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    Release Announcement lll Archive

    UK – ARCHIVE : a retrospective audiovisual compilation Jude Greenaway (a.k.a. Scanone) and the latest multi-platform digital release from Lightrhythm Visuals. A range of decorated international directors and animators provide a lush visual canopy for Greenaway’s soundscapes, concluding 5 years of work and unveiling a rich library of previously un-released treasures. The short films and […]

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    Pre-Release Announcement – Control Machine EP

    CA – Lightrhythm announces its 12th title “control machine ep” a series of 5 works works by the 3 times emmy award winning visual artist Brian Clark. “Control Machine is an assorted and contrasting collection of retrospective film works composed to a range of classical scores and modern remixes. It runs with a launch campaign “no:control” […]

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    VAMS01 audiovisual iPhone app

    Lightrhythm Artists KMIXX and VJREEL have launched a killer audiovisual app showcasing some of the work from ryuke archive dvd + new clips. The iPhone application VAMS01 has already received popular reviews in Japan where it has taken off this month, and the easy-to-use intuitive interface is successfully engaging a new demographic of people into […]

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    Q & A with: Olga Mink

    Olga Mink’s first album and retrospective of major works to date is planned to release on LRV in summer this year entitled “The Nature of Being”. Olga Mink spends a few moments with us to talk over some recent projects and influences. (interview by shantell martin /// photo by tom bland)

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    Release Announcement – Useless Yet Crucial

    UK – Lightrhythm announces its 11th title “Useless Yet Crucial” a series of 8bit motion graphics works by the artist Raquel Meyers. Covering the last 4 years of her works and many new videos, the collection is refreshingly amusing, surreal, and exposes her unique approach to animation. A fresh take on 80s computer graphics this […]

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    lrv magazine – app for iPad + iPhone

    The lightrhythm magazine is taking a new shape on the dynamic apple platforms. The app which will be free will showcase artists works and include interviews and articles in a quarterly publication online and through the app. we welcome visual artists to submit their images for release in the app through the template here – […]

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    Release Announcement – Aple EP

    UK – Lightrhythm today released its 10th title in 5 years, the “aple ep” by audiovisual artist amoeba a.k.a. Scott McPherson. The 5 track EP highlights amoebas creative process by the same name – arrange.process.loop.edit. and launches with a remix competition “restrukture” hosted by cyberbrothers offering the chance for viewers to take part in the […]

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    MCD Magazine

    FRANCE : Several lightrhythm artists are featured in the special edition magazine of MCD which highlights live audiovisual performers, vjs and visual arts culture. The preface “light_currents” written by Blanca Regina, and features artists such as Olga Mink, The Light Surgeons, Ben Sheppee, Shantell Martin and D:Fuse. The magazine which is available widely in France […]

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    lrv_currents screening program

    GLOBAL : Lightrhythm is currently touring its 2010 screening program “current” highlighting some of the best works in the library and some unreleased contents on forthcoming releases. The program has already been screened in Melbourne, New York, Tokyo, and Paris and will premiere in London at the BFI on the 7th of May and tour […]

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    av8ion ep release

    The limited edition disc captures the most recent  practices of Ben Sheppee and Fred Moth, marking a 10 year collaboration between the creators and sparking many ideas for a new era in audiovisual performance. On the surface, the av8ion EP is an attractive palatable av experience, closer up it unravels an intellectual approach to some […]

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    cyberbrothers.tv

    http://cyberbrothers.tv is a new online arts channel, which has chosen to feature the works of lightrhythm artists. The russian based group have made a solid attempt at a curated streaming video channel and focused the point of the channel on visual arts, short film, animation and motion graphics. Lightrhythm has become involved with the channel […]

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    YWFT – New Distributor

    ONLINE : Lightrhythm has started distributing downloadable video contents through the designers website You Work For Them – a hugely influential online store for carefully curated stock fonts, imagery and motion graphics. The first artists to be listed include Flux, Suryummy, Blinkin Lab and Ben Sheppee, with new contents to be added monthly to the collection. Keep your eye on the ywft website for updates.

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    Thriller – Raquel Meyers

    JAPAN: Lightrhythm Visuals recently produced a online promotion video for Japanese gameboy musician “Saitone”. Requested by Digital DJ, Lightrhythm artist Raqual Meyers was commissioned to produce a stylized 8 bit animation for the campaign which registered 130,000 views in it’s first week. The popular video based on the licensed Michael Jackson song “Thriller” has since been picked up MTV USA and recieved countless comments on YouTube and Vimeo. Raquel Meyers has signed with Lightrhythm for her debut album “Useless Yet Crucial” coming out in summer 2010 and is currently has just finished touring around Europe with the Band GoTo80.

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    Clockenflap – Screenings

    HONG KONG – lightrhythm screened contents and was represented by Hong Kong Partner Non Lineari during the festival Clockenflap this month. Clockenflap is a multimedia music and art festival which takes place at the futuristic location “Cyberport” and hosts creators from around the world to local audiences.

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    VJLoops.tv – New Distributor

    GLOBAL – Lightrhythm has signed a deal to distribute contents at VJLoops.tv; an established website for VJ clip-packs. Run by Kyle Lyons out of Valencia, Spain the website has been up and running for 4years and has a large collection of contents for visual artists. Starting from September 2009 all DVD titles will be available through the website […]

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    Laptops R US – Screenings and Performances

    SPAIN – Several lightrhythm artists performed and were screened at the bi-annual event Laptops-R-us taking place in Spain. Laptops R Us is promoted as a public meeting of female audiovisual performers. Female artists are encouraged to Vj with/against each other in collaborative/challenging ways.

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    Lightrhythm Artist Showcase – One Step Beyond

    NEW YORK: Lightrhythm artists will be performing at New Yorks Natural History Museum on January 16. Special guest VJ Scott Draves and resident artist Benton-C Bainbridge will be highlighted at the event which also boasts complimentary screenings of the Space Show Passport to the Universe — an exhilarating flight through a virtual re-creation of our […]

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    Orihalcon – 3d Dome Projection

    TOKYO : VJ REEL and Ben Sheppee are presenting work at the new 3d Dome space “Orihalcon” as part of the opening of the new cinematic experience produced by Toshiyuki Takahei. Works will be on display from the 29th of October – till the 31st alongside other scientific and educational showcase screenings – more » […]

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Lecture : Le Cube

Lightrhythm presented a lecture comparing visual art history with modern visual arts on 6th of March 2012 at Le Cube, a digital arts center in Paris. The talk showed similarities in stage design, performance and content creation concpets over hundreds of years and aimed to shed some light on where audiovisual arts have evolved from […]

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RUSSIA : Hybrid Art Installations

Russia : Three artists were been invited to present at Hybrid Art Exhibition @ Digital Oktober in Moscow – a huge digital art event which brings artists from USA, Europe and Japan. Scott Pagano and Masato Tsutsui were both featured with Ben Sheppee giving a lectures on creative industries and the history of lightrhythm. The […]

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Featured : A Visualist Documentary

Several Lightrhythm artists are featured in this new documentary by Hong Kong director Jimmy Howe. The documentary is a behind the scenes look at the philosophies and practices of creatives working in visuals and is noted for its unique style of non linear editing. Also featuring D:Fuse, DJ Spooky, Shantell Martin, Ben Sheppee, Scanner + […]

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Interview with Joshue Ott

  This months interview is with Joshue Ott – performer and creator of software / generative art. Known widely for his programming on “thicket” and “superdraw” we got a few minutes with the artist and got the scoop on new projects (with some free codes for readers).  Audio interview and Review by Shantell Martin

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