D Animation [Video]

Dang Is Invincible Open Mike Eagle & Paul White Hella Personal Film Festival Directed by Alex Pierre, founder of Studio Doulzia By John-Paul Shiver The anime bizarro/friendly acid trip journey, that is “Dang Is invincible”, is a narrative delivered with hallucinogenic ferocity by the never banal, Open Mike Eagle. The track, produced by Paul White, is […]

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21 Feb 2017

Beats X Review via The Verge

BEATS X REVIEW: APPLE’S NECKBUDS FOR THE EVERYDAY via TheVerge.com by Chris Welch Feb 20, 2017, 9:49am EST SHOP THE STORY These aren’t wireless wireless earbuds. They’re neckbuds. And until I gave them a try, I’d never been much of a neckbuds believer. I’m the guy who wears full-size wireless headphones almost everywhere — including […]

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14 Feb 2017

TOSCA Mines Its Roots In New Release “Export Import”

Tosca “Export Import” Directed by Park SeungJin By John-Paul Shiver The video clip for single “Export Import” by Tosca, details the surrealistic on-goings of a nondescript alien being in costume via a horse-head. Shot entirely in black and white, weird things happening in peculiar places defines these surrealistic moments at a random turnpike hotel building. […]

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09 Feb 2017

Austin Soul-Funk Band Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears Release “PTP” Animated Video

Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears PTP AVAILABLE FEBRUARY 10 By John-Paul Shiver Every once and a while you are reminded how the blending…. or contrasting of rock and soul in a song can produce distinct infectious grooves. Serious and memorable riffs.  In addition, the sly crafting of a peaking and descending guitar solo, amidst […]

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01 Feb 2017

The New Up’s “Black Swan” Video: A Bizarre Night Out In Clubland

The New Up Black Swan By John-Paul Shiver The video “Black Swan”, directed by Hassan Said, for the San Francisco indie/electronic band The New Up, captures a bizarre and possibly dreamt up encounter during a night out in clubland. Shot in one take, it’s a pragmatic rendering of what can happen once a person’s senses […]

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31 Jan 2017

The Best VR From Sundance 2017

Whatever problems virtual reality had in 2016, the industry also laid important groundwork, and it’s starting to pay off — particularly at the experimental New Frontier showcase of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival.

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31 Jan 2017

#Disruption: Why Hollywood As We Know It Is Already Over

Hollywood has ceded the vast majority of the more stimulating content to premium networks and over-the-top services such as HBO and Showtime, and, increasingly, digital-native platforms such as Netflix and Amazon. These companies also have access to analytics tools that Hollywood could never fathom, and an allergy to its inefficiency.

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24 Jan 2017

Aquaserge Super-Group (Tame Impala, Stereolab) Drops New Experimental Pop

Aquaserge Virage Sud Crammed Discs By John-Paul Shiver There is a heady groove-oriented uptick, enmeshed with a poppy fuzzed out synth bass line that could only come from the culmination of a mini-supergroup consisting of members from Tame Impala, Stereolab, Acid Mother’s Temple and Melody’s Echo Chamber. So Virage Sud, the kaleidoscopic instrumental lead single […]

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19 Dec 2016

‘Serial,’ ‘Lore,’ ‘Still Processing’: The Atlantic’s 50 Best Podcasts of 2016

Gone are the days of explaining what a podcast is: The arrival of money to the form and a continued increase in listeners has led to another banner year and the premiere of hundreds of shows to suit any listener’s audio preferences. Whether it’s entrepreneurial advice, video game breakdowns, or candid looks at celebrities, if […]

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