Wednesday, 31 October 2012

Hurricane Sandy - Photograph - 25th Oct. 2012 ( Nasa )


So beautiful from above ... & so destructive on
the ground ....

Koudlam - Alcoholic's Hymn ( Edit : Jamie G. Harley ) 2011


Amazing edit of footage from Mondo Cane (1962)
 " A dog's world " by Paolo Cavara , Hambourg , proletarian
alcoholism damages..... ( & smokin' dope still forbidden ....what an hypocrisy  ) ....

Kingston - Round We Go ( Dir : Sally Tran ) 2009


XLent popsters , dynamic DIY choregraphy , catchy & fresh 
feelin' good track .....

Monday, 29 October 2012

Saturday, 27 October 2012

Radiohead - Karma police ( Dir : Jonathan Glazer ) 1997


              such a great song ....  good cinematography ......
                                                            Watch it  HERE !

Terry Gilliam - Storytime ( 3 animated shorts ) 1968


absurd & dadaist shorts .... humoristic genius ....do not miss
it ......

Dry Delta - Kimberly region , Australia ( by Ted Grambeau )


amazing pict ... engraving , art work , a tree ....pure natural beauty ....

Friday, 26 October 2012

The Beach Boys - Good Vibrations -TV show 1966


proper stereo , masterpiece , genuine theremin ? .....

Emile Cohl - Fantasmagorie - Cartoon 1908


          First cartoon of all time  ! .......

Deep88 - Stories ( Dir : Deep88 ) 2011


Miniature , time lapse , German jazz hop ......

Youngblood Hawke - We Come Running ( Dir : Marc Klasfeld ) 2012


Pop , pop , catchy pop , pop , probably a major pop hit  , soon , pop , at least they don't fake it , this band have guts ! pop , pop , guilty pleasure ? pop, pop .....swim amongst sharks , pop , pop , metaphorical 'bout music biz' ? pop , pop , remora fish ( suckerfish ).....

Thursday, 25 October 2012

Wednesday, 24 October 2012

Monster Roll - Short film ( Dir : Dan Blank ) 2012


Fancy a little sushi ? ..... Bon appétit !

Bran Van 3000 - Astounded ( Dir : Paul Street ) 2001


Amazing track ( but poor vid ) with Curtis " Move on up " Mayfield  voice samples ...

Chromatics - Looking for love ( Dir : Alberto Rossini ) 2012


Grand-Palais , models ,catwalk , Chanel , Karl L. , models
electro band , poseurs , models , VIP , runway , windpump ,
more models ,Portland , ....... 60's grain film , XLent directing & edit ....

Tuesday, 23 October 2012

Frank Sinatra - I've Got You Under My Skin ( TV live show )


Ol'blue eyes , terrific voice , swing & one of the great Cole Porter's song ......(  thanks to Olivier N. )

Loney Dear - Loney Blues ( Dir : Ewan Macleod ) 2012


XLent americana , loneliness & sadness , big city blues .....

Kuala Lumpur Day-Night - Time lapse Short film ( Dir : Rob Whitworth ) 2012


I'm glad to see that we've got so many source of energy ( specially fossils ),  we can waste it because it's cheap , it will last forever and cherry on the cake , it's very good for the environment so maybe it's time to cover , say , the whole of Africa with buildings like that ........
                     Watch it HERE !   ( Joking aside ,  the shootings are superb .....)

Layng Martine Jr. - Hired killer 1969 ( Dir : James Reitano ) 2011


raritie recorded in 1969 and animated as a vid in 2011 !
pleasant stuff ....

Monday, 22 October 2012

Cody Chesnutt -That's still Mama ( Audio track ) 2012


FABULOUS soul track & voice , 10 years ago I bought  " The
headphone masterpiece " an awesome collection of demo , then nothing for ten years (?!) and now what a good surprise
                    the next big soul thing !

Living Things - Bom Bom Bom ( Dir : Floria Sigismondi ) 2005


Glam rock , catchy " à la T.Rex " , wild things  , another great Floria's vid .....
             Watch it   HERE !

Sita Sings the Blues - Opening title sequence ( Dir : Nina Paley ) 2008


Superb artistic styles , India meet jazz , Annette Hanshaw ,
Todd Michaelsen , heart & sitar beat ,Ramayana  .......
                           Watch it HERE !

Sunday, 21 October 2012

Japan - Ghosts ( TV show ) 1982


D.Bowie & B.Ferry's lovechild , superb track , great voice
& mood , boring TV shooting , for Japan lovers.....

MmMmM - Get Ya ! ( Dir : Nazim Meslem ) 2012


Bollywood excerpts , funny reappropriation , Saint-Lô......

