I think one overall influence is Home Movies, for me. Or Dr. Katz. Because those cartoons are so relaxing to watch. It’s nice to watch conversational dialogue that feels natural and it’s not over the top and cartoony and shrill, in shrill voices or anything. It’s just nice to listen to real people talking. Pendleton Ward, on inspirations for Adventure Time. (via barthel)
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chillphonics

win and tonic mix April 2014

spring mix. for cool nights following tepid days hinting of hot suns, ushered in by greens dominating floors and branches.

cover art by muttmonster

After Hanabi (Listen To My Beat) by Nujabes
Forgotten by Disasterpeace
Circlewave 2 by Squarepusher
Peaceland by Nujabes
Rafting Starlit Everglades by Baths
Music For Staring At Ceilings by El Ten Eleven
City Girl by Kevin Shields
Island In The Sun by Weezer
Cover Me (Slowly) by Deerhunter
Leila Came Around and We Watched a Video by Four Tet
Angel Flavor’s Present by Katamari Damacy
Come by Lemon Jelly
Ambulance For The Ambience by Broken Social Scene
Luv(sic)Part 2 (Original Version) by Shing02
second thoughts by general fuzz
Hit and Pearls by Dosh
At Our Cabin In The Woods by Geotic
Like Spinning Plates (Live) by Radiohead
Feel It All Around by Washed Out
Rescue Song (RAC Remix) by Mr. Little Jeans
A Bird In Hand by Owen
Bye Rhodsy by Dosh
Are You Awake by Kevin Shields
Something by Sam Prekop
Gideon by My Morning Jacket
Ikebana by Kevin Shields
Window by The Album Leaf
I Have Seen by Zero 7
Sometimes by My Bloody Valentine
Cranley’s Gonna Make It by Broken Social Scene
And Upon Awakening by Geotic
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chillphonics

win and tonic mix April 2014

spring mix. for cool nights following tepid days hinting of hot suns, ushered in by greens dominating floors and branches.

cover art by muttmonster

  1. After Hanabi (Listen To My Beat) by Nujabes
  2. Forgotten by Disasterpeace
  3. Circlewave 2 by Squarepusher
  4. Peaceland by Nujabes
  5. Rafting Starlit Everglades by Baths
  6. Music For Staring At Ceilings by El Ten Eleven
  7. City Girl by Kevin Shields
  8. Island In The Sun by Weezer
  9. Cover Me (Slowly) by Deerhunter
  10. Leila Came Around and We Watched a Video by Four Tet
  11. Angel Flavor’s Present by Katamari Damacy
  12. Come by Lemon Jelly
  13. Ambulance For The Ambience by Broken Social Scene
  14. Luv(sic)Part 2 (Original Version) by Shing02
  15. second thoughts by general fuzz
  16. Hit and Pearls by Dosh
  17. At Our Cabin In The Woods by Geotic
  18. Like Spinning Plates (Live) by Radiohead
  19. Feel It All Around by Washed Out
  20. Rescue Song (RAC Remix) by Mr. Little Jeans
  21. A Bird In Hand by Owen
  22. Bye Rhodsy by Dosh
  23. Are You Awake by Kevin Shields
  24. Something by Sam Prekop
  25. Gideon by My Morning Jacket
  26. Ikebana by Kevin Shields
  27. Window by The Album Leaf
  28. I Have Seen by Zero 7
  29. Sometimes by My Bloody Valentine
  30. Cranley’s Gonna Make It by Broken Social Scene
  31. And Upon Awakening by Geotic

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rooshoes asked: new scoob look like he escaped from an I Am Weasel parody episode

You’re not even a little bit wrong.

So here’s the thing.

Scooby until the late 90s was an awful, terrible, shitty Hanna Barbera cash cow of an atrocity but it was a giant talking dog so of course I have a sweet spot for him design and concept wise.

I’m not really that upset by the haunches, and the deep chest is well suggested for the breed, and that toe design is simple enough to be able to keep on-model from all angles, but everything above the collar is just… it’s a symptom, I feel, of not something overwrought within the industry (I’d absolutely argue we’re in the middle of an Animation Reinassance right now), but this seems awfully misguided. I’m gonna withhold absolute damnation until seeing it in motion, but man. Fans of this design are not gonna be fans of the show and vice versa?

Upon mentioning how, hey, at least it might smear really well for expressions, a friend said “Maybe this is a smear?” (Ha)

But let’s take a look at the original line-up (in promo shots, not in practice - talking about character design, not animation because let’s be real, HB in the 60s and 70s was perhaps an historic benchmark for animation efficiency but not a studio that should be an inspiration to anyone’s animation ambitions):



The linework is graceful, and each character has their own unique weight. The silhouettes are iconic and unique to each character - and yes, I know that Velma is dying for an entry in the Hawkeye Initiative but dudes (and dudettes) were thirsty for animated T & A so lay off for the moment - and the proportions of that dog are expressive enough on their own, as well as vacant enough for quick beat changes between emotions. The sense of scale is real and used extremely well, and did I mention those graceful fucking lines?

But then the above happened, and I can only imagine a conversation between today’s animation department and the higher-ups chomping cigars going something like

"SO THAT WAFFLE"

"Wait, you mean, uh, Flapjack… sir?"

"AND GUMDROP"

"Gumball."

"AND SPONGEPANTS!"

