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Black Mamba "White Woods"

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Snowy, surrealistic music vid directed by Josh Hassin.

"White Woods," the lead single off Black Mamba's first record, is a a dreamy and delicate number. With this surrealistic video, filmed in the Laguna Mountains near the Mexican border, director Josh Hasslin deftly matches the mood of the tune. If this isn't a perfect visual interpretation of a song, then we don't know what is. ...read more

White Ghost Shivers, "Santa's Sack"

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Mr. Claus has a special toy just for you.

If you're not listening closely, "Santa's Sack" by White Ghost Shivers sounds like another family-friendly Christmas song. Listen closer, and you realize the lyrics are slightly more, er, adult-oriented. Eric Power's mixed media animation brings the suggestive lyrical content to the forefront. Because Santa only comes once a year......read more

Casiotone for the Painfully Alone "White Corolla"

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Inter-species love animation by Julia Pott.

Julia Pott's video for "White Corolla," from the 2009 album Advance Base Battery Life by (the unfortunately named) Casiotone for the Painfully Alone, is a tale of love between animals. Great illustration work by the London-based animator. Check out more of Pott's work on her Youtube channel....read more

Sustenance

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Matt Kleiner's black-and-white surf short captures the mystique of the sport

CA-based filmmaker Matt Kleiner assembled this mystical little short using extra footage from Way of the Ocean, a surf film shot up, down and around the coast of Oz as an exploration of man's relationship with the sea.  Whether you're completely unfamiliar with the sensation of a board under your bare feet or lucky enough to have a "home break," you can't help but wonder......read more

Jack White, "Sittin' on Top of the World"

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Detroit rocker plays some raw blues piano in this clip from 'It Might Get Loud'

"Technology is a big destroyer of emotion and truth," says Jack White at the start of this clip from Davis Guggenheim's 2008 documentary It Might Get Loud. The doc explores the history of the electric guitar through the eyes of White and fellow guitar legends, Jimmy Page and The Edge. In the clip, White and a fedora-clad kid portraying his earlier self cruise through the countryside in......read more

Lisa Mitchell, "Clean White Love"

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Aussie songstress gets a lovely vid courtesy of director Vanessa Casswill

This is a couple of years old, but it's new to us and it's got a naive feel good vibe that goes well with summertime. "Clean White Love" comes off the 2009 album Wonder by 21-year old Australian singer-songwriter Lisa Mitchell. The bit was directed by Vanessa Casswill and shot in the UK on the Isle of White. "Clean White Love is a about the divine clean white light that comes through......read more

Blizzard Time Lapse

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A 20 hour whiteout, shortened to 40 seconds.

A photographer in New Jersey captured the post-Christmas blizzard by taking a single picture every five minutes starting when the snow first began to fall and ending after the last flake. (via Kottke)...read more

Raveonettes "Black/White"

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Puppetry, cut outs and computer animation mixed to stunning effect by director Chris Do.

With the video for the Raveonettes' 2009 song "Black/White," Chris Do, founder of Blind, takes the theme of contrast and runs with it. Opposing forces are threaded through the narrative: love/hate, life/death, young/old, daydream/nightmare, ugliness/beauty. The dark, sparse look of the video matches the Danish duo's aesthetic perfectly. ...read more

Whitest Boy Alive "Golden Cage"

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Handdrawn animated awesomeness from Geoff McFetridge

This charming video for indie pop champs The Whitest Boy Alive (a side project of Erlend Oye from Kings of Convenience) is an oldie but an amazing-y. Released in 2008 (i.e. ten thousand years ago in internet time), the video features drawings by L.A.-based graphic designer/artist Geoff McFetridge, who tries hand at animation – and wins. Previously featured on SHFT: McFetridge's wallpaper......read more

H2Oil Animation Sequence

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Cool short digs into the oil sands.

Located under the pristine boreal forests of northern Alberta, Canada’s oil sands are America’s biggest supplier of oil and the single largest industrial energy project in the world. The powerful and provocative documentary H2Oil explores the impact of oil sands development on local water ecology and human health. This sequence from the doc, illustrated by James Braithwaite and animated by La......read more

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