Mixed Media

May 2010

Life, Death, and Ghosts: Apichatpong Weerasethakul Wins at Cannes

Directed by the fantastically named Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives won the prestigious Palme d’Or at this year’s


The Way-Back Machine: 20 Years Ago (videos)

The more things change, the more they stay the same. Oddly, a lot of things that happened 20 years ago this week are either similar to


Klaxons Return with “Flashover” (video)

Klaxons, the British band that stormed the charts at home and iPod playlists around the world a few years back with Myths of the Near


Frightened Rabbit - “Nothing Like You” (Live on Fallon) (video)

Matt Fiander said this past March of Scotland’s Frightened Rabbit: “For all its size and ambition, the band never sound like they’re stopping


Weezer Covers “I’m a Believer” for ‘Shrek’

Isn’t it great when a band you love covers a song you love… and does it well? There are at least 22 different versions of “


The Black Keys - “Tighten Up” (Live on Letterman) (video)

The Detroit duo the Black Keys brought their primal rock to the Letterman stage last night, playing the lead single (“Tighten Up”) off their new


Crystal Castles - “Celestica” (Live on Jools Holland) (video)

Crystal Castles released their latest album, imaginatively titled Crystal Castles, earlier this week after an early leak forced the release date forward. The Canadian electronic


“Architecture Is Like a Song, Frozen in Stone”

This fascinating collection presents strange projects that have attempted to “bring out the sonorous landscapes of moaning pillars, roof-beams, haunting bells and perhaps an eek


‘Synth Britannia’ Explores the Roots of Bloop (video)

The great Documentary Heaven presents this BBC film that delves into the early days of synth music, and features a list of contributors that includes


Stuart Murdoch / God Help the Girl - “Baby You’re Blind” (new single / video)

Remember Stuart Murdoch’s God Help the Girl project, which is basically the Belle and Sebastian frontman’s attempt to write soundtrack for a film


April 2010

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Ubisoft Understands the Art of the Climb

// Moving Pixels

"Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed and Grow Home epitomize the art of the climb.

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