Courtney Barnett "Pedestrian At Best" dir by Charlie Ford

Music // Thursday, February 05, 2015
Some people are scared of clowns. Some people don't like to see sad clowns. And we are sure some people will be on the flipside and like to see Courtney Barnett dressed up like a clown for the track "Pedestrian At Best" that will be on her forthcoming LP, Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit is out March 24 via Mom + Pop. For any song that begins with the lyrics, "I love you I hate you," we approve.

Bill Plympton in Conversation with Matthew Modine

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 05, 2015
Bill Plympton needs no introduction. He has directed ten feature films, seven of them animated, and has received two Oscar nominations for his short films Your Face and Guard Dog. Plympton went first to his audience on Kickstarter to bring to life his latest animated project, Cheatin’, which opened in Los Angeles in August.

A Skateboarding Light Painted Skeleton

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 05, 2015
We've shown you Darius Twin's light painting photography and videos before but now he's back with a skateboarding skeleton. "You're never too old to skateboard."

Giant Tree Sculpture Cast From Old-Growth Hemlock

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 03, 2015
The Middle Fork project began in April 2014 in a forest near the middle fork of the Snoqualmie river in the Cascade foothills. The sculpture is currently in progress and on view at MadArt in Seattle, WA. through April 25, 2015. The sculpture will travel to venues around the US and internationally for two years. After being exhibited, the sculpture will be returned to the base of the standing old-growth Hemlock it was cast from to gradually moss over and disintegrate into the ground. 

Premiere: Hail Mary Mallon "4AM"

Music // Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Juxtapoz has had a long history with hip-hop artist Aesop Rock over the years. He has been contributing interviews for the print mag, including a cover story with Jeremy Fish back in 2006. The man's musical journey has evolved over the past years, and we are proud today to premiere teh music video of his group Hail Mary Mallon and the track "4AM." 

"Old English" ft. Young Thug, Freddie Gibbs & A$AP Ferg

Music // Friday, January 30, 2015
Animator/director Ruffmercy, who was behind Run the Jewels' latest video, has been busy this year. And last year. And probably the year before that. Earlier this month Young Thug, Freddie Gibbs & A$AP Ferg released their video for "Old English" which Ruffmercy directed. Previously he has also done videos for Disclosure, Danny Brown, Dudley Perkins, Blu + Flying Lotus, and House Shoes among many others...

Ged Palmer Demonstrates Calligraphy & Lettering Techniques

Design // Wednesday, January 28, 2015
In this short video London-based artist and sign painter Ged Palmer demonstrates calligraphy and lettering techniques.

Music Video: Run the Jewels "Lie, Cheat, Steal"

Music // Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Run the Jewels' (Killer Mike + El-P) criticially-acclaimed, list-topping RTJ2 has been on heavy rotation both in the Juxtapoz office and in our headphones since it dropped last year. Their latest music video puts warped cartoonish visuals to one of our favorite tracks, "Lie, Cheat, Steal." 

"California Inspires Me" Narrated by Mike Mills

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Director/artist Mike Mills (featured in our Beastie Boys issue) narrates this fantastic short animation by Brian Rea and Pablo Delcan, telling his creative journey and speaks on his influences in “California Inspires Me,” a Google Play x California Sunday Magazine video collaboration. 

Ed Templeton's "Wayward Cognitions" insight video

Photography // Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Ed Templeton has just released a new book, "Wayward Cognitions," published through Thomas Campbell's new Um Yeah Arts imprint, and there is a nice video to accompany the release and explain the project. Sit back and relax and enjoy a little context from of our favorite photographers. 

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