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MIA’s Video For “Born Free” Tests Media Limits

April 26th, 2010 No Comments

Best described as an intense visceral explosion, ‘Born Free’ is the product of a multimedia relationship between French director Romain Gavras and British-born Sri Lankan M.I.A. Embroiled in controversy because of its brutally graphic content and blocked by YouTube and other US media outlets, ‘Born Free’ has engulfed the blogosphere like wildfire.

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FROM THE KLAX: Ryan De La Hoz “Get Busy Living” Trailer

April 26th, 2010 No Comments

*The Retrospective, The Klax, & Peculiar Bliss are all members of The Deft Collective.

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Theophilus London – Humdrum Town Music Video

January 13th, 2010 No Comments

httpv:// Our man Theophilus London is at it again, starting 2010 off strong with the release off his new video for the single “Humdrum Town” which is one of our favorite tracks on This Charming Mixtape. We caught up with him last month in NYC during the Wired event and talked a bit about his […]

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Mystery Team Music Video w/ Childish Gambino & MC Chris

December 22nd, 2009 1 Comment

Photo Credit: Matt Carr/Getty Images What happens when you and your college roommates start a comedy troupe and bring it to the interwebs? You then go on to script, direct and produce some of the most popular and hilarious shorts to hit YouTube. To top it all off, you are so popular that YouTube pays […]

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Pop Music Will Never Be Low Brow

August 7th, 2008 No Comments

 httpv:// Lately, it seems like more and more artists are going above and beyond when it comes to making music videos, and personally I really can’t complain.  When I first heard “Just Dance” by Lady Gaga, I wasn’t overly impressed by the electro/pop star in the making, but over the past week or so, her […]

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Who’s Gonna Save My Soul?

July 24th, 2008 No Comments

 httpv:// A new music video for Gnarls Barkely’s second single off the second album, The Odd Couple released recently.  The avant-garde video was directed by the 2008 Music Video Director of the Year, Chris Milk, and lives up to the high expectations.  When I first watched the video last night,  I proceeded to watch it two more times until I […]

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