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CANNES HIGHLIGHTS 2013

Happening since 1945, this year’s Cannes Film Festival is kicking off today, 15 May, 2013. Steven Spielberg will head the 66th Cannes jury and, according to the Telegraph, will reside on his 282ft superyacht, The Seven Seas, which is equipped with an open air infinity pool, featuring a 15ft cinema screen. Alongside cinema heavyweights Nicole...

ROOM 237 TRAILER | A FILM ABOUT A FILM

In Room 237 — a 2012 documentary film — Rodney Ascher looks into fans’ interpretations of Stanley Kubrick‘s much disputed horrorfilm The Shining (1980). Far-fetched or not, the perceived insights are intriguing — they range from the connection of The Shining to the genocide of Native Americans, the Holocaust and the film being Kubrick’s apology...

Happy Birthday David Byrne

He is the man who made being dorky cool and today – May 14 – David Byrne turns 61 years old. From his days of wearing suits with shoulder pads that made linebackers look miniature to his bike racks project to his most recent studio album with St. Vincent, Byrne is a man who never...

#BOTTOMRIGHTCORNER – THE AFROFUTURISM EDITION

Every week we compile a selection of music to sing you into the weekend and list them in a post called #bottomrightcorner. Sometimes new tunes, sometimes themed tunes and sometimes we ask a music aficionado to choose the tunes for us. This week we have dedicated our selection to the pasts and presents of afrofuturism...

#FYI: Music videos from outer space and other cool shit…

At one small seed we believe in the power of unique ideas and novel concepts. Ranging from technology, design, art and music, we’ve compiled a collection of crazy, fascinating, funny and bizarre findings that we think would be of interest to you. Here are some of our favourite finds this past week. Stay tuned for...

Interview | Sgrow

Together, Vilde Nupen and Kristoffer Lislegaard create the Norwegian electronic duo, Sgrow. Nupen sings while Lislegaard is in charge of the electronics, guitar and visuals. Their sound merges pop-esque melodies with haunting guitar riffs and beats to create a sound all their own that’s addictive. On May 8th their self-titled EP was released and we...

| COMPETITION | UK’s ‘Prince of Bass’ SWINDLE in JHB & CPT

South London’s Swindle, a multi-talented musician, producer and DJ will be arriving in South Africa for shows in Johannesburg and Cape Town on the 17 and 19 May. We’re giving away three double tickets for each city, read on to win!

Karl Lagerfeld | Once Upon A Time…

Karl Lagerfeld, the creative director of Chanel and all around artistic mastermind, has released yet another film for the famed fashion house, premiering today, May 8th, at Chanel’s Cruise collection event in Singapore. (Length: 18:00)

#FYI: A phone that bends and other cool shit…

At one small seed we believe in the power of unique ideas and novel concepts. Ranging from technology, design, art and music, we’ve compiled a collection of crazy, fascinating, funny and bizarre findings that we think would be of interest to you. Here are some of our favourite finds this past week. Stay tuned for...

ATOM BAND | ‘CRAPTASTIC’ MELANCHOLIC PUNK

Atom Band – made up of Vasane Sinatra (vocals), John Shepherd (guitars), Ryan di Domenico (bass), Riaan Nirhoo (guitars) and JP de Reuck (drums) — manage to bring a heartfelt empathy embedded in noise-layered melodies to Jo’burg’s genre revival front. Loosely defined as no wave and post punk, they are transcribing the sound of the...

CULT COLLECTIVE: THE ICONIC MASH-UP | INTERVIEW & COMPETITION

William Ndatila — Burundi-born and raised in French Switzerland — and Miro Bijelich — Pretoria-born of Lebanese and Croatian parents — have joined paths to combine their spirit, passions and inspirations to form Cult Collective — a Johannesburg-based clothing and accessory brand that ‘merges clashing references in a collage of prints taken from global street...

Musical Laser Forests, Light Painting, and Quadcopters | Meet Marshmallow Laser Feast

Step into the enchanted world of Marshmallow Laser Feast. The creative studio is a collaborative effort that blurs the boundaries between art and technology. While technology is often viewed as a cold, distant industrial process, Marshmallow Laser Feat redefines this perception with playful, interactive installations that shed new light on sound, space, and movement —...

#FYI: Canvas Furniture and other cool shit…

At one small seed we believe in the power of unique ideas and novel concepts. Ranging from technology, design, art and music, we’ve compiled a collection of crazy, fascinating, funny and bizarre findings that we think would be of interest to you. Here are some of our favourite finds this past week. Stay tuned for...
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