Category Archive: Arts

Jan 07

Tiki Pleasures Mix

Take a wintermission and escape to the tropical paradise of tiki exotica lounge music with Martin Denny and more legendary exotica artists included in this mix. Find this mix and more tiki love in our Tiki Room. Tiki Pleasures Mix after the jump!

Dec 14

December 14th Birthday Love: Jane Birkin

On December 14th 1946, Jane Birkin was born in Marylebone, London, and has been charming audiences over the years with her many talents, which include singing, songwriting, acting, and directing. One of her most well-known songs, and my very favorite work of hers, was this duet with her lover, Serge Gainsbourg, “Je t’aime… moi non plus” (“I love …

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Nov 19

New: Animal Collective – “Mountain Game”

Animal Collective just shared an amazing unreleased track from 2010 they had recorded for the game Red Dead Redemption, but wasn’t used. Listen to Animal Collective – “Mountain Game” after the jump!

Aug 27

Joey Chou Does Pokémon Go Splendidly

Having a creative daughter that grew up as a huge fan of Pokémon, I know that it is much more than a game to many kids as well as adults. There’s a story to Pokémon, and many use the story and characters as a means of being quite creative. Just search for Pokémon on Deviant Art …

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Jul 18

Artist Spotlight: Chiaki Okada

Chiaki Okada has a unique talent for capturing the innocent beauty of childhood home life as well as imaginative childhood themes. For instance, notice the delicate comfort that Chiaki has created in “Tea Party Late at Night” where a girl, her teddy bear, and a polar bear all enjoy a quiet night around the table with tea: …

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Feb 11

February 11th Birthday Love: Elsa Beskow

Elsa Beskow was a prolific Swedish author and illustrator of children’s books, with over 40 published books written and illustrated by her. She was best known for Peter in Blueberry Land; Children of the Forest; The Sun Egg; Tale of the Little Little Old Woman; and Aunt Green, Aunt Brown and Aunt Lavender. Here’s a poem and illustration by Elsa Beskow …

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