Volor Flex & Encode :: Altiplano

Volor Flex & EncodeAltiplano” // Dark Clover // Released 14 Oct. 2013 // Art by Jesse Somfay.

Altiplano, Volor Flex’s effervescent collab with fellow Russian producer and good friend Encode, is yet another dateless – albeit state-of-the-art – immersion into the polyrhythmic, dense, visceral compositions that this prolific artist is constantly fine-tuning somewhere in the steppe of the Ural Mountains.

There’s a lot of synced up emotional comfort and tension happening on both sides of the release, balanced-out, as ever, by artfully crafted elements of structure and style. Among them, the everpresent UK garage signature, the noise-drenched soundscapes, the sharp snares, the skittering beats, the melancholy vocals (especially on Altiplano, which easily competes with You In Me or Fake Love in unforgettableness), plus those entrancing moments of fervor followed by profound relief that Volor is such a master of.

The Long Memory Is The Most Radical Idea In America


Recent work by Pat Perry created in collaboration with the Beehive Collective.

This picture is of a true story. It’s something that is actually happening.

It is the loss of that long memory which deprives our people of the connective flow of thoughts and events that clarifies our vision, not of where we’re going, but where we want to go.

-Utah Phillips.

“The Beehive’s well known for making hyperdetailed posters that are hand-drawn stories about global struggle, climate justice, and class inequality. The pictures dissect our moment in history, and tell stories of resistance from the ground level. What many aren’t familiar with is the Beehive’s local work in a rural town in Washington County, the most economically fucked-over county in Maine.”

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// Illustration © Pat Perry & Beehive Collective /// via //

Generate :: Engines EP

GenerateEngines EP” // Antilounge // Released 5 October 2013 // Artwork: Cindy van der Aa.

// via Dreamt about Dreaming //

Gracia Lam Illustration

Die Illustratorin Gracia Lam wurde in Hong Kong, China geboren und später ist in Toronto, Kanada aufgewachsen. Sie liebt es, Alltagsgegenstände und schlichte Umgebungen neu zu erfinden. Die Künstlerin illustriert erfolgreich für zahlreiche prominente Zeitungen und Magazine.

// Illustrations © Gracia Lam /// via //

SHRUBBN!! :: Ebenholz

SHRUBBN!! “Ebenholz” • Directed by Marita Bullmann • Label: Shitkatapult.

❖ Graphics Interchange Format #41

☇ Animated Image “La Chenille de la Carotte (1911)” © Swinglargo //

☇ Animated Image © Rrrrrrrroll //

☇ Animated Image “Glass Eyes” © DoBeDo //

Vacant :: Hollow

The Mystery of Flying Kicks

Murder, sex, drugs, art, politics… sneakers hanging on telephone lines have become a powerful urban symbol, inspiring genesis theories both hilarious and sinister. In an effort to get to the truth once and for all we asked the people of earth to help us solve this mystery. Using an on-line call out and a phone message bank, this documentary was made entirely from donated photographs, phoned-in theories, video, vlogs, and animation • Directed by Matthew Bate.

The Mystery of Flying Kicks is the result of a unique digital collaboration between the filmmakers and the international public.

// via Glaserei //


Motion & Design by Neekoe • Sound by Zelig Sound.

Z by Alan Warburton

Directed & Animated by Alan Warburton • Soundtrack “Iconography” by Max Richter.

‘Z’ is composed entirely of z-depth images – also known as ‘luminance depth’ or ‘depth map’ images. Z-depth is a ghostly black & white data-driven format native only to CG animation.

// via WeWasteTime //