word from the creative frontline by Tony Pipes. Advertising, Art and Design.
August 4th, 2014

Wunder Wunder – Hail the Madmen!

Wunder Wunder – Hail the Madmen from Dimitri Basil on Vimeo.

Wunder Wunder Wonderful video directed by Dimitri Basil and Laura Gorun.

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May 27th, 2014

A Rather Lovely Thing!

“A Rather Lovely Thing” is a beautiful animation directed by Cesar Martinez with a soundtrack by I Monster – “Heaven”.

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March 29th, 2014

Wu Tang- The Value of Music!

Amazing project from the Wu Tang Clan.


The Wu-Tang Clan recently announced that they plan to release a single, hyper-expensive copy of an unreleased, secretly recorded record, to bring about debates about the current value of music. With a casing handcrafted over the course of three months by British-Moroccan artist Yahya, whose works have been commissioned by royal families and business leaders around the world. Soon, it will contain a different sort of art piece: the Wu-Tang Clan’s double-album The Wu – Once Upon A Time In Shaolin, recorded in secret over the past few years.

Says the de facto leader of the boundary pushing hip-hop group, Robert ‘RZA’ Diggs, “We’re about to sell an album like nobody else sold it before. “We’re about to put out a piece of art like nobody else has done in the history of [modern] music. We’re making a single-sale collector’s item. This is like somebody having the scepter of an Egyptian king.”

On a site titled ezclziv scluzay (“exclusive-ly”), the RZA explains the concept behind the album, “History demonstrates that great musicians such as Beethoven, Mozart and Bach are held in the same high esteem as figures like Picasso, Michelangelo and Van Gogh. However, the creative output of today’s artists such as The RZA, Kanye West or Dr. Dre, is not valued equally to that of artists like Andy Warhol, Damien Hirst or Jean-Michel Basquiat…Is exclusivity versus mass replication really the 50 million dollar difference between a microphone and a paintbrush? Is contemporary art overvalued in an exclusive market, or are musicians undervalued in a profoundly saturated market?”

Plans have already begun to “tour” the listening party, as well as the one-of-a-kind album itself, at major museums across the world, before it becomes available for purchase. Will this gesture be enough to bring music sharing back to its pre-Napster value? As stated at the end of the site’s Edictum “This album is a piece of contemporary art. The debate starts here…”

via beautiful decay / forbes

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August 4th, 2013

Do not touch!


Amazing crowd source music video. Check it out at donottouch.org.

June 20th, 2013

Young Galaxy “New Summer”!

Young Galaxy – New Summer from LES ENFANTS on Vimeo.

Explosive music video for Young Galaxy’s “New Summer” directed by Les Enfants.
It actually steals / borrows / repurposes a scene from The Matrix Reloaded. (see grab below, tweeted by Matt Lundstrom).

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April 11th, 2013

Tyler The Creator – IFHY!

Great and mildly disturbing video from director Wolf Haley.
Cheers to Mike Baldwin for the heads up.

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February 5th, 2013

Sivu- Better Man Than He!

Awesome video from Sivu with him singing from the inside of an MRI scanner.

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January 30th, 2013

Bonobo- Cirrus!

Super cool video from animator Cyriak.
Thanks to Sofie Leale for the heads up.

December 10th, 2012

Understand Music!

Understand Music from finally. on Vimeo.

Bloody beautiful work from finally.

December 2nd, 2012

Nosaj Thing & Daito Manabe!

This is pretty amazing. A music video for Nosaj Thing by Daito Manabe. Using a Point Grey camera to track the dancers – all graphics were projected in real time over the live performance. Very slick.
via motionographer.

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