by Garethin General, Music0 commentstags: London, luke jackson, Music, video
Remember Luke Jackson’s “Goodbye London” video?Course you do; it was brilliant… it was on here only a couple of months ago…Anyway – now you can give it the credit and recognition it deserves and vote for it in the Metropolis Art Prize. Simply click here and bang your mouse down on the Thumbs Up button to cast your vote. And if for some bizarre reason you need reminding why you should be voting for it, here it is to refresh your memory.
by Garethin Media, Music0 commentstags: art, design, London, luke jackson, Music, video
I’m indebted to British-Canadian singer/songwriter Luke Jackson for dropping me a line about his new video “Goodbye London” which features not only a cracking song about the place where I live, but also a top piece of animation, mixing time lapse and stop-motion of London scenes with drawn characters and graffiti. The result is a belter of a video; charming but unsentimental, and completely evocative of the city.Do pass it on, and if you want to find out more about Luke and his work, including “Goodbye London” and his new album “…And Then Some” you can do so here… You can buy “…And Then Some” on iTunes by clicking here…
by Garethin Music0 commentstags: El Canto Del Loco, Music, puede ser, spain, stuff, video
If there’s one thing that’s guaranteed to get me out of bad moods, downers, sulks, being filled with hate at Turner Prize hopefuls (see earlier post), stuff like that… then it’s watching this video.It’s by a favourite band of mine called El Canto Del Loco (or ECDL for short) who hail from Madrid. They are awesome in general, but the video for this song has to be one of my favourite things about them (although it’s by no means new).It’s a great song – “Puede Ser” – and the video is a masterclass in style.Shot wide in clean black and white, hugely minimalist – featuring Dani, David, Chema and Jandro and very little else apart from some wandering, nicely paced camera work, a couple of props and some cheeky bits of typography.Simple, elegant and utterly beautiful; it always makes anything seem a little better. You can find plenty of their videos on Youtube – including on their own ‘channel’ page, and they also have some on their ‘group’ page on Facebook.If you enjoy those then you should consider the 3 DVD box set “Episodio I” – which contains a bunch of promos, a documentary and a live performance.(*And most importantly […]