Young Rival - Two Reasons ( Edit : Young Rival ) 2012


facepaint masterpiece, artist James Kuhn , awesome , creative & funny , very enjoyable power pop  , Hamilton , Canada ..........

Les Nuls - Rambo III


Les Nuls Rambo par steinberg111
Si vous ne connaissez pas , c'est peut-être que vous venez d'ailleurs mais peu importe , c'est grandissime ....
( Sorry , no subs ..)

Saturday, 20 October 2012

Lord of War - Title opening sequence ( Dir : Andrew Niccol ) 2005


amazing ....& frightening .....

                                                  watch it  HERE !

Friday, 19 October 2012

Grandmaster Flash - The Message ( Dir : Sylvia Robinson ) 1982


Greatest rap track ever ? I saw them live in NY in '82 , still amazing .....

Snake Eyes - Opening titles & sequence ( Dir : Brian de Palma ) 1998


One of the longest ( 13 : 45 mns ) and famous sequence long shot ( plan-séquence ) in cinema history ....( in fact there is eight cuts ! find'em !)  Nicholas Cage show's off....          Watch it  HERE !

Thursday, 18 October 2012

Boys Noize - Ich R U ( Dir : Patrick Jean & Sebastien Loghman ) 2012

" Daft " sounding XLent  tech track ....Alexander Ridha , Germany ...... computer world .....

Bonnie 'Prince' Billy - I See A Darkness ( Dir : Ben Berman ) 2012


probably the best today's country song writer ... funny faces , Glasgow , pubs .....highly enjoyable wiz a wee heavee !

Wednesday, 17 October 2012

ISS - Startrails - Short film ( Edit : Christoph Malin ) 2012

stars , meteors , city lights , auroreas , comets ...  lights trails , awesome shots from the International Space Station ,   space poetry  ....

Gold Chains & SFC Double Dutch - Too Much Pressure ( Dir : Sharif Nakhleh ) 2012

Topher LaFata , supa catchy track , San Francisco, awesome & sexy , DOPE ! .......

Tuesday, 16 October 2012

Janka Nabay & the Bubu Gang - Eh Mane Ah ( Dir : Jon Casey ) 2012

Bubu music , Sierra Leone , California , Xciting  funky stuff
Afrobeat , J. Paul Getty Trust , Luaka Bop , shoebox filming technique......

Arrested Development - Tennessee ( Dir : Milcho Manchevski ) 1992

perfect beat , Georgia , see also LP " Zingalamaduni "1994
one of  all time best hip hop record .........

The Joy Formidable - Cholla ( Dir : Dir : Christopher Mills ) 2012

Xciting UK power rock , My Bloody V. , noisy & melodic ,
riffs , simple & efficient vid .....

Monday, 15 October 2012

IO Echo - Eye Father ( Dir : Benjamin Millepied ) 2012

Choregrapher B. Millepied , kabuki dance, slow & beautiful ,
M83 soundlike , XLent track ......

Combustion - Short film ( Dir : Renaud Hallée ) 2012

Play with him 'cause you'll play with fire .....the sound of combustion

I am Oak - Palpable ( Dir : Wouter Stoter ) 2012

a peaceful moment  in the rat race .... very good " folk " band , Ultrecht ( Netherland ), shot in one single shot at sunrise in Slovenia , amazing final shot( levitation ? )  ....

Saturday, 13 October 2012

Nino Ferrer - Mao et moi ( TV Scopitone ) 1967

The vid is pretty flat but the song is a marvel ... and Nino a great songwriter & singer ....

Thursday, 11 October 2012

Régine de La Hey - Jewelry , Objets d'Art & Miscellaneous


Special copinage ! Une amie fait des objets hors du commun et des bijoux magnifiques allez les voir ici et craquez ! 
Special friend at court  ! A very talented good friend of mine
create wonderful jewelry and  objet's d'Art  , you'll succumb  HERE !

The Freaks - The Loner ( Dir : Fla ) 2011


So pleasant animation ..... charming , moving & detailed ....

Message à caractère informatif - Berthier : 5 versions - Funny TV Short ( Nicolas & Bruno )


 .....hilarant ...tordant ...poilant ... etc , etc .........It was really very interesting ....

Jack White - I'm Shakin' ( Dir : Dori Oskowitz ) 2012

dual Black/Turquoise , double bass/band , two for the price of one , amazing hop dancer .....timelessly elegant music & style .......

