Archive | November, 2016

Off The Air: Conflict (S05E02)

23 Nov

Aired in 2015.

List of videos in this episode:

Anatomy of a Street Fight: How to Win When You’re Outnumbered by Don Wasser from PFS Video, Inc.
Bloops by Johnny Woods; title sequence animations by Sean Buckelew, Kyle Mowat, Jonathan Djob Nkondo, and Caleb Wood
“Green” music video by bif and Mill+
Plug Party 2K13 by Albert Omoss
Unabomber Speckles drawing provided by R. Land
Angry Ram Destroys Punching Bag by Marty Todd
Pivot by Albert Omoss
The Angry Prokaryote by Caleb Phoenix Plesant
Cody’s Positive Affirmations by Joseph Bennett
SSI’s Shred of the Month: “The Monster” footage provided by SSI Shredding Systems, Inc.
31 Ways to Say Fuck Off by Emanuele Kabu

Corbu – Prism

22 Nov

Following up from last week’s Corbu video, we have another astronaut adventure to show.

Directed & animated by Daniel Cordero, with Manuel Casares and Antonio Corral
Story by Corbu

Sense8 opening

21 Nov

The Wachowski sisters (formerly known as the Wachowski brothers) recently stunned viewers with their dazzling sci-fi series Sense8. The series is indeed very recommended if you are into sci-fi and superpowers and the manichean drama, but one of the parts I liked best about is actually the opening. I always find that there is something extremely psychedelic about looking at the earth from a global perspective looking at people across the entire universe and getting a perspective on life in its manifold forms as it gushes around the planet, and this is exactly what the Sense8 opening does.

“Sova” by Anna von Hausswolff

20 Nov


Desert City – Space is Green

19 Nov

Space Bass created and played by Constance Demby, 1980’s

18 Nov

I came across this video on the Mesmerizing Instruments and Sound Facebook Page. I love the eerie psychedelic tones almost as much as I love watch her play the ting in that fabulous outfit. That belt! Here’s the text from the Mesmerizing…Page:

“An ominous “80ties” Constance Demby playing the “Space Bass” , a instrument of her own design.

The Sonic Steel Space Bass is a 10 ft sheet of mirror finish stainless steel with 5 octaves of steel and brass rods. The rods can be bowed, struck percussively, and the metal sheet can be rubbed to create various effects. Several tones can be created by bowing a single rod, resulting in a multi-tiered overtone series. A sound scientist determined that the sound waves on the lowest notes of the instrument are approximately thirty feet long.
Constance Demby is a performing and recording artist, vocalist, experimental musical instrument inventor, painter, sculptor, and multi-media producer. Her work is categorized in the ambient/new age genre”


Off The Air: Liquid (S05E01)

16 Nov

Aired in 2015.

List of videos in this episode:

Run Walter Run video provided by Newsflare
Phantom Water Reel by Chris Bryan
Helium Shark by Thomas Marque
Ice Crystal Timelapse by Shawn Knol
Ice cream video by Alan Steadman
Machine Networks 2013 by Ryan Tyler Martinez
Most Incredible Volcano by Geoff Mackley
BBBB by Natalia Stuyk
A Family Affair by Ed Schrader, Kevin Sherry, and John Voigt
Bubble Device #2 by Nicholas Hanna
“Bryn Marina” music video by David Jude Harris, for the song by Sound of Ceres
Splashy Duck by William Anderson; atomic bomb footage provided by VCE Digital, Inc.
The Huber Experiments – Vol. 2 by Erik and Matthew Huber
Vagabond Mutant Liquid by Tobias Stretch
Dry Lights by Xavier Chassaing, score by Thomas Vaquie
Kayakers in Drainage Ditch by Rush Sturges and Ben Marr

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