Hello. I’m Amanda, a blogger at Sampling Culture.
Caught swatting non-existant bats and wearing his girlfriend’s shorts, Seth Troxler proved himself to be a very comical man with 1970’s swagger, when DJ MAG caught him for an impromptu interview at the Winter Music Conference in Miami in 2010. So, just what we can expect from him today at Electric Island, on Center Island in Toronto? It’s an open question - but one thing is for sure — the music should be good.
Teaming up with musician Amon Tobin of Ninja Tune label fame, Leviathan studio produced the animation for two songs as part of the ISAM 2.0 live audio-visual experience tour. In their stellar promotional video they expose some of their creative process and illuminate the mastery of their studio at work.
Having attended the FITC awards show several weeks ago in Toronto, I was inspired to look into more of the projects and companies represented that night.
What do you struggle with? What keeps you from being the most inspired and creative you can be? This poster helps you stay on point by suggesting ways to stay inspired in work and life to be more creative.
What are your favourite tactics to stay creative on a daily basis?
Listen to this beautiful remix of German composer Ulrich Schnauss’ song ‘I Take Comfort in Your Ignorance’ by Californian artist extraordinaire Tycho.
Check out this trippy video for a melodic track called “Cirrus” by Bonobo - the first single for his upcoming album, The North Borders, which will be released worldwide on April 1st, and April 2nd in North America. Can’t wait for this album, and Bonobo’s live tour starting in April 2013.
Andy Gilmore creates graphic art, with intense colours and patterns that mimic nature and sometimes the arrangements found in music.
Nosaj Thing’s brilliant new music video for their song “Eclipse/Blue” features fantastic visual work by Daito Manabe. On screen, dancers move to the choreographed set by MIKIKO of Perfume; meanwhile their movements are amplified by projection mapped visuals on a screen behind them. Their bodies also become canvases for the projection; making the visual effects become larger than life.