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Natalie Escobedo Photography

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January 11th, 2011

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Girl’s got swag!

Natalie Escobedo is a freelance photographer born and raised in Chicago. While Natalie dabbles in all kinds of photography, she likes portraiture and taking band photos the most. She’s shot bands such as Hellogoodbye, Good Old War, Hanson and Taking Back Sunday and her work has been featured in AP Magazine. She recently took time away from blustery Chicago to come to LA and shoot some photos. In the future she’s looking to tour with a band and photo-document the trip. [ Continue Reading ]

Ok Go partners with Samsung for the “Last Leaf” video

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November 10th, 2010

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Check out OK Go’s new music video “Last Leaf”. We have written about Ok Go before and their creative music videos, however I must admit “Last Leaf” did not live up to my expectations. To shoot the video the band have partnered with Samsung. The video was created by using thousands of photographs taken with the new Samsung NX100 camera. [ Continue Reading ]

Nick Cave, the creator of the Sound Suit

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July 15th, 2010

Nick Cave06 386x400 Nick Cave, the creator of the Sound SuitNick Cave, an artist and educator working out of Chicago, is the creator of full body “soundsuits” which are made from layers of metal, plastic, fabric, hair, found objects, and other things that rub together to make noise. [ Continue Reading ]

OK Go – This Too Shall Pass Video

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March 10th, 2010

Screen shot 2010 03 10 at 12.32.41 AM 585x314 OK Go   This Too Shall Pass VideoOK Go is a rock band originally from Chicago, Illinois, now residing in Los Angeles. The band is composed of Damian Kulash (vocals and guitar), Tim Nordwind (bass guitar and vocals), Dan Konopka (drums and percussion) and Andy Ross (guitar, keyboards and vocals). Turned internet celebrities over night with their video “Here it goes again“, where the band members ran, jumped off and on treadmills. “This Too Shall Pass” video is trying to capture the same success and energy. So far it seems like it is doing just that. Check out the video after the break. Pretty impressive stuff!

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Chicago’s Own Adapt-Studio

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June 10th, 2009

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Adapt-Studio, Inc. is a multidisciplinary creative boutique founded by J. Byrnes in 2003. They emailed to let us know about their newly redesigned website and online store. I took a look and liked what I saw. They do it all when it comes to creative outlets, name and identity / logo [ Continue Reading ]

Twain flippantly equates Ryan Robinson’s photography with a KitKat bar

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June 9th, 2009

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So here’s the only piece I was able to break off from Ryan Robinson‘s kitkat bar, but check the site and admire the milk-chocolatey outside, crispy cookie inside of the Chicago-based photographer’s work. [ Continue Reading ]

Modern Winging It

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May 21st, 2009

overview faier21 Modern Winging ItThe last time you heard from me, I was encouraging everyone in Chicago (and everyone else, really) to visit the new Modern Wing of the Art Institute of Chicago. Since I found myself downtown yesterday, I decided to practice what I preach and take a look-see for myself. And I was not disappointed. [ Continue Reading ]

Jessamyn Patterson’s Monsters

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April 21st, 2009

l 4c22a13fa2234f4e8c5be92d90d70e81 287x400 Jessamyn Pattersons Monsters Jessamyn Patterson, a 20-year-old Chicago resident, creates amazingly detailed un-worldly creatures that hover somewhere between your dreams and your nightmares. Despite the sometimes grotesque nature of some of her creations, there’s a [ Continue Reading ]

Only In Dreams

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April 16th, 2009

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Chicago-based artist Nick Cave thinks “the familiar must move towards the fantastic.  I want to evoke feelings that are unnamed, that aren’t realized except in dreams.”  His recent “Soundsuits” exhibit at the Jack Shainman Gallery in New York manifests this movement, with complex and fantastical results. [ Continue Reading ]

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