Big props to Chris Beckham, 20, of Springfield, Mo., who's making music video collages to match every sample on Girl Talk's hyperactive new album, "Feed the Animals." Look out midway for the Arkansas connection. Levon Helm, sped up, co-stars with Young Joc. Of course.
Radiohead "House of Cards"
Surely, if you visit other culture blogs besides this one (not that you should or anything), you've seen this. Instead of cameras, the video directors are using 3-D scanning lasers. There's also a making of video, where the creators talk about "remaking geometry" and other things that flew right over my head.
Fleet Foxes- White Winter Hymnal
Sub Pop throwbacks turn back time in stop-motion animation. See their beards shrink and un-gray.
It's a quick show, so don't put it off: "An Italy Experience: Reflections on the Past and Present," figurative work by Laura Raborn, is at Boswell Mourot Fine Art Feb. 28 through March 5. March 21-April 2.
"Sharkansas," the new mixtape from Little Rock rapper Lo Thraxx has been one of our most anticipated local releases of the year, and it's out as of this afternoon. It features Two 9's Curtis Williams, Raz Fresco, Houston rappers Doeman and Roosh Williams, plus production by Fresco Grey, Trakksounds and others.
Judge P.K. Holmes is rethinking whether lawyers deserve punishment in a class action lawsuit against an insurance company abruptly pulled from his court after pending more than a year and then quickly settled in a state court.