Iceland, Eyjafjallajökull – May 1st and 2nd, 2010 Iceland, Eyjafjallajökull – May 1st and 2nd, 2010 from Sean Stiegemeier on Vimeo. Another stunning video shot on the Canon 5D, this time of the active volcano in Iceland. Sean Stiegemeier was inspired to get out and shoot the event after the saw all the ‘mediocre pictures’ being shown on tv. Great colour. GreatContinue reading “Iceland, Eyjafjallajökull – May 1st and 2nd, 2010”

5 Music Apps for the iPad

Guilty as charged, an iPad post on the launch weekend. Bear with me – I’ll keep it short. Videos only! Korg iEelectribe RDJDJ RJC1000 Mixr AirHarp GrooveMaker Early days yet but it could be a great device for learning / reading / playing.

LastHistory – interactive visualization your history, obviously

Takes a while to initalise the first time, but once the data is in there it’s loads of fun to play with. It’s also got a really nice ‘personal mode’ that hooks up to iPhoto to display pics taken at the time you listened to the music. LastHistory – Interactive Visualization of ListeningContinue reading “LastHistory – interactive visualization your history, obviously”

Digging in the Crates Digging in the Crates from WE AIN’T PLASTIC on Vimeo. Digging in the Crates is an interactive installation by designer / developer Roland Loesslein which attempts to explore Sampling as a production technology of modern music using modified turntables and information graphics to understand the relationships between the sample and composition. Created using FlashContinue reading “Digging in the Crates”

About to go stellar. OK Go “This Too Shall Pass”

via YouTube Filmed in a two story warehouse, in the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, CA. The “machine” was designed and built by the band, along with members of Synn Labs over the course of several months. This is the Rube Goldberg machine version. In other words, a video depicting complex devices that performContinue reading “About to go stellar. OK Go “This Too Shall Pass””

Acid Washed – Snake (feat. Barbara Panther) Acid Washed – Snake (feat. Barbara Panther) from Record Makers on Vimeo. Snake is the latest from Acid Washed, a collaboration between by Anthony Burrill, Jack Featherstone and Paul Plowman. Simple and a little bit hypnotic. I’m into it.