Author Archives: Dorian Tocker

Dutch Wife dir. Jesse Kanda

Coming in at just over 90 seconds, Dutch Wife, the brand-spanking-new experimental animation from London-based designer and filmmaker Jesse Kanda, defies all logic, showing us woman and pond merged. What exactly happens in the film? It’s hard to say – but it’s a … Continue reading

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Going Back dir. Adam Keleman

by Dorian Tocker It’s a brave thing to make a film these days that isn’t wall to wall with action, snappy dialogue, or a traditional progression of plot – to instead make a film that explores stillness and the tension … Continue reading

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“Pico De Gallos” Needs You.

Our friend Jonathan Argudo is making a feature documentary. But he needs your help. Along with Geko Jones, the powerhouse NYC DJ behind the weekly Qué Bajo?! parties (for which Jon makes the promo videos), Jonathan traveled to Colombia earlier … Continue reading

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Music Video Favorite: El-P “Smithereens” dir. Cassidy Gearhart

By Dorian Tocker Blood. Lots of it. Filmed in super-slo-mo glory, the video features indie-hip-hop trailblazer El-P (rapper, producer, owner of record label Def Jux, and one of my favorite artists), snarky as ever in an orange jumpsuit and being subjected to … Continue reading

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InfinitiRock “Music For Primordial Recollection”

by Dorian Tocker If you’re over the age of 18, here’s a reason to feel bad about yourself: InfinitiRock. Why? He’s the 18-year-old artist behind the new record Music For Primordial Recollection aka Volume 14 of Asthmatic Kitty’s (the Sufjan … Continue reading

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Diplo dir. Wing-Yee Wu

by Dorian Tocker You know Diplo: DJ, record producer, owner of the record label Mad Decent, and one half of Major Lazer (Bomboclat badman! See Major Lazer’s video for “Pon De Floor” in our Favorites). But you probably don’t know Wesley … Continue reading

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SXSW Music Videos: …Like Music To Your Eyes

by Dorian Tocker Cathy Davey “Little Red” dir. Lorcan Finnegan Lorcan Finnegan’s video for Irish songstress Cathy Davey is a colorful and alternative take on the Little Red Riding Hood story, where Little Red (played by Cathy herself) and the … Continue reading

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