Category: MUSIC

May 6, 2015

A Woman Just Uncovered Rihanna’s Fashion Muse… It’s Characters from the Mario Universe

A Woman Just Uncovered Rihanna’s Fashion Muse… It’s Characters from the Mario Universe

The Met Gala is one of fashion’s biggest nights and the evening’s most talked about dress was the one worn by Rihanna, made by Chinese designer Guo Pei. It was that same evening when reddit user Ranzok’s girlfriend, Taylor (pictured above), realized something remarkable…. Rihanna gets her fashion inspiration from characters of the Mario…

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Apr 13, 2015

Yamaha Design Teams Swap Roles, Build Crazy Versions of Each Other’s Products

Yamaha Design Teams Swap Roles, Build Crazy Versions of Each Other’s Products

Yamaha is a multinational conglomerate that makes a broad range of products, from pianos to motorcycles. In a project entitled AH A MAY (Yamaha backwards), design teams from the musical instrument and motor vehicle divisions swapped roles, designing products for each other. Four actual prototypes were built and presented as a joint exhibit at…

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Mar 31, 2015

Light Bending Dance Performance Will Touch Your Soul

Light Bending Dance Performance Will Touch Your Soul

Hakanaï is a solo choreographic performance that unfolds through a series of images in motion. In Japanese Hakanaï denotes that which is temporary and fragile, evanescent and transient, and in this case something set between dreams and reality. While widely associated with nature, the term is now often used to elicit an intangible aspect…

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Mar 24, 2015

Artists Hack an Xbox Kinect and Create an Experimental Film on Movement

Artists Hack an Xbox Kinect and Create an Experimental Film on Movement

as·phyx·i·a is a collaborative effort and experimental film created by Maria Takeuchi with Frederico Phillips and performed by Shiho Tanaka. The artists hacked an Xbox One Kinect for the motion data capture with music by Maria, visuals by Frederico and performance by Shiho. The project is an effort to explore new ways…

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Feb 2, 2015

A 10 Image Summary of Katy Perry’s Super Bowl Halftime Show

A 10 Image Summary of Katy Perry’s Super Bowl Halftime Show

The spectacle that is the Super Bowl Halftime Show delivered again this year as Katy Perry put on a performance that was celebrated, derided, endlessly parodied and heavily commentated on. From the fun and bizarre set design to special guests and numerous pop culture references; the Internet had a blast with the annual performance.…

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Jan 13, 2015

The Style Transformation of David Bowie in One Glorious Gif

The Style Transformation of David Bowie in One Glorious Gif

In celebration of David Bowie’s 68th birthday (8 January 1947), artist Helen Green created the glorious animated gif above to show the style icon’s transformations over the years. The gif is made up of 29 individual images from Davie Jones (during 1964, when he released his first single ‘Liza Jane’ with the King Bees)…

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Nov 17, 2014

Lady Gaga’s Keyboard Player Built an Awesome 360 Keyboard

Lady Gaga’s Keyboard Player Built an Awesome 360 Keyboard

PianoArc is a circular keyboard featuring 294 Keys with 3 contiguous eighty-eight note keyboards and 1 thirty note control section with a 3 pitch bend/mod per full keyboard section. The unique instrument is the brainchild of Brockett Parsons, who is currently on tour with Lady Gaga as her main keyboard player. To…

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