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Home Alone Remixed Live on Ableton, Launchpad; Mega APC Mashup

Home Alone (Ableton Live Remix) from Keenan Gaynor on Vimeo. It’s the holidays, a time for family, and to ponder when controller mappings meet one-shot clip triggering, cable TV, weird child neglect, and brutal violence against slapstick criminals. Show More Summary

Best of 2014: Our Top 20 NYC Art Shows That Weren’t in Brooklyn

4 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Let's face it: there's Brooklyn, and then there's the rest of New York City. (Sorry, rest of New York City!)

Milk punch

4 days agoArts : Parterre Box

On this day in 1826, the Eggnog Riot began at the United States Military Academy.

Advice to a First-Time Director

John and Craig offer advice to a director taking the plunge, with guidance on both getting the work done and getting the performances you want. From there, we segue into a discussion of the Perfect Director, the next installment of our Perfect series.

Am I that easy to forget?

5 days agoArts : Parterre Box

On this day in 1893 the opera Hänsel und Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck was first performed.

A Pounding Free Download, A New Label, and Lots of Other Reasons to Love Paula Temple

For me, one of the best things about 2014 was, simply, Paula Temple. The artist, on R&S Records, consistently demonstrates that you can combine a dedication to heavy, left-field but traditional techno with an expansive appetite for experimentation. Show More Summary

Weekly Roundup

6 days agoArts : Art21 Blog

Ai Weiwei’s commissioned project for the Vancouver Biennale (British Columbia) was recently unveiled in Harbour Green Park. F Grass is composed of 1,328 tufts of iron that form the letter F, which can only …

Enter laughing

last weekArts : Parterre Box

On this day in 1914, Tillie's Punctured Romance, the first feature-length film comedy, was released.

Music Videos of the Month

We have treats from Panda Bear, Clark, Diagram, Tourist, and Bastille Vs. Grades to share with you this month, but to kick things off, here's Guy Pearce as you've never quite seen him before...

Beyond the record sleeve

Despite the doom and gloom about the death of the record sleeve, Simon Moore says there's never been a more creatively exciting time for a designer to work in music

A New Generation of Art for a New Generation of HIV

last weekArts : Art Fag City

“Every day is International AIDS Day,” AA Bronson tweeted during a recent week of AIDS-related memorial and art events. Depending on the reader, the tweet could be interpreted as a show of solidarity, or a dig at the nature of tragedy memorials. Typically these things do less to "remind" us of the event, than they do bend into a shape prescribed by an organization.

India’s Newest Superhero Is a Rape Victim

last weekArts : Hyperallergic

From Rolling Stone to Shia LaBeouf, it's clear America still doesn't know how to talk about rape.

JotForm Theme Store: a User-Created Marketplace

Advertise here with BSA JotForm, long considered to be one of the easiest tools for building online forms, now has a Theme Store, so users can get their own beautifully designed form themes without having to do all the work. Whether you’re buying or selling a form, the process is about as simple as it gets. From a form theme...

Lumino City’s Beautifully Handcrafted Paper Adventure Game

While most premiere game studios around the world are spending millions of dollars to develop a kick-ass … Read more posts by Patrick Ellasos

GIF of the Day: The GIFS of 2014

last weekArts : Art Fag City

GIF-JAM 2014 from Sukho on Vimeo. We are a people of humping skeletons, tessellated cat-humans, and flying pizzas, you can basically infer from Animation Breakdown's 2014 GIF jam, a record of our times. [via Prosthetic Knowledge]

What does 'being African' look like?

For 20 year's Garth Walker's i-Jusi magazine has explored the visual culture of modern South Africa, inviting designers and artists to respond to key questions about the society they live in. In this Design Indaba film, Walker talks about the magazine and its aims

Ads of the Week

We've got a bumper round up of great ads to share with you this week, including a smattering of Christmas work, a few charity pieces, and a really quite silly film for Skittles. First up though, Kevin Bacon stars in an ad for CR...!

The soundscape of New York

What does New York sound like? And what does the sound of New York look like? London-based art director and designer John Davies' latest project attempts to capture the music of the city's Manhattan neighbourhoods in physical form.....

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