Wednesday, 10 October 2012

Tuesday, 9 October 2012

Francobollo - Basketball ( Dir : Sam Bailey & Amer Chadha Patel ) 2012


British  humour , funny , sexy , post rock , (nu hippies ?), Kyle Shepherd , I luv it ! .......

Blondie & Iggy Pop - Well , Did you evah ( Dir : Alex Cox ) 1990


 Cole Porter marvellous songs , High Society musical, Frank , Grace & Bing , blonde goddess & Pop Iguana ......Red , Hot  + Blue , AIDS Charity .... UK Punk director Alex Cox .....

Scuba - The Hope ( Dir : Amy Rose & Kat Brendel ) 2012


bass line from Inferno ! XLent dancin' track , drums " à la Leftfield "(  see previous post " Phat Planet " ) , let's roll the carpet ...

Monday, 8 October 2012

Leftfield - Phat planet ( Audio track ) 1999


African influences , techno , dub , hip hop masters ....
( " Leftism " their first album is one of the greatest ever ) ...

Tim Burton - a filmography ( Illustration by Martin Woutisseth ) 2012


Always clever & perfect work by Martin ......it makes me realise how many good movies Burton has made  ....

Fence - Without a trace ( Dir : Jonas F. Wellens ) 2012

Catchy track by Belgium indie rock band.....

Saturday, 6 October 2012

J.Viewz - Rivers and Homes ( Dir : Shelly Carmel, Eran Amir & Jonathan Dagan ) 2012


 I love those young hippies and their anthemic tunes Jonathan Dagan, Brooklyn, electro producer ....the
vid is brilliant too ( no fake , 300 fans ) and optimistic.....

Otto and the Electric Eel - Funny short ( Dir : Duncan Skiles & Andrew Zuchero ) 2012


Afro-Cuban Yoruba Religion (Santeria) , Otto Von Schirach ,
Chango, god of thunder , serpent god Damballah , good fun ,
nice sound edit & well directed ....

Friday, 5 October 2012

The responsive eye - Art documentary ( Created by Mike Wallace ) 1965


Museum of Modern Art , New York , Doppler FX , XLent documentary , English subtitles available......
                                   Watch it HERE !

Kaamelott - La permanence de l'Ado .....( French TV funny short ) 2004


Les Ados ......et les reproches ....rien ne change ....
( Sorry , no subs ) ....

Manner - Big Fun ! ( Dir : Tomas Pichardo ) 2012


XLent afrobeat track , Fela on Broadway musical , dance&Chore Nandi BheBhe  , great psyche clip .........

Thursday, 4 October 2012

The New Pornographers - Crash Years ( Dir : Sammy Rawal ) 2010


well arranged & played & sung sophisticated pop , high-angle shots , Hollywood musicals hommage , very pleasant ..........

Cat Power - Ruin ( Audio track ) 2012


Supa Catchy Single ! So sensual ...... I was waiting for a proper video but it seems to be delayed ......
                   Listen ( & watch a bit ) to it   HERE !

Holograms - Fever ( Dir : Pau Suris + Pau Dalmases ) 2012


 Indie , crazy , scratchy , noisy  , funny ,  lively & catchy psychedelicious music & vid ......   HD version on Vimeo : http://vimeo.com/48809600

Wednesday, 3 October 2012

Interpol - Lights ( Dir : Charlie White ) 2010


yin yang , black & White ( Charlie ) , geiko , Soulages.....
a marvel , a piece of art ......do not miss it .........

Tuesday, 2 October 2012

The Burning Of Rome - Cowboys & Cut Cigars (Butthole Surfers Mix) 2012


Kind of funny & a bit sad too ....... Tex Mex meet Power rock .....

Spacehog - In the Meantime ( Dir : Jake Scott ) 1996


Director : Ridley's son , Liv Tyler's ex-husband , Penguin Café Orchestra telephone sample ,  Morning Wood  , XLent ( vid just OK , OK ...) glam rock song , catchy & well produced  ....

Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Zero ( Dir : Barney Clay ) 2009


strong track , very self confident Karen O. , amazing voice
" à la Siouxsie Sioux " ......

Kaamelott ft Didier Bénureau - Le Barde ( Short French TV Serie ) 2004


tellement drôle + Didier en intermittent .....
( Sorry no subs ...)

Monday, 1 October 2012

Frank " Sugarchile " Robinson - Caledonia ( from "No Leave No Love" movie ) 1946



It swings & it rocks ....  check also 
 Louis Jordan " Caldonia " version     here    ,  it's worth it
                          

TeddyBears - Cobrastyle ( Dir : Ace Norton ) 2006



Supa catchy track , hand-held camera  FX , brilliant Ace !.......
( can't find uncensored audio version , sorry )....

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