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Starcadian Goes Galactic With ‘Sunset Blood’ and Explains How To Make a Music Video With $200

Starcadian Goes Galactic With ‘Sunset Blood’ and Explains How To Make a Music Video With $200

We managed to snag an interview with Starcadian, the artist behind the retro music video He^rt and the full-length album Sunset Blood. During our discussion Starcadian talked about 80’s movies, video games, and pop culture that shaped his album’s sound and music video aesthetics. It became apparent during our conversation that Starcadian is deeply motivated by the emotions he felt watching Labyrinth and other films of his youth.

Understanding the Scrap Yard of Life with Director Amanda Bluglass

Understanding the Scrap Yard of Life with Director Amanda Bluglass

Award-winning filmmaker Amanda Bluglass is a sculptor, literally and figuratively. Amanda crafts objects in her sculpture studio from pieces she finds in metal scrap yards. Likewise, the UK-based independent director crafts documentaries from unique stories. Life is a scrap yard of beautiful narratives and it is full of interesting people: from treasure hunting deep sea divers and gay and transgender ministers of the Presbyterian Church, to octagenarian punk rockers. We had an opportunity to talk with Amanda about her work, listen to it here.

How to Satisfy Emma-Jane Quinlan’s Voracious Appetite for Knowledge

How to Satisfy Emma-Jane Quinlan’s Voracious Appetite for Knowledge

In this interview with Emma-Jane Quinlan we discussed working with David Guetta and dancing at the Moulin Rouge. Emma talked to us about her transition from modeling into event management, describing outgrowing her opportunities in Paris and creating new professional relationships by being a go-getter unafraid of playing with snakes and crocodiles. Listen to the podcast to get the goods.

Interview with Biting Elbows Singer and Bad Motherfucker Music Video Director Ilya Naishuller

Interview with Biting Elbows Singer and Bad Motherfucker Music Video Director Ilya Naishuller

Sometimes, you have to punch the internet in the face to get yourself noticed. The Biting Elbows did just that with their release of the ground-breaking music video for Bad Motherfucker on Monday, March 18, 2013. The innovative first-person video quickly spread throughout the internet and has reached 3.5 million views on YouTube in 3 days.

How to Become a NASA Flight Controller with Holly Griffith

How to Become a NASA Flight Controller with Holly Griffith

Matt, Dennis, and I recently had an opportunity to chat with Holly Griffith about how she became a flight controller and what it means to know how to launch and land a spaceship.

Interview with Artist and Illustrator Joe Granski

Interview with Artist and Illustrator Joe Granski

From strippers and porn stars to protesters, cosplayers, and super heroes in the making, Joe Granski’s work gives a peek into sub-cultures outside of the mainstream.

Joe Granski is a painter and illustrator who is local to the DC area. His portraits explores the way people use images to present themselves and how those images are, in turn received by others. He has recently displayed his work at DC’s Artomatic.

Dennis, Matt, and I have known Joe for many years and now, he sits with the crew of Unified Pop Theory, Red Bull in hand, ruminating about the creative paths he has taken and what calls “artistic causality”. We found him to be a walking contradiction. Congenial with a bit of arrogance. Opinionated and at the same, a creative recluse. Listen to the interview…

Interview with Daniel Thron – Director of Spoiler, a zombie short film

We recently had a chance to talk with director and visual effects pro Daniel Thron about his short film Spoiler. The movie shows a unique perspective on what might happen…