goêles !

My Current Jam goêles Rrupt’s fourth album released in may 2014.17 Tracks of industrial/ambient/orchestral music. rrupt is a musical project spanning vast territories between ambiant, industrial and ethnic music…and some weird rock as well. rrupt has released three albums in the past… The first album « pour rose noire » is fully industrial, slow, like your ears are…

Studio Ghibli 25 Years Concert !

My Current Jam 25 years with the Animation of Hayao Miyazaki Composer Joe Hisaishi Joe Hisaishi in Budokan (久石譲in武道館) was a concert given in August 2008 at Tokyo’s Nippon Budoukan venue commemorating both the Japanese theatrical premiere of Ponyo and the 25 years of musical collaboration between composer Joe Hisaishi and film maker Hayao Miyazaki.  This…

The Enigma of Beauty !

Devouring Time, blunt thou the lion’s paws, And make the earth devour her own sweet brood; Pluck the keen teeth from the fierce tiger’s jaws, And burn the long-lived phoenix in Hérus blood. William shakespeare, Sonnet no. 19 From a smile of a baby, through erotic ecstasies to the grimaces of pain, this beautiful short film show…

My Desolation of Smaug « rings » rating

The Desolation of Smaug story flow is really different than An Unexpected Journey, more dynamic (but too much speed as usually with the theatrical cut), and the encounter with Smaug exceeds all my expectations. I have got some disappointments regarding the too short scene in the film beginning (Hopping for a longer extended cut than the…

Transparency in Time !

Pioneering cellist and composer Peter Gregson collaborates with designer Dean McNamee to create this music and light performance for The Hospital Club, London. Born in Edinburgh in 1987, Peter Gregson is a cellist, composer and pioneer of contemporary music. His innovative approach to integrating cutting edge technology and contemporary music has led to collaborations with…

The Daily Routines of Henry Miller !

When you can’t create you can work. Henry Miller In 1932, the famous writer and painter, Henry Miller, created a work schedule that listed his “Commandments” for him to follow as part of his daily routine. This list was published in the book, Henry Miller on Writing. COMMANDMENTS Work on one thing at a time until finished. Start…

The Daily Routines of Haruki Murakami !

The repetition itself becomes the important thing. Haruki Murakami In a 2004 Paris Review’s interview, Murakami discussed his physical and mental habits… « When I’m in writing mode for a novel, I get up at four a.m. and work for five to six hours. In the afternoon, I run for ten kilometers or swim for fifteen hundred…

L’esprit de la Danse mis en Lumière !

Un étonnant travail sur l’image vivante et musicale, avec ce court-métrage réalisé par Marc-Antoine Locatelli et intitulé Nuance. Le danseur Lucas Boirat y manipule des formes de lumières parmi lesquels il évolue.  Les différentes géométries épousent son corps pour mieux le repousser et se débattre avec lui, dans un ballet aussi poétique que surnaturel. Invocation…

A Lycopodium Powder Transe !

Directed by Susie Sie in conjunction with CypherAudio, this short clip titled Cymatics shows what happens when lycopodium powder sits on top of a vibrating stereo speaker. The lycopodium is a highly flammable substance composed of clubmoss spores. Shot at various angles with a 100mm macro lens it’s easy to mistake the footage for something digital. But all scenes were…

La dance du Masque de la Peacock Spider !

Les peacock spider sont de petites bestioles endémiques à l’Australie. De la taille d’un pouce, elles ont une parade nuptiale absolument adorable. Le photographe et vidéaste amateur Jurgen Otto leur consacre une chaîne YourTube sur laquelle vous pouvez découvrir les vidéos de sa série documentaire intitulée Peacockspiderman. Elle est très réussies (avec des liens vers ses…

Une Barbe De Papa Magique !

Minneapolis-based photographer Ben Garvin released this wacky video of stop-motion beard tricks called Magic Beard. Garvin shot the entire video on an iPhone and used an app called Stop Motion Studio to stitch it all together. Music : “The Smiler (1907, Zonophone Concert Band)”, by Percy Wenrich I built this stop motion video over time, lots of…

Un concentré de Couleurs plein les Mirettes !

Un mélange d’ingrédients détonnant, mis en image par un artiste russe, Ruslan Khasanov, qui utilise tout simplement de l’huile, de l’encre et du savon, pour créer des textures de couleurs foisonnantes, en mouvement… avec ce condensé luxuriant, il a réalisé une série, Pacific Light, sous forme de vidéos, photos et GIF animées. Je trouve cela tout simplement…

Les Contes d’Angelin Preljocaj !

J’ai découvert le chorégraphe Angelin Preljocaj lors d’un ballet diffusé sur ARTE en décembre 2010. C’était une version romantique de « Blanche Neige » basé sur la version des frères Grimm et j’avais adoré la mise en scène, l’usage des décors et des jeux de lumières très inventifs, avec notamment une thématique autour du miroir. Dans cette…

Who Needs a Metal Saucepan !?

My Current Jam “Music for One Apartment and Six Drummers  Music by Sound of Noise Directed by Johannes Stjärne Nilsson and Ola Simonsson A concert in four movements: Kitchen, Bedroom, Bathroom and Livingroom Drummers Cast : Magnus Börjeson, Johannes Björk, Marcus Haraldson, Sanna Persson, Anders Vestergård, Fredrik Myhr

A Moving Sound Sculpture with a Dancer !

The body – constant and indefinite at the same time – »bursts« the space already with its mere physicality, creating a first distinction between the self and its environment. Only the body movements create a reference to the otherwise invisible space. Unnamed Sculptor This sound sculpture had been made recording motion data of a real person….

My Unexpected Hobbit « rings » rating

The Hobbit is a very good piece of art and reach most of my expectations. I have got some few disappointments regarding some ellipses, small story issues or the useless rock giant scene, but my overall feeling is that film has been made with a lot of enthusiasm and a true Fantasy genre passion. The…