"*sigh*"

"KIDS LIKE THAT ABSTRACT UGLY SHIT RIGHT? JUST DO THAT TO SCOOBY, AND CALL HIM ‘WAY PAST COOL’ AND MAKE SURE TO WRITE IN SOMETHING ABOUT CHILI DOGS, OK, GREAT, GOOD TALK, I WANT IT ON MY DESK BY TOMORROW BUT TRY TO HAVE FUN OUT THERE ALRIGHT KIDS"

What I want to see is, though, all the sketches that led up to this decision. How fun would that be? All the different artists brainstorming ways to update the look of Scooby Doo for a reboot that is a nod to the original, but still smear-able, squashable, fun to animate, and not so abstract as to look like a pile of symbols with no observation as to what a dog actually looks?? like?????

Give it your best shot, guys.

Show me ur scoobz. u_u

So here’s the thing.

Scooby until the late 90s was an awful, terrible, shitty Hanna Barbera cash cow of an atrocity but it was a giant talking dog so of course I have a sweet spot for him design and concept wise.

I’m not really that upset by the haunches, and the deep chest is well suggested for the breed, and that toe design is simple enough to be able to keep on-model from all angles, but everything above the collar is just… it’s a symptom, I feel, of not something overwrought within the industry (I’d absolutely argue we’re in the middle of an Animation Reinassance right now), but this seems awfully misguided. I’m gonna withhold absolute damnation until seeing it in motion, but man. Fans of this design are not gonna be fans of the show and vice versa?

Upon mentioning how, hey, at least it might smear really well for expressions, a friend said “Maybe this is a smear?” (Ha)

But let’s take a look at the original line-up (in promo shots, not in practice - talking about character design, not animation because let’s be real, HB in the 60s and 70s was perhaps an historic benchmark for animation efficiency but not a studio that should be an inspiration to anyone’s animation ambitions):

The linework is graceful, and each character has their own unique weight. The silhouettes are iconic and unique to each character - and yes, I know that Velma is dying for an entry in the Hawkeye Initiative but dudes (and dudettes) were thirsty for animated T & A so lay off for the moment - and the proportions of that dog are expressive enough on their own, as well as vacant enough for quick beat changes between emotions. The sense of scale is real and used extremely well, and did I mention those graceful fucking lines?

But then the above happened, and I can only imagine a conversation between today’s animation department and the higher-ups chomping cigars going something like

"SO THAT WAFFLE"

"Wait, you mean, uh, Flapjack… sir?"

"AND GUMDROP"

"Gumball."

"AND SPONGEPANTS!"

"*sigh*"

"KIDS LIKE THAT ABSTRACT UGLY SHIT RIGHT? JUST DO THAT TO SCOOBY, AND CALL HIM ‘WAY PAST COOL’ AND MAKE SURE TO WRITE IN SOMETHING ABOUT CHILI DOGS, OK, GREAT, GOOD TALK, I WANT IT ON MY DESK BY TOMORROW BUT TRY TO HAVE FUN OUT THERE ALRIGHT KIDS"

What I want to see is, though, all the sketches that led up to this decision. How fun would that be? All the different artists brainstorming ways to update the look of Scooby Doo for a reboot that is a nod to the original, but still smear-able, squashable, fun to animate, and not so abstract as to look like a pile of symbols with no observation as to what a dog actually looks?? like?????

Give it your best shot, guys.

Show me ur scoobz. u_u

jhnmyr:

John Mayer/Steve Jordan/Pino Palladino/Chick Corea/Wallace Roney

Here’s a full seven minute tune I loosely composed called “Little Sur,” recorded last February in New York City. I got together with some of my friends and favorite players for six amazing days of playing music with no rules, no plans, and no pressure. Oh, and no vocals. What came from it was a really inspired batch of recordings. Hours of music that I’ll need to sift through at some point should it ever become an album. (I hope it does.) If you’re wondering where I am in the mix, that’s me playing a Music Man long scale guitar… Pino and I are kind of both living in the bass space. As soon as Chick came in on the piano, I knew something really deep was taking place.  This is the rough mix that was given to me at the end of the day, as it has lived on my laptop since.

I tried to find a minute, two minute clip to share with you, but these recordings just don’t work any other way than in their unabridged form. So here it is. Free music. Played freely, shared freely. Put it on and go for the ride… If you dig all seven minutes, then surely you deserve them. 

There are times for marketing strategies, and there are times for just  p l a y i n g. The original design for all musicians.  Hope you enjoy hearing this as much as I did. 

John 

John Mayer, Chick Corea, Steve Jordan, Pino Palladino, and Wallace Roney.

Look at that list of people and then click play.

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outsidewolves:

I drew a short piece for rruffurronline.com! You can read it here.

outsidewolves:

I drew a short piece for rruffurronline.com! You can read it here.

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austinthebear:

night physics part 3

austinthebear:

night physics part 3

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eselkunst:

not sure on the dimensions, but gouache over collage.

Chris found tumblr and I’m so happy.

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erinmargrethe:

42 is very shades of Fark.com

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If you are, yourself, depressed right now, send a signal to someone, anyone you trust. Say the words out loud. Words have power. You are not a freak. You are not icky. You are, simply, human and in great pain. You do not “deserve” that pain. You are not less than for feeling it, and you DO deserve love and care and relief from that pain. Miles and Miles of No-Man’s Land | Libba Bray (via machinery)
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