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03.06.14 Sophie Weiner

Today, Noisey premiered a video for the Dum Dum Girls song “Are You OK?” off their recent album Too True. The short film was written by Brett Easton Ellis and stars lead singer Dee Dee, who connected with the author after finding out he used their song “Coming Down” in last year’s cinematic wtf The Canyons. The 11-minute […]

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02.26.14 Marina Galperina

From EMA’s upcoming album “The Future’s Void,” here’s “So Blonde,” a chippy new video shot in Los Angeles. Directed by Vice Cooler in collaboration with digital artist Molly Soda, who is responsible for all the GIFs. “Watch for venice beach vibes x dancing babes x rainbows,” which is what Venice Beach actually feels like at its […]

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01.28.14 Marina Galperina

Artist Akihiko Taniguchi created this software-centric music video for Holly Herndon “Chorus” using photographs of his friends’ “personal environment outside of the screen” — their desktops, the towering stacks of crumpled paper, packages, wires, headphones, the random mess accumulating around the computer. He then rendered 3D models of the spaces, the flaws in the software […]

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01.06.14 Marina Galperina

Experimental music of Brooklyn-based producer Oneohtrix Point Never releases some amazing music projects — from artist Takeshi Murata’s immaculate hyperealistic CGI still life to the too-creepy-for-YouTube video by artist Jon Rafman to the collaboration with artist Cory Arcangel that we had to crack through layers outmoded digital tools just to even listen to (key word: “artist”). Here’s the latest — the […]

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12.02.13 Marina Galperina

This is French artist Michaël Borras a.k.a. Systaime‘s new music video for Telepopmusik’s “Fever.” It’s sourced from screen-recordings of “a well-known adult webcam chat site,” sputtering with pixels. Mostly, it captures the in-betweens — girls sitting down, girls leaving, empty rooms, hesitant moments. There’s nudity. Ok, there are BREASTS — but it’s all very passive. They’re not aimed. It’s […]

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11.27.13 Marina Galperina

Holy shit! The new “Rap God” video by very famous mainstream rapper Eminem uses the open-source RGBDToolkit — the hacked DSLRs and Kinect, developed by creative coder James George and photographer Alexander Porter who ANIMAL interviewed earlier this year, in detail. That’s cool. Right in between The Matrix, the Portal video game and 8 Mile. Alright. Liars already tapped this aesthetic for a minimal ok music […]

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09.26.13 Marina Galperina

Sky Ferreira is a singer. “Everything Is Embarrassing,” etc. Ok then. She was ok at singing with DIIV at Basilica Hudson? She just released a music video for “You’re Not the One” directed by Grant Singer and made largely out of pink and purple strobe light, her entrancing gyrations and Tony Scott homages. It’s true! Aside from Sky Ferreira’s Patricia […]

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09.25.13 Marina Galperina

Kids songs suck… But not when they’re covered by your favorite musical acts like sort of Grimes, Vampire Weekend and Danny Brown! That’s why ANIMAL made you this… “Indie Kidz Songs” — the best music compilation for kids OF ALL TIME [recently] featuring timeless children’s classics covered by very cool indie rock bands, hip rappers and […]

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09.23.13 Marina Galperina

Rent Is Too Damn High Party candidate Jimmy McMillan is still running for mayor and making music videos. Following up on his anthemic rap video “Rent Is Too Damn High” with ANIMAL, Jimmy dropped “Debate” at 2am last night. Jimmy McMillan tells ANIMAL that he still thinks that music is the way to reach young people. […]

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08.16.13 Kyle Petreycik

Here’s a quick survey of how filmmakers throughout the years have depicted the simple act of smoking a joint, ripping a bong, or perhaps sniffing up some of Columbia’s finest blow. The above “supercut” provides several useful and amusing insights into societies’ overall perceptions about any particular drug, while at the same time remaining just […]

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