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Posts Tagged ‘Andrew Bird’

An interview with film director and animator Britta Johnson: making the King Kong Kitchie Kitchie Ki Me O video for Laura Veirs

I love the animated video that accompanies this 'Family Folk' song by musician Laura Veirs. Featuring a cast of colourful characters.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Continuing a run of blogs about brilliant animated music videos, check out this treasure from multi-disciplinary designer Britta Johnson. In November last year American folk musician Laura Veirs released Tumble Bee, an album of children's songs old and new inspired by the birth of her first child last summer. The video for King Kong Kitchie Kitchie Ki Me O was animated by Britta Johnson with a cast of curious characters in colourful watercolour glory.

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[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=54y28gPLcbs[/youtube]
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Andrew Bird, Eyeoneye: Animated Music Video Review

The new music video from singer songwriter Andrew Bird features a brilliant animation by Yu “Ewan” Morita. Think fuzzy felt and spinning planets!

Written by Amelia Gregory

I absolutely love the new animated video which accompanies Andrew Bird‘s song Eyeoneye, which is the first single from his album Break it Yourself, released on Bella Union earlier this […]

Stornoway talk about playing at the 2011 Larmer Tree Festival, 13th-17th July in Dorset

We speak to Stornoway about the UK festival scene in advance of their performance at the Larmer Tree Festival, taking place between 13th-17th July at the Larmer Tree Gardens in Dorset. With lots of illustrations.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Stornoway by Sally Jane Thompson. I’m really excited that Oxford indie folksters Stornoway will be playing on the bill at Larmer Tree Festival this year. Their lovely debut album Beachcomber’s […]

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Owen Pallett – Heartlands – Album Review

Owen Pallett Shrugs Off His Final Fantasy Moniker, But Still Manages To Deliver His Most Opulent Record Yet

Written by Katherine Rodgers

When Owen Pallett, approved the man behind the erstwhile Final Fantasy moniker, announced in December 2009 that he was abandoning the name in favour of recording under his birth name, […]

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Andrew Bird, St Giles in the Fields, Nov 20th 2008

Written by Jenny Stevens

She burps between songs, treat website often forgets the words, more about and sings about wet dreams and peanut butter (Skippy, the crunchy one) – sort of a young Kimya […]

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Written by Prudence Ivey

“It’s nice everyone getting dressed up and making an effort, hospital stomach round Christmas time ‘n that”, generic slurred an old man at the bar after telling me this was […]