What is Nu LatAm Sound? ZZK Records, the Argentinian label that coined this term, takes us to the Ecuadorian Amazonia to provide one possible answer. A 20-minute documentary about the sounds of the jungle, quichua chants, indigenous instruments, electronic grooves and how all of this comes together.
National Geographics meets downhill longboarding. No big surprise, this encounter results in some pretty awesome images.
The Lulin Project is a visually intense little short film about a man, his cabin in the woods, and eerie things going on in this setting. Works beautiful when watched with headphones on, thanks to the intense soundtrack by electronic duo Gidge. Click the image to watch the film.
Boy’s got style. So does the film maker.
Following the remarkably successful musical journey of South American singer-songwriter La Yegros, this hour-long documentary tells about the rise of what some refer to as Digital Cumbia, others as Nu LatAm Sound.
It’s not big news that a great part of modern Hollywood productions is computer generated imagery. However, a look behind the scenes is still pretty mind-blowing.
Porta Estel·lar (Catalan for ‘Star Gate’) by PlayMID is an immersive light and sound installation inside an old plane. This video documents the set-up in Barcelona’s Ciutadella park in September 2015 and gives an impression of the actual show. Imagine this as the roof of a tunnel-like dance floor…
It’s rare to find a video that shows a young surfer throwing airs without shitty EDM music cranking in the background. It’s also rare to see a young surfer throwing airs and making it look super laid-back. That said, this is quite an outstanding little video.
The Droid ID crew did a really excellent job on the documentary of last year’s Boom Festival. Episode 3 is all about the creation of the event. Beautiful pictures and many interesting shots and interviews from behind the scenes.
David Rastovich doing his thing on magic carpets.
Great surfer. Great style. Great waves. Great board. Great music. Great video. Great ocean love.
What is it that fascinates me about Pripyat? It’s probably the human tragedy that reflects in the decaying city, home of almost 50.000 people before the nearby nuclear power plant exploded. British film maker Danny Cooke published a 3-minute video that captures the end time atmosphere of Pripyat in a very aesthetic and artistic way,…
Pretty impressive what visual artists can do with the help of computers these days. Like this extremely trippy masterpiece by Ben Ridgway, for instance. Full screen HD viewing is highly recommended.
On its 100th anniversary, The Great Martian War tells the story of the catastrophic events and unimaginable horrors of 1913-17, when Humankind was pitted against a savage Alien invasion. With powerful and detailed First World War parallels, The Great Martian War fuses sci-fi fantasy with specialist factual history to explore the real-world tragedies and unique…
Good vibes, a great variety of music, one of the best crews I’ve worked with: This year’s 3000° Festival was a blast. The atmosphere is captured very nicely in this music video for Mollono.Bass & Friends.
The title of this video, Best Drummer Ever, might seem somewhat pretentious. However, after you watched it you will agree: This dude got game!
Actually what’s the difference between Jungle and Drum’n’Bass? I had no clue… until I watched this great little documentation about the rise of Jungle music in the UK. Via Dazed.
The new sound of Latin America is upon us. Actually since quite some time already, thanks to the fantastic work of Argentina’s ZZK Records, thanks to expat producers like Quantic, and of course thanks to hundreds of talented musicians all over the South American continent. “There’s a musical and cultural renaissance happening all around the…
Ableton sponsored a beautiful little documentation about Minilogue, one of my favourite electronic music projects ever. The two guys tell about their workflow, what inspires them, and how they manage to get that huge load of feeling into their music. At the end of the video you will find two links, leading to a 23-minute…
Cosmic Flower Unfolding is a constant flow of emerging and dissolving oceanic, futuristic, and mandala forms. Created by Ben Ridgway is a tribute to abstraction, its connection to the inner space we inhabit and how it can be externalized.