Offered below is a trailer of the new documentary, Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child, directed by one of the artist’s close friends, Tamra Davis. The film features never-before seen footage of the prolific yet troubled artist, just a couple of years before his untimely passing in 1988. Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child in its entirety was released on February 21st, 2010.
Friday, February 26, 2010
Thursday, February 25, 2010
Wednesday, February 24, 2010
White Hinterland are a 2 piece from Portland, Oregon. I listened to their track "Dreaming of Plum Trees" sometime last year, but today the game really changed when I heard their track "Icarus". This is something REALLY great. They'll be playing the Drake on April 18, 2010.
Tuesday, February 23, 2010
Friday, February 19, 2010
Here's some dark minimalist techno from Swedish duo Dmitry Fyodorov. I'd really suggest you hold off on watching the video if you're hung over (I tell you this from experience).
Dmitry Fyodorov – once a successful attack player in HC CSKA Moscow that mysteriously disappeared after an accident on the ice. Now, nearly 30 years later, his soul has returned in the form of dark, distorted house music to bring havoc to dance floors across the globe.
Thursday, February 18, 2010
I went to see Dance Yourself To Death and Gentleman Reg last night at The Drake. And sandwiched in between these two acts was a cover band that for sure holds the title for best name ever...SHEEZER. An all girl Toronto based Weezer cover band.
I really suggest you check them out if you ever have a chance. AND BUY THE BUTTON!!
Wednesday, February 17, 2010
Tuesday, February 16, 2010
Japanese architecture firm Nendo was commissioned to design an unconventional space for a mental health clinic in Akasaka, Tokyo.
From Nendo: "Rather than getting patients back to a 'zero', a neutral starting place, the traditional model for mental health care, the clinic aims to provide patients with something extra: a further richness in their daily lives that they did not have before starting treatment.
"The interior design is an attempt to express this philosophy in space. The 'doors' that line the walls of the clinic do not open, and 'ordinary' parts of the walls open up into new spaces. The consultation rooms are entered by sliding the bookshelves sideways. The door at the end of the hallway opens onto a window; the amount of light in the hallway is controlled by opening and closing the door."
View photos of the finished clinic here.
Ad metal legends Burn Back are back, baby! They destroyed the ad world with their smash hit Make The Logo Bigger. Now they're at it again with their latest comeback single, Research Hell!
Very few things can follow the excitement of the back to back Valentine's Day / Family Day weekend, but Diesel.com has managed to do it. Their main page has been transformed into a gigantic version of refrigerator word magnets as part of the Diesel Be Stupid campaign.
Happy Tuesdays, and be sure to waste some time today. To do so, click here.
Friday, February 12, 2010
Yet another feature at the Ontario House in Vancouver is a pavillion where you can control the lights of the CN Tower... with your mind. Other featured Canadian wonders are the Houses of Parliament in Ottawa and Niagara Falls!
FML. I still don't know how to use an iPhone App.