Archive for the ‘Video’ Category
The Official Music Video for “Shutdown” by Ryan Dahle. From the album “Irrational Anthems”.
Shot with a Canon 5D MkII, at East Van Studios in Vancouver, BC, on a set that was hand-made entirely out of pape.
Cumulus & Foam, the most beautifully grotesque font of our time by Stefan Kjartansson.
This special edition book features design work by Stefan Kjartansson, Aaron Byrd, Farbod Kokabi, Dongwoo Kim, Elise Mattingly, Justin Van Hoy, John Ferguson, Josh Boston, Kevin Byrd, Mariel Childes, Michelle Haft, Peter Rentz, Rodney White, Shari Eaton, Siggi Eggertsson and Wade Thompson.
By Kiel Johnson
Amazing official (paper) video for “July Frame” by Laura Veirs.
Laura Veirs’ seventh album “July Flame,” which Colin Meloy calls “the best album of 2010,” explores the emotion of mid-summer. Drenched in wood smoke, sunlight, pollinators, pastoral dales, fireworks and warm nights, her lyrics explore the dichotomy between one’s desire for permanence and security and the realization that such things rarely exist. Nowhere on the album is this inherent tension more crystallized than on the title track.
A few bits of trivia that might help enhance your viewing experience. The video has 1,804 individual images in it. Yes thats a lot of photos! The fireworks were made from over 180 individual peaches. The puppets are painted paper glued to a backing. The matches are one of my favorite things in the video. I loved drawing the cover. The puppets/set took 3 weeks to design and build. Shooting took 2 weeks…