Music // Monday, December 03, 2012
Normally, an Elijah Wood starring video would not make it on our radar, but when it comes in the starring role of an awesomely bizarro music video for Flying Lotus "Tiny Tortures" (off of the sublime FlyLo 2012 album Until The Quiet Comes), we are all ears and eyes. Is it a dream? Where did that hand go? Only director David Lewandowski knows. Watch...
Music // Friday, November 30, 2012
Juxtapoz' resident illustrator, Munk One, will be part of a really cool poster art show this weekend, as Pearl Jam's Ten Club will be holding the third annual Ten Club Poster Convention in Seattle at Showbox Market on Sunday, December 2. Munk and Jux friends Jeff Soto and Maxx242 will be creating a live painting throughout the event, which will be available for purchase.
Music // Friday, November 30, 2012
Lindsay, your sophomore-year crush, may not have realized how much attention and pupose went into putting "Girlfriend" and "Just Like Heaven" back to back on that tape you tossed to her and couched as "just some cool songs" as she dropped you off after group study at the library. But that was years ago, and that tape and the heartbreak are long gone. Enter Mixtape.
Music // Wednesday, November 28, 2012
To celebrate the Beatles' 50th anniversary 50by70 has published the first ever set of fine art prints of the stunning artwork from the classic 1968 animated film Yellow Submarine. Yellow Subversion: The Artwork of Yellow Submarine is a strictly limited edition boxed set of five full colour screen prints accompanied by a book featuring an essay by the legendary Simpsons writer, showrunner and producer Josh Weinstein.
Music // Thursday, November 22, 2012
Wow. We don't know why we became so transfixed with this video, how we couldn't dare take our eyes off of it, but Emily Kai Bock's Nightlife video for musician Sebastien Schuller is one of the better ones we have seen all year. You don't need a big budget, some grand arching storyline, just an expert idea of light and mood. Somehow, we are either excited about our trip to Miami in two weeks, or terrified. Stunning simplicity at work.
Music // Wednesday, November 14, 2012
In case you were recently perusing photos of this last Halloween and feeling nostalgic about pseudo-creepiness and absurd get-ups, there are ways to bring yourself back to that time. If you are a fan of fine literature, an Edgar Allan Poe a short story is a perfect solution. If you prefer music videos, then this one provided by (Charles)Book&Record can potentially satiate your need.
Music // Tuesday, November 13, 2012
One of the best albums of 2013 has to be Tame Impala's Lonerism, a mix of psychedelic, experimental pop that has been playing in this writer's house for weeks now. The video for one of the album's best tracks, "Feels Like We Only Go Backwards," is exactly what it sounds like: a psychedelic collage of beautiful colors.
Music // Monday, November 12, 2012
World-Renowned Talent including Diplo, Travis Barker, A-Trak, Zedd and Theophilus London set to perform in San Francisco during New Years Eve Weekend at the Wintersalt Music & Arts Festival and Streets of San Francisco New Years Eve Event at Fort Mason Festival Pavilion from 12/28 to 12/31.
Music // Saturday, November 03, 2012
We have written on the site before about how big of fans we are of the drawings of Moonassi, aka Daehyun Kim, and we ran across the new album cover the artist created for the band Reedbeds and their album Basement Grotto. Done in conjunction with the label, SicSic, we love the simple elegance of a ink of paper drawing. You have to check the details after the jump . . .
Music // Thursday, November 01, 2012
The metal-faced rapper, MF. Doom, widely known for his innovative wordplay and mellow rap flow, made a decision that after a 10 year-retirement from the cans, he would rock some colorful Doom throwups on bricked London wall. Watch as the MC talks about his experience with graffiti and understanding the brain.