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Posts Tagged ‘Brooke Baker’

SF Creatives Claim to Have Made First True Instagram Music Video, See For Yourself

Perhaps they’re right, though we were a bit confused at first seeing as it’s been only a year since U.K. indie rockers The Vaccines, with the help of Anomaly London, proclaimed to have created the first crowdsourced Instagram music video. Well, take out the dreaded “c” word and you have the clip above called “Invasion” for Mexico City band, Plastics Revolution.

The video itself, which we’ve been told was shot completely in Instagram via iPhone minus “any third-party alterations,” is the brainchild of San Francisco creatives Art Perez, a CD at Swirl, and art director Brooke Baker, a Goodby/Eleven alum who’s now a freelance designer for Google. According to the parties involved with “Invasion,” every single frame of the subconscious romantic adventure told through indie-pop that you see above (why do we feel like revisiting The Science of Sleep?) was an actual picture run through Instagram. Ah, so social media really did kill the video star.

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Get in Shape with the Captain Morgan Workout

You may have thought that the ad world had run out of ideas featuring people dressed as pirates doing what is now known as the “Captain Morgan’s Pose.” Well, you thought wrong, as proved by this nearly three-minute “workout” video from Pereira & O’Dell and production company Station Film. Calling all captains to break a sweat.

After a few minutes of “lifting, holding and down” ourselves, we didn’t find any immediate results and only felt a slight pull in our thighs. I was telling my mom it would replace her “Jane Fonda Workouts” series, and she could finally throw out all of those old VHS tapes. I am a bad son.

But, maybe we’re doing it wrong, and had we been exercising while simultaneously taking pulls from a bottle of Captain Morgan’s, we too could feel like models or even cuter young actresses. Also, who knew that Cleveland was the place where we could “unlock the secret of tantric meditation?” Drew Carey, that’s who. Does anyone have any rum?

Credits after the jump.

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