Juxtapoz // Friday, April 22, 2011
A weekend away to the desert mid-April for music, lil sun in the skin, art installs, and VIPs of all kinds geared me up for the 2011 spring and summer music season. This particular inaugural event being Coachella. Note: Indian garb and hippy chic top the list of 2011 music fest looks du jour. Also, apparently, sea captains, which, in the middle of the desert ... got me. Photos after the jump . . .
Music // Friday, April 22, 2011
Not everyone has 3D glasses, but in the near future, we are all going to have 3D glasses like we are Marty McFly in Back to the Future II. That doesn't make sense, or have any reference to 3D glasses, but you know what does? This new series on Pitchfork of 3D live videos, and the first is with Deerhunter (wonderful band) and one their new songs, "Primitive." Its interesting even without the glasses. Watch after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 21, 2011
The timing with the opening of MOCA's "Art In the Streets" is perfect, as the Beastie Boys played a major role in combining hip-hop, punk, skate, graffiti, and streetwear into mix of an album, and in the early 1990s especially, they were mainstream act with completely underground tastes and influences. Of course you know by now, they are back with a 20+ minute short film, acting as a parody to their own careers, and we have it in full after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 14, 2011
It's not evertday that you wake up to find a video titled Spike Jonze Presents: Lil Buck and Yo-Yo Ma. Jonze posted this on the Opening Ceremony blog, and wrote, "Someone who knows Yo-Yo Ma had seen Lil Buck on YouTube and put them together. The dancing is Lil Buck's own creation and unlike anything I've seen." Enjoy after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 13, 2011
The other day, we told you about TV On the Radio just releaeed their newest LP, Nine Types of Light, where they have filmed a music video for each 10 tracks, and will be stitching those videos together to make a full-feature film. Well, that film was screened in NYC this week, and now TVOTR have put the film out for everyone to see. Watch after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Major Lazer, the very visually stimulating side project (if you can call it that) of Diplo and Switch will soon be getting its own Cartoon Network Adult Swim show. Ferry Gouw, the illustrator behind the Major Lazer artwork, will become the creative director for the 15 minute episodes. A look at some characters after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Monday, April 11, 2011
TV On the Radio are set to release their newest LP, Nine Types of Light, where they have filmed a music video for each 10 tracks, and will be stitching those videos together to make a full-feature film. As Tunde Adebimpe, one of the band’s vocalists, said in an interview, “For less than the price of a Maroon 5 video, you can make a full-length feature.” Watch one of their videos after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Friday, April 08, 2011
In our final installment of the Juxtapoz Presents: Die Antwoord interview, we find Ninja and Yo-Landi Vi$$er talking about South Africa, the hatching of "Rich Bitch", and their American culture shock. Watch Parts 3, as well as 1 & 2, after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Friday, April 08, 2011
The Beastie Boys had a big day yesterday; they released the star-studded trailer for their new short film Fight For Your Right Revisited, and they released a new single from their new LP, Hot Sauce Committee Part Two, titled "Make Some Noise." The short film, which premiered at Sundance, stars, Danny McBride, Seth Rogen, Elijah Wood, Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Rashida Jones, Chloë Sevigny, and Will Arnett, amongst others. Watch the trailer after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 30, 2011
Aesop Rock has contributed to Juxtapoz Magazine in a few ways, mainly the cover stories on both Jeremy Fish and Tomer Hanuka, respectively (still trying to get that Chris Ware story, maybe someday). In music news, Aesop just remixed the Dirty Ghosts' newest single, "Shout It In," which is the B-side to the original "Shout It In" track. Listen after the jump . . .