Archive for March, 2012


Somebody That I Used to Know – Walk off the Earth (Gotye – Cover)

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Slo Mo Power – Le vent

Marina Kanno and Giacomo Bevilaqua from Staatsballett Berlin perform several jumps captured in slow motion at 1000 frames per second.

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Johnny Depp as Barnabas Collins in the film Dark Shadows

Oh Man!

Ohman!

Technical difficulties resulted in the site being down and inaccessible for a few days, [Read as Yes, it was all my fault.] Although my original intent in customizing the site’s code didn’t quite gel, I am very relieved and pleased to have it recovered and running again… this time!

What exciting news did I miss?

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Boundaries/ Art of spectra- Peter Svenzon trailer.mp4

Boundaries, dance performance, production by Art Of Spectra/ Peter Svenzon, co- production with Folkteatern in Gothenburg, Sweden.
Dancers Ulriqa Fernqvist, Sosso Harryson, Hannes Lundin, Morgan Karlsson& Raymond Roa. Light/ videodesign by Ludde Falk, Set/ production design by Robert Ljung, Music by Peter Svenzon and Kronosquartet.

In an atmosphere inspired by the worlds of David Lynch, choreographer Peter Svenzon examines general human issues in this physical, expressive and uploaded performance. Art of Spectra’s contemporary style is very physical and features movements influenced by the choreographer’s background in breakdancing.

🙂 :: h/t Methods of Dance | Art Of Spectra

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Now That’s A Look!

Theda Bara 1917

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You Deserve

Al Hirt Java 1963

This made me smile. Not sure why they thought they needed the dancing girls…

Al Hirt Java 1963, posted with vodpod

“An incredible collection of some of global music’s finest musicians (including Karsh Kale, Natacha Atlas, and Nitin Sawhney!!) have gathered to contribute exclusive tracks and remixes to help raise money for fusion pioneer Cheb i Sabbah’s health care costs, in his battle against cancer.”

🙂 :: SweetRelief.org, and SoundCloud to listen to Ranjaabi [epic!]

Track List:

Ali Maulaah (Janaka Selekta’s Sufi HiFi Remix) –  Cheb I Sabbah
Aao Saiyo –  Shabaz (Feat. Riffat Sultana & Sukhwat Ali)
Nomadic Sky –  Karsh Kale, Natacha Atlas, Nitin Sawney
Nadagroove –  Transglobal Underground
Sandstorm –  Karsh Kale
Too Much 21st Century (Remixed by Cheb i Sabbah: The Delhi Dhol Mix) – Bauhaus
Ranjaabi New Mix –  Karsh Kale & Midival Punditz
Ya Nari Revolution –  Amina Annabi
Bante –  Bill Laswell & Gigi
Freedom Is Free (Jef Stott Super Mix) –  Opium Feat. MC Raï
Omri Coulu Leek –  Natacha Atlas
Sabah –  Mercan Dede
The Lonely Chamber –  Azam Ali & Loga Ramin Torkian
Flame Of The Forest –  Bombay Dub Orchestra (Feat. Kartik: Vocals & Violins – Sirishkumar: Tabla)
A Nomad Called Cheb i –  Watcha Clan
Maha Maya –  Jai Uttal
Sita Ram –  Dub Kirtan All Stars (Feat. David Starfire – FreQ Nasty – Rik Sharaj)
Twilight (Raga Yaman Kalyan) –  Pandit G.S. Sachdev
Naiharwa (Karsh Kale Mix) –  Kailash Kher
Jai Ganesha (Mix For Chebiji) –  Emam and Friends
Miyan Ki Todi –  Humayun Khan: Vocals & Harmonium Salar Nader: Tabla
Ragini –  Zakir Hussain: Tabla Kala Ramnath: Violin

Francisco Gella: “This is why we started the school. This is NUEVO.”

DJ Rehka

British born, New York City based, DJ Rekha, DJ, curator, record label owner, educator and activist. Called the “Ambassador of Bhangra” by the New York Times and named one of the most influential South Asians by Newsweek, Rekha is among the first DJs to merge classic Bhangra and Bollywood sounds into the language of contemporary electronic dance music. Since establishing herself on the club scene with her inaugural event, Basement Bhangra at SOBs nightclub in 1997, Rekha has produced some of the longest running and most successful parties in New York including Bollywood Disco, and Mutiny. Rekha also produces a weekly radio show, Bhangra and Beyond on http://www.breakthruradio.com/#/viewdj/?id=86. Her label, Beat Bazaar Music launched in November of 2011 with its first release, Pyar Baile.

🙂 :: http://onesheet.com/djrekha/
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Just hanging around the hood...

Project KARA (tech demo from Quantic Dream) [RUS SUB]

🙂 :: A Momentary Flow
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Hindi Song: Khwaab by Niraj Chag

Political Mother: The Choreographer’s Cut trailer

Now That’s A Look!

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Bonobo – ‘Eyesdown’ (Machinedrum Remix)

Nina Simone – Ain’t Got No…I’ve Got Life

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S&G – SOUND OF SILENCE einsauszwei rework

The Architecture of Loss

Stephen Petronio

🙂 :: http://huff.to/yZ4EAk
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SOLIPSIST by Andrew Thomas Huang

title, posted with vodpod

Haunting

Kronos Quartet – Lux Aeterna (Live 2008)

Fierce!