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…Kutiman creates music through you?

THRU-YOU

Kutiman is an artist that takes YouTube videos and turns them into musical magic.

He starts by sampling the various clips that users have uploaded onto YouTube, such as a guitar lesson or a drum demo, and then combines them, along with the videos, into something else entirely. It’s a bit hard to explain, so I suggest that you just watch and see:

If you liked that, he’s created six more tracks that follow a similar structure, and all are available through YouTube on his site. (Which features a fantastic, destroyed-YouTube design, and is worth a look all on its own.)

[Kutiman – THRU You]

…It’s Things Thursday: Theory11 Playing Cards?

Theory11 Playing Cards

Theory11, the ‘underground magic & cardistry epicenter’ has created a line of playing cards that are simply unparalleled.

Lines include Propaganda (Playing cards uniquely engineered to military precision, with original, iconic style and unsurpassed quality. A refreshing, industrial spin on modern playing card design with a best in class feel and finish.) Bicycle Centurions (the next standard in playing card design) Bicycle Guardians (The traditional Bicycle back design has been reborn.) and a collaboration with David Blaine called Split Spades, and each is more stunning than the next.

If you’re a poker player, magician, or just someone that wants a little extra design in everything you touch, then definitely check out what Theory11 has to offer, but do it soon, because these cards just might vanish before your very own eyes.

[Theory11 – Playing Cards]

…You need Validation?

Validation

Kurt Kuenne’s Validation is a fable about the magic of free parking.

Actually, it’s much more than that, but I’d rather not give away any of the surprise that this award-winning short film has in store, so I’ll keep the description simple and just say that it’s a must watch.

It’s also a heart warming and inspiring way to start off the week, so enjoy:

…It’s Movie Monday: Red Bull Drifting Championship?

Red Bull Drifting Championship

Wrecked Magazine put together a little montage of the action that took place during the recently completed Red Bull Drifting Championship in Long Beach, CA, and it’s a beautiful look at the current stars of this ‘slideways’ sport and the magic that happens when four wheels and a lot of horsepower tiptoe on the edge of disaster:

…Stefan Bucher drew a daily monster?

Daily Monster

Daily Monster is Stefan G. Bucher’s quest to draw one monster per day for 200 days.

Each monster starts out as an inkblot, and then Stefan adds to that blot until it starts to take on a character of its own. Then, users can submit a back-story for the monster, and Stefan picks some of the best and publishes them on his blog.

Each monster features the accompanying video where you can watch Stefan work his magic, and it’s impressive to watch each one take shape.

On May 2, Stefan drew the final monster in the series, so check out his site for a look at each one of the 200 monsters.

[Daily Monster]

[Flickr – Daily Monster Group]