NPR Music is featuring this exclusive premiere of the "Head Full of Doubt/Road Full of Promise" by the Avett Brothers. The visuals are sparse animated paintings by Jason Ryan Mitchum that detail the rise and fall of a single landscape's urban development.
" 'Head Full Of Doubt/Road Full Of Promise' was written about the temporary nature of our buildings and our mentality,' says Scott Avett. 'Accepting the temporary state we may be in. (Artist) Jason (Ryan Mitchum) with his landscape paintings, and some that I'd seen that he'd animated, dealt with the temporary nature of the world around us.'
"Rather than make a bunch of different
The advent of digital cameras and animation software has put stop-motion in the hands of the masses, and we couldn't be more thankful. Folks will keep on making great stop-motion, and we'll keep watching them.
This Super Mario Brothers recreation was made for bunkasai, the Japanese cultural festival held at most schools to display the students' achievements. By the looks of this thing, this school has plenty to be proud of...