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Fleet Foxes, "Grown Ocean"

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Sweeping vistas and smiling faces abound in the first video for Seattle band's upcoming record.

The first video for Fleet Foxes' upcoming sophomore release Helplessness Blues, for the song "Grown Ocean," is full of grainy footage of Pacific Northwestern landscapes intermixed with shots of the Seattle folksters recording the new album in various studios. Singer Robin Pecknold said they used a bunch of new instruments on the recording, including "the 12-string guitar, the hammered dulcimer,......read more

Fleet Foxes, "The Shrine/An Argument"

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Sean Pecknold's tripped-out animation for top track off Seattle folkies' latest LP

We managed to miss this one when it dropped late last year, and goddamn if it may just be one of the videos of the year. At 8-plus minutes, "The Shrine/An Argument" is a certified epic, and maybe the best track off the Seattle folk heroes' patchy 2011 LP, Helplessness Blues. The video, directed by Sean Pecknold (brother of Fleet Foxes frontman Robin), features some eye-popping stop......read more

Foxes In Fiction, "School Night"

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Found footage video by Jamie Harley

Director Jamie Harley comes through with another dreamy found footage video, this time for "School Night" by Foxes in Fiction. The video is part of a larger project called "Slow Motion -- A Visual Mixtape," put together by Stadiums & Shrines and Flashlight Tag, a couple indie music bloggers who got some of their favorite filmmakers in the Vimeo community to......read more

Berlin, Berlin

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Cinematic ode to the fleeting moments of city life

Self-described as a 'poetic visualization of a city's manifesto,' this perfect little film is a meditation on the youth, energy and optimism that infuses the urban experience. Written and directed by Nehemias Colindres and lensed by Stephan Fallucchi, it inspires us to embrace the risk and drive it takes to be alive and vulnerable, open to new thoughts, ideas and emotions.......read more

Rachel Sussman: The Oldest Living Things in the World

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Exploring the living past in the fleeting present

For nearly a decade, Rachel Sussman has been researching and traveling the globe in search of it's oldest inhabitants. Sussman begins at 'year zero' and works back from there. Working with leading scientists, she has captured everything from multi-millenial trees to half-million-year-old bacteria. Traveling from Antarctica to the Australian Outback, Sussman has artfully catalogued these ancient......read more

Andrew Lyman: Fleeted Happenings

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Ghostly, double-exposed photographs depict people as faint memories

Fleeted Happenings is a collection of images by Andrew Lyman depicting light-lined silhouettes of people in dimly lit, natural landscapes. The series explores "the transcendence of memory through time in relation to space," says the Savannah, Georgia-based photographer. In the pictures, the people appear as translucent figures, barely visible but for the light that defines their shapes. The......read more

Fleet Foxes "Mykonos"

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Colored paper comes to life in animated music video by Sean Pecknold.

Created by Sean Pecknold (brother of Fleet Foxes' lead vocalist Robin), the video for Seattle folksters' "Mykonos" track uses colored paper to build vivid landscapes and bring unique characters to life. It's a meticulously produced stop motion epic. "Mykonos" is from Fleet Foxes' Sun Giant EP, released last year on Sub Pop....read more

Electric Vehicles Enter Federal Fleet

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116 EVs to be distributed to 20 federal agencies

With Obama calling for the federal government to lead the way in sustainable practices, government officials have been getting down to business. This week, the feds announced the purchase of the first electric vehicles in the federal fleet. The purchase involved 116 cars -- a smorgasbord of Chevy Volts, Nissan Leafs, and Think Cities -- which will make their ways to 20 different agencies. Martha......read more

Emilie Nicolas "Grown Up"

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Old home movie footage adds nostalgic visuals to a haunting track

André Chocron's video for "Grown Up," a haunting track from Norwegian up-and-comer Emilie Nicolas, is a perfect example of the music video magic that can be pulled off with found footage. Made entirely using 8mm footage from Nicolas's childhood holidays, the grainy, light-washed visuals add a nostalgic element to the 25-year-old Norwegian singer's haunting, melancholic voice. A......read more

Marcona Almonds

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Up your snacking game with these sweet, soft almonds grown in Spain $9.00

If you like almonds (who doesn't?) and you're not yet familiar with the Marcona variety, prepare to meet your new favorite snack. Grown in Spain, "the Queen's almonds" are sweeter, softer and milder than their California cousins. Zabar's, the NYC specialty food store, offers plump Marcona almonds that are fried in oil then lightly salted, perfect for snacking, sprinkling over a salad, or serving......read more

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