Designed by Michael Young, this wireless multi-room speaker system contains features like motion sensor controls, a wireless transmitter that allows you to stream music from iTunes, and gold aluminum speaker grills. Limited to a run of only 60 units, each speaker has been numbered and signed by Young himself. The complete speaker system is priced at approximately $1,030 USD and is available for purchase exclusively through colette.
Bruno Mars – The Lazy Song (Alternate Version)
After going bananas with his friends in one take, Bruno Mars serves an entertaining alternate version of “The Lazy Song” music video. Instead of taking action in front of the lenses, the crooner passes the spot to famed actor Leonard Nimoy aka Star Trek‘s original Mr. Spock. Dressed in a housecoat, the 80-year-old actor is taking it a bit too easy in this comedic clip. Enjoy!
Is Tropical – The Greeks (Video)
Parisian visual creators Megaforce direct this new music video for Is Tropical’s “The Greeks.” Mixing a bit of animated and real-life footage, the video does a solid job of making the French suburbs look official. “The Greeks” comes off the band’s upcoming Native To release. Enjoy!
Cee Lo Green – I Want You (Hold On to Love)
The Grammy Award-winning Cee Lo Green provides a brand new visual interpretation today for his fourth single, “I Want You.” In usual Cee Lo Green fashion, you’ll find a lot feathers and European accents in the outfits, with a lot of festive activities taking place in the background. The single can be found on his latest album, Lady Killer which is available now through iTunes. See how the lady killer does it right above.
Raekwon – Snake Pond (Video)
Legendary NYC spitter Raekwon debuts the video for “Snake Pond,” his latest single off Shaolin Vs. Wu-Tang. Gritty and violent, with the trademark Wu-Tang martial arts inflection, the video follows Raekwon as he seeks revenge on a presumable enemy in a dark urban environment. A winning combination of Tarantino and Notorious B.I.G., ”Snake Pond” may not be for everyone – but it’s classic Raekwon.
KiD CuDi – Marijuana
Presented is the music video for KiD CuDi’s “Marijuana,” a track featured on his Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager album, which dropped in November of last year. The track finds Cudder reuniting with Dot Da Genius who has been responsible for early tracks like “Cleveland” or “Highs N Lows,” while sharing his well-documented soft spot for the herbal way of life. “Marijuana” was directed, shot and edited by actor Shia LaBeouf. Enjoy!
Kanye West featuring Rick Ross, Jay-Z & Nicki Minaj – Monster
Unveiled is the official music video for Kanye West’s “Monster,” featured on the musician’s highly praised My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy. The cut features appearances from Rick Ross, Jay-Z & Nicki Minaj in what will surely be a controversial whirlwind considering the steady amount of corpses, decapitation, sex and just about everything else you can imagine in a horror flick. The video does begin with a disclaimer though. What are your thoughts?
Bad Meets Evil (Eminem and Royce Da 5’9″) – Fast Lane
Bad Meet Evil, aka Eminem and Royce Da 5’9″, present the first visual for the duo’s upcoming Hell: The Sequel. The lead single, “Fast Lane,” sees the dynamic duo in some entertaining animation interaction. Lyrics flash across the screen, which invite the viewer to rhyme along both rappers from an abandoned warehouse. Hell: The Sequel is out June 14 via Shady Records.
The visual aesthetic of Daft Punk has had just as much of an effect on their popularity as their groundbreaking music. Daft fan wolf_boy2027 put together a visual timeline regarding the evolution of the Daft Punk helmet as worn by Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter. The group has been highly visible over the last few months thanks to their inclusion in this season’s TRON: Legacy movie
Daft Punk, Medicom Toy and Monster join forces to create a TRON: Legacy-inspired pair of headphones. Daft Punk has been a musical cornerstone for the upcoming movie with the headphones representing just the tip of the merchandising iceberg. In terms of features they include light-up LEDs with an aesthetic inline with the costumes worn by Daft Punk in their movie cameo. The headphones will retail for $350 USD and include a copy of the TRON: Legacy soundtrack.
In commemoration of the groundbreaking design work of the late great Alexander McQueen, offered today is a fashion film dedicated to the fashion icon’s illustrious career. Directed by Nick Knight, the visual tribute pays homage to McQueen’s extensive creations, his career, and most importantly to the man himself. The music surrounding this piece is an exclusive soundtrack provided by Björk which can be heard throughout the video.
This year more than ever, French electro duo Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter or more commonly known as Daft Punk have had a highly visible presence in mainstream culture. As an integral part of the new TRON: LEGACY movie, the group has been a seminal figurehead in bringing electronic music to the masses. WatchMojo go in-depth regarding Daft Punk’s history and musical progressions over the years.
Phonon is a new audio brand from Japan, formed by Isao Kumano, a highly respected sound and mastering engineer, along with his partner in the music production team Tokyo Black Star, New York-based DJ Alex Prat aka Alex from Tokyo, and producer/audio technician Yusuke Uchiyama (no milk). The trio have spent years researching sound delivery and have now invented a revolutionary audio device dubbed the “phd”. The slender device vibrates in harmony with sound waves coming from your speakers, simultaneously transmitting ultrasound waves, resulting in a more “precise and detailed sound scope”. There are now 3 phd lines, the most high-end Black Star model, the Standard and the PA line. Next year will see the release of Phonon’s first commercial monitor headphones, the SMB-02, which will feature the innovative phd technology.
An ode to the ghetto blasters that dominated stoops, bboy circles, and street corner gatherings TDK introduces a new line of boomboxes in a 3 and 2 speak model. While retaining subtle characteristics and analog feel of the original models in shape and oversized speakers the new variations offer touch sensitive controls, digital display panels, USB, 3.5mm and RCA auxiliary ports and 6 inch speakers for that crystal clear sound. The glossy finish and leather strap add to the portability and defined aesthetic. Priced at $399 for the two speakers and $499 for the three speaker version the units will be available online starting January 2011 and hit retail locations the following month.
Source: Cool Hunting
The iPad’s 9.7 inch display offers one of the more unique user interfaces around for app designers. German software developers Algoriddim have taken full advantage of that functionality turning your iPad screen into a virtual turntable set. Complete with two decks, crossfader, individual channel mixers, volume controls, pitch blend sliders, and automix capability the Djay app from Algoriddim smoothly transitions the vinyl scratching sound of turntables into the virtual realm. For a set price of $20 anyone can enjoy the novelty of a disk jockey.