One Direction new video release: Kiss You, Music

One Direction new video release: Kiss You

One Direction has released their latest music video ‘Kiss You’, a single from their album Take Me Home (2012)

By | Music, Notebook | Tuesday, 8 January 2013 at 3:46 pm

‘Videocracy’ and ‘Videology’: Argentina’s latest Falkland Islands / Malvinas stunt, Film

‘Videocracy’ and ‘Videology’: Argentina’s latest Falkland Islands / Malvinas stunt

An Argentine government video that shows an Argentine athlete training on the Falklands Islands / Malvinas and claims them for that country has created furore. But Mariana Marcaletti says that this isn’t the usual sabre rattling: it’s the start of a different kind of politics for the Argentinian government.

By | Film, Notebook | Wednesday, 16 May 2012 at 3:57 am

Must watch: Po Po’s ‘SikSikSik’, Arts

Must watch: Po Po’s ‘SikSikSik’

I was never hugely into video games as a kid so, in turn, I’m not now massively nostalgic for the rudimentary graphics from back in the day; however the recent micro-trend for lo-fi retro gaming is put to good use in this video for Mad Decent signings Po Po.
The video for “SikSikSik” made by David [...]

By | Arts | Tuesday, 31 August 2010 at 1:48 pm

Janelle Monae falls off her tightrope, Arts

Janelle Monae falls off her tightrope

Janelle Monae has received admiring glances from all sides for her boho-futurist sound, style and general outlook (listen to an example of such praise here). Basically, she seems like quite a cool person, and her music’s pretty good too. “Tightrope”, the opening single from her acclaimed new record The ArchAndroid has made a strong bid [...]

By | Arts | Monday, 9 August 2010 at 6:11 pm

Without further ado… it’s iPhone 4 Day, Notebook

Without further ado… it’s iPhone 4 Day

Should you join the queues to grab a piece of tech perfection or spurn an overpriced toy? The Independent has been testing the iPhone for a week now before the public release, so read on for our considered verdict.

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 23 June 2010 at 11:01 pm

Unsigned punk-rockers Rooks chat about their debut single, Arts

Unsigned punk-rockers Rooks chat about their debut single

“It was one take, it was horrible and I think it worked”
To anyone with their ear to the ground of early Naughties Brit punk-rock, the name Phinius Gage is sure to strike a familiar chord. Add Not Katies and Second Monday to that and the ‘Oh yeah, where are they all now?’ won’t be far [...]

By | Arts | Wednesday, 16 June 2010 at 10:56 am

The AV Club goes undercover

Satirical newspaper The Onion’s non joke-based, but always excellent pop-culture sister-site, is about to launch an interesting new video series, called "Undercover", with the simple tagline, "25 bands, 25 cover songs, 1 small, round room". That’s pretty much what they’ve done: they picked 25 songs, ranging from Hall & Oates’ "One on One" to [...]

By | Arts | Thursday, 11 March 2010 at 5:04 pm

This week in live video-based music

Powerful US music industry magazine and chart compiler Billboard has launched a new website to stream live concerts. Viewers will be able to see concerts for free online with a choice of five different camera angles from which to watch from; so no more freakily tall men blocking your view of the bass player.
The [...]

By | Arts | Friday, 13 November 2009 at 5:22 pm

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