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Psychedelic Music Videos 2011

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Just the other day, we were mulling over the rising prominence of a new type of psychedelia in visual culture. One that is more about tech tool explosions, mash-up creativity and fractal code frenzies than about the mind-altering trippings of yesteryear. And no sooner had we mulled, than the MU (Eindhoven’s answer to the Centre […]

Interactive Music Videos 2011

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Click the images to go to the videos. To celebrate the launch of the somewhat spectacular new Interactive category (POW-WOW!) on our sumptuous collection of the very best in music videos (which just so happen to be coupled with the finest tunage in recent history!) that we like to call 2Pause, we’ve put together a […]

Hideously Wonderful Music Videos

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For our (now dormant) ultra-pretty music video portal 2Pause, we are blessed with the not unpleasant task of trawling through the finest music promos around, and selecting the ones we think are most visually exciting, technically innovative, or just plain brazilliant, to feature on the site. But sometimes beauty gets boring! And one needs to […]

Polish Animations

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Click on the image to go to the videos Do you happen to like Monty Python‘s title sequences, or Terry Gilliam’s eye-popping/brain-mangling Brasil? Well who would have thought that these trailblazing ideas were initiated by experimental Polish animators since way back in the day? And here’s a list of 10 of the best – a […]

Book Trailers 2010

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As the future of the printing press hangs in the balance, what with that pesky Internet thing and gadgets like the iPhone reader, the Kindle and the fabled Apple Tablet, publishers of paper are finding new ways to appeal to digitally-saturated audiences. This we like! It means books now come with jazzy little virals. From […]

Animated Audio Archive Docs

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Our blog-post on the Dock Ellis LSD No-No a few weeks back unleashed an insatiable appetite for animated documentaries that are based on audio archive matter. Animation, we came to discover, can breathe new life into valuable sound recordings that may otherwise be relegated to gathering dust in some long-forgotten digital shelving unit. And as […]

Interactive Urban Screens

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Click image to go to the videos While brands, advertisers and window (un)dressers are beginning to include dynamic digital displays in their PR strategies, the gritty underworld of cutting-edge creativity is seeing an explosion of interactive projects that invite public participation. Utilizing computer graphics, LED light-walls, motion tracking, and any other new-fangled devices that you […]

Web Documentaries 2009

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The words “web documentary” were once the domain of thrifty filmmakers with gnarly production values. Not any more! In fact, quite the reverse is true. The many splendid ways in which the interweb lends itself to interactive storytelling and multiple mediums, has spawned an explosion of top-notch web documentary-making – marked this year by the […]

Animated GIFs 2009

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Before Flash there were… animated GIFs! Whole entire movies made out of Graphics Interchange Format! Apparently Thomas Edison, inventor of something they call the light-bulb, died a very frustrated man, having touched the edges of GIFology but never quite having reached the core. Torture! But we digress. The silent and seemingly endless quagmire of animated […]

Data Visualizations

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If the words “data” and “visualization” make you wish the left side of your brain was a tad sharper, read on! Nobody – least of all the creative (at best) right-brainers among us – enjoys looking at graphs or statistics. Yawn! Lucky for us then, that boring charts etcetera are fast becoming a relic of […]

Artists for Obama

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As the US election race hots up for the ultimate show-down between His Holiness and The Lizard King – and we the world get distracted by frivolities like the authenticity of Joe the Plumber – SubmarineChannel presents (in our humble opinion) the very best in pro-Obama artistry. Hit us up with your circumspect comments if […]