Saturday, 18 October 2014

The Alien Creatures of Jason Limon



Jason Limon is a painter and sculptor who lives and works in San Antonio, Texas (USA). Visit Jason's website to enjoy a very nice selection of paintings, "cryptidbits" and "dimensionals"....














Thursday, 16 October 2014

Circus

Circus is an animated graduation short made by talented animation students and created within a year at Quebec's Laval University. Winner of four prizes at the Gala Basa 2014.

....A former circus manager leads a boring life until he receives a tempting invitation that it will lead him to an unexpected situation....



Circus - Animation Short / Court-Métrage d'animation from Simon Vézina on Vimeo.

Lamayuru Ladies

Winter in Ladakh (North India) is hard- those who can afford it head south, those who cannot see it through. These ladies are of the latter, passing time with prayer, meditation and spinning yarn...


LAMAYURU LADIES from warmeye on Vimeo.

Dr John - "Ice Age" live

Dr John (b. 1940) is a legendary musician from New Orleans, USA, whose musical style is a fascinating and sometimes disconcerting mix of blues, jazz, rock'n roll, cajun and zydeco music, all spiced up with a pinch of voodoo vibe...
Learn more about Dr John here and visit Dr John official site
(This official live video for "Ice Age" from Dr. John's album "Locked Down" was filmed in 2013 at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) by Reid Long. The band features The Black Keys guitarist Dan Auerbach, who produced the album.)


Thursday, 9 October 2014

Polyphonic Overtone Singing

Anna-Maria Hefele and her astounding polyphonic overtone singing technique... In this video she demonstrates the incredible and almost inhuman ability to create a harmony of two notes at the time using a single breath. Overtone singing is the same technique ("khoomei") used by shamans and throat singers of Tuva/(Mongolia)
(thanks Colossal)



Wednesday, 8 October 2014

The Ridge

The Ridge is the brand new film from Danny Macaskill... For the first time in one of his films Danny climbs aboard a mountain bike and returns to his native home of the Isle of Skye in Scotland to take on a death-defying ride along the notorius Cuillin Ridgeline...
(via)


Monday, 6 October 2014

Awake: the Life of Yogananda

Awake: The Life of Yogananda (2014) Poster

With his seminal book "Autobiography of a Yogi", spiritual teacher Shri Paramhansa Yogananda  was the first to introduce the Western "public at large" to the science of yoga and meditation. Now a biopic tells the story of his extraordinary life and spiritual teachings....
Paramhansa Yogananda
Awake: The Life of Yogananda