Optical Music: Bibio’s New Album, Videos, Inspired by Bokeh, Film, and Optical Effects

As film makes a resurgence as a medium, music, too, responds with optical, chemical halos. Bibio’s music, sounding acoustically as if wrapped in a layer of warm gauze, was already partially cinematic. His new album for Warp, “Mind Bokeh,” is more tuneful and poppy, but as the name implies, it also draws directly from visual […]

Optical Music: Bibio's New Album, Videos, Inspired by Bokeh, Film, and Optical Effects

As film makes a resurgence as a medium, music, too, responds with optical, chemical halos. Bibio’s music, sounding acoustically as if wrapped in a layer of warm gauze, was already partially cinematic. His new album for Warp, “Mind Bokeh,” is more tuneful and poppy, but as the name implies, it also draws directly from visual […]

Peter Kirn - April 21, 2011

Create Analog Motion: Lomography + LC-A Stop Motion

It’s crowd-sourced stop motion: twenty UK-based photographers equipped with Lomography LC-A+ 35mm film cameras (and a bit of Super 8) took to the streets of London’s Soho to shoot some film. In this age of faux-analog (hello, Instagram and Hipstamatic iPhone apps), it’s nice to see the texture of the real thing, complete with unexpected […]

Peter Kirn - October 29, 2010

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