Toward the end of Mutek festival on Sunday last week, the last showing of “Cinechamber Classics” took place at the Excentris movie theatre in Montreal. The showcase was once again on 10 screens mounted on 4 walls, in a projected panorama, with surround sound.
This impressive new music video for “LIttle By Little” by the French band Manceau is directed by Gunther Gheeraert. Featuring retro lighting and effects, Gheeraert filmed it using various Canon 5Ds and several different lenses to achieve the soft lighting and dream-like effects.
Techno artist Pan/Tone (aka Sid leRock, Gringo Grinder) joins me during his recent visit from Berlin for a chat about his new releases and his continued interest in the Toronto techno scene. Pan/Tone was visiting Toronto for a Break and Enter party.
A couple weeks ago Magnolius, the Toronto based hip-hop duo, released a new music video, which features colorful animation over bleak cityscapes.
On Wednesday April 25, 2012, Repair performed live at Toronto’s Drake Underground to an eager audience of friends and local music enthusiasts.
British band of the moment, Metronomy, are set to perform both weekends at Coachella Festival in Indio, CA, this weekend and next. They’ll also be opening for Coldplay in North America, leading up to their return to Europe for gigs in May.
Prior to their gig in Toronto on April 2, I caught up with two of the four band members, Joseph Mount and Oscar Cash (Lead vocals and composer, and keyboards and back-up vocals), to hear their thoughts.
Here’s Smith’s compilation of edited, chopped and sliced parts of some of the fantastic music videos that he has directed over the years. It’s set to a tune by King Missile that irreverently celebrates the sensitive artist and highlights their eccentricities.
Dat Dat Dat / ANF is a visual designer in Berlin who creates very minimal and elegant music videos, installations and short films. For Egyptrixx’s remake of ‘Old Black,’ a song by the band Earth, Dat Dat Dat created an original video that breathes life into the sounds.
Museum Secrets has its premiere broadcast of Museum Secrets: Inside the National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico City on History Television Canada on Thursday night at 10 PM ET/PT.