March 21, 2008

Friday Five On It – Mar 21, 2008

Korg DS-10Korg + Nintendo

The Korg DS-10 is software for the Nintendo DS that simulates the famous Korg MS-10 synthesizer. International releases to be scheduled after July’s Japan launch.

Stealing BeautyStealing Beauty in Ikea

Last year, without Ikea’s permission, Israel-born artist Guy Ben-Ner (who lives in both New York and Berlin) installed himself, his wife, and their two kids in Ikea model rooms all over the world. Setting a camcorder on “auto,” Ben-Ner filmed his family in a semi-scripted soap opera. Most scenes last until Ikea staff throws everyone out. This is a 4 minute excerpt of the full 18 minute Stealing Beauty.

Atmosphere - “Shoulda Known” Atmosphere – “Shoulda Known”

Music video for “Shoulda Known” the first single from Atmosphere’s new album When Life Gives You Lemons, You Paint That Shit Gold.

Toronto Hip-Hop’s Bad RapToronto Hip-Hop’s Bad Rap

“With so many insanely great artists making bangin’ beats and dope discs, why is the local scene so slept on? NOW writer and hip-hop artist Addi Stewart, aka Mindbender, wants answers…”

ABC-3DABC-3D Pop Up Book

ABC-3D is a really cool Pop Up alphabet book from Paris based book designer Marion Bataille. This is a video showing her hand-made mock-up of the actual book, which will be published in October 2008.