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08.02.13 Marina Galperina

“A good Tumblr can make an emotional stream of consciousness visible in a very visceral way,” says Califone of their new Tumblr-based music video for “Stiches.” With a custom API built, the video scrolls overlapping photos and GIFs from right to left, each clickable for the user to repost, with a different batch and sequence importing itself […]

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08.01.13 Kyle Petreycik

The artist Takeshi Murata’s work successfully combines advanced methods of hyperrealistic computer rendering along with the stylistic subversions of still-life painting. However, despite the differences between these two methods the artist’s photo-based work seems to remain simultaneously playful yet meditative. The artist who has most recently shown his work at Salon 94’s Bowery location has recycled some […]

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07.08.13 Marina Galperina

“She trusted me completely,” French digital artist Systaime (Michaël Borras) tells ANIMAL. Every day for days, actress/singer/director Asia Argento shot videos with her cellphone in Rome and sent them to Systaime in Limoges, France. “She has given me no instructions.” The video for “Sexodrome” off Nuun Records’ Total Entropy is a mash-up of Asia’s video selfies, YouTube clips, datamoshed […]

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06.28.13 Marina Galperina

Here’s that “Came Back Haunted” David Lynch music video you were looking for. It has… – Pulsating red squares. – Pulsating black dots. – A constantly inverting BW Photoshop of a girl-insect in a gasmask. – Creepy indoor mushroom cloud. – A shaky, angry, red-tinted close up of Trent Reznor. – One of David Lynch’s […]

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06.27.13 Marina Galperina

French singer Soko (Stéphanie Sokolinski) has just released a short film in collaboration with Arial Pink and marine activist Hannah Frase who performs in Vegas as a mermaid. Soko directed Monster Love, a tale of the shit that happens when you send a deceptively attractive photo of yourself to someone from the internet you’re trying to woo and […]

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06.21.13 Kyle Petreycik

Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei has followed up on his first dramatic metal video depicting his 81-day imprisonment in great detail with his newest release. It’s a slightly more toned-down atmosphere, and while continuing to be as politically charged as his previous material, it provides more of a direct, behind-the-scenes look into the life of an the artist repeatably harassed […]

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06.19.13 Marina Galperina

Shout out Miley Cyrus! I like your “We Can’t Stop” video and you are very attractive. Also, something something pop music. Since Orlan sued Gaga, getting observant about possible art references is suddenly a lot more fun. Wanna play? Pascal Bernier? Maurizio Cattelan? Christopher Chiappa? Ok, so I don’t remember where but I’ve seen these. WHO WANTS TO SOUND […]

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06.18.13 Marina Galperina

Die Antwoord newest video for “Cookie Thumper” is all Yo Landi and directed by Ninja himself. It’s prefaced with their signature filmic exposition and then… Well, it’s rather opulent with sexy “all grown up” orphans and controversial Americana imagery to the point of a fetish. Ahem, ahem: YO-LANDI VI$$ER is a cute young ORPHAN GIRL […]

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06.14.13 Marina Galperina

First Slava charms the hell out of you with that “Werk”  music video, perpetuating the old stereotype that Slavs drink Vodka at work and then dance to electronic music inside computers. Now, he drops “Girl Like Me” — dir. Eugene Kotlyarenko’s stylish, dramatic, well-paced, beautifully-shot, crisply aesthetically-attuned silent short film that made YouTube commenters stop misspelling […]

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05.31.13 Marina Galperina

Montreal producer Jacques Greene’s new “On Your Side” video is interactive! Yey. Interactive music videos are popular. Go to Jacques’ site and watch a soothingly hazy video boxes show you flowers, tv static, a lady, some windows and stuff. It’s works really well with the mellow electronic track and if you click and drag the dynamic video […]

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