Move by Rachel Roy
Move by Rachel Roy
Light Hearted Kites…
New York City Ballet “Pointe Shoes”
The story of ballet shoes, from the factory to the stage. Filmed on location at Freed of London & the New York City Ballet.
PINA (Dance, dance, otherwise we are lost).
PINA is a film for Pina Bausch by Wim Wenders. The feature-length dance film was shot in 3D with the ensemble of the Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch and shows the exhilarating and inimitable art of the great German choreographer who died in the summer of 2009, inviting the viewer on a sensual, visually stunning journey of discovery into a new dimension: right onto the stage of the legendary ensemble and together with the dancers beyond the theater, into the city and the surrounding industrial landscape of Wuppertal – the place that was the home and center of Pina Bausch’s creative life for more than 35 years.
Nite Jewel, “One Second of Love”
When L.A. artist Ramona Gonzalez released her first collection of lo-fi lounge music as Nite Jewel in 2008, her eight-track creations made a mark among the avant-pop underground. Her inaugural Good Evening LP generated ample interest in bedroom-disco, with highlights like “Weak for Me” and “What Did He Say?” pegging her aesthetic: 1980s pop filtered through a tin can. Her vibe was charming, but better suited for headphones than a club, and from the beginning her technique suggested she could move beyond the limits of cassette culture.
Nite Jewel’s sound has gradually developed since then, and following a string of releases for boutique labels like Italians Do It Better and Mexican Summer, “One Second of Love” reaches a new level. Whereas her previous recordings were capable only of hinting at Eno-like instrumentals, this song recalls them strongly, offering four minutes of funk-oriented pop with a crisp, galactic feel. Gonzalez’ voice booms over the snappy synth grooves, and a mid-tempo drum beat provides a cool, danceable sway.
100 years of East London style in 100 seconds. Sept 13th 1911 - Sept 13th 2011.
On 18 February 2011, Trinity Orchestra, the only fully student run orchestra in Ireland, played Daft Punk’s album ‘Discovery’, the first ever live full orchestral performance of the music of Daft Punk. This video features the medley of Daft Punk’s greatest hits that was played as an encore.
A new video for Slow Club from their forthcoming album out in September, featuring dancers Ryan Francois and Remy Kouame performing an homage to dancers Al Minns and Leon James. The music in no way “matches” the dancing, and yet creates such a beautiful juxtaposition. (via Colossal)