Owen Wilson in The Killers’ Christmas In LA , a 5 Minute Melancholy Mixed Media Music Video.

owen wilson the killers in LA animated music video

The Killers have shared their latest charity Christmas single, Christmas In L.A., whose proceeds will benefit the Global Fund to Fight AIDS. This is the eighth year that the Killers have partnered with (RED), the AIDS awareness organization founded by Bono and Bobby Shriver, to produce a Christmas single. Read more

Incredible Sound Mix and Editing Give New Life To Pixar’s Monsters, Inc. in Boo Bass

This three and a half minute visual and audio re-invention really impressed me. Boo Bass, an awesome remix by Nick Bertke, is a catchy composition using sounds from Disney Pixar’s ‘Monsters, Inc.’ with fantastically edited footage from the 2001 movie by David Kabisch. Read more

Miniature Mid-Century Architectural Models for Chillout Sessions XI & XII

Miniature mid-century architectural models
above: An homage to Frank Lloyd Wright in miniature graced the Chillout Sessions XII CD cover

Designer Andrew van der Westhuyzen of Collider has created album/CD covers and designs for Australia’s Ministry of Sound for years. For music compilations, Chillout Sessions XI and XII, he combined several of my favorite things – music, architecture, Frank Lloyd Wright, Richard Neutra, Swimming pools, and miniatures. The results are little worlds of escapism that when photographed and filmed up close have a tilt-shift look. Read more

Award-Winning Animated Short Film “Love & Theft”

Animated Short Love & Theft

This seven minute animated short Love & Theft has been the recipient of numerous awards for both music and animation. With script, direction and animation by Andreas Hykade and artwork by Natalia Eck. (Full credits at the end of this post). Read more

Christmastime For The Jews. (Yes, I’ll Be Eating Chinese)