Cymatics

Today’s post is about Cymatics. I feel this is a topic that has flown under the radar for a while (it’s not even recognized in spell check!) Cymatics is the study of imagery created by vibrations of sound. When sound is amplified onto a surface where liquid or particles are placed, these objects will react to the vibration and create an illustration of that sound. Study of the subject can [...]

 

 
 

Flying Lotus releases new music video

Flying Lotus releases new music video, Until the Quiet Comes, off his upcoming new record Until the Quiet Comes. Preorder the album here Featured music, in order of appearance: — See Thru To U (feat. Erykah Badu) — Hunger (feat. Niki Randa) — Getting There (feat. Niki Randa) Flying Lotus – Until The Quiet Comes Short Film – Credits: Directed By — Kahlil Joseph Music by — Flying Lotus Cinematography [...]

 

 
 

Pomp&Clout releases video for Diplo, Set it Off

From the bizarre mind of Diplo, Pomp&Clout brings Diplo’s song, Set it Off from his LP to life. Let’s get this straight, they’re not strippers, they’re pole dancers. In space.

 

Vintage Animation: Fred Seibert and Alan Goodman Bumpers

In today’s post, I will be talking about two individuals, Fred Seibert and Alan Goodman. They helped television channels build an identity throughout the 1980′s and 90′s, creating unique branding promotions. As MTV’s first creative director, Seibert was in charge of the advertisements for the station, leading them to their great success and popularity throughout the 1980′s, during the “I Want My MTV” years. It was his idea to present [...]

 

 
 

25 Countries, 5 years: Samsara

SAMSARA is a new non verbal documentary film by the creators of 1992′s lauded BARAKA. It took five years to make, and was shot in over 100 locations in 25 countries. It is one of only a handful of films to be shot on 70mm film in the last forty years. Directed by Ron Fricke and produced by Mark Magidson. SAMSARA will be in US Theaters August 24th 2012, with [...]

 

 
 

The Invisibile Bicycle Helmet

We here at Ergo not only promote music but we also promote innovation, design, and art work. Check out this amazing new type of helmet: “Design students Anna and Terese took on a giant challenge as an exam project. Something no one had done before. If they could swing it, it would for sure be revolutionary. The bicycle is a tool to change the world. If we use bikes AND [...]

 

 
 

Water Light Graffti

Antonin Fourneau has been working in residence at Digitalarti Artlab on the Water Light Graffiti project : a wall made of LED which light up when touched by water. After several tries, prototypes and material improvements, Water Light Graffiti was finally ready to take place for a few days in a public space, which happened to be Poitiers. From July 22nd to 24th, Poitiers inhabitants could discover and try Water [...]

 

Vintage Computer Animation: Robert Abel and Associates

Robert Abel and Associates was a production company founded in 1971 by Bob Abel and Con Pederson. They took the technology used in the filming of 2001 and used it to create special effects. Adding the use of stop motion photography rigs, optical printers, projectors and other state of the art machinery, they were able to catapult their way to the top among production companies and were chosen as one [...]

 

Vintage Computer Animation: John Whitney

I would like to dig into the vaults of history and present you with some vintage computer animation completed for commercial, educational, promotional and entertainment use. These wonderful pieces of art set the standards in computer graphic technology and are a great influence on our world today. The best way to start this series is with Mr. John Whitney. Born in 1917, Whitney is seen as one of the pioneers [...]

 

 
 

Line of Sight Film

“Line Of Sight is a rare view into underground bicycle messenger racing which has become a global phenomenon. For over a decade Lucas Brunelle has been riding with the fastest, most skilled urban cyclists around the world while capturing all the action with his customized helmet cameras to bring you along for the ride.”