The Sound & The Fury

Beautiful atmospheric fashion short from Photographer Sharif Hamza capturing boxer-turned-model Dudley O’Shaughnessy demonstrating the finesse and intense concentration that training for the sport demands.
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Manuel Birnbacher

Lots of strangely compelling work from German creative Manuel Birnbacher.

Lucky Me Advent

One of our favourite labels, Scottish based Lucky Me, have transformed their homepage into an advent calendar. Giving out a free high quality MP3 everyday until xmas with rarities, b sides, edits, classics and brand new exclusives from their extended family of artists. Lucky you. Visit them here.

Recession hitting hard?

Nice photographic series from Berlin based Johanna Klein

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David Lemm

Lovely illustration work from Edinburgh based David Lemm. The image above really reminded me of the Gil Scot Heron video for ‘Me and the Devil‘, nice. You can purchase some of David’s work through the great ‘Own Art’ scheme, curated by The Skinny, via Culture Label here.

Jim Sanborn

These images were produced by American artist Jim Sanborn using large format, light projection directly onto different landscapes. All of the pieces were photographed at night using long exposures, sometimes lit with searchlights. The landforms themselves are quite large, and as such required the projector and camera to be, about ½ mile away from the subject landscape.

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OKI-NI Mix Series

Really doing it for us just now is the oki-ni Mix Series, where the fashion retailer can be seen working with world-renowned DJs, bands and producers with the aim to to present sounds that ‘venture off the dancefloor’, allowing each artists involved to produce a unique and personal mixe resulting in an eclectic, compelling and unique soundscape. They have just released their 55th in the series, so be sure so check out their archive and get listening.

ARAF

This is a beautifully atmospheric collaborative short film by Andrew Telling and Owen Richards that documents photographer Robin Friend working on his ‘Slaughterhouse’ series. The short was shot on location deep beneath the hills of North Wales.

Christian Weber

Quickly falling in love with Christian Webers work, across photography and film. This image  of Rick Ross certainly is the boss.

Alexander Kent for We Folk

Really nice photography from Alexander Kent. Be sure to also check out the rest of the impressive We Folk roster.

Mtendere Mandowa

Lovely little mini doc focusing on the artwork of visual artist Mtendere Mandowa who most people will know as musician Teebs. His new record Collections 01 is out now on Brainfeeder and is a beautiful piece of work.

Melvin

Stunning portait series from illustrator and designer Melvin Galapon, whose work I have just come across. Have a look through his site and prepare to be amazed at the quality.

Grampian Mountains / Loops Haunt – Ark

This is the latest stunning release by Black Acre Records from Dundee producer Loops Haunt. Droppin’ 28th Nov on heavy 180g vinyl (with a digital release), 50 prints will be hidden amongst the stock of the vinyl containing a beautiful screenprinted piece from Mr Grampian Mountains, who is also responsible for the EP artwork. Fact Magazine have described this release as ‘one of the most colossal releases of the year’ and we would have to agree.

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Felix

Bold, strong Graphic Design from young gun Felix Pfäffli