Bay to Breakers 2008

May 18, 2008

Recalculation Theme

May 17, 2008

I’ve always wanted to dance to Metric’s Calculation Theme. This is a third, very rough attempt at making that happen. Beats by Kolombo & Compuphonic’s excellent Antimatter track.

Recalculation Theme

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Logo Mashups

May 15, 2008

IBM / GM Designer Mario Amaya’s hybridization of corporate marques.

(via Brand New)

Talking Past Each Other

May 14, 2008

A more polished rendition of the last mix on Bite Marks, pitting Cloud Cult against Bird and the Bee on a base of Daft Punk cover. Chewy and delicious at the same time:

Fucking Around

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May 13, 2008

This one is for my homie Beau, who is the only guy I know who could pull it off:

Photo credit: Kris Krug


May 6, 2008

I had this design for 10 years. It’s evolved a bit—primarily gotten simpler—but the concept has stayed the same. I figure a decade is a good interval to wait to put something permanent on your body. One week in, it’s been interesting listening to different people’s interpretation of the meaning of a circle.

Ink by the talented Barnaby at Mom’s Body Shop in San Francisco.

Justice - Stress Video

May 5, 2008

A nod to The Prodigy original, Romain Gavras directs Justice’s new video for Stress. Hyperviolent, surreal, French, Insane. Watch:

Nature Morph

April 22, 2008

Nature Morph

(via this isn’t happiness.™)

Bite Marks

April 17, 2008

Bite Marks

April’s mixtape is a big electro hug for my peeps in Haight/Alamo/Hayes Valley. ALL OF THEMS. Thanks Krissy for the push!

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  • Ssion vs Heads We Dance - Clown in the Digital Age (Tactic Remix/ydnar Edit)
  • Treasure Fingers - Cross The Dancefloor
  • Ghosthustler - Only Me To Trust
  • The Teenagers - Homecoming (Gentlemen Drivers Rave Remix)
  • Chromeo - Call Me Up (KILL THE NOISE Remix)
  • Feist - 1234 (My!Gay!Husband! Get Up Kid Edit)
  • El Barto & Liam B - Hadalover
  • The Bird And The Bee - Fucking Boyfriend
  • The Secret Handshake - Too Young (The Toxic Avenger Remix)
  • A-Trak - MIA-roder (Kavinsky vs MIA)
  • El Ten Eleven - Jumping Frenchmen Of Maine
  • Hellogoodbye - Here (In Your Arms) (CLASSIXX Remix)
  • Goldfrapp - Happiness (Metronomy Remix Featuring The Teenagers)
  • The Streets - Weak Become Heros
  • Kill The Noise - Hey You (Le Castle Vania Remix)
  • Kolombo, Compuphonic vs Gossip - Emotion Standing in the Way of Control (Tronik Youth Remix / ydnar Edit)
  • Thom Yorke - The Eraser (XXXChange_mix)
  • Cryptonites vs Rhett Miller - Can’t Give You a Question (ydnar Edit)
  • Crystal Castles - Courtship Dating
  • Capsule - I’m Feeling You
  • Hot Chip - And I Was A Boy From School
  • Cut Copy - Lights & Music (Boys Noize Happy Birthday Remix)
  • Mendetz - The Boola (Plus Move Remix)
  • Nicky Vanshe & Dangerous Dan - Around The World Again
  • Cloud Cult - Washed Your Car

Goldfrapp — Happiness

April 4, 2008

Goldfrapp’s Happiness has been in heavy rotation at ydnar HQ of late, particularly the the excellent Metronomy remix featuring The Teenagers (MP3). CR posted a video for the original, a silly romp in London directed by Dougal Wilson:

(via Creative Review)